I managed to get past the bullshit of the tutorial on the day of release, albeit 10 hours after it was available. I got to level 15 and had a cool apartment and a nice car, spent about 8 hours playing that day.
Today, my character got deleted. I was pissed but I decided to just roll with it and make a new character. Spent another chunk of time playing, got to level 12. It was all going well and I just bought a garage. $40,000. I play a job and go back to the map to find that my garage isn't there anymore. However, the money I spent on it is gone.
Seriously, fuck this game.