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  • Summary: Grand Theft Auto Online is a dynamic and persistent online world for SIXTEEN players that begins by sharing gameplay features, geography and mechanics with Grand Theft Auto V, but continues to expand and evolve with new content created by Rockstar Games and the Grand Theft Auto community.Grand Theft Auto Online is a dynamic and persistent online world for SIXTEEN players that begins by sharing gameplay features, geography and mechanics with Grand Theft Auto V, but continues to expand and evolve with new content created by Rockstar Games and the Grand Theft Auto community. Grand Theft Auto Online takes the fundamental Grand Theft Auto concepts of freedom, ambient activity and mission-based gameplay and makes them available to multiple players in a detailed and responsive online world. In GTA Online, players have the freedom to explore alone or with friends, work cooperatively to complete missions, come together to participate in activities and ambient events, or compete in traditional game modes with the larger community, all with the personality and refined mechanics of Grand Theft Auto V. Players can invest in their character through customizing their appearance, improving their stats, owning customized vehicles, purchasing personal property, and taking part in missions, jobs and activities to earn reputation and cash to open up new opportunities to rise through the criminal ranks. The world of Grand Theft Auto Online will constantly grow and change as new content is added, creating the first ever persistent and dynamic Grand Theft Auto game world. Access to Grand Theft Auto Online is free with every retail copy of Grand Theft Auto V. [Rockstar Games] Expand

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Grand Theft Auto V: First Person Experience
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 9
  2. Negative: 0 out of 9
  1. Oct 26, 2013
    96
    The great number of diverse things to do in the game is its strongest asset.
  2. Oct 25, 2013
    90
    The true beauty of GTA Online is its endlessness. There are bigger worlds, but none as dense and rich with possibility and hilarity. This is a game that will give and give, and that makes its technical hardships mere distant blips on its radar.
  3. Games Master UK
    Nov 27, 2013
    90
    Diverse, chaotic, and loads of fun, especially with a group of friends. [Christmas 2013, p.84]
  4. Oct 23, 2013
    80
    Once the intermittent connection kinks have been ironed out, and with Rockstar promising regular additional content, this one could run and run. If you've finished the main game you might think you're done with Los Santos, but Los Santos isn't done with you.
  5. Oct 14, 2013
    75
    GTA Online has great, but not fully realized, potential. The developers need to sort out problems with servers and some irritating gameplay issues, and after that we need to be given an expansion with bank robberies. Fortunately the entire online mode for GTA V is going to be updated on a regular basis (from new missions to new clothes and haircuts). And for now - get some friends together and go do lots of seemingly absurd things. The fun is tremendous.
  6. Oct 12, 2013
    70
    The unpredictable human element is both an asset and a liability, and the technical problems that have plagued it are far too significant to be ignored. But when it clicks, as it often does, there's nothing quite like GTA Online.
  7. Oct 17, 2013
    60
    That said, with heists, race editors and much more still to come, GTA Online has enormous potential, and we wouldn't bet against Rockstar from tapping into every last drop.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 13 out of 42
  2. Negative: 17 out of 42
  1. Dec 27, 2013
    10
    Amazing in Nearly Every Way
    This is almost a good as the singleplayer as of pure quality. Overall it is much better than the campain. Online
    Amazing in Nearly Every Way
    This is almost a good as the singleplayer as of pure quality. Overall it is much better than the campain. Online has a leveling up system that makes you work hard for weapons, a little to hard at first though. I shoulden't have to give 3 hours of gameplay just to get to level 6 to unlock a crappy submachine gun, Despite the slow level ups you can buy apartments and customize your charters appearance. Speaking of the look of your charters the cahrater creater is awfal. You costomize your guy by picking parents and then your grandparents. i think a tradidional carather creater would have been much more effective and simple. Despite of that the cloths you can put a fairly massive of clothes to begin with. Also there is even more clothes coming via free dlc. Yes free dlc. One of the high points of the game is the fact that you can do it all with up to 16 other people. The amount of fun things you can do is absolutely ridiculous.The 16 player count is kinda low for a world of gta’s size. The world you play in is set in San Andreas which is based of of southern california. There are 2 halves the map. The first is Los Santos which is based off of los angeles The second is Blaine county, which consists of wilderness, small towns, and a military base. The map is absolutely massive and blows any other game map out of the water. However over a quarter of it is consisted of untrekable mountains. The map has tons of detail, but you can’t go inside any buildings. The map is indestructible sadly. San Andreas/ Los Santos is a great setpeace for the pure fun of this game.it pushes the 8 year old consoles farther than thought previosly possible Fun is proberly the best word to descirbe this game.

    Despite a few drawbacks this game is absolutely amazing.
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    9.7/10
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  2. Oct 2, 2013
    9
    Absolutely fantastic. A vast improvement over GTA IV multiplayer the additions of missions and robberies keep the experience fresh and theAbsolutely fantastic. A vast improvement over GTA IV multiplayer the additions of missions and robberies keep the experience fresh and the sheer number of purchasable items, ranging from beer and cigarettes to sports cars and apartments always gives the player a reason to chase the big money. The ability to do masks, hats and glasses on the go is also a welcome addition which should also be included in the single player experience.
    Whilst I am aware of all the issues with servers at the moment this was to be expected, with *R selling double the amount anticipated. People criticising need to understand the technical difficulty with trying to provide an online service for a possible 20 million people all at the same time.
    On another note there has also been concern over the effect micro transactions have in the game. They however whilst the money packs can be used to purchase cars, apartments and clothes etc they can't be used to give a clear advantage in combat as weapons and armour along with car modifications are locked depending on player rank.
    In summary I would highly recommend this game for any fan of online sandbox games or long time fans of the series.
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  3. Oct 5, 2013
    8
    you guys shouldn't be giving bad reviews to the game yet, of course there are a lot of problems with servers and all but the game isyou guys shouldn't be giving bad reviews to the game yet, of course there are a lot of problems with servers and all but the game is absolutely fantastic when runing smoothly, i hardly had so much fun in a online sandbox game, it's just great fun. Expand
  4. Nov 10, 2013
    5
    A lot of bugs and a bad plot with monotone missions. Nice to play with friends, but left much to be desired. In my opinion the big problem inA lot of bugs and a bad plot with monotone missions. Nice to play with friends, but left much to be desired. In my opinion the big problem in the hole GTA V game was the "online mode". Expand
  5. Jul 7, 2014
    4
    Very disapointed by the improvements of online. It's almost a year old now, and alot of things are still missing. Heist, and alot of bugs andVery disapointed by the improvements of online. It's almost a year old now, and alot of things are still missing. Heist, and alot of bugs and connection problems has to be fixed. The basic of the game is very good, But the technical part is **** Expand
  6. Dec 24, 2013
    3
    I could go on forever about how this was not all it was cracked up to be.

    But in short, it was a terrible disappointment and I'm OK with
    I could go on forever about how this was not all it was cracked up to be.

    But in short, it was a terrible disappointment and I'm OK with giving it a miss.
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  7. May 23, 2016
    0
    awefullawefull sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo awefull Expand

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