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GTA 5 Xbox 360 release date confirmed for Spring 2013

Announcement artwork takes poke at Apple

Rockstar has announced that the "GTA 5" mentioned in recently aired GAME Brighton promotional materials is, indeed, the same GTA 5 they're planning to publish in spring 2013. Sucks to be you, [insert random videogame also releasing in spring 2013].

"Grand Theft Auto V builds on everything we've learned about open world game design," Rockstar Games co-founder Sam Houser told investors in a release, adding "We can't wait to share it with fans." Slow down, son! He sure does like to gush, that Sam Houser.

"Developed by series creator Rockstar North," reads an attached blurb. "Grand Theft Auto V takes place in a re-imagined, present-day Southern California in the largest and most thriving game-world we have ever created set in the sprawling city of Los Santos and for miles beyond - from the tops of the mountains to the depths of the ocean."

Pre-orders for the game will be accepted from 5th November onwards. And that's pretty much it, save for a picture of a nubile woman. Read all the most recent GTA 5 facts and rumours here.