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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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  • If they have that lame lock on targeting from red dead then forget it, this will suck online.
  • GTAV is going to take over my life. There seems to be an insane amount of cool stuff to do in this game's online mode. I can't wait to plan and execute heists, and cause all sorts of other mayhem with my friends.

    Also, I don't mind that it won't come out for an extra two weeks. That will give me some time to devote to the single player experience and learn the ins and outs of this vast city.
  • O_O THAT WAS FREAKING AWESOME WOO!

  • Either Rockstar has MASTERED the art of compression for rendering graphics...or these videos are being run on PC. I find it hard to believe that what's shown here is console graphics. Oh well, I have a high end PC so I will get that version whenever it comes out as well. Simply can't wait until then to play this amazing looking game. To bad I have to travel to NYC for 3 days on business starting with launch day :(
  • pretty cool. I think ill wait for it to be next gen though

  • pretty cool. I think ill wait for it to be next gen though

  • Oh my god...I MUST have this.

    Only thing I can't decide, is for which system should I get this for? Ps3 or 360? Or should I wait and see if this drops for next-gen as well (please do)?

    Aaaaaarggghhh, I hate hard choices...
  • This maybe the last great game for this generation of consoles.

  • Amazing.

  • Wow... Now I need this.

  • Well, uh, this would all be good if most Rockstar games weren't full of trolls just wanton slaughtering everyone.
  • 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..
  • 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.

  • Has anyone noticed that GTA online is exactly the same as Saint's Row? I wouldn't be giving Rockstar too much praise if all they did was copy the winning formula from their competitor.