GTA V is correct now free to obtain and play for all PC avid gamers proper now on the Epic Video games Retailer. The supply comes amidst all of us being caught in nation-wide lockdowns because of the Covid-19 pandemic, and is likely one of the hand-counted glimmers of hope for all of us quarantining at dwelling. Nevertheless, should you too sound enamoured by the thought of getting probably the greatest video games of all time to play without cost in your PC, there is a catch — due to GTA V’s extremely enduring recognition, the Epic Video games Retailer seems to have crashed, sending Twitter right into a meme frenzy.
With the announcement of GTA V being provided without cost, 1000’s of hopeful avid gamers seem to have headed to the Epic Video games Retailer, solely to search out their servers returning error codes. Epic Video games has since issued a press release on Twitter. As of 5 hours earlier than publishing of the story, Epic wrote, “We’re at present experiencing excessive visitors on the Epic Video games Retailer. We’re conscious that customers could also be encountering gradual loading occasions, 500 errors, or launcher crashing presently and we’re actively working to scale. We’ll present an replace as quickly as we will.”
We perceive that many customers are unable to entry the Epic Video games Retailer presently. We respect your endurance as we proceed to work in the direction of a decision to mitigate visitors.
— Epic Video games Retailer (@EpicGames) Could 14, 2020
The error, nonetheless, appears to have been lengthy drawn, and a second tweet by Epic Video games Retailer from three hours in the past affirmed that they nonetheless have not managed to get their servers again on-line. Information18 might independently confirm that as of 2AM IST, the Epic Video games Retailer was nonetheless down. Whereas the providing of GTA V without cost seems to have introduced a surge of visitors and curiosity in the direction of the Epic retailer, the server crash has in flip affected your complete retailer adversely, sending all Epic Video games Retailer titles out of attain for potential clients.
GTA V, launched in 2013, is a part of an everlasting gaming portfolio that’s lauded for its open world gameplay, intrinsic layering of characters, and the myriad methods wherein gamers can attain their goals. With GTA V being provided without cost proper now, avid gamers caught in lockdown would have a superb recreation to play without cost at hand. All eyes, now, can be on the Epic Video games Retailer, and it now stays to be seen how quickly can they get their video games library again on-line. Providing massive titles without cost for a restricted interval normally has a trickle-down impact on different titles as nicely, and Epic will surely not wish to miss out on that.