When comparing MineCraft vs Grand Theft Auto V, the Slant community recommends Grand Theft Auto V for most people. In the question“What are the best PS4 games that run at 1080p and 60fps?” Grand Theft Auto V is ranked 10th while MineCraft is ranked 11th. The most important reason people chose Grand Theft Auto V is:
The world of Grand Theft Auto V is extraordinarily massive and filled with details. For example, you can be working to complete a mission which may involve flying a plane, fighting the crew of that plane, crashing it, and finally parachuting out of it only to find an off-road buggy landing. This, in turn may lead you to explore the mountains and wilderness around San Andreas and come across backpackers who will probably be slightly annoyed at you. But this does not even come close to describing the massive scope that GTA V has. It feels like a living world where anything can happen.
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Pro Great creativity tool
It allows you to draw up ideas for buildings and structures before letting you create them.
Pro Defined by originality
There are not many games that have become so iconic due to their original characteristics.
Pro Amazing extended community
The community surrounding this game is huge due to its popularity. There are lots of servers and projects revolving around it that allow for so many different choices in how one wants to play and who they want to play with. From crafting guides/videos, themed servers and YouTube play sessions, there is enough out there to help one find what they are looking for.
Pro Easy to set up multiplayer
Both the dedicated server and "Open to LAN" options allow fairly easy setup for multiplayer.
Pro Enthralling, unpredictable gameplay
Exploring and fighting expands on what is a randomly generated world, never knowing what's going to happen next or what the player will find. There are no set goals and no end to reach: it is all a sandbox experience that the player formulates as they go along, making it all the more thrilling.
Pro Multitude of mini-games makes for flexibility
Due to its vast community, Minecraft has a wide variety of mini-games available for download, which can tailor to different sizes of groups.
Pro Massive scope
The world of Grand Theft Auto V is extraordinarily massive and filled with details.
For example, you can be working to complete a mission which may involve flying a plane, fighting the crew of that plane, crashing it, and finally parachuting out of it only to find an off-road buggy landing. This, in turn may lead you to explore the mountains and wilderness around San Andreas and come across backpackers who will probably be slightly annoyed at you.
But this does not even come close to describing the massive scope that GTA V has. It feels like a living world where anything can happen.
Pro Great story wrapped around in biting and relevant social commentary
Grand Theft Auto V is a smart, comical but biting social commentary on contemporary relevant matters. It satirizes almost anything that has to do with the current pop culture. Millennials, celebrities, the right, the left, the middle class, the upper class, the media and even the video game industry itself.
The story and the world in which it takes place are fictional, but the social commentary and the problems it raises and things it satirizes are real -- corruption, greed, hypocrisy, the abuse of power -- are all real and relevant in today's world.
Pro Freedom to explore almost anything
Besides providing players with a huge open world, Grand Theft Auto V also gives them the ability and freedom to explore every corner of the map available to them with any vehicle available to them in the game.
Pro First person mode
The entire PC game version has had an engine tweak that allows it to be played in first person view, making for the first time in the series run that this option is available for the full playthrough.
Pro Supports up to 4K resolutions
GTA V supports resolutions all the way up to 4K on the PC version.
Pro Rockstar editor
The included Rockstar editor allows for user to create their own Machinima and gameplay videos. The tools are very robust allowing for many different day, weather and character options.
Pro Online multiplayer
GTA V has included an online multiplayer mode where up to 30 players can play at the same time in the online world.
Pro Improved graphics over every other version
The PC version of GTA V is the optimal experience when it comes to graphic quality. Improved lighting and anti-aliasing make a big difference over the games Xbox One and PS4 counterparts.
Pro Well optimized
There were many reservations as to how well Rockstar was going to optimize the game for PC, as some of their past games had a lot of trouble in this area. Luckily it looks as though the game has been optimized quite well with the specs being quite reasonable in order to achieve 60FPS in 1080p on the best settings.
Pro Game saves can be imported from console versions
Players that have game saves on their console versions can import the save to the PC version, this way they will not have to start the game over from scratch to enjoy it on PC.
Rockstar has a support page specifically to transfer the saves.
Con Lack of meaningful story mode
There is no story mode in Minecraft: there is only a create mode or a survival mode. Neither, however, supply any kind of story or background as regard what is going on in the game.
Con Still involves killing other things
In order to progress through the game and craft items, players will need to kill other things such as skeletons, zombies and monsters which may not be seen as child-friendly or can result in frightening situations.
Con Steep and time-consuming learning curve
Learning what items are needed to craft takes quite a bit of knowledge and time. There are guides and videos online that can help with this, but not much in-game that helps the player know exactly how and what to craft.
Con Population density slider in the options does not make much of a difference
The population density option in the PC version does not make much of a difference in the game, while it does have more people and cars than the console counterparts, the increased number is not by much.
Con Overrun by hackers
Online play is completely overrun with hackers who have infinite money, can spawn any vehicle of their choice, etc.
Con Forced Rockstar Social Club online registration DRM scheme
Rockstar Social Club is a forced online registration and DRM platform that will not allow one to play the game without first logging in to it. No internet connection, no play. Forget the password to the account three times, get locked out. All hindrances to paying customers that in no way will stop the piracy of this title or effect pirates in any way shape or form.