Rockstar Games Pushes GRAND THEFT AUTO V Back to September 17th

     January 31, 2013

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You’re going to have to wait a little longer to kill that hooker and take your money back.  Rockstar Games has announced that they need some more development time on Grand Theft Auto V, and have pushed the game back to September 17th.  This works much better for me since GTA V was originally due out on March 26th, which was the same release date as Bioshock Infinite, and Bioshock was going to win that battle for my time and money.  Does GTA V have George Washington wielding a mini-gun?  Probably not.

Hit the jump for a statement from Rockstar Games on the delay.

Via Rockstar’s official website.

Dear all,
Today, we have an official release date to share with you: Grand Theft Auto V will arrive in stores on September 17, 2013.
We know this is about four months later than originally planned and we know that this short delay will come as a disappointment to many of you, but, trust us, it will be worth the extra time. GTAV is a massively ambitious and complex game and it simply needs a little more polish to be of the standard we and, more importantly, you require.
To all Grand Theft Auto fans, please accept our apologies for the delay, and our promise that the entire team here is working very hard to make the game all it can be. We are doing all we can to help ensure it will meet if not exceed your expectations come September – we thank you for your support and patience.
Yours,
The GTA Team
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