Issues with the performance of GTA V for PC were acknowledged on both May 17th and 18th, so problems with the servers since Epic Games made the game free appear to be common. GTA 5 Down on Epic Games Store [UPDATE] The Epic Games Store version of Grand Theft Auto 5 appears to be having some serious problems, with users unable to play the game. GTA V Timed Out Authentication With Epic Games Servers Fix Many players who got GTA V free through the Epic Games store are facing problems with servers due to timed out authentication. Grand Theft Auto V was unable to authenticate with Epic Online Services If you are receiving this message, please restart your Epic Games and Rockstar Launchers and launch the game again. Resources Published May 18, 2020, 10:36 a.m. about Grand Theft Auto 5 The page you were looking for was not found. Furthermore, Epic Games announced that users would be able to keep the game forever at no additional cost. Please verify the link/URL or try starting back at our home page. Other brands or product names are the trademarks of their respective owners. Non-US transactions through Epic Games International, S.à r.l. GTA 5, released in 2013, still remains the Rockstar juggernaut it was back in the day. Epic, Epic Games, the Epic Games logo, Fortnite, the Fortnite logo, Unreal, Unreal Engine, the Unreal Engine logo, Unreal Tournament, and the Unreal Tournament logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Epic Games, Inc. in the United States of America and elsewhere. © 2020, Epic Games, Inc. All rights reserved.