After several leaks, Grand Theft Auto V has reportedly gone free on Epic Games Store. The game will be free until May 21. However, Epic Games Store is getting a lot of requests, and the store has seemingly crashed. Epic Games has now responded to the crash with the following statements.
“We’re investigating issues on PC and Mac that may impact Launcher logins and purchases,” Epic said. “We’ll provide an update as we have more info.”
It also tweeted: “We are currently experiencing high traffic on the Epic Games Store.
“We are aware that users may be encountering slow loading times, 500 errors, or launcher crashing at this time and we are actively working to scale. We’ll provide an update as soon as we can.”
Epic Games Store has been giving away games right and left through 2019 and 2020. The game store recently updated its policies. The new policies demanded players who redeem free games to fulfill two-factor authentication security. Before you go on and grab GTA V. Follow this first
“In order to enable two-factor authentication, please head over to your Epic Games Account settings. Two-factor authentication can be used to help protect your account from unauthorized access by requiring you to enter a security code when you sign in. You can read a full how-to guide on enabling two-factor authentication here.”
Apart from that Epic Games has announced that their store will now support more currencies like AUD, CAD, DKK, NOK, and SEK. These are related to Australia, Canada, Denmark, Norway, and Sweden in the right order.