Top critical review
on July 5, 2014
The story is great -- the best one yet in the GTA series -- but I am unnervingly frustrated with the glitches and bugs.
Got a sweet ride stored in your garage in single player? Well, it might just come up missing for no reason. And forget about using the impound option. The car you want to recover seems to never be available.
Multiplayer is worse. Even after a patch, my online character's head sporadically dons a hideous tattoo of cornrows, and in sessions with large amounts of players, the screen freezes for seconds at a time. This is particularly bad when in the middle of a gunfight or escape, causing failed missions. This happens even when playing a mission solitaire.
Oh, and when you've finally had enough of the game's problems and take a much needed cooling-off period, then return to the game, expect your stats (driving, flying, shooting skills) to have been reduced for not staying active in the game. I wanna pull my hair out!