GTA 5 is free on Epic Store - how to get it

4 years ago

Epic store providing one of the most popular AAA title GTA 5 for free on free game of the week offer, As we know this title from rockstar games was launched 5 years ago on PC but still it is in top 10 among the most popular video games. This is premium version of GTA 5 with gta online and criminal enterprise starter pack with 1 million as bonus in gta online. Due to high demand there is high traffic on the epic launcher, users are encountering problems like site crashing and also encountering slow loading times.

This offer will be available until May 21 and you can keep the game for good even after the deal expires, user reports the site problems to epic games and they acknowledge it on twitter by asking some time to fix everything and being patient. It is quite obvious that due to this offer epic games gather huge traffic on their servers which results to site crashing this time. Epic games official said that they are actively working to scale the website performance to fulfill all the orders of the game.

All the users who don't have high speed internet or enough data pack to download GTA 5, they can purchase it right now and download it anytime in future. Gta 5 will require at least 94 GB HDD space, here is the quick guide to purchase gta 5 for free:-


STEP 1:- First access the official site of Epic games, in order to purchase game you have to create a account in epic store if you don't have one you can create one easily with your google and facebook account.

Enter your credentials and verify your email account with a verification code.

STEP 2:- Now comes to the home page of the epic store and click on gta 5 tile under free games section, now epic store will ask for two factor verification for security purpose, they will send a two factor verification code on your registered e-mail and you have to enter it in order to 2F verification.

STEP 3:- Now click on get game and order the game ,now the purchasing is done you will receive the receipt with your order details in your e-mail.

STEP 4:-Download the Epic Store launcher from the website to complete the downloading of the game, this will cost you around 90 GB of data which requires patience to download if you have average internet connection.

Grand theft auto 5 premium consist of complete story mission,free access to the gta online servers and all existing game upgrades along with The Doomsday heist and much more exciting modes to enjoy.

Make sure that your system is capable of running this game smoothly, here is the minimum and recommended specifications to run the game .

Minimum Specifications:-

  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2.40GHz (4 CPUs) / AMD Phenom 9850 Quad-Core Processor (4 CPUs) @ 2.5GHz
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA 9800 GT 1GB / AMD HD 4870 1GB
  • Sound Card: 100% DirectX 10 compatible
  • HDD Space: 94GB

Recommended Specifications:-

  • Processor: Intel Core i5 3470 @ 3.2GHZ (4 CPUs) / AMD X8 FX-8350 @ 4GHZ (8 CPUs)
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GTX 660 2GB / AMD HD7870 2GB
  • Sound Card: 100% DirectX 10 compatible
  • HDD Space: 94GB

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes you can keep the game for lifetime even after the offer expire ,you can download the game whenever you want to.

The size of GTA 5 on Epic Store is 94 GB.