Grand Theft Auto V/Grand Theft Auto Online Confirmed Information and FAQ V1.1

#1MrcTOtheJPosted 8/15/2013 10:58:11 AMmessage detail
ROUND 2 BEGIN!

-Release Dates:

NA/EU/AU: September 17th 2013
JP: October 10th 2013

GTA: Online: October 1st 2013

General Gameplay/Exploration Information:

-Takes place in the Grater Los Santos area, including countryside, and areas based on SoCal, such as the Alamo Sea based on the real life Salton Sea.

-Map is bigger than RDR, GTAIV, and San Andreas combined. In another statement by Rockstar the land mass is 3.5 times bigger than RDR and the Underwater portions are 1.5 Times bigger than RDR.

-Underwater Exploration involves huge ship wrecks, sunken oil rigs, caves, reefs etc. And includes Scuba diving equipment which can be found on some boats

-Aboveground we have forests, deserts, Los Santos, complete with an Eco system.

-Confirmed animals are Dogs (Various Breeds from the looks of it) Mountain Lions, Deer, Fish (Various Types) Sharks, Coyotes, and more to be revealed.

-Pedestrians all react differently to the different protagonists

-You can flip people off to provoke said reactions

-Minigameís and Mini Missions, included are Golf, Yoga, Tennis, Bounty Hunting, Hunting, Racing, Repo missions, and much more, some like the Repo missions are character specific

-Your TV can be playing while youíre not sitting down it seems judging by the house party more or less seen in the GTAO video

The Protagonists:

-Take Controll of Three protagonists you can switch by at anytime (Once unlocked according to a recent interview) Their names are Michael, Franklin, and Trevor

-Michael is a middle aged ex bank robber who entered a deal with the FIB. Heís a family man going though what can only be described as a midlife crisis, his family hates him. His family consists of his wife Amanda, his Daughter Tracy, and his son Jimmy. They live in a mansion in the upscale Rockford Hills area of Los Santos. Michael being a skilled Gunman has the ability to slowdown time similar to Max Payneís bullet time.

-Franklin is a gang banger, who is trying to get out of that life, he and his best friend Lamar work for an Armenian car dealership as Repo men, It is said that Franklin meets Michael on one of his jobs. Franklin has been seen owning a rotweiler named Chop. Being a skilled Driver Franklin has the ability to slow down time while driving, similar to Zone from Midnight Club 3 and LA.

-Trevor is an Ex-Military pilot, Ex bank robber psychopath who used to rob banks with Michael whom he considers his best friend. He currently lives in Blain County in a trailer park known as Sandy Shores, where he sells guns and Meth, heĎs violent, angry and dosenĎt give a s*** what people think of him. Being a skilled Psychopathic redneck, he has the ability to enter a rage mode, according to some sources this only works with Melle.

-Each Protag has their own clothes, tattoos, and haircuts they can purchase and wear.

-Each Protag has their own money pools and can buy their own Property, invest in businesses, stocks, buy vehicles etc.

-Each Protagonist has their own skill set which can be improved overtime, skills include:

-Each protagonist has their own animation set, to how they move in all areas of the game from walking to combat.

-While not in use each protag lives out their life, and you can find them, and also call and hang out with them. Unlike friends in GTAIV they donít call you. Iím going to assume this extends to all friends in the game if there are any outside of the 3 Protags

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#2Brass_EyePosted 8/15/2013 11:01:04 AMmessage detail
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#3MrcTOtheJ(Topic Creator)Posted 8/15/2013 11:18:22 AMmessage detail(edited)
Story

-GTAV Takes place in Modern times

-GTAV is as said before Set in Los Santos and the surrounding area

-There a Six heists in GTA in which you have to plan for, and can tackle in various ways

-During missions you can switch protags on the fly, as well as tackle some missions solo, or some missions with only a combo of two of them, depending on the mission.

Characters


Amanda: Michaelís wife. Sheís your typical angry Beverly hills house wife, whom canít stand her husband, spends all her money, and likes the finer things in life.

Jimmy: Michaelís Son, he seems to be in his late teens to his early 20ís. Heís a lazy pot head who stays up most nights online playing First Person Shooter games, and spending his dads money, he dosenít have a particular fondness of his dad.

Tracy: Michaelís Daughter typical spoiled Teen girl, assumed to be in her late teens, and like the other members of his family, dosenít have the best relationship with Michael.

Chop: Franklinís dog, seems loyal, has shown impressive feats such as jumping on a car hood, and according to Famitsu can be not only upgraded with new collars but can get lost apparently.

Lamar: Franklinís childhood friend, is a gangster as well, and also works at the same Car dealership, he unlike Franklin, dosenít seem to want to get out of the hood, and prefers his current life style over the high crime Franklin wants to get involved in.

-Siemon Yatarian: Albanian car dealer owner, whom employís Franklin and Lamar. He sells cars to people whom he knows canít afford them, and then has Franklin and Lamar get them back leaving someone in his debt and allowing them to resell that car again. Shown to get into a conflict with Michael at one point.

Ron: Lives next door to Trevor, said to be a conspiracy theorist and said to be rather paranoid.

Michaelís Therapist: Looks to be a typical Shrink.

Franklinís GF/Sister: Seen arguing with Franklin in Trailer 2, besides that nothing else is known of her believed to be either his sister, or Girlfriend.


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#5MrcTOtheJ(Topic Creator)Posted 8/15/2013 11:03:22 AMmessage detail
Combat:

-Combat takes elements from Max Payne 3

-Featureís a combat jog were you can Jog and shoot in a run and gun fashioned

-You jog by default in combat, like RDR (assumed you can press the stick slightly forward if you only want to walk while in combat like in RDR)

-More Weapons than any other GTA according to Rockstar

-The Weapon selection is now done by a RDR Esq. weapon wheel the wheel shows how much ammo is in each clip/ammo pool for each weapon, the weapons them selves, the weapons stats in the right hand corner, as well as what mods the weapon has in the middle. (http://i.imgur.com/NhRCGbC.png)

-Melee weapons are believed to be under the same slot as the fist, since like RDR you keep weapons after you acquire them.

-Melee Combat has been overhauled to a freeform like Gameplay system

- Weapons can be modified with the following: Silencers, Laser Sights, Scopes, Grips, Flashlights, Extended Magazines, and trim colors, there is likely more to be revealed later on.

-Weapons have improved reloading animations, and unlike GTAIV, you can see slides cycling, magazines being discarded, and spent rounds ejecting, very much like Max Payne 3.

-Aiming Reticule is a dot like RDR and MP3, it switches to a red X after you kill an enemy to confirm the kill.

-Aiming options include Hard Lock, Soft Lock, and Manual Aim.

-Each Protagonist has a green health bar which regenerate overtime to 50%.

-Weapon damage is dynamic (Meaning a Headshot will kill in one hit, and a foot shot wonít do as much as a shot to the torso) and some cover options are destructible.

-When getting out of a car when getting shot at you automatically get into cover, if youíre on the other side of the car from the shooters

-When shooting, or creating an explosion a red sound circle appears on the radar hinting to the radius from which enemies can find you easily, showing that Stealth this time will be a viable option.

-Throat Slit is in

Vehicles/Driving:

-More Vehicles than any other GTA game according to Rockstar

-Vehicles range from Cars, Motorcycles, Bicycles, Helicopters to planes, and include things like Fighter Jets and Hyper cars among those categories.

-Pay ĎN Spray has been replaced by Los Santos Customs, a Modification Shop

-Modifications and services found at Los Santos Customs include the Following:

-Visuals: Body kits Bull bars, Exhaust tips, Grille, Lights (extra lights), Paint job, Spoilers, Wheels, Window tint

-Performance: Brakes, Engine, Intercooler, Nitro, Suspension, Tires, Turbocharger, Other upgrades that affect handling (assumed to be weight reduction)

-Misc: Armor, Horns, License plates, Roll cages, Runflat tires, Tire smoke color, and a General repair

-Some Missions require a modified car as part of the mission.

-Each part has itís own brand name it appears

-Car handling feels less boat like than IV according to Dan Houser. According to Rockstar says it hasnít became arcade like again

-According to a preview we can purchase our own cars now

-Cars we abandon no longer disappear they are sent to an impound lot and we can pay to retrieve them

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#7MrcTOtheJ(Topic Creator)Posted 8/15/2013 11:06:12 AMmessage detail
Vehicles/Driving (CONT):


-Convertible tops still function it was not removed

- You can pay a personal mechanic to fix your cars automatically or deliver them to any location.
As you look at your vehicles in your garage you can see their stats for speed, handling etc, prior to choosing your vehicle

-Modification has a wide range of Off-Road parts as well such as big arse mudding tires and lift kits

-You can get insurance on cars you own (Confirmed for MP, but since everything in SP is going to MP Iím sure itís in both)

-Player-owned vehicles occupy a permanent place in the world, they donít disappear like cars you just steal it seems they can also be insured and you can get a replacement for a premium (Again MP info)

Property/Businesses:

-Each protagonist can buy their own houses

-You can buy businesses, such as a cab depot mentioned

-According to the last round of previews they also mentioned a Marina and a Helipad up for purchase but it wasnít clear if these were separate properties, or if they were upgrades to properties

-You can invest in stocks

-You can make stock prices go up and down by attacking company assets and so on (MP like the insurance, but Iím assuming that like most everything else itíll be in both)

-Investing in Reality is also present

Music:

-More Radio stations than any other GTA, ranging from Electronic, to Classic Rock, to Reggae

-There is an ambient score like RDR that changes depending on whatís on screen, intense moments will likely have pulse pounding music, while moment s just cruising will likely be silent, or have some light music. The Radio will override the score.

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#8MrcTOtheJ(Topic Creator)Posted 8/15/2013 11:28:23 AMmessage detail(edited)
GTA Online

-GTA Online will update with new missions and content as time goes on, according to Rockstar Games President Leslie Benzies Los Santos is only the beginning

-You can Customize your phone and call friends to ask them to do missions hang out or what ever

-Weazel news shows police chases of players with Wanted levels (apparently Crew and Friends only right now)

-You can select Animation sets for your charictar

-Creation Kit allows you to make missions at the time of release itíll only have Races and Deathmatches but will get more complex as time passes eventually including heists

-You can rob stores and other places dynamically alone, with friends or even complete strangers

-Get killed holding cash and a portion of it will fall to the ground youíll be able to put some in the bank to prevent it all from going away

-Anything you can do in GTAV can be done in GTA Online, includeding playing Tennis, Golfing etc. with others

-The guy who gets handed the cash from the cashier decides how to split it in a robbery if he stiffs you, you can retaliate, he can if heís nice give you more as well.

-There will be voice recognition; the louder you scream, the faster the NPC will react to handle you the money in a heist. This feature will be used in other events but no examples were given

-When you talk though the mic in Chat online, your avatars lips will move.

-Reputation Points are earned in all sorts of actions, you can also earn negativity points so to speak for doing things like stiffing people out of cash or blowing up a players car after realizing it was locked according the Leslie Benzies

-You can own property online as well

-You can Call NPCs as back up ranging from Bikers to Professional Mercenaries if a mission is proving to difficult

-You can plan heists in your safe houses with your friends and associates

-You can get haircuts, Tattoos, Clothes etc. from stores all over like in Single player

-Missions will range from robbing the Military of a cargo plane to heists

-PVP with crews will be a big part of the game

-The player in the passenger seat can operate the radio.

-People will get a bonus from playing MP3ís online as well as crews getting a bonus if they had a crew in MP3

-There is a passive mode where people can't shoot you and you can't shoot others so you don't get spawn killed constantly/just want to roam arround

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#9MrcTOtheJ(Topic Creator)Posted 8/15/2013 11:16:31 AMmessage detail(edited)
FAQ:

Q: Since there are three protagonists will there be a Co-op Campaign?
A: No, Rockstar has said the campaign is a single player experience.

Q: When is the PC Release?
A: As of now there is no info to that, but like past GTA games, I would assume it will be a few months after the console release, so Iím going to guess early 2014, February maybe.

Q: Will GTA San Andreas Characters be returning?
A: No, for the last time. No. This is a different Universe, outside of a select few like celebrities such as Lazlow, and maybe some easter eggs, people like CJ and Ryder will not be returning. Aside from online as skins as classic GTA characters are confirmed to show up via the Collectors Ed. DLC.

Q: Will Niko, or other main characters of EFLC/IV be returning?
A: Rockstar has said no major players from IV will be returning, theyíve also mentioned Packie as well by name as not showing up. There was a bum in Trailer one that looked like Jerry Kapowitz (The bum who found the diamonds) who may show up and point towards smaller characters showing up.

Q: Why is GTA Online coming two weeks later?
A: Because Rockstar wants to ease players into the game use the Single player to get a fell for how it plays before throwing you into the fray with other people in what has warranted itís own title and is called itís own game

Q: How many players can be online at once?
A: Sixteen.


Q: Will a next gen version be released?
A: It could be, Rockstar has hinted at it in the Interviews that came along with the Multiplayer video but nothing solid as of yet, it could just be for the Multiplayer seeing as allot of it takes advantage of the cloud, which the next gen is notorious of doing, but if they do that I could see GTAV coming as well, but GTAO would basically work as itís own download for free with a carry over in stats next gen, assuming you own V for a current gen system. (Donít quote me on this itís just theories on it)

Sources:

-All previews listed here, at least the English ones: http://www.gtaforums.com/index.php?showtopic=560213

- http://www.gtaforums.com/index.php?showtopic=572775&st=0 (GTA Online stuff, has some links to some previews)

- http://www.rockstargames.com

- http://www.gtav.net

-http://www.computerandvideogames.com/424264/gta-online-first-look-rockstars-persistent-online-world-is-its-most-ambitious-project-in-years/ (Best GTA Online Preview out there)

-http://www.computerandvideogames.com/423020/gta-v-interview-rockstar-north-president-leslie-benzies-on-gta-online/ (Leslie Benzies interview)

Thank You:

-Rockstar Games for making Grand Theft Auto and consistently peddling a quality Product

-People whom supported the first topic because of you guys I decided to make a new version, thanks for the support, oh and putting up with my spelling, it shouldnít be Charictars anymore lol.

-GTAForums, if it wasn't for that site it would involve allot more scouring the internet to find every preview

Let us Discuss!
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