5 years from the date of release of Grand Theft Auto 4 on the PC in the Europe and Australia
The third of December 2008, the day after North American release
Grand Theft Auto 4 was released in Europe, Australia and a number of countries comprising the so-called PAL region. Delay to start of sales in North America was literally a symbolic one work day. With the release of the PAL region PC version of GTA 4 became available in most of the world, but gamers in Russia had to wait more than two weeks.