One of this year’s most anticipated games is without a doubt Grand Theft Auto 5. With the franchise having been missing in action for over five years, a new installment is exactly what the doctor ordered. Gamers are understandably amped for the next Grand Theft Auto‘s imminent arrival, and the fabled developer responsible for the series, Rockstar Games, can already smell blood in the water. To help get gamers excited, Rockstar has decided to release a new trailer that showcases more of what fans can expect from the game later this year.

Highlighted during the trailer are a myriad of new features that’ll have fans frothing at the mouth with anticipation. The ability to switch between the GTA5‘s three main protagonists opens up the game to some very nifty looking options that haven’t been possible in previous iterations. Players can also choose how they want to go about pulling off missions and who they want to pull heists with, which offers a nice dynamic that should provide a bountiful amount of fresh experiences. That glimpse of Grand Theft Auto 5‘s multiplayer at the end was also tantalizing, and details on it should be arriving sooner, rather than later.

Grand Theft Auto 5 Trailer

Accompanying the action-packed Grand Theft Auto 5 trailer, are a pair of new art assets that Rockstar Games has released. The two pieces are just larger offerings of some GTAV character art that were both originally released back in May, but it gives fans a better look at the images in their entirety. Featured in the stylized pictures are none other than one of the main protagonist’s (Michael’s) son and daughter, Jimmy and Tracey. Meanwhile, the other piece of character art features a better look at Franklin’s cohort, Lamar, breaking into a car.

Grand Theft Auto 5 is looking pretty good thus far, and it’s sure to be a smash-hit when it launches later this September. There’s still a lot that gamers don’t know about the title, but Rockstar is slowly letting more details leak as the months roll onwards. For now, however, the new trailer and character art should help to tide gamers over while they await more worthwhile media on the fifth installment of the all too popular series.

Grand Theft Auto 5 will be hitting store shelves on September 17th, 2013 for Xbox 360 and PS3.

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