Submitted by cyguration 552d ago | rumor

GTA 5 Online Mode Supports 32 Players, Multiplayer Activities Listed

Gaming Blend "Scouring through the network configuration settings shows a number of administration tools and options that will be available. Given that this is the Xbox 360's configuration settings it surprised me to see that the game will support a max number of 32 players, even though the box indicates a max of 16 players. For those of you who have the “common” folder you'll find it in an XML for the network options – you can look through the files if you need verification." (Grand Theft Auto V, PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

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TrevorPhillips  +   552d ago
I thought so because in the first trailer in the end how they show the GTA online they show 32 people all around. Can't wait for GTA Online :D
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Swiggins  +   552d ago
"All the players and servers go through Trevor Phillips Enterprises, OR THEY AINT GOING!!!"

Gonna be sweet.
XB1_PS4  +   551d ago
I'm at 93% completion! These servers can't go up quick enough! Hurry up, T.
ThanatosDMC  +   551d ago
^Wtf? You need to sleep too... hahahah I'm at 34% or something.
mikeslemonade  +   551d ago
PVP is gonna be lame with auto-aim. Just freaking turn it off for multiplayer mode!
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1nsaint  +   551d ago
^ like gta iv, im pretty sure it wil have both modes to choose from.

The auto aim pvp is actually pretty deep in other rockstar games like red dead and max payne. The trick is to free aim towards the head after you lock on, also you can still hit a enemy when he's outside your auto aim range by free aiming.

Personally i like the auto aim pvp cause its a nice change of pace from other shooters which al use free aim
r1sh12  +   551d ago
while 32 to players is great, the back of my xbox and ps3 disc case says 8-16.
Maybe 32 to for PC?
KiLLeRCLaM  +   551d ago
If BF3 has 64 players PC version of GTA can do that as well, no??
r1sh12  +   551d ago
Doubt it, not to say that its impossible but 64 players on an entire city.
BF3 does not have anywhere near the graphical complexity of GTA V
FlyingFoxy  +   551d ago
Better if the game lets us select the amount we want, rather than a fixed amount.

32 should be the minimum, 64 max and after that it should let us go higher if the server creator so chooses.. with a map like V has, it needs a lot of players in it.

I mean even SA-MP's 200 player servers still don't use up the whole San Andreas map, but it is a lot of fun with that amount of players.
ThanatosDMC  +   551d ago
It's 32 for the PS3 and 16 on 360 according to neogaf. I doubt it but there you go.
lex-1020  +   551d ago
It's different. GTAV is trying to load an entire city. BF3 is only loading one map at a time where the only things moving are the players and whatever they interact with. GTAV has thousands of things moving all the time. So imagine trying to upload and download thousand of moving objects every second while you're connected as well as trying to constantly upload and download 64 players that are interacting with those objects and making them behave outside of the normal programmed routines.
3-4-5  +   551d ago
32 is solid.

Can we steal other people's cars and sell them ?

Don't think we can in the single player, which is my only complaint of this awesome game so far.
Pintheshadows  +   551d ago
It'd be waaay to easy to farm money that way. Considering that there are many luxury cars all over northern Los Santos.
3-4-5  +   551d ago
Not really, you could put other things in the game to balance it out.

If you steal a really good car you automatically get 4 or 5 stars on you so it makes it that much more difficult to get away.

Steal a crappy car that sells for 5k, and maybe you get 1 star.
Pl4sm4  +   551d ago
it could go 32 because the single player renders so much

though im not sure if the framerate would hold stable if everyone shot rockets and explosions around
porkChop  +   551d ago
Actually if you count in the first trailer there's only 14 players I think. Definitely not 32. Anyway, just because the XML file says that the *max* is 32, that doesn't mean that the game will actually support 32. That could just be for the inevitable PC and next gen versions. 32 on PS3 and 360 sounds very unlikely.
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Shuyin  +   552d ago
Hmmm....still...I doubt my old ass PS3 can do more than 16 players in this vast open world.
Koyes  +   552d ago
You mean your internet
Shuyin  +   551d ago
??? Wtf you on 'bout?
My net's just fine.
And ppl still agree with that coment...
Koyes  +   551d ago
What I meant was, all PS3 consoles are the same (hardware wise) irregardless of model and so it would be a slow internet that would limit you online. I did not mean anything bad by it, apologies if I came across like that
XB1_PS4  +   551d ago
Dust slows them down. You have a 6 year old machine. Sometime that'll cause hiccups.
Shuyin  +   551d ago
And by "my old ass PS3" I mean every PS3. Might've described it wrong. But oh boy the hate is strong in this one..lol
Koyes  +   551d ago
Hate? I have nothing against you
0pie  +   551d ago
Have you ever heard about m.a.g?

it clearly has nothing with your ps3 if it can hold more than 16 players or not, even in starhawk you were able to get 32 players online at the same time.
MizTv  +   551d ago
Same with kz2
FragMnTagM  +   551d ago
M.A.G. didn't have anywhere near the strain that GTA 5 would put on your machine while multiplayer gaming.

Everything was bland and undetailed. There was hardly any physics, certainly no traffic algorithms, no pedestrian algorithms, and so on.

M.A.G. had to be toned down very much to support that many people.

The only place that will support more than 32 players for GTA will be PC. I doubt if the consoles will go over 16.
lex-1020  +   551d ago
What are you going on about? If they want 32 people to be playing at one time on your ps3 they are going to make it so 32 people can play on your ps3. The only thing that would prevent you from being able to would be your internet.
GrandpaSnake  +   552d ago
so i should buy this game now right?
Fil101  +   552d ago
lol serious ???
TrevorPhillips  +   552d ago
should've bought it from the start my friend
TheGrimOfDeath  +   552d ago
You got 130$ on you? That's the price for the Standard Edition in Saudi Arabia because it's banned here.
XB1_PS4  +   551d ago
@TheGrimOfDeath If this game was somehow $130 in the USA. I probably would've still bought it, and said it was worth every penny.

Not trying to disagree with you, that's just my opinion.
sAVAge_bEaST  +   551d ago
you should of bought it yesterday.
die_fiend  +   551d ago
LiQuiZoN  +   551d ago
No. Wait on the definitive ps4 version like me!
TheSaint  +   551d ago
No, you should have bought it Tuesday.
Drainage  +   552d ago
i might buy it just for cops n crooks. thats the only fun thing about the last gta4 game. i dont give a crap about all the other tennis or golf shit
TrevorPhillips  +   552d ago
The overall game is awesome my friend. Buy it!
sourav93  +   551d ago
How's the overall exploration factor of the game? I loved games like Skyrim where there were tons to explore. I've owned every single GTA since Vice City, but I've never finished a single one. Usually the story isn't good enough to make me want to finish it, or I get distracted with cheats. But I'm hoping GTA V would be different.
Swiggins  +   551d ago
GTA V is very different from the previous Grand Theft Autos.

For one, missions are actually fun to complete now, i.e. you do more than just drive and kill dudes. The heists in particular are incredibly fun and you're gonna wanna keep playing the campaign just to see what happens next.

There's also a tremendous amount of potential for mayhem and destruction. One of my favorite things to do is to hijack a Buzzard from the military base and then reign terror down on those lousy beachgoers!

Easily the best GTA ever, I highly recommend it.
XB1_PS4  +   551d ago
Tennis and gold, while being awesome, are not even close to this best parts of the game. The best part is getting attached to the characters' stories. All the while heisting the biggest banks in Los Santos.
CaptainPunch  +   552d ago
Will there be poker?
TrevorPhillips  +   552d ago
There will be strippers
KwietStorm  +   552d ago
The best form of poke her.
waltercross  +   551d ago
Have the stripper do lap dances get the Like meter up and you can take her home to her place. ;)
PickAShoe  +   551d ago
Poker + Stripper = Strip Poker
qzp  +   552d ago
PC 64 players ^^
SirBradders  +   552d ago
The modding community will make it 1000+
chinlu  +   552d ago
lol what?
SirBradders  +   551d ago
@chinlu san andreas is still being played right now with like 4000 players simultaneously playing on a server on the same map its crazy.
Obamanationn  +   552d ago
prolly right , im thinking GTA Online is the ground work for a GTA MMO
DoomeDx  +   552d ago
I think the PC versiom will have 32 players actually..just like gta iv for the pc.

If the game box says 16, it is 16.

Same counts for Cinema Mode the article talks abouf
DoomeDx  +   551d ago
Lots of typo's!
Sorry I just woke up and typed that on my cellphone.

Translated version:

I think the pc version will have 32 players. Just like GTA IV for the PC.

If the game box says 16 players, its 16 players. Why would rockstar show a lower number then the actual game supports?

Cinema mode was a PC exclusive for GTA IV too. This is due to ram limitations. Im sure next-gen GTA's will have this feature too with the 8GB of ram (Yes, IMO the ram is perfect for gameplay. Stop talking just about graphics with the 8GB N4G :) )
XB1_PS4  +   551d ago
Modding community sir, the modding community.
DoomeDx  +   551d ago
What about the modding community?
josephayal  +   551d ago
meh, I know its a great game, but for some reason I just don't feal compelled to keep playing
Myst-Vearn  +   551d ago
I feal you man

MadMen  +   551d ago
WOW this game sold 1 billion in 3 Days

boneso82  +   551d ago
That's 1 billion dollars mind, not 1 billion copies of the game. Just saying because u didn't specify 1 billion what...
nope111  +   551d ago
Hoping a next gen version comes out with 32 player support.
maximus1985  +   551d ago
thats what im thinking, im guessing itll be 16 on current gen and 32 on next gen.
waltercross  +   551d ago
Either way, R* will not bring out a completely new Online version for along time, According to R* they are gonna build onto GTA Online.
mcknight8279109  +   551d ago
Hopefully they release a patch soon for all the people with the freezing problems. I'd hate to be online in the middle of a heist and the game crashes...
kingduqc  +   551d ago
Framerate was crap singleplay, with 32 players cause chaos it's gonna be unplayable.

It was dipping into 15-20 alot of time
kingduqc  +   551d ago

You guys seem to disagree with me.


You can't deny facts. Dipping into 10's is unplayable and not acceptable.
RE_L_MAYER  +   551d ago
Framerate is fine compare to how slow gta 4 was-this is as good as it gets on ps3 and 360....it drops a litlle in some areas but almost always smooth as butter
BLKxSEPTEMBER  +   551d ago
I'm debating buying GTA 5 or Wind Walker HD...
RIP_Cell  +   551d ago
hoping this will be good
RE_L_MAYER  +   551d ago
Im like at 30-35% of game finishing-its awesome
jocomat9  +   551d ago
Me too
-Gespenst-  +   551d ago
It's no Just Cause 2... 1000+ players...
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FlyingFoxy  +   551d ago
I thought the game was unrestricted, instead there are modes.. in SA-MP, in a mod like Cops n Robbers everyone does what they please, and with a lot of players this is best.

It kind of sounds like GTA V is going to be restricted like IV was to one mode, i hope when it comes to PC that everyone can do their own thing like in SA-MP and it is not restricted.

If it is.. well, back to the 200 player CnR servers of SA-MP and R* fail again in the multiplayer department.
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