Rockstar Games revealed new details of the open world action adventure game Grand Theft Auto V. The game will features three protagonists: Michael, Trevor and Franklin, their stories will interconnect with each other as they complete missions. Michael is a retired bank robber in the 40s, he is now in a witness protection program. Trevor is Michael's friend who is also in his 40s, a career criminal and prone to violence. Franklin is a repo man in his 20s, a young and capable one of the gangs. Each protagonist will have unique skillset, for example Michael can rappel down from a build; Franklin can use sniper rifle, and Trevor can operate helicopter.
During the story missions, player can switch between the 3 protagonists as they work together to accomplish an objective. When you control a character, the other two protagonists will by controlled by AI.
Outside of missions, player is free to explore the city of Los Santos, which based on Los Angeles, and it is said to be bigger than Red Dead Redemption, GTAIV and San Andreas combined. There is an underwater area which you can explore.
The cars in GTAV will have better grip and more physics to make them feel like racing game; shooting and melee combats are also improved. Heists will be one of the key elements in the game, but players can do whatever in their own will, like catching muggers or rob cash vans.