Die-Hard GTA Online Fan Finally Realizes His Real-Life Dream With a Visit to Los Angeles

Published 12/24/2021, 9:49 AM EST


The developer Rockstar games launched the all-time popular GTA online way back in the year 2013. It’s been over 8 years and the game still hasn’t lost its charm and continues to entertain fans. Grand Theft Auto Online is one of the most popular games on the planet. Recently, one die-hard fan just visited Los Angeles to fulfill his dream.

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He recreated his GTA Online character look in real life and traveled to Los Angeles just to get a picture of the same locations featured in the game. For those who are unfamiliar, GTA Online and GTA V maps replicate the entire City of Los Angeles.

Been playing since 2013 and always wanted to take a picture of my character and myself in IRL to match. 9 years later made it to LA and I had to! from gtaonline

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On the 24th of Dec 2021. One Reddit user named “Gazorpy” who seems to be a die-hard fan of Grand Theft Auto Online, shared some pictures. This post features four pictures, out of which 2 are screenshots from the game and the other 2 are from the real world. The real world images look like exact replicas of the game screenshots.

Gazorpy re-created the exact look of his GTA Online character and visited some locations of Los Angeles that are featured in the game as well. He waited for nine years to fulfill this dream.

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To be honest, it’s the dedication of fans like these that make this game what it is today. This game has achieved massive success and, till today, fans continue to enjoy the iconic title. Back in 2013, the devs launched this game alongside the Grand Theft Auto V release.

At the time of the release, this game was in a problematic state, because various bugs and glitches plagued the entire game. Thanks to the devs for introducing tons of fixes and patches over these years, the game’s in a much healthier state now. Just a few days ago, the devs released the latest DLC expansion, introducing Dr. Dre and Franklin Clinton into the game.

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Swetabh Shekhar

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Swetabh Shekhar is an eSports author at EssentiallySports and holds a Master's degree in Mass Communication. He has been playing video games since his childhood days and has witnessed the evolution of the gaming industry. GTA, Assassins Creed, Call of Duty, and The Walking Dead are some of his all-time favorites.

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