For starters, a lot of savings that can go towards buying newer games, as no one likes paying for the same thing twice. Rockstar has already drawn dissent from the community and has been called greedy for extracting money from buyers by re-releasing the same game for full price on multiple platforms, making this a welcome move.
This will not be the only improvement, as the upgraded horsepower on the new consoles brings a variety of improvements to the game's quality of life. With the revolutionary new SSD's on the PS5 and Xbox Series S/X machines, players will see a significant improvement to load times and general in-game stability.
Moreover, GTA 5 continues to grow at an unbelievable pace — only back in February, Geoff Keighley reported that GTA 5 had passed the 140 million mark, suggesting that the game somehow managed to shift a further five million copies in the last three months, almost eight years after its original release. Wild. Keighley also noted that 2020 was the second-best year for the game behind only 2013 (the year of the game's inital launch), while it has also recently risen back up to be become the most-watched game on Twitch.