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#1 Posted by SpartanHoplite (429 posts) -

""Its official Rockstar Games announced that Grand Theft Auto 5 will be released "this holiday". By Rockstar Games saying "This holiday", I'm guessing it means between October and January. There will be a collectors edition which will feature a steal box, a strategy guide and some hand drawn artwork, also a DVD that takes you into a glimpse of Rockstars studios in New York. The game will have 2 discs. One for single player and another for multiplayer. There will not be a playable demo for GTA 5. ""

im surprised every where i look online theres zero news of this. anyway, it's out this year, yeayy!

http://viraltnt.blogspot.fi/2012/07/gta-5-confirmed-release-date.html

#2 Posted by SamFo (1641 posts) -

thats not a valid source.

#3 Posted by Dad_Is_A_Zombie (1244 posts) -

Never even heard of this site before so I have to take this "confirmation" with a grain of salt. Still, holiday wouldn't surprise me. Hope it turns out to be true.

#4 Posted by impartialgecko (1768 posts) -

"I'm guessing it means between October and January." Cute. That's not a release date or a viable source. I'm guessing the new consoles will come out between October and November next year but you don't see my blog on the forums do you?

#5 Posted by Grissefar (2905 posts) -
#6 Edited by Humanity (11844 posts) -

GTA games have always come out in October so it's not a huge stretch to think that their newest title would come out this October as well - seeing as next year seems a bit late for such a large franchise to be making a debut when new consoles are right around the corner.

#7 Posted by SamFo (1641 posts) -

Yeah and also RockStar's studios aren't in New York.... flag as spam

#8 Posted by WinterSnowblind (7597 posts) -

If this was confirmed, every gaming blog/website would be posting it as a top story immediately, regardless of the time of day.

It's not been posted anywhere else, because it's not true.

#9 Posted by JoeyRavn (5129 posts) -

So, by "confirmed" you mean "between October and January"? And if it comes out in January, will it still count as "this year"?

Looks legit.

#10 Posted by face15 (1371 posts) -

Rockstar are all about releasing informantion themselves. If there was an announcement it would be on their website, not on some random blog that no one has ever heard of.

#11 Edited by CptBedlam (4485 posts) -

Random blogger from Finland is the first to know... totally credible, of course. *sigh*

#12 Posted by Incapability (224 posts) -

"Confirmed release date" relating to no date in particular, a wonderful "steal" box, and no credible sources? I think we have a winner, gentlemen!

#13 Posted by Tylea002 (2382 posts) -

@SamFo said:

thats not a valid source.

#14 Posted by mandude (2670 posts) -

Isn't Rockstar North in Edinburgh? Isn't blogspot in that domain name? Should we even trust this?

(Yes, yes, no)

#15 Posted by MideonNViscera (2269 posts) -

@Humanity said:

GTA games have always come out in October so it's not a huge stretch to think that their newest title would come out this October as well - seeing as next year seems a bit late for such a large franchise to be making a debut when new consoles are right around the corner.

WTF? GTA4 came out in April or something. Pretty sure every Rockstar game since then has come out in spring at that.

#16 Posted by probablytuna (4231 posts) -

Still no confirmed release date.

#17 Posted by IBurningStar (2205 posts) -

Not a credible source, therefor I do not believe it.

#18 Posted by CptBedlam (4485 posts) -

@SpartanHoplite: What the hell? You even put that in the wiki? Please check your sources next time.

#19 Posted by DeF (5229 posts) -

LOL

#20 Posted by Humanity (11844 posts) -

@MideonNViscera: Well my bad, every GTA came UP TO GTA4 had come out around October. GTA3, GTA Vice City and GTA San Andreas all had october release dates and for some reason I remembered GTA4 coming out around my birthday which is in October but I guess I must have mistaken it for some other game.

#21 Posted by impartialgecko (1768 posts) -
@MideonNViscera: I'm pretty sure May is Rockstar's month rather than April, could be wrong but then again its been ages since a GTA came out.
#22 Posted by Grissefar (2905 posts) -

@CptBedlam said:

@SpartanHoplite: What the hell? You even put that in the wiki? Please check your sources next time.

Ha ! Ha ! Baffling how that could get approved. I bet one mod is sorry for this disaster.

#23 Posted by SeriouslyNow (8504 posts) -

FALSE. ROCKSTAR ARE A CANADIAN COMPANY WHO WORK FROM A SECRET SATELLITE IN SPACE.

#24 Posted by dropabombonit (1541 posts) -

Rockstar since GTA4 have brought games out around April/May so I suspect the same for GTAV

#25 Edited by Smashlampjaw (221 posts) -

I want to BELIEVE!!! (but thats one ghetto site.)

#26 Posted by Phyrlord (193 posts) -

Based on what we have seen I would put money down that it is a launch title for next gen. I feel like it would be nothing but smart to put it on next gen.

#27 Posted by MooseyMcMan (12011 posts) -

No. They'll say March of next year, then delay it to May. Just like with GTA IV, Red Dead Redemption, LA Noire, and Max Payne 3.

#28 Posted by Timing (634 posts) -

Well. This thread turned out a lot funnier than I expected.

#29 Posted by AndrewB (7782 posts) -

Eh. Everyone beat me to it. November somethingorother would be a release date. But please don't give me another game to think about buying in November. My November is already booked.

#30 Posted by CaLe (4313 posts) -

I bet the OP is also a conspiracy theory nut. I'd bet at least fifty dolla.

#31 Posted by Binman88 (3707 posts) -

Steal box.

#32 Posted by ShaggE (7234 posts) -

I asked my dog what the release month for Saints Row 4 is, and he whimpered twice! February confirmed!

#33 Posted by VierasTalo (1101 posts) -

I'm pretty sure the OP might just be doing this to promote that shoddy website in the first post.

#34 Posted by Deranged (1944 posts) -

@Humanity said:

GTA games have always come out in October so it's not a huge stretch to think that their newest title would come out this October as well - seeing as next year seems a bit late for such a large franchise to be making a debut when new consoles are right around the corner.

Rockstar always has a tendency to release their games in the Spring season; April-May. GTA 4, Red Dead, L.A. Noire, Max Payne 3.

Don't see why GTA 5 would be any different.

#35 Posted by laserbolts (5470 posts) -

I don't know what's more sad the OP or the mod that approved that wiki edit.

#36 Edited by Wacomole (983 posts) -

If Rockstar's PR don't use the incredibly apt "Steal Box" as a descriptor for the container of their Collector's Edition, then there is no justice in the world.

But yeah, either this is the scoop of the decade or (as the more obvious "if it walks like a duck..." option) it's just purely page-view-generating idle speculation.

Also, apparently there's a Take 2 conference going on today in which we may hear some more info, but I wouldn't hold your breath.

#37 Posted by Clonedzero (4206 posts) -

this isn't legit at all.

i think it'd be cool if rockstar was like "sup, its out in like 2 weeks, GET PUMPED" just out of no where, i dont think they'd do that, cus well im no business expert, but i'd imagine that'd be a bad business move. still, it'd be awesome.

#38 Posted by MightyDuck (1623 posts) -

Well shucks, I got my hopes up upon entering this thread.

#39 Posted by Yummylee (23490 posts) -

BLAMMMMMMMMMM THIS PIECE OF CRAP

#40 Posted by Demoskinos (16429 posts) -

If this was real they would be opening up the gates on pre-orders. Not saying you can't pre-order already (I'm sure gamestop will gladly take your money) but they would want to bump those numbers up by advertising it a lot more.

#41 Posted by Cloudenvy (5874 posts) -

What a scoop!

@laserbolts said:

I don't know what's more sad the OP or the mod that approved that wiki edit.

I vote for the latter.

#42 Posted by Trace (3683 posts) -

Wellp, since that evidence is about as far from confirmed as you can get, I really don't see any reason for this misleading thread to continue.

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