Grand Theft Auto V (also known as Grand Theft Auto Five, GTA 5 or GTA V) is a video game developed by Rockstar North. It is the fifteenth installment in the Grand Theft Auto series and the successor of Grand Theft Auto IV. The original edition was released on September 17th, 2013 for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. The Xbox One and PlayStation 4 versions were released on November 18th, 2014, and was later released on April 14th, 2015 for the PC.

The original edition was announced on October 25th, 2011, the game's first trailer[2] was released on November 2nd, 2011, at 4:00 PM GMT. The game was initially slated for a Spring 2013 release, but was pushed to September 17th the same year. Then, on July 15th, 2013, Rockstar announced the Japanese release date for the game: October 10th, 2013, almost a month after it was released in the West.[3]The enhanced edition was announced on June 9th, 2014, with pre-orders made available on June 10.

Grand Theft Auto V is set circa 2013 in the city of Los Santos and its surrounding areas and tells the stories of three protagonists: Michael De Santa, Franklin Clinton, and Trevor Philips. It takes place about five years after the events of Grand Theft Auto IV, and four years after the events of Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars.

As one of the most awaited video game titles to be released in 2013, the game was widely anticipated prior to its release. Grand Theft Auto V was released to universal acclaim, holding scores of 96 and above on MetaCritic and GameRankings, as well as receiving perfect scores from over 30 reviewers. The game sold 11.21 million copies and grossed $800 million on its first day, setting many records, and eventually making $1 billion within 3 days of the game's release.GTA V's top modding tool OpenIV was updated to version 2.6.3 earlier today, and it comes with some great new features to support all types of GTA V mods:

ASI Manager tool for easily installing or uninstalling the the ASI loader and other OpenIV plugins.
OpenIV.ASI is updated to version 1.1 and now comes with the ability to keep the original GTA V game files and instead put modified files into a "mods" folder that can be disabled at any time.
Texture editor that now supports GTA V's .ytd format. View a tutorial on how to use Open IV's new GTA V texture editor on YouTube.
Fragment models viewer which allows you to view the game's vehicle models within OpenIV.
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