GTA Online: Rockstar census shows nearly 34m players

14/11/14

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Image caption Rockstar has posted trailers and screenshots of GTA V game play on the new gen consoles

With the 18 November release of Grand Theft Auto V (GTA V) on PS4 and Xbox One now imminent, Rockstar has released its first GTA Online census.

The stats mark a year of the game going online.

They show nearly 34m gamers have played around the world in 224 countries.

In a post on Rockstar's Newswire, the developers said: "We just wanted to say thank you to the awesome and dedicated players that have made GTA Online such a nonstop thrill over the past year."

Grand Theft Auto online census

The makers have also said details of the launch of online heists would be announced "very soon".

Rockstar says the feature will be available for all four consoles and will be the first GTA Online update after the game launches on PS4 and Xbox One.

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