GTA V Map Leaked

DSOGaming writes: "And here comes a major leak for Rockstar’s upcoming GTA game, GTA V. It appears that an insider has just leaked Vinewood’s map."

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WhiteLightning2439d ago

If it's true why do they call the places the same as the ones featured in the old games.

Thats not Los Santos....same goes for Liberty City in GTA4

The whole point people liked SA was because of the map (at the time)....I wanted to see three cities again and one huge map.

xPhearR3dx2439d ago

Because it's the same location as SA. Rockstar even called it Los Santos in their press release for the trailer. They even showed the Vinewood sign in the trailer, so yet again, same area, same name, new look.

WhiteLightning2439d ago (Edited 2439d ago )

Yeah but how can you change a look of somewhere and call it the same name when the places look completly differen't. I'd understand if they added a few things here and there but it dosen't even have the same lay out


being the same as this

Nope....not seeing what part of the map it is...


"whitelightning so stop whinging"

Please...shut the hell up, I'm not whinning, I'm pointing something out, don't tell me what to do

kingdavid2439d ago

They did the same with liberty city whitelightning so stop whinging.

xPhearR3dx2439d ago

Well the original San Andreas was set in the early 90's, this is probably in modern time. 20 years can make a big difference. I live in NYC, places that were here 20 years ago are still called the same thing, but look completely different than they did back then. Even in the trailer, you could see key landmarks that were in SA on PS2 but look completely different. Rockstar would be stupid to use the exact same map layout.

Assume this is real, even parts of this map look very similar to the one in the original SA.

Joe29112439d ago

You are whining. Unless you've been missing for the past 4 years you will have noticed that GTA 4 was liberty city which looked nothing like the liberty city in GTA 3. Why would you buy a carbon copy of GTA:SA? Sure it would be good to reminisce on old memories of a great game, but I for one would like to see a new story played out in a city LIKE SA but not exactly the same.

scotchmouth2439d ago

lol @ "Don't tell me what to do"

milohighclub2439d ago

Dunno why you are all been dicks, whitelightning has a point. things do change but you don't lose 70% landmass over 20 years.

koh2439d ago

"Yeah but how can you change a look of somewhere and call it the same name when the places look completly different"

Because it's a videogame...

HSx92438d ago (Edited 2438d ago )

If you believe these screenshots are real you should consider thinking again. Also, If you believe that this is an "alpha" version of the game, you do realize multi-platform games as well as exclusive games, are tested on computers because it is much easier and flexible to change codes on the game, rather than having to burn it on a disk and then play it on a console. This is FAKE AS HELL. It would be such a waste of time for someone especially like Rockstar to start making copies of their alpha version for no reason, if anything it would be the beta version of the game that gets tested on consoles, and this shitty GTA4 Mod is not even close to a "beta" looking type game. So please, open your eyes and understand this article is fake and is just looking for hits. Also I like how this person who made this fake design, left "waypoint on" and "legend on" when infact nothing is on. Another thing, on the third picture, the roads don't match up with what the character is standing on, so another fail there.

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rowdyBOY2439d ago

is this so called "leaked" images got anything to do with the release of saints row 3 ???

i wonder !!!

Tr10wn2439d ago

Why? i mean is not like SR:3 is good, the game suck, short story and pointless action, i dont think Rockstar even care if SR is good or is bad, their games got a lo more quality in it.

Ace_Man_62439d ago

No, because this is unofficial

Commander_TK2439d ago

Saints Row is what GTA was in the the past: FUN.

RayRay362439d ago

Saints Row 3 hater. And I NEVER use the term hater.

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TheBlackMask2439d ago

I don't get why people are disagreeing him to death, he has a point.

As Whitelightning also pointed out they did this to GTA4 aswell, I'd understand if they built new things over the course of the time frame of the two games but they've added new stuff which would be impossible to add.

They may aswell said it's set in SA but in a brand new and differen't city. I think they're just using the name to get people more hyped up

xtreampro2439d ago

Are you a child? is it really that hard to understand why it looks the way it does in GTA5 R* now have the power to create LS the way they truly envisioned it to look. It now looks more realistic and it'll be far more detailed and larger than the original LS.

The only reason SA looked the way it did on the PS2 was because of hardware limitations, and their design choices were based on those limitations.

They have far more freedom now so why would they gimp themselves by making a HD version of LS when they can recreate the whole map and make it look & 1feel 100x's better?

WhiteLightning's getting so many disagrees because his comment makes no sense.

Grip2439d ago (Edited 2439d ago )

i lost my hype i'm very Disappointed from this map!... it's not even half a liberty city nor it's Quarter SA.. a very small City.. i hope it's fake

Micro_Sony2439d ago (Edited 2439d ago )

This is what happens when you have 5 year old tech consoles trying to push modern day games.

Give R* credit for even doing what they have done with RDR and GTA 4.

All you people screaming NO WE DONT NEED A NEW CONsOLE GEN YET are in denial. Yes Uncharted,Battlefield 3 and Gears are pretty games but not everything that glitters is gold.

CashColeTrain13372439d ago

I'd like to know how you can tell it is small.

Trainz2439d ago

This is definitely fake.
The map frame and option placements are identical to GTAIV and the character model is too.

Yukicore2438d ago
If San Andreas map can be made to look like this (on GTA:IV), no doubt this leak is FAKE.

egidem2439d ago

At this leak rate, I don't think that there will be anything left a secret when we'll be nearing the game's release.

KwietStorm2439d ago

So you never played GTAIV? I don't remember Liberty City looking quite they much like New York in GTAIII. They can do whatever they want. It's a semi fictional map in a virtual world of their own creation. They have the opportunity to create these maps with the vision they likely had all the time, now that the systems can handle it. What would you expect? You think GTA IV should have had that same tiny, non detailed map? Why are you making this out to be bigger than it is?

xtremeimport2439d ago

I know GTA:4 got rated highly, but i honestly dont think it was half as fun as San Andreas or Liberty City. I really hope they manage to find that feeling they had in the Ps2 games for this one. Cant wait.

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Muffins12232439d ago

I might say fake,one because the menu looks same as gta 4 just modified map,and the handgun the dude has is the exact same model in gta 4

-Alpha2439d ago

I don't know, I believe it O_o

Or at least I want to, I don't see the big deal in faking a map..

gta28002439d ago (Edited 2439d ago )

Well I hope it's fake. Stupid rumors raised my expectations really high and if this was the real map I'd be very disappointed. Just seems underwhelming. Los Santos in this map looks about the same size as the one in SA and the country area looks pointless. Like they just slapped 3 little random towns with long roads to get to each one. Highly doubt Rockstar would be dumb enough to make a map like that.

Tr10wn2439d ago

is probably in alpha, do menus even care at that point? even the map looks plain... there is a reason why developers never show alpha footage, people always think that will be the final product and it isn't.

DeadManMcCarthy2439d ago (Edited 2439d ago )

lol gun looks the same? so you're saying only one gta can have the same gun? gta 3, vice city and san andreas all had the same pistol.

its not unusual for r* to re-use gun models.

Jayjayff2439d ago

i don't know what to make of this, but it certainly looks somewhat too crowded the streets i mean. maybe im just imagining things.

cb4g2438d ago

Definitely fake, look at the bottom left corner: it has 235$ not $235.

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DeadManMcCarthy2439d ago

i dont believe it, anybody with decent photoshop skills and alot of time on their hands can make something like that easily.

MrBeatdown2439d ago

If that's a fake, it's a damn well done fake. Part of me is skeptical because the city doesn't look nearly as big as Liberty City, and there's just not many roads connecting the rural areas which could make getting around a pain. But if I had to put money on it, I'd say it's legit. Someone would have to be pretty talented to fake that map and screenshot.

xX-StolenSoul-Xx2439d ago

idk even the menu is like GTA IV so its really hard to tell. But the map does look small. Los santos also looks small.

MrBeatdown2439d ago

Thankfully, it's a fake. Someone on the IGN GTA board proved it...