Everything You Need To Know About GTA V Before Its PS4 and Xbox One Launch

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Grand Theft Auto V launches on November 18 for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in shiny high definition, with both versions to run at 1080p and 30fps. Rockstar has confirmed that the new versions will sport increased draw distances, more wildlife, upgraded weather, and damage effects. For a glimpse at what the upgraded version of Los Santos looks like, check out the PS4 and Xbox One launch trailer below.

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Rockstar has doubled the amount of props that can be used in created matches, with over 120 new props to be added to the Creator tools for players who want to create their own content. New features will also be added to the game's multiplayer mode, GTA Online.

GTA Online matches will feature an increased player count to 30 users with an additional two spectators. Rockstar also stated that GTA Online on the new platforms will feature a "completely overhauled" character creator that will offer a "greater range of customization."

The PS4 and Xbox One versions will introduce an exclusive new first-person mode.

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Returning players who upgrade from the PS3 or Xbox 360 versions will receive a range of in-game benefits. Those who pre-order the game will receive $1 million worth of in-game currency, split evenly between single-player and GTA Online.

New vehicles, guns, missions, and lots more coming to players who already own the game and are upgrading to a new version.

Those who pick up the game on PS4 will be able to access a unique functionality that makes use of the DualShock 4's features, listed below.

  • Access GTA Online's interaction menu by holding the DualShock 4's touch-pad
  • Phone calls and police radio sounds will emit from the DualShock 4's speaker
  • Swipe the touch-pad up or down to change weapons
  • Swipe the touch-pad left or right to change the radio station
  • The DualShock 4 light bar will flash red and blue when you have a Wanted level

For players upgrading to the PS4 from the PS3, this video highlights the difference between the two versions.

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Xbox One fans who have preordered the game can start preloading now so that the game is ready to launch when the clock strikes midnight on November 18. The game's file size on Xbox One is 42.44GB.

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Unfortunately, fans who want to play the game on PC will have to wait until January 27 next year.

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Finally, Rockstar has confirmed that a Day-One update that will introduce some "last tweaks and optimization fixes." This update will be implemented automatically.

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