Decade Long Journey of Grand Theft Auto V
Yes, you read it correctly - yesterday was the 10th anniversary of GTA 5’s initial release on PS3 and Xbox 360. What seemed hard to believe has indeed come to pass.
This game has carved out a significant place for itself in recent gaming history, boasting over 160m sales in its lifetime. GTA 5 has been critically acclaimed and drawn plenty of controversy from its developer, Rockstar Games, and its parent company, Take-Two Interactive. GTA Online, the game's popular multiplayer mode, continues to thrive thanks to Rockstar's ongoing content updates and modifications.
As we anticipate the release of GTA 6, possibly as early as next year according to Take-Two Interactive, it seems an apt time to reflect on GTA 5. Considering its accomplishments, missteps and the speculation around it provides a comprehensive view of what make this game a watershed in gaming history.