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Grand Theft Auto V (not to be confused with GTA Online) is an open-world action-adventure game set in the fictional state of San Andreas. It was developed by Rockstar North and released in 2013 for the PS3 and Xbox 360, in 2014 for the PS4 and Xbox One, and in 2015 for Windows PC. Use this tag only if your question is specific to GTA V. For questions about GTA Online, use the [grand-theft-auto-online] tag instead.

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How do you short stocks in GTA5?

One of the most interesting elements in GTA5 is the stock market. I understand that often Lester will have assassination missions for the player, such as the one involving the LifeInvader CEO, and ...
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How does the garage system work in GTA V?

How does the garage system in GTA V work? It feels kinda inconsistent at the moment Will the car I leave at my home garage be saved or will it always be replaced with the "Standard-Car" from the ...
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Becoming a billionaire in GTA V (not GTA Online)

I've recently finished all 69 missions in the main campaign, and everyone has about $26 million in their bank accounts, but that isn't nearly enough to buy all the different properties in the game (...
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Why does the car I'm currently driving spawn a lot more?

Whenever I steal and drive a particular car, that car suddenly starts to spawn a LOT more. To the point where it becomes ridiculous sometimes (e.g. Infernuses spawning non-stop) just because I'm ...
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What is the fastest car in GTA V Story Mode, and where can I find it?

What car is the fastest (when upgraded) in GTA V Story Mode (not GTA Online) and where can I find it?
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Can wearing a helmet save your life?

In Grand Theft Auto 5, it is very easy to die while riding a motorcycle. I noticed if you wait a few seconds while on a bike (make sure you are stationary), your character will put on a helmet. If you ...
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What's the fastest/easiest way to level up your skills?

Basically subj. The skills and what I found so far is: Stamina: just run, sprint, cycle, swim, whatever. Just move and it will grow(not that fast though) Shooting: personally I found shooting range ...
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How can I successfully evade the Police at higher wanted levels?

I've been having some trouble evading the police when they start calling the helicopters out to spot me. Two stars and below it's pretty easy to flee in a car and either avoid the cops altogether or ...
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View optional mission objectives during a mission?

Most missions in GTA5 have optional mission objectives. Completing them or not determines what medal you receive at the end of the mission (gold, silver, bronze). So far I have found it quite ...
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Where can I find some prostitutes in Grand Theft Auto?

In order to complete 100% of the game, you must get serviced by a prostitute. The problem is, I can't seem to find any. The one time I did a message came up on the screen stating something to the ...
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How long is a day in GTA V in real time?

How long is a Grand Theft Auto 5 day in real time?
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How do I become a bird?

So apparently it's possible to become (or control) a bird in GTA V. In this Grand Theft Auto Mythbusters video (at 0:50) they check if you will get pursued by a plane while you have a wanted level as ...
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How do I open a security van in GTA V?

It's early days yet but in the spirit of open world one of the first things I've done in GTA V is hijack a security van. For the life of me I can't work out how to get the cash out of it. I've tried ...
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Explaining the GTAV Stock Market

As a little experiment, I invested all of Franklin's money on the LCN in one company: Maze Bank. I then sent him to sleep over and over for a week (game time), checking his portfolio every time he ...
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How can I save my progress?

I'm looking for how can I save my progress in GTA V. I've looked in menu (from pressing "start") then "GAME". I only see Replay Mission Replay Strangers and Freaks Load Game New Game I activated ...
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Are stock market events in GTAV scripted?

In Grand Theft Auto V, you can buy and sell shares on the Stock Market via the in-game web browser. I have some questions about this. Is the rise and fall of any of the stocks tied to the game's ...
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Can paramedics revive civilians?

In GTA 4 I liked beating up people, after which I called 911 to request an ambulance. After the paramedics got the people on their feet again I continued beating them up. This does not seem to work ...
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Can I transfer money to other main characters?

I wanted to transfer money from my richest main character to the others for them to buy properties. Is there a way to transfer money to other characters?
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What is the number next to the character picture?

When I hold Down on the D-Pad (Xbox) to show the character selection circle I notice there are some numbers next to the peoples faces. What do these numbers mean?
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Is there any reason to hang out with people?

Throughout the game, you are able to call people and ask them to "Hang Out". You can then take them out to either a bar, movies, stripclub, etc. I know in Grand Theft Auto 4, there were perks given ...
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What is the fastest 4-seater car in Grand Theft Auto V Story Mode?

For a good getaway vehicle, which is the fastest 4-seater car in Grand Theft Auto V Story Mode (not GTA Online)? As @turbo mentions in the comments below acceleration is also an important ...
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Does replaying an assassination still affect stocks?

I missed a few investment opportunities, and also did those missions way earlier in the game than I should have. If I replay those missions, will the stock market be re-affected? (Attempting a replay ...
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Do I have to kill the guard in the prologue?

After you kill the guard in the prologue, Michael literally says "You didn't have to to do that" and later in the game the number of bodies at the bank job is referenced. Is there an option not to ...
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How can I keep myself from flying through the windshield when I get in an accident?

Once in a while I'll run my car into something and I'll go flying through the windshield and die. Other times, I'll ram into something at at even higher speed, stay inside the car, and be just fine. ...
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How do I contact Rockstar customer support?

Recently, Rockstar Social Club has been hacked and thousands of people's login data has been stolen. I'm pretty sure I'm a victim, as I have progressed only about 1-3 levels in online. Now I'm almost ...
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How do you detonate sticky bombs in GTA V for PC?

On the Xbox 360 you used to press left on the D-pad, but for the PC I've mashed everything and nothing seems to detonate them. I also don't see anything in the controls menu that makes sense.
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Is Franklin more likely to attract police attention in Blaine County?

When I'm driving around the northern parts of the map as Franklin, the police seem to be on more of a hair trigger than they are when Trevor or Michael is around. They seem quicker to respond and it ...
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How do Lesters missions affect BAWSAQ?

I've seen a few Google results on this on the internet but none are properly answered, so let's try and sort this. First, the markets. Now, as far as I'm aware, BAWSAQ is affected by the actions of ...
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Can you gamble in Grand Theft Auto 5?

Is there gambling in Grand Theft Auto 5? I have searched all over and cannot find a definitive answer. While driving around Vinewood Hills, I stumbled across a casino near the Vinewood racetrack (...
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Is it possible to "shoot the fuel tank" of cars?

I remember in GTA4 it was possible to shoot the fuel caps on the side of cars to result in an insta-explosion. As yet, I've not found a way to blow up a car so effectively in GTA5 uing just small arms....
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Reduce the four views to only two (1st and 3rd person)

I am playing GTA V on PC via Steam, with my XBOX 360 wireless gamepad. To switch between views, I press the select-button, which cycles between 1st person and three kinds of 3rd person (with three ...
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Why aren't any main story missions showing up anymore?

After doing the "Surveying the score" mission on GTA5 it appears that I cannot progress any farther into the story. No markers for main missions are on the map for any character, but I still have ...
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Can two players play GTA 5 on the same console at the same time?

My kids have an XBox 360 and they want to play GTA 5 at the same time on the same console. Is this possible? They also have XBox Live if that makes a difference. They can't figure it out and I sure ...
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Can I replay heist missions in GTA V single player?

I got a lot of money from the first heist mission in GTA V. Is it possible to play it again and get the same amount of money and/or level up the abilities of my crew?
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Is there a flying-rats / hidden packages equivalent in GTA V?

Former GTA titles always featured some kind of collectable placed at various often hard to reach or somewhat special places throughout the map. It was flying rats (= pigeons) in GTA 4, horseshoes/...
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How to transfer GTA V save files?

How can you transfer your save files from one computer to another? I can't find any function on Social Club or steam.
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Tanks in GTA V and Online

Are the tanks in GTA V and Online susceptible to fire the same way they are in previous titles? Can RPGs be use effectively against tanks? Is there any way to neutralize the driver inside without ...
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Why was Michael hiding in his sons car?

Near the start of GTAV, Michael, Jimmy's dad is hiding in the back of Jimmy's new car when it gets stolen by Franklin and Michael pops up with a gun when you're half way down the road. This never ...
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How do you cycle between weapons of the same type and insult or compliment people in GTA 5 on PC?

On the Xbox 360 (and presumably the other consoles) version of the game you were able to walk up to people and press left and right on the dpad to either insult or compliment people, not really any ...
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How to save a stolen jet?

I've stolen a jet in the story mode (multiple times now). I've brought it to both hangars (red squares on the picture), but none was saved by the game. I tried both hangars with Franklin and the one ...
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Is it possible to lose my upgraded car?

I'm afraid to sink money into a car only to have it wiped out by losing it somewhere or hopping into another car. Is it possible to lose my upgraded car by accident or on purpose? How can I recover my ...
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Is there a way to save an outfit in GTA V single-player Story Mode?

This really has been grinding my gears... If you make an outfit for a character, it says your current outfit is updated. Sure, it is, but can you save this outfit as one of your (14?) base outfits, ...
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Do any of the characters from GTA: San Andreas make an appearance in GTA 5?

I just bought Grand Theft Auto 5, and I am looking forward to playing it. But I'd like to know whether any of the old characters make an appearance in the new game. I know the new game is based ...
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Plane gets damaged while flying, what am I doing wrong?

I've successfully stolen a small plane from the LS-airport and managed to take off with it. But after just a few miles, the engines start to degrade, black smoke appeared and I eventually lost height ...
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What affects the Psychiatric Report

At the conclusion of the final mission, once the credits have rolled, you are treated to a Psychiatric Report. What in-game actions effect the contents of this? What possible results are there?
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Does changing cars while having wanted stars, make it harder for the police to find you?

I have noticed that while fleeing from a high wanted level, it is good to use some of these tactics found here, but my friend also mentioned that it is harder for the police to find you if you switch ...
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Why does my controller stop working in GTA V after opening Steam overlay?

I have GTA V for PC, bought through Steam. I play with an Xbox 360 controller. When I'm playing the game, if at any point I or the game opens a Steam overlay (be it the text input or the regular ...
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Can you replay phone calls?

I am in the habit of bashing the X (PS3) or A (Xbox) button while on foot to sprint, or using it to break instead of R1 when in a vehicle. This habit causes me to frequently hangup on people just ...
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Does GTA IV require higher specs than GTA V?

I have a 940MX GPU laptop with an i7 processor and 16 GB RAM. In this, GTA V runs fine (30 FPS) at 1024 × 768 resolution and low to medium settings. So I thought since GTA IV is 4 years older than ...
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What does the blue radius mean?

In GTA5, a blue radius will appear on the mini-map. I've noticed it appear when I enter some buildings, but I can't figure out what the connection is. What does it mean?
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