You prefer Golf, tennis and Yoga ? Of course ! Those ones BREATHE GTA from all over the place right ? f*ck gambling and the ability to buy big ass villas and penthouses when I can sit for a mere 45 minutes and enjoy ONE TIME the Television ^.^ Boy oh boy, let the fun begin sir. Please tell me how you much you enjoyed the Internet, Radio and Television after 5 years in IV.
Robbing houses was repetitive and not rewarding at all, going to the gym was just mashing the X/space button/bar, modding cars you can do in GTA V, I don't remember being able to actually participate in drug dealings unless your using Deji's black market mod, farm jobs aren't exactly fun, gambling I personally never had an interest in, enforcer job I have no idea what you're talking about, tons of side missions... please explain more and buying hoses isn't exactly fun..
Oh non of that nonsense, you had the option to rob houses, go to the gym, mod cars and participate in drug dealing , you could drive up the country and do farm jobs you have gambling and enforcer jobs , tons of side missions , houses to buy.. And the list just keeps on going GTA V has nothing on SA in that department.
So, wait.. what could you do when you finished SA that wasn't boring? Spray tags? Paramedic, taxi, etc..? Because they're all boring and repetitive.
Golf, parachuting, triathlon, races etc. are fun but the op is partially right
We have heists, bounties, assassinations but they' re too few, not ad infinitum like vigilante missions or drug wars in IV
We have properties...great and fun, but where are the interiors or a proper management system ? We aren't even able to invest on them or send someone to take care of gang attacks in the case
We have some pretty good interior, but we can't access it in free roaming
We have a casino, not accessible, again (DLC?)
We have a race track and the maze bank arena, see above
We have underwater gameplay, but we can't hunt for treasures, neither fishing something
We have a huge and detailed map, yeah, but something is missing here, and we bet that without multiplayer and dlcs the single player experience would have been far superior
Even the story and the characters feels somewhat dull and rushed, they simply lack the creativity of red dead redemption or the first mafia
Let's hope in some decent DLC for sp, tbogt was a bless for GTA IV at the time