The Epic Games Store included the GTA V on its catalog of free games to download. Available for a limited time, the game was first launched in 2013 and continues to draw a huge following among gamers.
Epic Games is offering the premium edition of the GTA V, including its existing gameplay upgrades and content such as the Grand Theft Auto Online. Players can also cop the Criminal Enterprise Starter Pack which grants players exclusive access to other content and USD 1,000,000 bonus cash for GTA Online.
A few minutes after the game goes live on the Epic Games Store, the website crashed due to heavy traffic. Epic Games Store ensured fans around the world that the company is doing its best to resolve the issue.
We are currently experiencing high traffic on the Epic Games Store.
We are aware that users may be encountering slow loading times, 500 errors, or launcher crashing at this time and we are actively working to scale. We'll provide an update as soon as we can.
— Epic Games Store (@EpicGames) May 14, 2020
You may download the GTA V here for free until May 21, 2020, at 11 PM (Eastern Standard Time). The game is only compatible up to Windows 10. available In the Philippines, it will be available until May 22, 11 AM. Do note that Epic requires people to turn on their two-factor authentication on their account before claiming free games on the website.