Grand Theft Auto V is a 2013 action-adventure game developed by Rockstar North and published by Rockstar Games. This is the first major entry in the 2008 Grand Theft Auto IV series. Located in the state of San Andreas based in Southern California, the story of the players following the three criminals and their attempts to commit robbery under pressure from government agencies and powerful criminal figures. The open world design allows players to roam freely in the open country of San Andreas and the fictional city of Los Santos, based in Los Angeles.
The game is played by a third person or a first person, and their world moves on foot or by vehicle. Players control three main protagonists in a single player and switch between them, during and outside the mission. The story focuses on hate sequences and many missions including shooting and game control. The “sought-after” system manages the infiltration of command powers against participants who commit crimes. Grand Theft Auto Online, an online multiplayer multiplayer game mode, allows up to 30 players to take part in several different collaborative and competitive game modes.
Game expansion began shortly after the release of Grand Theft Auto IV and was shared in many Rockstar studios around the world. The expansion team was inspired by many previous projects, such as Red Dead Redemption and Max Payne 3, and planned games around the three main protagonists to innovate on its core core structure. A large number of development jobs involved creating an open world, and several team members did field research in California to capture photos for the design team. The game’s soundtrack includes original scores compiled by a team of producers who have worked together for several years. It was released in September 2013 for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, in November 2014 for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and in April 2015 for Microsoft Windows.
Widely marketed and anticipated, the game broke the industry sales record and became the best-selling entertainment product in history, earning $ 800 million in its first day and $ 1 billion in its first three days. It garnered incredible accolades, with accolades aimed at various character designs, open worlds, presentations, and games. However, this has sparked controversy over the issue of violence and women. Considered one of the most important titles in the seventh and eighth generation video games, and among the best video games ever made, it won year-end awards, including Game of the Year awards from various editions of the game. It is the second best-selling video game of all time with over 120 million copies sent and one of the most successful entertainment products of all time, with revenues of around $ 6 billion worldwide.