Rockstar: Three GTA 5 Protagonists "a Leap of Faith".
Rockstar North art director Aaron Garbut has called the decision to include three playable protagonists in Grand Theft Auto 5 "a leap of faith"; one which very clearly paid off.
In a new interview on the making of the game with Edge Magazine, Garbut explained that while the idea was there from the GTA 5's conception, it was a massive change to the core of the series and therefore a big risk for Rockstar."
multiple characters was a leap of faith. It was an interesting idea, and it felt like we could do interesting things with it, but it also felt like a change to the core of the game that might backfire. I think it really worked out. Its so hard during development to get perspective you get so used to looking for the problems that it becomes almost impossible to step back and see the positives."
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