As everyone who preordered from Game will know they sent out emails on the 4th of September stating.
'Thank you for preordering GTA V from GAME.co.uk
Due to the epic size of GTA V we have a lot to do to make sure it gets to you in time for launch day.
As a result, we will be processing your order number 161961366 and charging your payment card a
little earlier than usual.
If your payment is processed successfully you will receive an email letting you know that your order is
on its way. Your order won't reach you early, the email just means it's being held ready for delivery on
If there is a problem with your order you may receive an email informing you that your order has been
cancelled. This could be due to a problem with your payment method. If your order is cancelled in this
way please check that your payment details are correct and place a new order at www.game.co.uk/gtav
GTA V is released on 17th September and Rockstar, who publish it, have worked very hard to make it the
biggest gaming launch ever. They have requested that no UK retailer despatch GTA V before the 16th September
and GAME, along with all reputable retailers, will respect this request.
Your order is being despatched by Royal Mail First Class who have a 97.6% next day delivery rate. We will ensure
that your order is despatched via Royal Mail in time for release day.'
I just wondered, has anyone has actually been charged yet? from the way they worded it, it did sound like were charging very soon
but not sending out until the 16th.