Grand Theft Auto V (also: Grand Theft Auto 5 and GTA5) is the "fifth" game in the Grand Theft Auto series from developer Rockstar Games. While there has been other full-fledged GTA games (like GTA Chinatown Wars, GTA Vice City, GTA San Andreas, etc.), the "5" in this case represents the fifth installment of the game's "main" story that started anew with the nameless protagonist in Grand Theft Auto 3.Grand Theft Auto 5 is set in San Andreas, a fictional U.S Southwestern state which includes three cites based on real U.S cities - Los Santos, (Los Angeles), San Fierro (San Francisco) and Las Venturas (Las Vegas). Unlike GTA: San Andreas, however, GTA 5 will only feature Los Santos and the surrounding countryside (albeit in much greater scope and detail).However, it has been noticed that the license plates on vehicles read "SAN ANDREAS", not "LOS SANTOS"as it should. This could be a minor oversee or could be on purpose, but does this hint towards the ENTIRE state of SA existing in GTA5 (or as DLC)? No one is quite sure.Grand Theft Auto 5 seems to follow Grand Theft Auto 4's lead and take place in the present day.Rockstar Games co-founder and the co-writer of Grand Theft Auto V, Dan Houser has revealed that Grand Theft Auto V will let players use the same 'crews' they establish and build in Max Payne 3's multiplayer, thanks to Social Club integration.Speaking to IGN about Max Payne 3's multiplayer, Houser said, "Multiplayer is an ever-more important part of all our games moving forward. And by creating crews through Social Club, the crews that you create in Max Payne 3 will be ready and available for you to play in Grand Theft Auto V from day one. It's all part of our larger approach to make multiplayer deeper and richer than what's currently available, much more easily accessible to the newcomer and rewarding for the hardcore."No Characters have been confirmed at this time for Grand Theft Auto 5 not even C.J, but much speculation has surrounded the voiceover character and his similarities to Grand Theft Auto: Vice City's Tommy Vercetti.Because of the statement at the beginning of the debut trailer, "Why did I move here? I guess it was the weather," it could be presumed that the protagonist is NOT Tommy Vercetti. Vice City's (Miami) weather is the same, or better, than Los Santos. It has been confirmed though that it is not Ray Liotta's voice in the trailer.It has been said, though it is a rumor, that the actor Ned Luke is involved, interpreting the voice that can be listened in the trailer. After a few days of crossed messages in Twitter, between a supposed Ned Luke's cousin and an actor friend of him, Jimmy Taenaka, It could be seen in Luke's profile at imdb, that interprets a character named Albert De Silva in GTA V. Sadly, this information has been removed and it is no longer available. This IMDB entry was added as a joke by a member of gtaforums.com.There have been widespread discussions over the previous protagonists returning in GTA5. First off, Rockstar Games stated that there are "era's" between games/series, and each era has certain uniquenesses. GTA3 marked the begining of the 3 ERA which lasted upto GTA Vice City Stories. Then GTA4 came along, which is on new gen consoles and marks the new 4 ERA. It has been stated that other than refferences or artworks, nothing else will remain from the old era in the new era. They have also stated that this is because of "technical" issues. As an example, CJ from GTASA feautured in PS2 and XBOX consoles. GTA5 takes place on PS3 and XBOX 360 consoles. There is a HUGE graphical gap, and if they create CJ for GTA5, there will be 2 different versions of him, which is VERY conflicting when looked at a canonical perspective. It might be complicated, but the bare fact is NO previous GTA protag' will return in a new gen game, unless Rockstar finds a reason.Also,an Easter egg in GTA IV makes it highly unlikely that Tommy, or CJ, or any other character will be returning from GTA III era games. In GTA IV, in staircases in most apartment buildings, graffiti can be found that has all of the names of protagonists of GTA III era games as well as the repeated use of "R.I.P.", almost certainly pointing towards Rockstar Games' statement.The Man in the Suit, seen in the blue car, is hit by the red sports car that is seen early in the trailer, retracting its convertible top. The Man in the Suit can also been seen wearing a mask after exiting a pest exterminator's van. One of the two men that exit from the back of the same van looks suspiciously like the driver of the red convertible sports car. Since these two characters possibly have interconnecting stories, could these be the multiple playable charcters?