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. Grand Theft Auto Online will launch a few weeks after that.
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Yeah, this trailer really impressed me. The jump to next-gen can wait until I've finished with this one
The multiplayer looks to be a wicked good time with friends.
I am excited.
Rockstar: always killing it.
The more I see of GTA V, the more I want it.
Just a matter of time before Rockstar gives us next gen info.
GTA has never been my cup of tea, but I will have to pick this up day 1. From what I see there is so much replay value here.
This is great news and also terrible news. The single player alone in this game is going to take up a shitload of my time, now I'm convinved the multiplayer is going to take up even more once I'm done with single player.
Saying goodbye to reality. Permanently. This fall.
This game is gonna be f*cking sick
I really did not think I would be able to get more excited for Grand Theft Auto V... but that just happened
I'm surprised they hadn't thought of this sooner. Excellent idea.
I didn't like the story line of this game cause the characters are always so generic in GTA games and with the last gya being so awful I had a lot of doubt about this game. I'll probably get it used or when a price drop happens later.