GTA V launched way back in September 2013. And seven years later, it still succeeds at getting unusually high viewership in streaming platforms like Twitch and YouTube. But there has been a skyrocket in viewership numbers,thanks to the GTA RP: Grand Theft Auto Roleplay Servers.
In simple words, GTA RP is a modded server that allows players to join the game as a NPC or Non playable character and play the game with a roleplaying objective. A GTA RP server takes a crime inspired character from the GTA franchise and puts them inside the game with a clean slate. Especially after you have installed the mod, you can spawn anywhere in the map, like a densely populated area, and play as a policeman, a clerk, a shopkeeper etc.
Role playing games have been around since time immemorial. Children play role playing games in which they are kings and princesses and whatnot. So the basic essence of the mod is appealing to a large section of the community. RPGs have been immensely popular in recent years and the GTA franchise seems to have tapped into it further.
If you aren’t someone who is up to chatting with strangers can give GTA RP a try as it’s entirely text-based. It too has a sign-up process for GTA World. Currently the server has about 500 members.
Nopixel is one of the hottest servers to join, but also the hardest at the same time. This is because NoPixel only supports 32 players at a time. Another exciting aspect which makes Nopixel one of the most desirable servers is that it is often frequented by some of Twitch’s biggest streamers such as Lirik, Moonmoon, and Summit1G.
It took two years to make Mafia City before opening it up for signups. There is a concept of “dynamic” legal and illegal group system, where business and corporations can be customised, and every property is for sale. This RP server gives you the choice to play as a cop, gangster, or a money hungry CEO.
One of the best GTA RP Servers out there, Eclipse RP Servers hosts more than 200 players at one given time. What makes Eclipse RP more impressive than most other servers is that it clearly lays out oodles of crime factions which one can join. It is but one of GTA RP’s premier servers. It means that there is a waiting list.
Family RP is one of the best and oldest servers. And it was perhaps the hottest server until Nopixel was founded. It has a slot size of 65 and allows for a realistic roleplay with more story-driven aspects. A lot of the actions have been slashed making it pretty simple with the focus being on the community and how to make the server better. Being the oldest and most reliable server, Family RP definitely deserves a try.
As you might have noticed that joining almost any GTA RP server takes some work and involves a wait line. You will be required to fill out an application and read a set of rules. Once your application is approved, you’ll be moved to a queue which you will be allowed to ascend based on strictly you follow the rules.
There are definitely some tests and obstacles you have to clear in order to join the servers but it is a justified step to prevent servers from crashing, as well as from letting people in who would ruin the party.