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GTA V coming spring 2013

Publisher confirms game will be released on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in Q2 2013, pre-orders of the game opening November 5 2012.


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[UPDATE] Rockstar has confirmed that Grand Theft Auto V will be released for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in spring 2013, with pre-orders for the game beginning on November 5 this year. Click here for the full story.

A tweet from a branch of UK retailer GAME has all but confirmed GTA V's rumoured Spring 2013 release date. The tweet--which was originally discovered by IGN and has since been removed--showed promotional artwork from the game, all of which was plastered with "Pre-Order Now Spring 2013". GAME's website lists the sequel's release date as TBC 2013.

Looks like Spring's a winner for GTA V.
Looks like Spring's a winner for GTA V.

The tweet follows rumours from a Polish GTA fan site, which posted pictures of promotional posters for the game yesterday. Those posters also showed a Spring 2013 release date. Last week, Rockstar released the official artwork for the game, and promised that more details would be released in November.

GTA V was announced last October. Some analysts expect it to be on store shelves by March 2013, while others are predicting a longer wait. For more on GTA V, check out GameSpot's previous coverage.

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