Update: Grand Theft Auto IV gets release date

Posted by Mark Raby

New York (NY) - Rockstar Games, the company behind the Grand Theft Auto series, the latest installment in the violent street life simulation franchise is just a few months away from being released.

In an interview with Computer & Video Games, Rockstar confirmed that GTA IV is just "three/four months away from release" and that right now it is "virtually complete."

Additionally, the game developer noted that a lot has changed since the title's last preview.  The game is in a very, very different place now.  It's improved in virtually every single way imaginable," it said.

Shortly after that interview, Rockstar announced the game's official release date.  It will be April 29, just a few days after the fiscal year of Rockstar's parent company Take Two ends, on April 25.