Map of Los Santos

#1 Edited by Kung_Fu_Viking (717 posts) -

I've seen this blueprint style map being touted in a couple of places as the real map of the game area in GTA V. Apparently it's been pieced together from the collectors edition marketing images that had little snippets of the map in them, though it's not clear if it's 100% accurate; there may be some creative fill-in-the-blanks going on here.

Looks like the majority of the action will take place on a single landmass (Aside from that tiny island on the left), which I think is a series first. It also looks considerably bigger than the GTAIV environment, but that's not necessarily a good thing since a lot of it looks to be country side which could easily end up being large areas of nothing to do. Personally, I think I prefer the smaller but denser approach to open world things.

#2 Posted by Pr1mus (3946 posts) -

This is exactly like San Andreas and those large open areas of country side were not areas of nothing do to at all.

#3 Posted by SomeDeliCook (2341 posts) -

Doesn't look like all those games combined (GTA 4 Red Dead and something) then again the whole city part is probably the size of GTA 4.

I was hoping for Las Venturas to make a return. Sad to see it isn't =(

#4 Posted by anywhereilay (173 posts) -

Map size used to mean a lot to me when I was younger, but now it's the motion in the ocean that I'm more interested in these days. And I doubt I'll be let down.

#5 Edited by Fredchuckdave (6136 posts) -

Looks like San Andreas; which was fucking awesome so that's a good thing.

#6 Posted by kaos_cracker (703 posts) -

No way this is actually the whole map

#7 Edited by PeasantAbuse (5138 posts) -

The Los Santos area in the south is from the collectors edition ads, everything else is stuff that people have tried to piece together from screenshots.

Previews mentioned seeing animals out in the wilderness, I really hope there are some bears out there too. My friends and I spent a stupid amount of time fighting bears with knives in RDR.

#8 Posted by jimmyfenix (3859 posts) -

Hope its true

#9 Edited by Subjugation (4740 posts) -

Looks like there is going to be a lot of empty wilderness area. Hopefully it isn't just empty space.

#10 Edited by EquitasInvictus (2030 posts) -
#11 Edited by McShank (1630 posts) -

@subjugation: The country side was where alot of Missions took place. Alot of hillbilly missions. Open space does not mean anything bad, it means they are incorporating Los Santos again which had multiple cities and smaller towns on outskirts.

#12 Posted by 49th (2844 posts) -

It looks like a side profile head, that's all I can see.

#13 Posted by Kung_Fu_Viking (717 posts) -

@49th: Oh damn now that's all I can see.

#14 Posted by BaneFireLord (2957 posts) -

@somedelicook: I'll bet you that we'll be seeing both Las Venturas and San Fierro in DLC expansions at some point.

#15 Posted by Max_Cherry (1150 posts) -

I'm holding out for a yeti.

#16 Edited by Andorski (5365 posts) -

Who else would love to see other city areas like San Fierro and Las Venturas instead of the woods and mountains? Those scenic areas look great, but they are never interesting to venture into. They are just this mass of land that you have to trudge through when a mission dictates that you must. I rather have hotels where you can go into the casino and fuck some shit up.

Although if they hide BigFoot in the forest... that would be cool.

#17 Edited by supermonkey122 (874 posts) -

I hope this game has crazy rumors and myths like SA did.

#18 Posted by hughesie27 (193 posts) -


Not a chance. Creating a sizeable extra island would take far too long and too much man power to be worthwhile, especially if they aren't releasing on next gen consoles.

#19 Posted by MasterChiefSnake (19 posts) -

I just posted it on my topic. So I'm not sure about this map. It's could be official or fake. I want to know about official.

Need Official Map for GTA V

#20 Posted by cbarnes86 (558 posts) -

@pr1mus: You are correct, BUT there is a lot more to do in GTA V so maybe those areas won't be half as bad

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