How Do You Download "Grand Theft Auto V"?


Quick Answer

Download "Grand Theft Auto V" by purchasing the game on Steam or Rockstar Warehouse. Both stores provide the players with download links after purchase. Both platforms require user accounts to allow purchases.

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To download "GTA V" from Steam, log into your account, and click Store on the top left. Type "Grand Theft Auto V" into the search box on the top right, and select the game from the results. Click Add To Cart on the game's page, choose Purchase For Myself, and provide payment information. Once the purchase is complete, click Library on the top of the screen, and choose Games. Select "Grand Theft Auto V" from the list on the left, and click the blue Install button.

Alternatively, you can buy the game directly from Rockstar Games. On the purchase page of the game, select PC Download as the purchase method, and click Add to Basket. Click Checkout, and provide payment information. Once purchased, the game appears on the Order Details page. Right click the download button, and click Save Link As.

Rockstar Games warns against renaming the downloaded file as it may cause installation problems. Whereas Steam installs the game automatically, you must run the installer after downloading the game from Rockstar Warehouse. To see the download progress on Steam, check the blue progress bar on the bottom of the screen.

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