Grand Theft Auto 5 Gameplay Video Dissected: Features That You May Have Missed

Some new details from the gameplay trailer.

Rockstar have released the first gameplay video of GTA 5 and it looks unbelievably gorgeous. The video clicking at almost 5 minutes shows some of the gameplay mechanics and features that players can expect. You can check it out above.

So what’s new in GTA 5?

First of all players can now carry multiple weapons of the same type.

gta 5 guns

Although not confirmed, the wind may affect the projectile of your bullets while hunting.

gta 5 hunting

Character switching is extremely smooth in Grand Theft Auto 5. Take a look at the GIF below.

As you must be already aware, you can flip characters on the fly in the game via a mini map. But the map also gives you a good indication of what each playable characters are doing.

gta 5 mini map

It seems that players can tow boats and other objects to your vehicle if the screenshot below is any indication.

gta 5 towable boats

Additionally, sounds made by guns are also indicated by  the minimap.

If you looks closely at the mini-map you will see three bars. We wonder what they are. May be they indicate heath, armor and special ability.

gta 5 bars mini map

Several new and old features have now been confirmed. Players can now engage themselves in:

  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Dirt bikes
  • Skydiving
  • Buying houses and clothes
  • Scuba diving with sharks and looking for treasure
  • Flying planes
  • Buying and customizing cars
  • Some character customization
  • Riding bikes
  • Hunting
  • Bounties
  • Investing in Stock Market

Let us know in the comments section below if we have missed out something.

GIFs taken from Reddit.


  • Liam

    That was better than the analysis videos aha.. The sounds made by the gun being seen on the mini map sounds really probable and looks as if though you would be more weary of your gun sounds in a stealth requiring situation, meaning the red indicates how far from you can your shooting sounds be heard… Thanks for pointing it out!!

  • INNY BHOY

    this is a Must Buy for any game player of any levels! From “Noob to Auld Skool GTA Players!” Pre-ordered weeks ago along side my New Babe,PS4 and COD,Ghosts and by no means last,Watchdogs!! Ive only to pay for WatchDogs! And by buying GTA 5, It will fill the void from Now to PS4 TIME!! And I ain’t Selling my PS3! Causs ill have GTA 5 and lots of other games,including Maps for Black ops 1,2 and Battlefield 3 so going to have this Gen and Nxt Gen consoles!! but in time ill get rid of my PS3 maybe just in time for XMAS! And it can be somebodies else’s Babe! And my Ultimate Team which cost well over £40-£60!! Maybe even more!!! LET THE NXT GEN BECOME THIS GEN!! and “Let’s get ready to RUMBLE!!!”

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