Grand Theft Auto V - the next installment of the cult series of gangster action games from Rockstar North studio - takes us to a world based on California. In the universe of Grand Theft Auto, the state is called San Andreas and consists, among other things, of the city of Los Santos, which is the main place of the action of the fifth part of the series. By developing the world Rockstar Games once again decided to parody the reality we know, ridiculing ideologies, products, phenomena and human behavior. At the same time, the developers of GTA V have tried to expand their game in every aspects in relation to the previous instalments of the series.
It is worth mentioning that the Grand Theft Auto V for PC is, in a way, the complete and most extensive edition of the game. This edition offers not only the FPP mode known from PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, but also an even better quality of graphics (provided you have the right amount of hardware), mods and more.
Grand Theft Auto V action takes place in the great open city of Los Santos, where three unusual characters lead dangerous lives. Being in the witness protection program former robber Michael leads a peaceful life until the day he sets his wife up on treason with a tennis instructor. He angrily destroys a lover's villa, but it turns out it was owned by one of the drug barons. Michael has no choice but to go back to his old job by robbing a jewelry store. The burglary, however, draws the attention of his former partner, Trevor Philips, who finds him and encourages him to cooperate again. Both criminals are joined by a boy from the ghetto, Franklin, who wants to make a large fortune quickly.
When playing Grand Theft Auto V we control all three characters - we can switch between them at any time (except for role-playing missions, imposing specific roles), thus changing the place of action. The game is to do various jobs, among which robbery is the most important. Before making a given jump we have to pass a few smaller tasks, e.g. to get the necessary equipment. Then we hire helpers, choose one of the two methods and go into action. Apart from feature missions, the developers also took care of a lot of smaller jobs. However, they do not come to the background, as they often provide us with new information about the main characters.
All this is happening in Los Santos. It is a huge metropolis, created on the basis of over 250 thousand photos of Los Angeles and the surrounding area. The developers, however, did not limit themselves to urbanised areas where there is no shortage of skyscrapers and modern settlements. During the game we also visit suburban locations, go to the pier or dive in the ocean. We get to the various places using different vehicles. Most often we use cars, divided into different categories - passenger, racing, off-road etc. Apart from that, nothing stands in the way of flying in a helicopter, riding a bike or sitting at the helm of a bathyscaph.
While doing all the missions, of course, we earn money, which we spend on shopping in local clothing and weapons stores. If we are rich enough, we can invest in one of the available properties, or make a gift of an expensive sports car. In addition, the game is varied by a number of mini-games, such as tennis, golf and bowling. Developers also allow for yoga training, hacking computers and more.
Grand Theft Auto V was divided into two separate modules - single and multiplayer. In the first case, we take part in the feature campaign, we travel around the city in search of finds and secrets, perform side missions, etc. The multiplayer mode, called Grand Theft Auto Online, is devoid of top-down history and allows for an unfettered, sandbox-like gameplay in which we can become a mafia boss, take part in races, robberies, a mode reminiscent of a motorcycle competition from the TRON movie and more. You will find more about this in our encyclopedia.
PC / Windows
- Minimum: Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 2.4 GHz / AMD Phenom X4 9850 2.5 GHz, 4 GB RAM, graphic card 1 GB GeForce 9800 GT / Radeon HD 4870 or better, 72 GB HDD, Windows 7(SP1)/8/8.1 64-bit
- Recommended: Intel Core i5-3470 3.2 GHz / AMD FX-8350 4.0 GHz, 8 GB RAM, graphic card 2 GB GeForce GTX 660 / Radeon HD 7870 or better, 72 GB HDD, Windows 7(SP1)/8/8.1 64-bit