Originally Posted by Ash_735
Why Not you ask? GTA games are now pretty much famous, October/November/December are pretty big release times for games, often called the clump area as all big name and anticipated games come out at that time. GTA is now well known enough to get away from that date, GTA IV was released in April and it managed to sell a damn lot in a time of the year no one really bothers to release big games.
Possibly, but R* had a tradition of releasing good games in October. They broke that tradition with GTA IV though, but maybe they'll go for october again.