GTA V and GTA Online Coming March 15 for PS5 and Xbox Series X|S with New Graphics Modes, Ray Tracing, and More

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Rockstar Games has confirmed that the PS5 and Xbox Series X|S versions of Grand Theft Auto V and GTA Online will be available beginning on March 15 for console peasants who are interested in revisiting the game at a level of visual quality that’s more consistent with the PC version. Players can expect three new graphics settings, including a Performance RT mode for PS5 and Xbox Series X consoles that enables an upscaled 4K/60 FPS experience with the addition of ray tracing, as well as a handful of general improvements that comprise faster loading times, increased populations, better anti-aliasing, and more. PS4 and Xbox One players will be able to transfer their GTA V Story Mode progress and GTA Online characters and progression to PS5 and Xbox Series X|S via the Rockstar Games Social Club.

GTAV and GTA Online Coming March 15 for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S (Rockstar Games)

  • Fidelity Mode is tuned for the highest visual quality and targets 30 FPS. In this mode the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X support native 4K resolution with ray tracing enabled while the Xbox Series S supports upscaled 4K resolution.
  • Performance Mode is tuned for the most responsive gameplay experience and targets 60 FPS. In this mode the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X support upscaled 4K resolution while the Xbox Series S supports a resolution of 1080p.
  • In addition, the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X have Performance RT mode, a hybrid of the Fidelity and Performance modes supporting upscaled 4K resolution with ray tracing enabled and targeting 60 FPS.
  • These new versions also offer across-the-board improvements including faster loading times, increased population and traffic variety, increased vegetation density, improved lighting quality across shadows, water reflections, and other elements. Plus improved anti-aliasing, motion-blur, highly detailed new explosions, fire, and much more.
  • Furthermore, GTA Online for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S has an assortment of new quality of life improvements, including a newly designed introduction and tutorial for new players, a new front-end Main Menu that allows you to jump directly into Freemode, Heists, Races, Adversary Modes, the latest featured weekly event content, and more.

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