Grand Theft Auto V is a 2013 action game developed by Rockstar North and published by Rockstar Games. This is the first major entry in the Grand Theft Auto series since the sale of Grand Theft Auto IV in 2008. In the fictional state of San Andreas, Southern California, a single-player story follows three criminals and kidnappings. under pressure from a government agency and powerful criminals. The open world design allows players to move around freely in the open countryside of San Andreas and the fictional city of Los Santos based in Los Angeles.
The game is played from the perspective of a third or first person and the world is controlled on foot or by vehicle. Players control a single player’s three main characters and swap them both during and outside missions. The story revolves around complex sequences, and many missions involve shooting and game control. The will system regulates the aggressive behavior of enforcement actions against perpetrators. The game’s online game Grand Theft Auto Online allows up to 30 players to play a variety of co-op and competitive game modes.
Development of the game began shortly after the release of Grand Theft Auto IV and was shared by many Rockstar studios around the world. The development team was influenced by many of their previous projects, such as Red Dead Redemption and Max Payne 3, and the game was designed around three main characters to innovate in the nuclear structure of their predecessors. Much of the development work shaped the creation of the open world, and several members of the field research team conducted a design team in California to capture photographs. The game’s soundtrack contains an original score compiled by a team of producers who have worked together for several years. It was released 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.
The game was widely marketed and widely expected, breaking industry records and becoming the fastest-selling entertainment product in history, with $ 800 million on the first day and $ 1 billion in the first three days. It received widespread critical acclaim and praise for the protagonist’s design, open world, presentation and games. However, this caused controversy over violence and the portrayal of women. It is considered one of the most important titles in seventh and eighth generation console games and one of the best video games ever made. At the end of the year, it received recognition, including multi-game edition Game of the Year awards. It is the second best-selling video game of all time, with more than 120 million copies shipped and one of the most financially successful entertainment products of all time, with a total turnover of about $ 6 billion.