GTA 5 is short for Grand Theft Auto Five which is the fifth installation of the Grand Theft Auto series. It was originally released on Play Station 3 and Xbox 360 and had a new version released on Play Station 4 and Xbox One soon after. There's also a PC version of the game. After its release in September 2013, it swiftly became one of the biggest selling and one of the most successful games of all time. Legal Disclaimer: Author of the book is t associated with the game or its creators. This is an ufficial guide.