If you’re the last person on earth that hasn’t played GTA 5, I have got news for you. A deleted tweet suggests that Grand Theft Auto 5 will be the next free game on the Epic Games Store. The Epic Store currently sports a mystery game window, which we’ll learn more about later today. A deleted tweet from the Epic Game Store Twitter account all but confirmed that GTA 5 will be that mystery game. Luckily, Twitter user Wario64, caught the tweet before was, um…taken care of. And you can see the advertisements here. According to the tweet, you’ll be able to grab the game for free until May 21st and keep it forever. GTA 5 is, of course, already available on PC via Steam and the Rockstar Games launcher.
It’s not clear just yet what if any, additional content the free game will come with. The demand for this free copy of GTA 5, a game that has already sold at least 120 million copies and is the second best-selling game of all time appears to have caused the Epic Games Store website and launcher to go offline for the time being. Epic has confirmed the issues, explaining: The high demand may be affecting other Epic services, as the Fortnite Twitter account has also acknowledged issues saying We should get confirmation later today on whether or not Epic is giving away GTA 5 as its next free game. For all your video game news, stay tuned to Cowded.