Just like many other games created and developed by Rockstar Games, the game called Grand Theft Auto 5 or GTA 5 automatically loads saves. This kind of thing can actually make it hard for you who want to find out the way to restart the story mode in the game. Since there is no new game plus in this game, it is a must for those who want to start from the beginning like you to find out the way to do so from the menu.
What should you do to restart GTA 5 from the beginning? Due to the fact that GTA 5 does not have the typical start screen that most of the games have, the way to restart the story mode is not clearly shown. Whenever the game boots, it loads into the newest save. If you want to restart the game from the beginning, below is step by step to follow:
- First of all, you have to enter the pause menu.
- After entering it, it is time for you to scroll to the Game tab.
- Upon finding it, select New Game and then confirm the selection.
By following every step above, you will be able to start the GTA 5 story from the beginning cutscene. Keep in mind that it is a complete restart and any of the money or the purchased items belong to you and the other players will not be retained. The good news is that in case you do it accidentally, you are able to load the previous story mode. In order to do that, you can just go to Load Game in the same tab.
How do you start the new character in GTA Online? If you want to start a new character in GTA Online, you can follow the similar method. Here is everything to follow:
- The first thing that you need to do is to enter the GTA Online.
- When it opens, pause the game.
- Then, scroll down until you find the Online tab.
- After that, choose Swap character.
- The last thing that you should do is confirm the selection.
By following the guide above, you will be directed to the lineup screen. From there, feel free to either choose from the existing characters or start a new one.
There is one thing to take note when starting a new GTA Online character, which is the fact that the bank account of a user is shared. It means a new character has a chance to withdraw money from the bank that have been deposited by the previous characters. By doing this, you are allowed to get a jump start in the game. Not only that, it is also possible for you to skip the tutorial missions as long as one of your characters is at level 100 or higher.
For everyone who wants to reset the GTA 5 story mode and start a new game from the scratch and remove any saved game progress, every instruction to follow includes:
- Firstly, you have to launch the game known as GTA V.
- Once it opens, the next thing that you need to do is to go to the Story Mode.
- Then, press Esc button.
- After that, click on Game tab.
- The fifth step is to click on Load Game option.
- In the next step, choose the slot that you want to delete one by one and then press Space bar and press Enter in order to confirm the deletion.
- Once it is deleted, click on New Game option and then press enter to confirm.
- Lastly, wait for the game to load and just like that the new game will start form the scratch.
It should be easy for you to restart the GTA 5 story mode on Xbox One by following the guides explained above. In case you find it hard, you are suggested to reach out Rockstar Games through Rockstar Support. There are a few ways that you can try.
The first one is to call the customer support number to get the immediate response. For those who live in the United States, you can dial the number 866-922-8694. If you are in Canada, the number that you can call is 800-269-5721. Those in the United Kingdom can call 08701 200060 if you want to contact them. 212-334-6633 is the number that you can dial if you want to contact the corporate office in the New York City. Please call this number during the peak business hours, which is around 9 AM to 5 PM. There is nothing to worry about the fee and it is totally free. Aside from getting the immediate response, it is also possible for you to be transferred to live help.
The second way is to send an email. The email address that you can use is firstname.lastname@example.org. It is recommended as you will be able to explain the thing that you are facing in mode details. However, the response that you get may take time.
The third one is to visit the support page of Rockstar Game to find the helpful articles. Firstly, tap link here. When you are there, you can find a search bar and enter a question or concern to find the articles related to the topic.
The fourth one is to write a letter to Rockstar Games. After writing a letter, you can send it to their Headquarters office at Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc., 622 Broadway, New York, New York, 10012, United States.
The fifth one is to each them out through social media. One of the most recommended social media is Twitter. You can tweet something that directs to Rockstar Support at @RockstarSupport. Please make it as simple as possible since Twitter has a 280 character limit. In addition to that, you can also go to their Facebook page in order to interact with their posts.
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