GTA V requires HDD installaltion on PS3, install size revealed

Rockstar games has revealed that its upcoming open world title Grand Theft Auto V will require  a mandatory installation on the PlayStation 3.

The firm said that since the game has pretty much used every ounce of the console’s capabilities, which was needed to ensure a smooth experience.

“Grand Theft Auto V is the largest and most ambitious game we have yet created, and takes full advantage of every ounce of processing power available in the current generation of consoles. In order to provide the best possible experience for such a massive and detailed world, the game will have installation requirements on PlayStation®3 systems.”

Your PS3 will require at least 8GB of free hard disk space for the installation, and players will be able to play the game as soon as the installation is completed.

The game releases on September 17 worldwide. You can expect our review before the game hits stores.