The Epic Games store experienced glitches on Thursday as fans raced to download a free duplicate of Grand Theft Auto V.

Close to making the game free online the swell of interest made the website slow and send blunder messages.

Epic accused the log jam for “substantial traffic” and said it was attempting to fix the issue.

Great Theft Auto, known as GTA to fans, is made by Rockstar Games and is one of the top selling gaming establishments.

Consistently Epic Games makes a ‘puzzle game’ accessible without charge on its store. The games are accessible for PCs or Macs. Clients who download the week’s secret game can keep it everlastingly, in any event, when the allowed to download period terminates.

On Wednesday it was reported Grand Theft Auto V would be the current week’s down.

The game opened up at 11:00 EDT (15:00 GMT). Close to the dispatch clients started to report log jams and mistake messages.