Developer Rockstar Games continues to tease the public with screenshots of Grand Theft Auto V, which is set to debut on September 17.
Rockstar today released 10 new screenshots from the highly anticipated fifth edition. We've added them to our gallery of all the screenshots released so far. Grand Theft Auto V takes place in Los Santos, a fictionalized version of modern-day Los Angeles, and includes a chunk of the Southern California area. Plus, the screenshots reveal a few details about the main characters. Previous GTA titles sold like hotcakes, owing to the massive open-world zones. If these screenshots (and the previously released trailer) indicate anything, it seems this fifth installment in the series could blow away previous versions of GTA in dimension and gameplay.
In this photo, a bolt of lightning illuminates the city while large waves crash upon a beach and pier.
Trevor (seen here), another playable character in Grand Theft Auto V, flees from police in a motorcycle. According to Rockstar Games, "Trevor's a career criminal and extremely volatile individual, prone to destructive outbursts and violent rampages. He's easily the most psychopathic criminal to ever share the lead in a Grand Theft Auto game, but he's not without some charm. Trevor is also ex-military and an experienced pilot."
Michael (seen here), a playable character in Grand Theft Auto V, differs from the average hoodlum running around the city. According to Rockstar Games, "Michael is a veteran bank robber, an expert, with the kind of knowledge that only comes from years as a successful career criminal. He's now retired, living comfortably in an unofficial sort of witness protection program."
Franklin, the third playable character in Grand Theft Auto V, cruises down the street with his dog. According to Rockstar Games, "Franklin works as a repo man for an Armenian luxury car dealership that runs scams on ambitious young hot shots with new money, selling them expensive cars they can't afford. When they can't make their payments but want to keep their cars, it's Franklin's job to get them back. Franklin lives in South Los Santos."
In this shot, we observe that fateful moment when everything goes wrong. Breaking the law in this video game results in the police chasing you incessantly, which sometimes produces more entertainment than the actual story line of the game.
Grand Theft Auto V could offer several aircraft options, but developer Rockstar hasn't announced anything official yet. We admire the stunning detail of the water seen in this screenshot, while the high amount of anti-aliasing produces a very realistic image.
In this capture, an unknown character in Grand Theft Auto V hangs on to the side of a vehicle transport truck. Perhaps he's getting ready to steal one of the cars within, or just wanted to hitch a ride.
When the fuzz has a helicopter trained on you, only a few options exist: run for your life or fight back. In this image from Grand Theft Auto V, we see an unknown character pointing an automatic weapon with a laser attachment at a pursuing helicopter. If you choose this route in the game, make sure your shots count.
One of the latest screenshots added to the Grand Theft Auto V collection reveals several individuals riding dirt bikes near some serious rock formations. Many past GTA games include usable motorcycles, which we consider one of the most enjoyable ground vehicles in the game (and an effective cop deterrent).
This idyllic scene in GTA V, most likely set in the Hollywood Hills, reveals a couple playing tennis by a mansion. Perhaps a tennis mini-game awaits? Future players, try not to careen a vehicle down into this area while driving, as that might cause a serious disruption to the match. Or, if you prefer, get your disrupt on. Just try not to make things too messy.
While the overall aesthetics of this residence may impress most people, eagle eyes might notice lackluster shrubbery. Crave speculates this shot is derived from a console version of GTA V and doesn’t reflect the graphic possibilities available with the probable PC version.
In this screen capture, we see a unique situation in GTA V, where the player parachutes near a river surrounded by mountains. The quality of the parachute seemingly hints at a planned jump, so this scenario could occur during a mission or after ejecting out of a hijacked plane.
This stylish blue car actually exists in various forms across five iterations of the Grand Theft Auto video game series. Previous "Cheetahs" resembled Ferrari sports cars, but the GTA Wiki suggests the latest model looks like a Koenigsegg Agera/CCX.
Known as Los Santos in the Grand Theft Auto world, this Los Angeles-inspired backdrop in GTA V looks quite realistic with its dramatic sunset amid the polluted haze. Scoundrels should familiarize themselves with the police helicopters, as they appear quickly if you end up on the wrong side of the law.