How to get GTA 5 for free. Epic Games has you covered. Until May 21, you can get Rockstar’s hit Grand Theft Auto 5 for free on the Epic Games Store. The best part? It’s yours to keep.
?? THE VAULT HAS BEEN OPENED ??
We’re kicking off the #EpicMegaSale this year with something big: @RockstarGames‘ best-selling, award-winning Grand Theft Auto V: Premium Edition is FREE on the Epic Games Store until May 21! https://t.co/Fx1ObWkJkm pic.twitter.com/xItT5rCVqN
— Epic Games Store (@EpicGames) May 15, 2020
To add GTA 5 to your Epic Games library, you just need to enable two factor authentication on your account. To claim it, just go to the GTA 5 page in the store and get it. It’s that simple.
The announcement was leaked early on Twitter, which caused massive traffic to the Epic Games store. The huge spike in traffic actually crashed the Epic Games store for over eight hours as people scrambled to claim the free game. The choice in game also came as a surprise, as it’s not often that triple-A releases go free like this.
The store is back up now, though, meaning you can claim a free digital copy of Grand Theft Auto 5 right now.
GTA 5 going free kicks off the Epic Mega Sale, which sees other critically acclaimed games going on sale like Borderlands 3, Red Dead Redemption 2 and The Outer Worlds.
You can claim GTA 5 until May 21, when a new game will go free.