Last week we reported that Grand Theft Auto V is getting a new variant in the Grand Theft Auto V Premium Online Edition for PS4, Xbox One, and PC. Priced at $80 (around Rs. 5,310) in the US at retail and $85 (approximately Rs. 5,650) digitally it would be safe to say that you’d be paying around the same amount for the game in India. However this doesn’t seem to be the case on PS4 and Xbox One at least. GTA V Premium Online Edition India price is Rs. 4,499 with a release date of April 23.
And while Rs. 4,499 might seem steep when you consider that normal, standard editions of GTA V retail for around Rs. 2,750 on PS4 and Xbox One, keep in mind that it includes a ton of content related to GTA Online, GTA V’s multiplayer mode. There doesn’t seem to be a physical PC version of GTA V Premium Online Edition, so if you’re looking to pick it up to play on PC you’re restricted to a digital download at the moment.
Grand Theft Auto V Premium Online Edition includes the complete Grand Theft Auto V story experience, the ever evolving world of Grand Theft Auto Online, and all existing gameplay upgrades and content including The Doomsday Heist, Gunrunning, Smuggler’s Run, Bikers and much more.
In addition to this, Grand Theft Auto V: Premium Online Edition also has the Criminal Enterprise Starter Pack. Rockstar claims it’s “the fastest way for new GTA Online players to jumpstart their criminal empires with the most exciting and popular content plus $1,000,000 bonus cash to spend in GTA Online – over GTA$10,000,000 in value”.
A digital version of Grand Theft Auto V: Premium Online Edition is due “next week” according to a statement from Rockstar. That said, the current physical release appears to have a Rs. 500 savings versus buying it digitally, not too bad at all if you’re the sort who is looking to get the most from GTA V outside its superlative single-player experience.