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Controversial game launches fifth version

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 00:52

''Grand Theft Auto V'', from the hit car heist videogame franchise, launches after a delay. Tara Cleary reports.

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The long-awaited Grand Theft Auto V has been launched. The videogame, whose first incarnation appeared in 1997, is available worldwide for Xbox and PlayStation 3 game consoles. RW Baird analyst, Colin Sebastian, predicts that makers, Rockstar Games, can expect at least $1 billion U.S. dollars in retail sales in the first month. Set in a fictional city inspired by present-day Southern California, Grand Theft Auto is both popular and controversial - gamers play as protagonists, carrying out often violent car heists.

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Controversial game launches fifth version

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 00:52