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Grand Theft Auto 5 goes free on PC: Some pieces you ought to read

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You can download the iconic Grand Theft Auto 5 for free right now on the Epic Games Store. Bolstered by GTA Online, it's a game we've been playing for years and it shows no sign of slowing down. To mark the occasion, we've pulled out a few GTA 5 pieces of ours you ought to read.

GTA 5 free on PC: Pieces you ought to read

Grand Theft Auto 5 review - Our original GTA 5 review from all the way back in 2013. To put that date into perspective: PlayStation 4 and Xbox One hadn't yet launched.

GTA 5's endless tapestry - The game's launch being so long ago means people have had plenty of time to play GTA 5 through more than once, and their objectives, it seems, get weirder each time they do.

Face-Off: Grand Theft Auto 5 on PC - GTA 5 was later ported to PS4 and Xbox One, and only then, in 2015, did it arrive on PC. Here, Digital Foundry explores the extra bells and whistles on PC.

The best PC hardware for Grand Theft Auto 5 - But can your PC handle it? Probably! It scales very well. Digital Foundry digs in.

This mod will let you play the entirety of GTA 5 in VR - And if you have the equipment, why not try it in virtual reality?

Cover image for YouTube videoIan Does 10 Extremely Stupid Stunts In GTA 5 VR - Ian's VR Corner

Shh, it's our guide for a load of GTA 5 cheats and console commands - Look, I know no one cheats in games, least of all you, but if you've got a friend who's looking to cut a few corners, you know, then look no further.

Shh, it's our guide to earning money quickly in GTA 5 - Not that you need any help but if your lazy friend wants a few pointers, a couple of get rich quick schemes, then here they are.

Rockstar will give you $500K of in-game currency if you play GTA Online any time in May - Talking of money, if you play GTA Online this month, you can get a wodge of cash from Rockstar to help you along.

Games of the Decade: GTA Online is multiplayer like nothing else - You should play GTA Online, in case you're wondering.

The Diamond Casino Heist is GTA Online's most exhilarating score and an exercise in self-parody - And you should play this Heist.

The six-year story of GTA Online's long-vacant casino - Thank goodness you didn't have to wait six years for the Diamond Casino to open.

The cops and roleplayers of GTA Online - You don't have to rob banks. You can be all kinds of things in GTA Online, as this piece well shows.

BMX bandits: The joy of Grand Theft Auto 5's bikes - And if you're wondering about how to get around, why not forego the gas-guzzling supercars and opt for a bit of peddle-power instead?