GTA V hits Xbox Series X, PS5 this November with new features and enhancements

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What you need to know

  • Rockstar has revealed that GTA V is coming to Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S on November 11, 2021.
  • The standalone version of GTA Online will release on the same day.
  • This summer's GTA Online updates are set to include special benefits for players to incentivize them to purchase the enhanced versions on Xbox Series X and S.
  • Rockstar has not fully detailed the enhancements and new features that GTA V will receive.

We knew GTA V was coming to Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S at some point, but now we finally have a date. Rockstar has revealed that it and GTA Online will come to Microsoft's newest consoles on November 11, 2021 with new features and enhancements in tow.

Rockstar hasn't detailed the exact enhancements that it will receive, but it did previously say (via Polygon) that it will feature "a range of technical improvements, visual upgrades and performance enhancements to take full advantage of the console's powerful new hardware, making the game more beautiful and more responsive than ever." Knowing what the Xbox Series X is capable of, GTA V should look absolutely stunning, and run just as well.

Unfortunately for Xbox players, only those on PS5 can access GTA Online for free during the first three months. PS Plus members on PS4 also get GTA$1,000,000 every month until its launch on PS5. No such offer is being made on Xbox.

The company also teased that it has some fun surprises in store for fans to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Grand Theft Auto III, and the weeks ahead will be filled with even more news and updates.

Initially released on the PS3 and Xbox 360, GTA V is one of the best-selling games of all-time, crossing 140 million sales as of February 2021. It's one of the best Xbox games to ever come out, and Rockstar clearly sees more potential in it.

Jennifer Locke

Jennifer Locke has been playing video games nearly her entire life, and is very happy Xbox is growing a stronger first-party portfolio. You can find her obsessing over Star Wars and other geeky things on Twitter @JenLocke95.