Grand Theft Auto V to feature three main characters
Rockstar has confirmed that a switch will be made available in the upcoming GTA V, enabling different characters to be played at different times. The switch won’t be available all of the time but will be vital in the structure of the gameplay and storyline.
“Players will experience missions as different combinations of the three characters, and each will have a different skillset. For example, in one heist mission, Michael rappels down the side of a building while Franklin uses a sniper rifle from afar and Trevor flies in a helicopter above. Players can switch back and forth between Michael grabbing a target inside the building or Franklin trying to snipe enemies inside. Once you escape, the player can choose to fly the getaway helicopter as Trevor, snipe other pilots as Franklin or fire a gun from the back of the vehicle as Michael.”
The 3 main playable characters will be Michael, Franklin and Trevor, while other characters have been named pointing that Michael will be the main character of the 3.
Possible to be the highlighted character from the 3 main characters, Michaels idyllic lifestyle has led to his demise. The former bank robber from the East Coast had made a deal with the FBI, allowing him to retire to Los Santos, but his cash happy wife spends most of his fortune forcing him back into the crime world.
The second of the 3 main characters is Franklin. An ex-ganster from the streets of South Los Santos who has turned his love of beating people to a pulp into a job. He works for a luxury car dealership that sells highly expensive cars to young wannabe’s as a repo man, once the repayments are missed he’s sent to reclaim the money by any means possible. Franklin and Michael became friends after a job they did together with Michael seeing him as “the son he never had.”
Trevor Philips is the third main character in GTA V. He is seen as Michaels opposite, he lives in a trailer park and trusts nobody while living in filthy conditions while Michael lives a life of luxury. Trevor has no care in the world and will happiliy torch a car, beat up people and steal to get by. Trevor and Michael were once friends though their paths led to a falling out at some point, although we don’t know any details of that as of yet, we shall have to wait and see how the storyline pans out.
Other characters have also been named and illustrated and should play vital rolls in the story of Grand Theft Auto V.
Amanda is Michaels sponging wife and mother to Jimmy and Tracey. Judging by one of the GTA V trailers
shes cheating on him with her tennis instructor.
Jimmy is Michael and Amanda’s lazy som who sits around playing video games. It is yet to be confirmed but judging by the second trailer Jimmy may be involved in performing jobs with Michael, Franklin and Trevor.
Tracey is Michael and Amanda’s daughter, little else is known about her at this present time.
Ron is Michael’s next door neighbor who loves to secertly keep track of the conspiracies going on. We’re intrested to see how this character will be used within the game.
Chop is Franklin’s pet Rottweiler and helps distract people while Franklin is reclaiming the money he’s sought out to get. Chop is seen to get nearly run over, and shot at, in the second trailer
Michael’s Therapist has yet to have been named, but believes that Michael is “addicted to chaos.”