Grand Theft Auto V (GTA V) is an open-world action-adventure video game developed by Rockstar North and published by Rockstar Games. It was released for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on September 17, 2013, later it was also released for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in November 2014, and for Microsoft Windows in April 2015.
The game is set in the fictional state of San Andreas, based on Southern California, and follows the story of three protagonists: Michael De Santa, Franklin Clinton, and Trevor Philips, who become embroiled in a series of criminal activities while trying to survive in the city. The game features a large open world that players can explore on foot or by car, and an extensive single-player story mode as well as an online multiplayer mode.
GTA V has been one of the most successful and critically acclaimed games in the history of gaming. It sold over 130 million copies worldwide, making it one of the best-selling video games of all time and also it received positive reviews for its open-world design, story, and characters, as well as its improved gameplay mechanics, especially the inclusion of the three playable characters.