The most popular game Grand Theft Auto V(GTA V) has been made free on Epic Games Store on May 14. As it was free to download, there was so much traffic on the website. Due to heavy traffic, it causes slowdowns and error on the Epic Store website and app. And because of this, the app got crashed, and all the free upcoming games are leaked.
Epic Games Store Crashes After Making GTA V Available for Free; Upcoming Free Games Leaked
Epic store recognised the issue and said, they are working to fix them. Epic Games Store, posted a tweet from the official account and said, most of the users can be able to access the Epic Games Store and launcher. And a post on Reddit says the upcoming free games on Epic Store are leaked.
Most of the time, Epic games store gives free games which users can download it for free. So, this time it kept GTA V as a free game which users can download it till May 21. As it is the most popular game, there was huge traffic on the store and the launcher app to download the game. Due to heavy traffic, the website went slow, got errors, and the epic games launcher crashed.
We all know GTA V game is very popular even after 7 years. There are so many users who still want to download the game.
As the issue was reported by the users, Epic confirmed the problem and said they are working to fix it. After that, there was another tweet which says, there are still some issues being faced.
Today morning, the company shared a tweet and said,
We've deployed updates to provide resolution for these issues, and most users should be able to access the Epic Games Store and Launcher at this time. We'll continue to monitor traffic and provide updates if further issues are encountered. Thank you for your continued patience!
— Epic Games Store (@EpicGames) May 15, 2020
A picture was posted on a Reddit which shows the leak upcoming free games on Epic Games Store. The leaked games are:
- Civilization 6 which can come on May 21
- Borderlands The Handsome Collection which is expected to come on May 28
- ARK Survival Evolved which can come on June 4
These three games are quite famous, and if this leak is true, then there might be huge traffic once again on the Epic Games Store.