Gallery: Here’s how GTA 5 compares on PS5 vs PS4
Here are the first images from Grand Theft Auto V showing how the new PlayStation 5 version compares to its PlayStation 4 predecessor.
The PS5 and Xbox Series X versions | S of Grand Theft Auto V officially releases on March 15, and below VGC has captured images showing how the new version compares to the PS4 game that launched in 2014.
GTA V on next-gen consoles offers several visual modes, but for this comparison we’ve chosen ‘Fidelity’ mode – which runs at 4K with ray-tracing enabled – to show off the graphics power of the PS5 version.
Since our first tests, the current-gen versions of GTA look much sharper and much more colorful. Closer to the PC version than ever, the current versions of GTA V make the PS4 game, even when running on a PS5, look quite dated.
Rockstar is offering deep launch window discounts for next-gen console versions of Grand Theft Auto V, with PlayStation taking the biggest price cut.
Although Rockstar hasn’t officially released next-gen pricing details until the game’s March 15 release, pre-orders are available and the game appears to have been discounted by 75% on PS5 and 50% on Xbox Series X. |S.
This appears to be due to a previously announced promotion, which sees GTA Online available for PlayStation Plus subscribers to claim for free on PlayStation 5 for the next three months.
The PlayStation 5 version of Grand Theft Auto V’s ‘Story Mode’ is currently available to pre-order for just £8.75/$9.99 on the PlayStation Store.
Since GTA Online already requires a PS Plus subscription to play, it’s unclear if it’s currently possible to purchase it without one on PS5.
However, on Xbox Series X/S, Story Mode and GTA Online cost £17.49/$19.99, while GTA Online is available separately for £8.99/$9.99 (and requires Xbox Live Gold) .
This means that to buy both modes, PlayStation 5 owners will only have to spend £8.75/$9.99, while Xbox Series X/S owners will have to spend double that at £17.49. / $19.99.