What you need to know
- Grand Theft Auto V left Xbox Game Pass for Xbox One on May 7.
- Following its departure, Grand Theft Auto V for Xbox One is available for $26 on Amazon. (opens in new tab)
Updated May 8, 2020: Grand Theft Auto V has now left Xbox Game Pass. To access your previous Xbox Game Pass progress, purchasing the full game is required. In the meantime, Red Dead Redemption 2 has recently joined the service.
Grand Theft Auto V is leaving Xbox Game Pass for Xbox One. Rockstar Games' open-world bestseller entered Microsoft's Xbox subscription service earlier this year, providing unlimited access under the flat $10 monthly free. It's now scheduled to depart on May 7, following four months of availability.
Grand Theft Auto V was an unexpected entry to the Xbox Game Pass rotation back in January, following continued success through the console generation, with over half a decade of topping U.S. sales charts. While initially praised for its single-player offerings, its multiplayer and profound depiction of modern Los Angeles has seen players return in the millions. Rockstar Games switches out Grand Theft Auto on May 7 for Red Dead Redemption 2, its latest acclaimed open-world hit.
While Grand Theft Auto V leaves Xbox Game Pass on May 7, subscribers can lock down the full permanently for 20% less via this Microsoft Store listing (opens in new tab), knocking its price down to $24 in the U.S. The game is also available for a similar price on Amazon, costing $23 (opens in new tab) for the physical disc.
Rule the streets
Rockstar Games' open-world hit is undeniably among the best of Xbox One, shifting over 100 million units across six years, and still among today's top-played titles. While an expansive single-player story tails a trio of criminals hoping to strike it big, the supporting GTA Online mode still boasts free regular updates.
This game is worth buying outright.
Love the graphics love the story but hate the janky controls. Something about the aiming is just off. You don't notice it until you get in a close quarter shoot out. Maybe they fixed it, but I haven't played this game in a long time
Couldn't finish the game as the torture mission was too much for me. Otherwise, I was having fun.
Yeah, that was the low point in the game. Too bad you didn't finish it; it's an even better game once you get past that point.
Glad I polished it off a couple weeks ago. It does seem like Game pass is losing a lot more high profile titles than it is gaining these days though.
That's what I've been playing lately. I own it though. I got the premium online edition or whatever it's called, on sale for $15 a while back and just started playing it a few weeks ago. I'm trying to figure out how to find and steal a tank so I can get 5 stars.
The people that really wanted this game should already have it by now.
I don't find the story interesting so I gave up on it.
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