Grand Theft Auto 5: Views & Reviews
On April 14, Rockstar announced their official launch of most awaited game GTA V on PC. GTA V is said to be part of the most popular game series that has ever been developed. There are many amazing features that make this game altogether exciting and so engaging. There are many questions that could be in your mind like who do you play as or what are the missions like, and if the online mode works. There are several pros for this game like:
- Enhanced graphics making Los Santos more natural and immersive
- Vast area of land, air, and sea to see, do and explore
- Combo of third person and first person view
- Excellent video capture and editing features
But this game too has some cons as well like you need to have a massive and up-to-date rig to make it run smooth and the content is bit exclusive too.
Main Story and Characters
The game starts with a prologue that features a failed bank robbery in North Yankton, and then you will see the life after 9 years when all the major characters have their own goals and objective but their fate and series of bad decisions interpose their paths. There are three main characters involved in this epic game. The first one that you will be controlling is Franklin Clinton who is an ex street hustler. Second one is Michael De Santa who is a retired professional criminal suffering midlife crisis. Then we have Trevor Philips who is a psychopath living out in rural Sandy Shores.
During gameplay, you can switch between players using Character Wheel. Each character has a different ability that can be used in various situations that arise in different situations. Franklin has the ability to slow down time to perform high end maneuvers, Michael can activate similar bullet time to carry out headshots and take out several targets in one go, whereas Trevor has the ability to tighten himself up to carry as much damage as he can while increasing his attacking rage and power.
GTA V is set inside the glorious San Andreas divided into different regions. You begin in Los Santos which is a dense and populated city in South. It is full of skyscrapers and celebrity culture obsessed billboards all over the city. The city houses several gangs and has a notable amount of homeless people. If you move towards North in Los Santos you will reach rural area called Blaine County which is comprised of mainly deserts, forests and mountain ranges. Among the scattered villages and farms you will find the towns of Paleto Bay, Grapeseed, and Sandy Shores. There are many sight-seeing and plenty of areas to visit like: Del Perro Pier, Vinewood Boulevard, Vinewood Sign, and Mount Chiliad.
Once you begin the GTA V Online Mode you will start with the police lineup screen where you can customize your character to make it distinguish from others in the online game. If you have played GTA Online before you can import your character as well. When you are done customizing you will be presented with a tutorial lesson to begin your online game. After it is completed your online game will be started. Each game consist 30 players from around the globe to one game. You can form gangs with your friends to carry out jobs and tasks together. Use Rockstar’s Social Club to meet and make new friends in game.
Recommended System Requirements
Considering the high graphics and features of this game you need to have a really heavy rig to run it smoothly without any lag. We are providing you system requirements that are recommended by Rockstar and GTA V community that you must have on your PC before you plan on spending your money on buying it.
- OS: Windows 8.1 64 Bit, Windows 8 64 Bit, Windows 7 64 Bit Service Pack 1
- Processor: Intel Core i5 3470 @ 3.2 GHZ (4 CPUs) / AMD X8 FX-8350 @ 4 GHZ (8 CPUs)
- Memory: 8 GB
- Video Card: NVIDIA GTX 660 2 GB / AMD HD7870 2 GB
- Sound Card: 100% DirectX 10 Compatible
- HDD Space: 65 GB