If you’ve ever played a PlayStation 2, you probably spent a good chunk of that time going through Liberty City as Claude picking up hookers and killing them to get your money back, high speed chases and just general mayhem in Grand Theft Auto 3. The open world was something unlike any game had offered before. Since, GTA has spawned numerous sequels and add-on packs as well as delved into the online world for the first time in Grand Theft Auto IV. With Grand Theft Auto V a month away, Rockstar has added a very large extra incentive to get players hopping onto the GTA V train.
While Grand Theft Auto V will launch on September 17th, on October 1st there will be the release of Grand Theft Auto Online. This will be a multiplayer focused open world with just as much creative freedom as Grand Theft Auto V itself has. In addition to unlockable story pieces, players will accumulate credit to use on rides, housing and gear. This will give a level of customization not found in the single player campaign of Grand Theft Auto V.
So think about this. Grand Theft Auto V is going to give a unique style of storytelling as players can experience from three different perspectives. Then they’ll be given a whole new story in an open world with tons of freedom and the ability to play with friends. Do you see where “addiction” may be something GTA V players might need to look out for?
In Grand Theft Auto Online, you’ll have the freedom to explore alone or with friends, work cooperatively to complete missions, band together to participate in activities and ambient events, or compete in traditional game modes with the entire community, all with the personality and refined mechanics of Grand Theft Auto V.
Grand Theft Auto V launches on September 17th for the PlayStation 3 and XBox 360. Grand Theft Auto Online will be available for free for all Grand Theft Auto V owners.