Note: This article has been posted before GTA 5 release. [dropcap]G[/dropcap]TA fans, I think it’s time to give my ideas and thoughts on how money should be used in the upcoming installment of Grand Theft Auto.
Make Your GTA 5 Money Work For You
Below I will show you examples of activities, vehicular usage, pedestrian usage and other ways to have money a factor for.
As we all know, in Grand Theft Auto 5, activities will be more present. With mini-games like Golf, Tennis and even Yoga confirmed, we can expect some quite exciting and fun stuff to do around Los Santos. But, will price be a factor? Well, I believe for activities taking place around Los Santos, a certain price should be given. For Tennis, in real life, you would normally pay to hire a court for a certain amount of time. With Golf, you obviously must pay to play either half a course, or more for a full 19-hole course. Prices will vary of course, with certain activities costing more than others. If you would like to, you can perhaps discuss prices and how much you think it will cost for the activities to take place, or even for anything I mention later in this post. Now onto Jobs with Activities. So, there are many ways to gain money in GTA, but how about a more real life like way to earn money. How about giving us the option to either go to the Golf Club, or search online for the golf club and apply for a job! You go to your jobs location, go to the marker and it skips the shift. Giving you a realistic way to earn cash.
If you have been to Los Angeles before or if you are just a Baseball or Basketball fan, you know what LA brings to the table. For Basketball, we have the LA Lakers and the LA Clippers both using the Staples Center, which is located in downtown LA. We don’t have any idea or any history of a Los Santos Basketball team, but if the Staples Center is in, you can expect a local LS Hoops team! With the baseball however, we already know after viewing early screenshots that the local Baseball team is called the Los Santos Saints. The LA Dodgers, the real life baseball counterpart plays their home fixtures at Dodgers Stadium. So perhaps Dodgers stadium will be in the game as well, but renamed as Saints Stadium. Now to the money usage part. With specific venues, like those two great sporting arena’s or stadiums, will we be able to go to the front door and pay to watch a game? Will we be able to go to the “Saints Stadium” and pay $100 for a front row seat, or cheaper for back seats? Or will these stadiums just be scenery on the world? Let’s hope Rockstar has given us this chance, because this is quite a good way to spend your money on Grand Theft Auto. Again, with the Jobs thought, how about giving us the chance to go and apply online to become a fast food clerk inside the Staples Center, or Event management.. or how about becoming the local coach or manager? Something to give us cash in a realistic manner.
This sub-topic has been used in past GTA series very well. As we know, you could always go to a Takeout store and purchase a burger or something like that. You could buy cans of soda, you could go get drunk at a club or pub, and of course you can go inside a strip club and pay for your own luxurious lap dance. How can Rockstar expand this though? First of all, with food and drinks, we were limited in GTA IV. We only had the option to purchase a burger from only two Takeout storse, Cluck’n'Bell & Burger Shot. This was quite a limitation. How about we get 3,4 or 5 takeout stores, and more menu options. Perhaps have ice creams on the menu, have meals like San Andreas did, and even have just Fries or a Soda as a solo option. Then of course have the prices, which should vary depending on meal size. Now speaking of snacks and drinks, why don’t we have service stations or petrol stations around the town, with an accessible building. Why cant we have snacks and drinks inside to purchase? how about, if your up for it, go ahead and rob the clerk, stealing money from the cashier? Same goes with pubs, clubs, and strip clubs. If I want, I should be able to go up to the bar, and choose a specific drink. Drinks like a beer, scotch and coke, a can of alcohol, wine, and other spirits. Why not have this option, its a good way to spend money for something, and a good way to enjoy the pub or club. But, this will only work if the game has a sit down feature, where you can buy a drink, press R3 and you sit down on the closest chair or stool. Same goes with takeout stores. Now this one is a big one for jobs. A lot of today’s population works at fast food restaurants. How about giving us the chance to work at one? Perhaps work at a club or night club as well. And if you work there, get discounts when you go for fun. This I think would be a lot of fun and very realistic.
So first of all, vehicles you drive on the road. Petrol Stations are their for a reason. How about the ability to pour your petrol and pay for it after you pour? That will be money usage. Of course, we may have vehicle customization. PaynSpray or Car wash again? that was always a good way to spend your cash. How about being able to take your car to a dealership, and sell it to them? That’s a good idea. Also, you about being able to go to a dealership and be able to buy a car, used or brand new, your call! Trains, Trams and Busses and all that should be accessible as well. Including airplanes, but the airplanes is only a good idea if their is more than one airport, which I doubt there will be more than one. But, we should be able to purchase our train ticket before entering the train, go up to the machine and pay, same with a cruise perhaps. All of this is a good way to make money usage so much more realistic. Now for jobs, this is also a good idea. We should be able to get a job as a car salesperson at a dealership.. get a job as a train driver, as a taxi driver or even a pilot?
Finally, a few things that spring to mind when I think of GTA and money altogether. Wouldn’t it be nice if we can purchase a private jet? Purchase a VIP ticket to a club show? How about different prices for plane rides: First class, business class etc. Helicopter hires or tours, even be able to purchase a private Heli as well! VIP seats to a Saints or Basketball game. Lets not forget with jobs, we could even try and become a police officer, a fireman, a medical person. How about drug dealing? Is that an illegal way to earn money as well? Perhaps smuggling drugs from one airport to another, the challenge of getting through airport security undetected? All of these ideas i’m sure are on the top of everyone’s list, well most anyway. But as we know, Rockstar most likely wont and can’t put all of these ideas into the game. But, I have a good feeling they may add a few extra things in, since the game is delayed, but they do say its for extra development, but little do we know, it could be to move GTA V to the PS4 rather than the PS3. I hope you all enjoyed this read, and you all agree with a lot of the ideas with money usage and jobs for Grand Theft Auto 5. Thank you GTA fans! WRITTEN BY NICKMAJFC