Grand Theft Auto V

The critically acclaimed and record-breaking open world, Grand Theft Auto V comes to a new generation.
EU & US Release date: 14 Apr, 2015
user score
8.0
excellent
gw score
10
masterpiece

Grand Theft Auto V Summary

10
masterpiece

Grand Theft Auto V Review

Patience is a virtue. Now let’s cap some fools and steal their ride.

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Earn double cash and RP from GTA Online's Pacific Standard Job this week

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Play GTA Online from today through to the weekend, and you'll earn double cash and RP rewards from playing the Pacific Standard Public Deposit Bank heist.

The “grand finale” of Rockstar's bonus heist weeks challenges you to head to down-town Los Santos, steal motorbikes from the Lost M.C ( remember them?), destroy a Merryweather convoy, rescue a fugitive from police custody and more.

Players report frame-rate drops and stuttering after GTA Online's latest update

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Players have been reporting issues with GTA Online's recent Ill-Gotten Gains Part 2 update, claiming that since it dropped they've been experiencing micro stuttering and frame-rate inconsistency across both online and offline modes.

There's a rather bad-tempered (understandably) summation of the situation over on the GTA V PC Reddit and the game's Steam forums. Developer Rockstar has acknowledged the issue.

Howard: Grand Theft Auto V "says yes to the player a lot," inspires Fallout 4's scope of player freedom

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The Fallout 4 team at Bethesda are pointing to the "phenomenal" sandbox open world of Grand Theft Auto V from Rockstar Games as a major source of inspiration in their pursuit of player freedom in the new RPG.

It's that sense of "going anywhere and doing anything" that they try to capture, and GTA V "does it so well." Game director Todd Howard wants Fallout 4 to be saying 'yes' to the player.

Part One of GTA Online's Ill-Gotten Gains update goes live this week

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GTA Online is getting a big new update this week, adding a whole bunch of glitzy toys for you to spend your ill-gotten funds on. Which is fitting, because the update in question is called Ill-Gotten Gains Part One.

Most of the new stuff is aimed at rich players, and is available via the various luxury in-game shops. It includes new cars with gaudy custom paintjobs, gold helicopters, a new Combat PDW gun, and “hundreds of new clothing items and accessories”.

GTA V modders manage to import custom maps into the game

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Some clever GTA V modders have managed to make quite a breakthrough, finally figuring out a way to add their own custom maps to the game. Previously the modding community had been restricted to using only assets found in the core game.

Should you happen to possess any coding skills yourself, you might want to check out modder NTAuthority's lengthy post over on GTAForums.com, which explains how to add custom maps to the game.

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