With the version hosted on YouTube running up over a million hits within a week there can be no denying that the interest in the first trailer for the latest instalment in the ‘Grand Theft Auto’ series is generating a lot of interest. Now the anticipation for the first glimpse is to be replaced by the anticipation for the release date. Speculation about when this might be has been rife, with estimates ranging from May 2012, through to the pre-Christmas period of that year.

In case you have been hiding under an internet rock, here is the trailer: