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In a press release regarding the pre-order details for the upcoming PC edition of Grand Theft Auto V Rockstar Games has confirmed that the long-awaited heist missions for Grand Theft Auto Online will be out by March of this year.

According to Rockstar the PC edition of Grand Theft Auto V will run at 1080p and 60fps. The PC edition will also provide support for 4K resolution, multiple monitor configurations (including NVidia Surround) and NVidia 3D Vision compatibility. The game will come with video editing tools, allowing players to upload clips directly to the Rockstar Social Club and YouTube. All pre-orders will come with a bonus of $500,000 in-game dollars for the single player campaign and another $500,000 to be spent in the Theft Auto Online multiplayer.

Players that pre-order the digital copy of Grand Theft Auto V from the Rockstar Warehouse online store before February 1st will be able to download an additional game free. Pre-orders from the Rockstar Warehouse will also give players an extra $300,000 for Grand Theft Auto Online. The titles that are offered as a bonus to downloading from the Rockstar Warehouse include Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne, Max Payne 3, L.A Noire: The Complete Edition, Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City, Grand Theft Auto 4, Grand Theft Auto San Andreas, Grand Theft Auto Vice City, Grand Theft Auto 3, Midnight Club 2, Manhunt and Bully: Scholarship Edition. See the PC minimum and recommended specifications below:

Minimum specifications:
OS: Windows 8.1 64 Bit, Windows 8 64 Bit, Windows 7 64 Bit Service Pack 1, Windows Vista 64 Bit Service Pack 2 (NVIDIA video card recommended if running Vista OS)
CPU: Intel Core 2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2.40GHz (4 CPUs) / AMD Phenom 9850 Quad-Core Processor (4 CPUs) @ 2.5GHz
Memory: 4GB
Video Card: NVIDIA 9800 GT 1GB / AMD HD 4870 1GB (DX 10, 10.1, 11)
Soundcard: 100% DirectX 10 compatible
Hard drive Space: 65GB
DVD Drive

Recommended specifications:
OS: Windows 8.1 64 Bit, Windows 8 64 Bit, Windows 7 64 Bit Service Pack 1
CPU: Intel Core i5 3470 @ 3.2GHZ (4 CPUs) / AMD X8 FX-8350 @ 4GHZ (8 CPUs)
Memory: 8GB
Video Card: NVIDIA GTX 660 2GB / AMD HD7870 2GB
Soundcard: 100% DirectX 10 compatible
Hard drive Space: 65GB
DVD Drive

Grand Theft Auto V is releasing on PC March 24th of this year.

What do you folks think about the upcoming release and will you pre-order a copy?


Thomas Nelson

Born in Niagara Falls, the northeast edge of the rust belt, amateur author and audiophile Thomas Nelson has exhausted almost two decades as an elitist PC gamer. His interests include history, ideology, philosophy, politics and spending an obscene amount of time staring at a computer screen. He has a degree in broadcasting and is currently pursuing a bachelor's degree at Buffalo State University in political science. Thomas is currently writing for TechRaptor, a video game and tech publication.