GTA 5 ships on two Xbox 360 discs, 8GB install on both systems

By Stephany Nunneley
2 July 2013 15:19 GMT

Rockstar has released a Grand Theft Auto 5 and other than the things we already know about it, the firm since the game is the “largest and most ambitious game” its created, the game will “full advantage of every ounce of processing power available in the current generation of consoles.” In other words, the game will have installation requirements on both Xbox 360 and PS3.

According to Rockstar, for Xbox 360,the game will ship on two discs: Disc 1 will be used for a one-time mandatory install and Disc 2 will be used to play the game. After the install, players will be able to play the game and its online competent without any need to switch discs.

This initial install will require an Xbox 360 Hard Drive or an external 16GB USB flash drive with at least 8 GB of free space. The US must be USB 2.0 with a minimum 15mb/s read speed and formatted for Xbox 360 use.

A new USB flash drive is “recommended to ensure optimum performance,” it said.

For PS3, the game ships on one disc and will install content as soon as you insert the game. The install is roughly 8GB, and the game is playable as soon as the install is completes.

Game’s out September 17.

Thanks, AGB.

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