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Submitted by Prcko 947d ago | news

GTA 5 release date may be announced on February 5, says Pachter

Release date for Grand Theft Auto 5 may be announced by publisher Take-Two as part of its fiscal 2013 Q3 results on February 5, Wedbush analyst Michael Pachter has said.

In a Q3 Preview released to investors, Pachter wrote: "Grand Theft Auto V's release date remains elusive, frustrating shareholders. (Grand Theft Auto V, PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

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karan7  +   947d ago
cant wait
jammy_70  +   946d ago
I'm thinking early April..
Ezz2013  +   946d ago
me too..but can you tell me what games coming out on april ?!
NegativeCreepWA  +   946d ago
So soon, I doubt it.
realiks  +   946d ago
April confirmed releases:

10 ShootMania Storm Win
16 Injustice: Gods Among Us WiiU, PS3, X360
Shin Megami Tensei Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers 3DS
19 We Sing UK Hits Wii
21 Lego City Undercover: The Chase Begins 3DS
23 Dead Island: Riptide Win, PS3, X360
Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen PS3, X360
Star Trek Win, PS3, X360
30 Soul Sacrifice PSVita
Blacktric  +   946d ago
Which is lackluster of well known AAA titles so it's possible for GTA V to release in April. But I'm still banking on early May since April is still close to the release of Bioshock: Infinite, another 2K published title. Hell, May seems a lot more likely since 2K games will have breathing room for sales (Aliens: Colonial Marines on February, Infinite on March and GTA V on May).
Ezz2013  +   946d ago
thank you realiks
soo non of the games coming in april are big hiters

i think this is the perfect time for GTAV
ajax17  +   946d ago
Lol, GTA V would obliterate those games!
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Donnieboi  +   945d ago
Looks like the Pach-Man was right again.
shadowwizard  +   947d ago
Today should be announced official cover and if we're lucky, release date.
TheModernKamikaze  +   947d ago
Next day after Birthday? I can dream. :)
A2X_  +   947d ago
Pachter? lol nothing to see here, move along.
gedapeleda  +   946d ago
Lulz everytime I see an article with his name it puts a smile on my face.
How is this guy still there?
Nelson M  +   947d ago
Then again it may not
Whats your point patch
jay2  +   946d ago
The said box art before feb, so I'm going to say before the first with the box art. 5/5/13.
DigitalSmoke  +   946d ago
Its weird to see a guy like Pachter get so much suport from the MEDIA...
wile most of us gamers all think he has no place in it.

He's been wrong so many times and its obvious that he doesnt have a gamers eye, let alone a passion for it,
besides the dollars to be made in the industry.

Its like the upper bosses keep pushing him down our troat.
He's jewish right ?
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Karpetburnz  +   946d ago
They could reveal the release date with the cover art which should be comming today or tommorow hopefully,

Rockstar sure know how to leave things until the last minute, they said "later this month" and now theres only like 1 day left.
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warzii  +   946d ago
I cant understand why you guys still talking about FISCAL YEAR as Dan H said few nonths ago that fiscal year has nothing to GTA RELEASE DATE. Its realy anoing to read all the tine the same sh... over and over again idk how analitics work ,doesnt they read news , just write becouse they have to? About release date late march early april (they keep the date as long as they can in order to produce many game copies im sure they do not want to let things go like they did with rdr (you coulsnt buy it for few weeks after release)).
Ps. Sorry for caps:))
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InsaneGam3r  +   946d ago
C'mon R* announce the date, tired of waiting :(
InsaneGam3r  +   946d ago
Yeah me too
cleverusername  +   946d ago
I'm expecting them to announce the dreaded delay that Rockstar normally do!!
claud3  +   946d ago
not true and would not believe unless confirmed by ROCKSTAR only
FunkMacNasty  +   946d ago
I read the headline and was brimming with excitement until the "says Pachter" part at the end.

Michael Pachter is the weatherman of the electronics/entertainment industry - more than half of what he forecasts doesnt materialize.
TXIDarkAvenger  +   946d ago
The game is confirmed to release Spring 2013 right? so we should here a release date sometime in February unless the game is pushed back which I hope not cause I'm dying to play!
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warzii  +   946d ago
it wont be May, to late. i would say april or sth ;0
and as i said before release date has nothing to fical year ;) soo if R* wont push the release for later . I would say late March , early April. thx :)
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coolmast3r  +   946d ago
Patcher? lol.
aLiEnViSiToR  +   946d ago
Please R* say that the game is coming to PC too PLEASE even if its delayed just please WE NEED IT ON PC TOO !!!
Outside_ofthe_Box  +   946d ago
Pachter says R* will announce GTA5 release date Feb 5th? I don't believe this at all since he said. I wouldn't be surprised at all come Feb 5th we don't hear a peep from R* or Take Two.
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stefan771  +   946d ago
I think very shortly after the box art is revealed another trailer will be released showing a release date for the 2nd half of April or first half of May
ardivt  +   945d ago
I think you thought wrong
DeadPixel  +   945d ago
Its already been confirmed by Xbox UK an ign as September 17th

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