Grand Theft Auto V was released in February 2013 by Rockstar Games. The game is set in an open world which can be navigated on a wide range of vehicles. Players control the three lead characters throughout single-player and switch between them both during gameplay. The story is centered on the heist sequences, and many missions involve shooting and driving gameplay.
The game was met with a lot of praise towards its narrative, world design, combat and visuals. GTA 5 was a huge financial success, selling over six million copies in six weeks. Even 5 years after its release, it remains one of the highest selling titles.
GTA 5 System Requirements
One of the major concerns every gamer has especially when a new title is launched is regarding the hardware that can run it. Rockstar have provided their own set of
recommendations but it is challenging to relate that information with the latest hardware.
We tested GTA 5 extensively on hardware ranging from Entry level to High end. Few things to be noted are:
- A minimum 4 thread CPU is needed to run GTA 5 without frame drops
- Even though minimum specs list 4 GB RAM as minimum, for smooth gameplay 8 GB is must