Including first looks at the game’s TV stations and introductions to its police force and security agencies.
Music and entertainment were up first in the official website‘s update, showcasing what you’ll be watching on TV in your hideout.
Conglomerated National Television, or CNT as its winkingly known, makes a return from GTA IV, this time taking a pop at how TV networks are struggling as television consumption moves online.
A crime-based reality show called The Underbelly of Paradise, a ‘liberal superhero’ named Impotent Rage and a 50s cartoon called Moorehead Rides Again are teased in the trailer, along with an animation in a separate clip called Kung Fu Rainbow Lazer Force (below).
A carousel of the radio stations that will be providing the soundtrack to your criminal misdeeds was also posted in this update, previews and playlists for which you can find here.
Security & peace of mind is up next, highlighting the corrupt police force that rules Los Santos in a series of satirical news stories.
‘The Los Santos Police Department is famous for tackling crime in the most aggressive and unhinged way possible, while private security firms like Gruppe 6 and Merryweather Security have a financial interest in saving your assets,’ Rockstar says, teasing the return of armoured vehicles to the game.
Finally more details were given of fitness and relaxation, which will include competitive cycling, hiking, triathlons, BMX riding, tennis and competitive swimming.
‘On the west coast, you’re not only judged by your car, but also by your expensive exercise gear,’ Rockstar says of cycling. ‘A bicycle that costs $10,000? Why not? Delude yourself in tight shorts and tap shoes while yelling at pedestrians for getting in your way.’
Sports have been much talked about and teased in the run-up to GTA 5′s launch, offering greater gameplay alternatives when playing online against others.
Fitness comes sponsored by an energy bar called ‘EGO Chaser’, a commercial for which is below.