After there was talk about a release in spring 2013, Rockstar Games now announced an official release date for "GTA 5". This date could upset the enthusiastic following of the meanwhile open world series' eleventh game, since it was set into the third quarter of this year - the 17th September 2013. Not many people would complain, that the title could already be pre-ordered at present, though no consideration regarding the final publication will be given by those in charge. Ultimately, it's certainly no secret that the wait for the most discussed continuation is the most serious aspect in the game world around Los Angeles. The publisher promises, that the whole developmental team extremely focuses on production and work on "GTA 5" with full commitment for the time being, to reduce the bad mood caused by said changes. Furthermore, he asks for patience. Following it's said:
"We know, that this is planned about 4 months later as originally intended and we also know, that this small delay is experienced as disappointment. But believe us, the additional time delay will be worth it. GTA 5 is a highly ambitious and demanding game, which simply needs some more time to get it on a level we and especially you want it to be."
"We do everything we can to secure, that this game exceeds your expectations after the announcement in September. We thank you for your patience and support."
Customers shall be looking forward to the "meanwhile most comprehensive, beautiful and fascinating world". Publisher Rockstar will offer according to its own statements a wealth of information, to sweeten the time for people waiting. However, what do you think about that? Are you able to relate to above-mentioned reasons for the unexpected release date?