"Grand Theft Auto V" comes to stores next Tuesday.

After seeing many game trailers, we can't wait to get our hands on Rockstar's next incarnation of the franchise.

While we're excited to play as three protagonists, explore the expansive universe, and try out multiplayer online, we want nothing more than to get in a vehicle and take in the view.

Forget the violence, forget the car chases, and guns. The visuals look like something out of a postcard.

It's been five years since "Grand Theft Auto IV" won us over with a fictionalized New York City. While it's little surprise the graphics look stellar — Rockstar reportedly spent a jaw-dropping $266 million to market and produce the game — GTA V has really nailed it with the landscapes.

This time, players will head to Los Santos, a modern-day version of Los Angeles.

Before the game's release, let's bask in the game's visuals.

The fifth installment takes place in a fictionalized, modern-day Los Angeles.

The game world will be larger than previous Rockstar games "Red Dead Redemption," "Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas," and "Grand Theft Auto IV" combined.

(Source: Game Informer)



Rockstar founder Sam Houser announced it will be the most ambitious "Grand Theft Auto" to date with a reinvention of the universe.

(Source: Computerandvideogames)



It will allow players to explore massive mansions ...

(Source: Game Informer)



... the beaches of Southern California ...

... and the open air ...

... through plane navigation ...

... parachute ...

... and helicopter.

You'll also come across Rockstar's take on Hollywood.

We're looking forward to riding ATVs through the mountains ...

Like previous games, you can travel nearby waters on jet skis ...

... and boats.

But for the first time, Rockstar will also take us under the sea, delivering a fully-detailed ocean ready for exploration.

(Source: Game Informer)



It's not just the sunsets that look impressive.

And they look pretty fantastic.

The stormy night skies look gorgeous, too.

Of course, we're excited for the car chases, too.

GTA V is one of the most anticipated games of the fall ...

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