Grand Theft Auto V Latest News

GTA Online success means Rockstar's focus has shifted away from singleplayer content

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Rockstar originally stated that it would release singleplayer DLC for open world crime thriller Grand Theft Auto 5, but the game's popular GTA Online mode is keeping them busy.

8 million people log-in to play every week, so understandably the studio's focus has shifted to providing those players with new treats - at the expense of further offline story content.

Next week's GTA Online update adds random Freemode Events‏

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Right now, GTA Online's Freemode is a pretty dull affair; unless you like getting shot in the back of the head by psychotic strangers, there's not really much to do unless you head to a mission icon, or kick off a Heist.

Starting from next week however, Rockstar is introducing a bit more unpredictability and excitement to your open world wandering. New Freemode Events will occur randomly around the city, dragging you into spontaneous events and challenges.

'Toddyhancer' GTA 5 graphics mod looks pretty special

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Over the course of its lifetime GTA 4 was blessed with some really great community-created graphics packs, and they've now started rolling out for sequel Grand Theft Auto 5.

This is 'Toddyhancer', modder Martin Bergman's attempt to recreate the ultra-sharp Icenhancer mod from GTA 4

New features coming to Grand Theft Auto 5's video editing tool this September

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Rockstar is bringing Grand Theft Auto 5's video editor to console versions of the game this month, but PC players will also be getting a few new tools to make creating their mini-movies a little easier.

Here's the full list of new features as revealed over on the Rockstar Newswire:

Modders claim that Rockstar had them banned for developing their own alternative to GTA Online

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Apparently unhappy with the gameplay of the GTA Online on PC, a bunch of enterprising modder folk decided to take a stab at doing their own take on Rockstar's popular Grand Theft Auto V multiplayer mode, allowing them to host their own custom game mode variants as a result.

The somewhat expected upshot of such initiative however, is that Rockstar have slapped a big six star wanted rating on the team and subsequently lowered the ban hammer on not just their Grand Theft Auto multiplayer accounts but any game released by the prolific developer in the future.

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