GRAND THEFT AUTO V

There are More Copies of Grand Theft Auto V Sold than the Current Population of Russia

It’s a little hard to visualize how many copies Grand Theft Auto V has sold. It is one of the most profitable pieces of media of all time — like what does that even mean? How do we talk about something that has made more money relative to its expenses than…

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NEWS

Is GTA+ Worth It? – GTA Plus Online Subscription Benefits for April 2022

The train that is Grand Theft Auto V and GTA Online simply does not stop rolling. While we know Rockstar Games is officially hard at work developing Grand Theft Auto VI, that doesn’t mean the features coming to the former title, now released nearly a decade ago, are stopping any…

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Grand Theft Auto V Coming to Xbox Series X/S and PS5 in November

Rockstar has announced Grand Theft Auto V will come to Xbox Series X/S and PlayStation 5 on November 11, adding to the game’s long list of platforms to sell an unfathomable number of copies on again. Weirdly enough, the release date announcement was slightly buried in a larger announcement regarding Grand Theft…

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GTA Online Crossplay Guide – Does GTA 5 Have Crossplay?

Grand Theft Auto V is one of the most popular online and offline games of this generation. Despite releasing seven years ago, Rockstar’s fifth entry in this iconic series has garnered a long-lasting and dedicated fanbase. While the offline portion hasn’t received any expansions, GTA Online boasts numerous DLC that…

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Fanbyte Morning News May 14, 2020

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NEWS

GTAV is Free on Epic Games Store For the Three People Who Never Bought It

If somehow you’re not among the 120 million people who have purchased Grand Theft Auto V at some point over the past seven years, Rockstar Games’ open-world action game is free now on the Epic Games Store until May 21. At the moment I’m writing this, the store’s service is down…

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9 of the Most Realistic Virtual Tourism Games to Escape the House With

With the COVID-19 pandemic, traveling (whether within your country or abroad) has sadly become both difficult and dangerous. Many of us sequestered in our apartments and houses have already turned to video games to pass the time. But our favorite hobby has another distinct advantage for our current reality: the ability to become…

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LISTS

The Fragile Art of Bullet Painting in Grand Theft Auto V

For most players, the walls of Los Santos are unremarkable. A dull patchwork of greys and whites, they blur into the background without any need for recognition. But for a small group of digital artists, these same walls are blank canvases waiting to be painted. Their art implement of choice:…

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GTA Online Money Making Guide – The 5 Best Ways to Fill Your Bank Account

In GTA Online, it’s tough to do anything without cash. Buying cars, establishing a criminal enterprise, purchasing a business or property; it all costs money. And it can be hard to get your hands on the dough without spending far too much time performing menial tasks for very little returns. There…

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Fanwidth (A Fanbyte Podcast) Episode 46: Rated M for Meaty

Danielle, Niki, and Steven try to fill the void left by an empty fourth chair this week with lots of winter talk! There’s still not much new in games out, so the gang chooses to go over what we play during the winter months instead. There’s also a good deal…

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PODCASTS

GTA Online Casino Heist Setup Guide – Approach Options & Setup Steps

Last month, Rockstar released the Diamond Casino Heist for Grand Theft Auto Online. It’s been hailed as the the game’s biggest and most elaborate heist to date. In addition to choosing an approach to the mission, there are several steps that you must take before you’re able to embark, including buying an…

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What It’s Like to Be Impossibly, Disgustingly Rich in GTA Online

Woke up after 1 p.m. again, on a couch behind my nightclub office this time. Unsure if it is Tuesday or Thursday; just logged in out of instinct. The smoky revenge of the high-shelf scotch I killed last night left the taste of burnt barrel in my mouth. I meant…

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Late Lunch July 29, 2019: Ignatz’s School For Frequently Stabbed Boys

Niki and John have a heated discussion about Grand Theft Auto V while, for better or worse, dunking on Andrew the entire time. Also Fire Emblem: Three Houses rules. Late Lunch is Fanbyte’s live video podcast that airs every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 1pm PST on twitch.tv/fanbyte. We’ll put the VODs up on…

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Parallels: Why Grand Theft Auto V’s Los Santos is Not Los Angeles

In the second episode of Parallels, our video team decided to take a deep dive into the environmental design choices of Grand Theft Auto V. Los Santos is basically Los Angeles, right? Episode producer Ben Wright posits that it’s not at all Los Angeles as Angelenos know it. Whatever you think about…

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These researchers are using Grand Theft Auto V to teach self-driving cars

Researchers at Intel Labs and the Technische Universität Darmstadt have figured out a method to rapidly speed up a critical step in how self-driving cars 'see.'

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Lindsay Lohan loses suit against the makers of Grand Theft Auto V

'This videogame's unique story, characters, dialogue, and environment, combined with the player's ability to choose how to proceed in the game, render it a work of fiction and satire.'

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The clearest possible timeline on what’s up with this new Rockstar lawsuit

No, it's not the Lindsay Lohan suit, it's a new one: the former studio head of Rockstar North is suing his former employers, alleging he was forced out of the company and a lucrative contract. Rockstar disagrees.

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So there’s this deer that’s just running around in Grand Theft Auto V right now

The deer is hacked, answers to no one, and is possibly on a revenge quest for the hunter who shot their mother.

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Lindsay Lohan’s lawsuit over Grand Theft Auto V to proceed

The New York Supreme Court has ruled in favor of the actress, who says Rockstar's sandbox crime game infringed on her work and likeness.

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