New Grand Theft Auto V trailer

Rockstar Games releases second trailer for much-hyped open-world action title.


The second trailer for Grand Theft Auto V has been released. Rockstar Games debuted the new commercial today, one year and twelves days after the game's first trailer was released on November 2, 2011.

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Check out the trailer below and look for GameSpot's breakdown of the second spot live beginning at 8:30 a.m. Pacific | 11:30 a.m Eastern | 4:30 pm London | 3:30am Australia through a special Twitch landing page.

Rockstar Games has confirmed that GTAV will ship for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 during spring 2013. The game is set in the fictional Southern California city of Los Santos and is the most ambitious undertaking ever at Rockstar Games. By one analyst's thinking, it could sell as many as 25 million copies.

For more on GTAV, check out GameSpot's previous coverage.

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@Venatorcruiser well sadly for me I have to work, so depends on what day it launches! IF at all possible I will be at the midnight launch cause everyone knows that there will be one for this game, if will be a sad day....

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@Venatorcruiser @FragTycoon I just think you get more personal with the story in gaming, therefore it seems so. What games are you playing? Really i find just a few games a year tops with great story, and every year i see at least 10 movies with a good plot and storyline.

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This is a DAY 1 MUST HAVE!!! I can not wait for this.....they know how to make a game, I am going to go out on a limb and say this is going to outsell Halo and CoD and if it don't I will be surprised....I done pre-ordered about you????

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Question for all the GTA4 fans. If it was really THAT good, how can this be better?

Here's how: putting back all the things that made vice city and san andreas so good, and leave out the boring friends, dumb hobbies other nonsense that made GTA4 so boring. More jet packs, tanks and jets and NEW IDEAS please!!

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@LENGTHIAN The previous generation of GTA games (GTA3, GTA:VC and GTA:SA) were presented more "cartoonish" if you think about it, where i think jetpacks, crazy modifications to cars/clothes/haircuts fit in. GTA4 had a more serious approach, with a touch closer to reality, and i just don't think it's a good idea to fill it with too much crazy nonsense.

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@iskulaatikko It's the crazy nonsence and outlandish activites that make ALL games fun. This is why "office worker 2: neverending boredom" hasnt been made.

if they wanna make game more real make buildings you can enter, structures you can destroy and body parts that come flying off when you crash cars into them. not boring idiot mates that call you to take them to do boring activities!!

games are meant to be fun. and when the newest installment of a game is less fun than the last, it shouldnt get 10/10.

you mark my words: there will be NO info at all about features / content in the game. as there wont be any. theyll milk this cash cow by making anythign worth having DLC

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@iskulaatikko @LENGTHIAN fun > reality

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ok this is going to be epic. I was not a huge fan of 4 but I think this will really be a slick ride. looks like it has a bit more of a comedic undertone that 4 didn't have. good. glad to know that 5 has gone back to that. now the only question that remains (not really, but it is the only one I care about right now) is, how will lazlow appear in this game and please oh please make it better than he was in 4...

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@xevilmickx2 Well, Laz has neglected his New Year's resolution so that could only be because he's been hard at work on this game. I'm certainly expecting more from him this time.

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u actually feel like ur in a real living worls with there games thats what i love about them and chasing people in cars

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Can't wait! Its gona be rockstar! This game is taking the cake for next year

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Nice. Can't wait.

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this is freakin awesome!!! i can't stop imagine what kind of easter egg R* put in GTAV!!!

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Okay Rockstar, LET'S BOUNCE!!!

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@KD35RW0JH13 Hide your picture .

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epic trailer epic game i cant wait for GTA V

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I've completed IV twice to 100%, freeroamed up to hundreds of hours in SP and MP. I expect to drop twice as much time on V. Hope Far Cry 3 can hold me over until then.

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@SkyChat I know the feeling, only I chose Skyrim :P

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i hope R* puts out a special pre-order set of GTA5 barbie dolls

cause i would buy them

and proudly display them in my house

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Anyone else think Rockstar is writing better stories than Hollywood?

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Looks AWESOME! Never been so excited for the actual story-line. I thought 3 protagonists would've made the story a bit watered down, but it seems like the characters and writing are turning out to be great! Can't wait!

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If Rockstar is trying to hype up their fanbase, they're doing it right.

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And to think, when the time comes, only sixty little bills will separate you from this...

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im getting this 12.01am when it comes out

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very impressive, actually this game is in the PS2 universe and that's good. It needs

cheat codes for more fun. The world looks huge and I love it.

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man this game and state of decay is all i want next year, those 2 games will keep me busy for years to come.

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looks like shit

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@SpdGs2 maybe you were lookin in the mirror

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Does anyone know the song to the trailer?

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@mmor520 Steve Wonder - Skeletons

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i can't fookin' wait!

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I still think that guy is Tommy in a cover ID, sure looks and sounds like him, but R* wouldn't bring him back I think.

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@Kane04 thats what i think too.. it really kinda looks like him

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I'm actually excited for this game. I don't think any game from 2012 got me as excited as I am regarding GTA V

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Looks like Franklyn's Dog is one of his "special abilities."


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If that was just a demo to what is in store for us, we are in for something truly amazing. Can't wait to see more

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Awesome! The soundtrack and storytelling in GTA games are brilliant. Can't wait.

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Rockstar are the kings of marketing. smoke and mirrors diverting from the fact there's little evidence of anythign new apart from better graphics. GTA4 was a cosmic let down to those with a brain. I expect more of the same in 5: pay for more content as DLC, and have nothing to do in a large pretty world.

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@LENGTHIAN True. Even the money I spent on FFXIII felt less like a waste than GTAIV.

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@LENGTHIAN yup just like red dead was a huge letdown and max payne 3 was all smoke and mirrors.

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@Evilbunz smoke and mirrors refers to the marketing. little real evidence of content is given. content is implied. im old and cynical and remember when games were sold on reviews from people who played them at length before they go on sale. all the marketing budget is spent getting people to PREORDER! hence: weaker titles.

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@LENGTHIAN I also remember when people didn't judge a game based on a trailer and waited for it to actually come out before they passed their judgements.

gta4 letdown..... agreed. but i loved max payne 3 and red dead from the very same developer and i will wait before i comment on gta5 being all graphics and very little content.

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@Evilbunz @LENGTHIAN

Cant tell if sarcastic or just dumb...Anyways 4 was a let down for me too, I mean who the hell wants to go bowling, play darts, and date in a GTA game. I can do all that in real life.

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@Fastnova00007 @Leeric420 @Evilbunz @LENGTHIAN

Red Dead wasn't just a video game; it was a muh fookin EXPERIENCE. And although I loved all GTAs, I didn't even finish 4. It was beautiful but........ I can't quite place it. It was just off. I didn't wanna keep playing. I have BIG hopes for this though. Looks like it's gonna make up for it.

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@Leeric420 @Evilbunz @LENGTHIAN GTA 4 was a massive let down. Red Dead Redemption however is one of the best games I've ever played.

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wait was that the see no evil hear no evil speak no evil at the end there? fucking hell this looks great!! Subtly is key!


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I watched this trailer over 50 times now, CANNOT WAIT!!!!!!!!!!! for this game

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This game is going to bring fans of great games and movies together. Looks absolutely incredible...