Update: GTA 5 is now free on the Epic Games Store, though you might have a bit of trouble collecting your loot. It turns that a lot of people want to grab it, and the high traffic is causing slow loading times and launcher crashes. Good luck!

Original story: Epic won’t be unveiling today’s free mystery game for another few hours, but the official Twitter account for the Epic Games Store couldn’t contain its anticipation and spilled the news a bit early, confirming rumours that it’s GTA 5

The ad was deleted, but nothing truly dies on the internet, so here it is courtesy of Wario64. 

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May 14, 2020

Despite launching on PC five years ago, GTA 5 is consistently among the top ten most popular games on Steam and boasts as many active players now as it’s ever had—there’s a pretty good chance you already own it. 

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Here’s the ad confirming that tomorrow’s free Epic Games Store title is Grand Theft Auto V https://twitter.com/EpicGames/status/1260242356076457985 …Wario64@Wario64

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If it’s yet to grace your game library, however, you’ll be able to grab it on the Epic Games Store from today until May 21. It’s a good time to jump in, as there’s some weird stuff going down in GTA Online—with players currently staging an alien invasion.

We’ve had some amazing adventures in GTA Online, and its heists are fantastic, elaborate co-op experiences. Here are some of our best adventures: