Grand Theft Auto V is a 2013 adventure game developed by Rockstar North and released by Rockstar Games. This is the first big entry in the Grand Theft Auto series from Grand 2008 Theft Auto IV. Located in the fictional state of San Andreas, based in Southern California, the story of a player following three criminals and their attempts to commit a crime under the pressure of a powerful government and criminal agency. The open world design allows players to roam freely in the open spaces of San Andreas and the city of Los Santos based in Los Angeles.
The game is played by a third person or a first person, and the world is controlled on foot or by transport. Players control three main characters during single player and switch between them, during and off missions. The story focuses on consecutive activities, and many missions include shooting and game control. The “search” system regulates the aggression of police officers’ reactions to players who have committed crimes. Grand Theft Auto Online, a multiplayer online mode, allows up to 30 players to participate in a variety of cooperative and competitive game modes.
Game development began shortly after the release of Grand Theft Auto IV and was shared in many Rockstar studios around the world. The expansion team has influenced many previous projects, such as Red Dead Redemption and Max Payne 3, and has expanded the game around three key characters that have innovated the basic structure of its predecessors. A large number of development jobs created the open world, and several team members did field research in California to film the design team. The game’s soundtrack has original scores compiled by a team of producers who have been working together for years. It launched in September 2013 for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, in November 2014 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and in April 2015 for Microsoft Windows.
Much sold and expected, the game broke the sales record in the industry and became the fastest entertainment product in history, earning $ 800 million in its first day and $ 1 billion in its first three days. He has received a lot of praise for his various protagonists, design, open world, performances and acting. However, this has caused controversy over the depiction of violence and women. Considered one of the most important names in seventh and eighth generation console games and among the best video games ever made, it gained recognition at the end of the year, including the Game of the Year award from several game releases. It is the second best-selling video game of all time with over 120 million copies and one of the most successful entertainment products of all time, with around $ 6 billion worldwide.