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GTA V The Manual joins iFruit on Android waiting list

Rockstar may have already released an official companion app to GTA V, but we’re here to tell you the fantastic news that another one is also available to download right now. Rockstar has unleashed the GTA V Manual – a 100 page A to Z for the game, giving you all the basic information that you require, right at the comfort of your fingertips.

Best of all, we can confirm that the Manual app is completely free to download – another stroke of genius by Rockstar when quite honestly, they could have charged $0.99 for it if they really wanted to and still people would buy it.

Unfortunately though, the only downside that we can see is that the GTA V Manual app is only available for iOS at the moment, no sign of an Android release just like iFruit. It is obviously a very frustrating time for those with Android phones, especially when some argue that Android is an easier platform to develop for compared to iOS.

The Manual will offer complimentary information such as an introduction to the game, as well as offering basic tips on control and navigation for the various vehicles that you’ll come across on your travels.

Rockstar can't do no wrong at the moment..
Rockstar can’t do no wrong at the moment..

It looks like the days of receiving paper manuals inside boxes are well and truly coming to an end, so it will be interesting to see if Rockstar kickstarts this trend via digital manuals.

A 100 page manual for free is a very generous side portion we feel, we just hope that Android users will be able to enjoy it soon as well. Let us know if you have already installed it on iOS and the frustrations that one platform is seemingly preferred over another.

Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

Contact Alan Ng: alan@product-reviews.net

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fielddb
fielddb

As of 2Q13 Android owns 79.3% of the global market. iOS owns 13.2% of the global market. Rockstar either knew that their servers couldn’t handle that many users, or that made mistake not going for a release for both at the same time.

daniel ramsay
daniel ramsay

IOS has less than 1 quarter of the globle market!!!!

MikeK
MikeK

I have to admit I’m also frustrated this isn’t out on android yet, but I much prefer that as an outcome than delaying the game until iFruit was ready.

Christophlop
Christophlop

If Rockstar doesnt get this out to android owners…so many people will be pissed, they would be false advertising whores because at that point we wouldnt be able to access chop as much as iphone holders and thats unfair, seeing as more people 3/4 people have android cause apple blows bananas.

Man-In-Black
Man-In-Black

No, we cant let technology replace the good old paperback manual!

FrankieXYZ
FrankieXYZ

Quite fruity indeed!! Hope it’s released soon, so far I’m pretty pleased + impressed with Rockstar with this title, seems like they went all out.

qwerty
qwerty

It’s delayed for Android and Windows Phone because Rockstar is having a lot of problems with the iOS version. Can’t even login. Releasing the Android and WP versions now would just make matters worse. Hopefully it’s sorted this week

Damon Ryan
Damon Ryan

Seems to me the ios v android thing is happening alot, my guess is that appleknow they r losing the mobile app market and so have probably invested money in this type of thing to promote themselves over the more and more popular and accessable android devset. One of apples marketing ploys is the reliability of their products v android and this seems another perfect way to tie into that mentality. I hopd the planned wait isn’t too long.

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