How to Claim GTA Online for Free on PlayStation 5 is now the question of many? PS5 and Xbox Series X/S editions of the critically acclaimed video game “Grand Theft Auto V” have been launched finally as of March 15. Originally released in September of 2013 to a ton of positive reviews, it immediately became IGN’s top-rated game of all time, and is one of the world’s most played video games has to have sold over 140 million copies since launch.
How to Claim GTA Online for Free on PlayStation 5
It looks like Rockstar Games has no plans when it comes to releasing “Grand Theft Auto V” on new platforms any time soon, and they have even launched the multiplayer component of “Grand Theft Auto V,” called “GTA Online,” as an entirely separate purchase.
If you happen to be on a flashy new PlayStation 5 and have a subscription to its premium service, PlayStation Plus, you get to play “GTA Online” entirely for free up until the 14 of June. After that owner of the PlayStation can keep the GTA Online for as long as they hold their PlayStation Plus Subscription.
How to Claim GTA Online
Claiming “GTA Online” for free is not a hard process to follow, once you have turned on your PS5, assuming you already logged into a PlayStation Account using your PlayStation Plus subscription attached to it.
If you are not already aware of how to subscribe to the PlayStation Plus, then be aware that the process is also a simple one; you can head straight to the PlayStation official Sign up Page and follow the steps there. But you should be aware that it is a premium service that would cost money up-front. The base subscription fee for PlayStation Plus is $9.99 or equivalent.
Once we have settled that, you would only be required to navigate to the PlayStation Store icon where you can just tap in the X button on your DualSense controller to descend into the PlayStation Store interface. At the moment, “GTA Online” is appearing as the first option on the left once you enter the store, but you can always choose to find it by heading over to the icon that appears as a magnifying glass on the PlayStation Store home menu – immediately to the right of the browser and then search “GTA Online” once the keyboard appears.
Once you are inside the “GTA Online” tab, you can just tap the download button to download the game straight to your PS5 console.
GTA Online Next-gen improvements
GTA Online on PS4 and PS4 Pro consoles compared to the one on the PS5 console are a lot different, it gives you an entirely different experience. One such improvement on the PS5 version is that it offers a resolution of up to 4K at 60 frames per second. This new version of the “GTA Online” also bells and whistles like HDR support, ray tracing, and upgraded texture quality.
GTA online version on PS5 comes with unique support for the PS5’s hardware that includes faster loading times that uses NVME storage, haptic feedback, and adaptive trigger support through the PS5’s DualSense controller, and 3D audio that uses the PS5’s Tempest AudioTech.
GTA V and GTA Online are available on both the Xbox Series X/S and PS5 consoles. You can choose the purchase “Grand Theft Auto V” for $9.99 until June 14, after which it will go back to MSRP of $39.99.