What does the franchise name ‘Grand Theft Auto’ mean? In law, it is a real term | GTA V | rock star games | spain | mexico | use | TECHNOLOGY

Despite the fact that the term is known almost throughout the world by the famous videogame, its origin has nothing to do with entertainment. We tell you where the name of the Grand Theft Auto came from (GTA).

GTA is a series of open world video games in which players can control a character in an urban environment and perform various activities, such as drive vehicles, steal, fight and perform missions.

This is known, above all, for its violent and explicit contentwhich has generated controversy and criticism for years.

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However, this has not prevented thousands of people around the world from enjoying the adventures of characters from the world of GTA, like the famous CJ, who walks the streets of the United States in a shirt and jeans, completing missions of all kinds.

Despite his worldwide fame, the video game is recognized by the initials of its nameand not many people stop to wonder where they came from or what they mean.

Well, far from the virtual world, this term It has its origin in the Law and the laws of North Americawhere ‘Grand Theft Auto’ se refiere al theft of a car or motorcycle.

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In fact, according to several US law firms, this crime refers to any type of motor vehicle that is stolen by an individualand the expression that can be translated into Spanish as grand theft of automobile

Since cars tend to be high-value, all car theft cases are treated as grand theft, experts say.

Thus, the name of the famous game is a direct reference to the plot, where with any character you can commit this crime in the streets made of pixels imitating the main American cities.

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As a curiosity, the first version of GTA was released in 1997 for the Sony PlayStation console and for personal computers. Since then, several versions and special editions of the series have been released, including GTA II, GTA III, GTA Vice City, GTA San Andreas, GTA IV, GTA V, and GTA Online.

Currently, the games in this series are available on multiple platforms, including PlayStation, Xbox, PC, Mac, iOS, and Android. The last version of the game, GTA V, was released in 2013. and still has a very active player base.

GDA / Andrés Felipe León Maffiold / El Tiempo / Colombia

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