GAMES DEVELOPER Rockstar has teased gaming fans with the announcement that a gameplay trailer from its upcoming multiplayer video game Grand Theft Auto Online will debut this coming Thursday, 15 August.
"Look for the world premiere of the official GTA Online Gameplay Video as well as coverage of first press previews," Rockstar announced today.
The trailer will be viewable at rockstargames.com/gtaonline, a website that has yet to go live, on 15 August, though we aren't sure what time yet.
Other than the announcement saying that we are soon to see the game, there's not much more that we know about GTA Online other than that it will feature classic character skins for multiplayer, such as Niko Bellic, the protagonist from Grand Theft Auto IV.
We assume it's going to look and feel like the upcoming GTA V and Rockstar's Max Payne 3 Multiplayer, as Rockstar's co-founder has said in the past that the game will share its Crew system, allowing players of the latter game to import their setups through Rockstar's Social Club. It is said to be "deeper and richer" than rival offerings.
Rockstar is also remaining tight lipped about GTA Online's pricing and release date.
The games house released a video showing off the first gameplay action from the upcoming Playstation 3 (PS3) and Xbox 360 video game Grand Theft Auto V (GTA V) in July. That video paraded the three leading protagonists of the game, a format that is a first for a GTA release, which usually features just one. It also showed a flash of GTA Online, but nothing worth getting excited about.
GTA V is set to be released on 17 September. The game can be preordered for the Xbox 360 and PS3 from Rockstar's online store. µ
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