The lights are on
Last month, Rockstar released a trailer for the upcoming Grand Theft Auto V, which featured loads of gameplay and breakdowns of how various systems as diverse as deep-sea diving and real-estate investment work within the game. It ended with a tease to the game's multiplayer mode, which showed a character watching street-level mayhem from the safety of a high-rise, ending with another player blasting past the apartment in a military jet. This morning, Rockstar has released a new trailer focused on Grand Theft Auto Online.
The new clip provides insight on how the game's online multiplayer has been expanded since Grand Theft Auto IV. Players can choose to dive online alone and see what happens, or join up with friends to form crews. Crews can take on heist and robbery missions together. The money that's earned can then be used to purchase character customizations, garages, vehicles, and even an apartment. If you're not feeling up for illicit activities, the clip shows slightly less aggressive diversions such as arm wrestling, golf, tennis, and parachuting. It's GTA, after all, so the parachuting highlighted in the video takes place after a character ramps his dirt bike off a cliff.
Rockstar says they will be providing post-launch support for online, including new missions and activities. In the meantime, players will be able to use Grand Theft Auto Online's content-creation tools to design races and customize deathmatches. Once built, these can then be shared with the GTA community.
Grand Theft Auto V is set to release on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on Sept. 17.
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O_O THAT WAS FREAKING AWESOME WOO!
pretty cool. I think ill wait for it to be next gen though
This maybe the last great game for this generation of consoles.
Wow... Now I need this.
Oh myself! this game looks amazing! dissapointed itś only 16 players since this map is super huge! but *** it, the game promises to be one of the best experiences out there, probably from this gen, or ever. I mean, it has a huge single player campaign, with a good story(hope) and between choosing three characters? awesome! and now multiplayer looks better than ever! thought Red Dead's multiplayer was the best, but this is taking the cake and love the detail they made. Love Last of Us and Bioshock Infinite, but with GTA coming up..hmmm..
Two words: *** Yes.
Looking forward to owning a Garage full of Taxi Cabs!
Must pre-order right away!
Think they'd show us what the 360 version looks like? I plan on getting a PS3 at some point (probably once it becomes last-gen and therefore cheaper) but if GTA V is much better on PS3 than 360...well, that may push me to get one sooner rather than later.
And just when I thought I couldn't get anymore excited for this game.