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Grand Theft Auto V Q&A: Customization

A few months ago we touched on the ways Rockstar is allowing players to put their personal stamp on Grand Theft Auto V. To further expound on this idea, we quizzed producer and lead mission designer Imran Sarwar on what sort of customization his team is injecting into the most anticipated game of the year.

Weapon customization sounds like a big part of the game. What are all the types of attachments players can use?
Ammunation makes its return in GTA V, but now you can indeed customize your weapons. The player has access to a wide range of modifications, such as extended clips that allow you to fire more ammo between reloads, grips to improve your accuracy, weapon tints to color your guns, flashlights, scopes, and suppressors. Attachments such as suppressors allow the player to adapt their approach to some missions and take a stealth option. It¹s all part of broadening the range of tactical options for the player.


Was bringing back the car customization a nod to San Andreas?
Definitely, but rather than it simply being an additional option for players to experiment with, we wanted to expand it and integrate it more deeply into the game so that it would seamlessly slot in with everything else that the player can do in the world. Some missions ask you to customize vehicles in certain ways, and we have taken vehicle customization in general a lot further than we did in San Andreas.


Is all the vehicular customization handled at the Pay & Spray or do you do it at different kinds of shops (i.e. a Napa Auto Parts-type store for engine parts, a rim shop for rims, etc.)?
Pay & Spray isn't in this game - it's been replaced by LS Customs. These are located throughout the world and they're a one-stop shop for any car customization. You will be able to take in your car or bike, speak to the mechanic, and customize them. 

What are all the kinds of cosmetic alterations you can make to the vehicles? How deep do you plan to go?
In addition to the many cosmetic customization alterations such as body kits, paint jobs/finishes, wheels, exhaust tips, window tints, tire smoke color, bull-bars, extra lights, and lots of other extra accessories, we have modifications that will affect gameplay and vehicle performance. Some of the modifications that affect gameplay include brakes, engine tuning, suspension, horns, bulletproof tires, panel armor, and of course, a general repair! There are more than 1,000 modifications in total. And when you're done customizing your car, you can take a picture of it using the in-game cell phone and upload them to the Social Club.

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Comments
  • I don't know why but I just can't get into these games.  Maybe I just want more story?  Idk but this sounds really cool but somewhat soulless maybe?  Is it just random run-n-gun fun (which is cool)with lots of extra crap to do?  Is there real meaning to what your doing?  Help me to like this game please!

  • I think I just s**t myself

  • It's Midnight Club embedded into the GTA universe i tell you....GOTY!! XD

  • the gunplay in max payne3 remain the greatest to me so with the combinations of red dead redemption and max payne3 coming together on gta5... this will be the greatest game of all time in n open world. thankz rockstar for making the type of game and the hard lock or free aim is the best option because not everybody loves this free aiming games like uncharted, cod, the last of us and others let the gamers choose in between that all I care for and to those that feels am a less gamer because of my comment abt the free aim have beat al those game I mentioned above but I love gta syle of game and max payne3 remains yhe greatest shooters game till date.

  • " bulletproof tires, panel armor"

    HOLY ***! Finally.