Grand Theft Auto Online Players Are Asking for GTA 4 Mini-Games – GameRant

Some Grand Theft Auto Online players think that the game should borrow some of the mini-games that were featured in Grand Theft Auto 4.
Grand Theft Auto Online has no shortage of activities for players to participate in, ranging from races to elaborate heists and more. Grand Theft Auto Online players can spend hundreds of hours in the game and always find something new to do, which is part of the reason why it's remained so popular nearly a decade after its initial launch. However, there is always room for improvement, with some GTA Online players suggesting the game could take a few ideas from Grand Theft Auto 4.
Grand Theft Auto 4 featured a number of mini-games for protagonist Niko Bellic to do to pass the time. Oftentimes Niko would participate in these activities with his cousin Roman or while on dates, giving GTA 4 players something to do besides progressing through the main story or hunting down all of Liberty City's collectibles. While these GTA 4 mini-games were nothing extravagant, it seems some GTA Online players want to see them added to the game.
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Reddit user ChainedGraboid posted an image on the GTA Online subreddit of the various Grand Theft Auto 4 mini-games like bowling, pool, or air hockey with the message "Rockstar…When?" The post has gotten a positive response from the community, with over 1,300 upvotes at the time of this writing.
Adding these Grand Theft Auto 4 mini-games to Grand Theft Auto Online would give players something new to do and offer a different way to interact with other players. While GTA Online players mostly kill others in their server, this would let players have friendlier competitions. Instead of running around shooting each other, they could see who could get a higher score in bowling or face off in a competitive game of pool.
ChainedGraboid suggested that perhaps GTA Online could add a new social area to house these mini-games, though it's unclear if Rockstar will ever actually implement anything like this. Grand Theft Auto Online updates are still released on a regular basis, and some of them are quite substantial, but at some point one has to imagine that Rockstar is going to move on to GTA 6 and whatever form its online multiplayer mode takes.
Grand Theft Auto 6 has not been announced at the time of this writing, however, and Rockstar is even putting in the work to bring GTA Online to new consoles. A next-gen port of Grand Theft Auto Online is set to launch within the next couple of months, though it's unclear if it will have any substantial new content. For now, Grand Theft Auto fans that want to play these mini-games will just have to replay GTA 4.
Grand Theft Auto Online is available for PC, PS4, and Xbox One with PS5 and Xbox Series X versions in development.
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One Grand Theft Auto Online player takes an in-game screenshot that manages to capture how crazy the multiplayer mode can be.
Dalton Cooper is an editor for Game Rant who has been writing about video games professionally since 2011. Having written thousands of game reviews and articles over the course of his career, Dalton considers himself a video game historian and strives to play as many games as possible. Dalton covers the latest breaking news for Game Rant, as well as writes reviews, guide content, and more.


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