GTA V is going to be twice as big as Manhattan. Actual Manhattan

News of Grand Theft Auto V‘s enormous size has set the internet atwitter today.

So, just how big is “bigger than RDR, San Andreas, and GTA IV“?

According to highly scientific internet forums, Red Dead Redemption is 28 square miles, San Andreas is 13.6 square miles, and GTA IV is 6.8 square miles. This puts us at a grand total of 48.4 square miles. Manhattan Island is 23 square miles. So, yes, GTA V will be twice the size of IRL Manhattan. 

That’s PRETTY big. Now a lot of people will tell you size matters. But we here at Kill Screen have always abided by the mantra that the size of your map is not as important as the motion of your avatar.