You can download GTA 5, also known as Grand Theft Auto V on your Windows computer or on PS4, Xbox One, PS3 and Xbox 360. Rockstar Games’ “thug life simulator” is the best selling entertainment product in history and remains a lot of fun, even though it has been in the air for almost six years. According to a new report by MarketWatch, GTA 5 has now sold over 90 million copies and generated over $6 billion in revenue since its initial release.

Here is how to download GTA 5 (Grand Theft Auto V) to your computer, consoles or mobile phone and enjoy one of the most successful games.

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How to download GTA 5

GTA 5, or Grand Theft Auto V is available for Windows, PS4, Xbox One, PS3 and Xbox 360. It has a Story mode and an Online mode where you can create your character, complete missions and move up the crime ladder. Although the online portion of GTA 5 for PS3 and Xbox 360 remains active, it has not received updates since 2015.

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Here’s how to install GTA 5:

Through Steam (Windows)

  • Go to store.steampowered.com and log in to your account;
  • Buy GTA 5 for your account;
  • Open Steam on your computer and install the game;
  • You can also buy GTA 5 directly through the Steam app.

These are the minimum and recommended specifications for running GTA 5 on Windows:

Minimum: Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 or AMD Phenom 9850 quad-core processor, 4 GB of RAM, 72 GB of disk space, 1 GB nVidia 9800 GT GPU or 1 GB AMD HD 4870, Windows 7 64 bit with Service Pack 1, Windows 8 64-bit or Windows 8.1 64-bit;
Recommended: Intel Core i5-3470 or AMD X8 FX-8350 processor, 8 GB of RAM, 72 GB of disk space, 2 GB nVidia GeForce GTX 660 GPU or 2 GB AMD HD7870, Windows 7 64 bit with Service Pack 1 , Windows 8 64-bit, or Windows 8.1 64-bit.

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Through PlayStation Store (PS4, PS3)

  • Go to store.playstation.com and log in to your PSN account;
  • Buy GTA 5 (PS4 or PS3) for your account;
  • Access your PS4 or PS3 and install the game;
  • You can also access the PS Store and buy GTA 5 directly from PS4 or PS3.

Through the Xbox Store (Xbox One, Xbox 360)

  • Go to marketplace.xbox.com and log in to your Xbox account;
  • Buy GTA 5 (Xbox One or Xbox 360) for your account;
  • Access your Xbox One or Xbox 360 and install the game;
  • You can also access the Xbox Store and buy GTA 5 directly on Xbox One or 360.
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Is it possible to play GTA V on mobile?

There are Android apps developed by the community, promising mobile versions of GTA 5 that are not official, nor are they distributed through the Google Play Store.

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Therefore, it is recommended to avoid such applications as there are no guarantees about their use.

If you have a PS4, GTA 5 installed on the console, an iPhone or iPad or a compatible Sony Xperia phone, you can use the PS4 Remote Play app and stream the game.

To use the feature you need to first configure your PS4, enabling remote access:

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  • On your PS4, go to Settings;
  • Then, go to “Connection Settings for Remote Use”;
  • Check the box “Enable Remote Use”;

From here use your mobile device.

1. On the iPhone or iPad (iOS 12.1 onwards)

  • On your iPhone or iPad go to apps.apple.com , download and install the PS4 Remote Play app;
  • Open the app and sign in with your PSN account credentials (connect your device to the same network as the PS4);
  • The PS4 Remote Play will scan behind the PS4 and when it finds it, it will display the current system screen;
  • Open GTA 5 from your iPhone or iPad and play using the buttons on the screen (the app is not compatible with the DualShock 4 controller).

2. On Android

  • Go to play.google.com, download and install the PS4 Remote Play app for your Android device;
  • Open the application and tap “Ignore”;
  • On the next screen, tap “Next”;
  • Enter your PSN account credentials (connect the device to the same network as the PS4);
  • The PS4 Remote Play will scan behind the PS4 and when it finds it, it will display the system screen;
  • To pair your DualShock 4 controller, first turn on your phone’s Bluetooth;
  • Press and hold the PlayStation and Share buttons on the controller until the lights begin to flash;
  • The control will appear as a Bluetooth device option on your phone. Connect it;
  • On PS4 Remote Play, open GTA 5 and play normally.
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Android devices compatible with PS4 Remote Play are just the following:

  1. Xperia XZ3;
  2. Xperia XZ2 Premium;
  3. Xperia XZ2;
  4. Xperia XZ2 Compact;
  5. Xperia XZ1;
  6. Xperia XZ1 Compact;
  7. Xperia XZ Premium.
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