Best Mods To Use While Waiting For GTA 6


  • Natural Vision Evolved mod enhances graphics for a visually stunning gameplay experience while waiting for GTA 6.
  • Realistic Gun Sounds mod improves immersion and adds realism to gun battles in GTA 5.
  • Gta5KoRn Car Pack mod adds new vehicles for an enhanced driving experience and more variety in gameplay.

Grand Theft Auto 5 was and still is one of the best open-world experiences of all time, standing as Rockstar’s highest-selling game. It provided a great level of storytelling, character development and interactions, and gameplay.


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While Rockstar’s other titles such as Red Dead Redemption 2 managed to replicate similar levels of success, particularly within storytelling, many would argue they do not come close to the likes of GTA 5. After the long-awaited reveal of Grand Theft Auto 6, fans will be contemplating what to do in the meantime until its 2025 release. Fortunately, thanks to a plethora of mods for GTA 5, players on PC have the capability of pushing the highly successful title toward its full potential.

5 Natural Vision Evolved

Overhauls lighting systems, tonemapping, and more

Natural Vision Evolved mod

After seeing the GTA 6 trailer, fans were quick to point out the huge leap in graphical fidelity compared to GTA 5, and even 2018’s Red Dead Redemption 2. Since the wait for the sixth installment in the franchise will be a long one, one of the best ways to make up for it is with the Natural Vision Evolved graphics mod for GTA 5.

With enhanced lighting along with a wide array of texture upgrades and enhancements, Razed Mods’ NVE proves to be one of the best choices for an upgrade that PC players can make for a new playthrough of the critically acclaimed title. While it certainly won’t live up to the jaw-dropping visual experience that awaits fans in GTA 6, it is most certainly worth utilizing in the meantime.

4 Realistic Gun Sounds 4.1.1

Improves tactile feedback and the overall shooting experience

Trevor shooting

The base game’s audio experience when it comes down to weapon sounds isn’t very realistic to modern-day standards. Rather than true-to-life gunshot sounds, they are more arcade-like. This was somewhat improved when it came down to the release of Red Dead Redemption 2, with more authentic gun sounds that align well with its Wild West period setting. This is crucial in terms of immersion, allowing players to make each gun battle feel as realistic as possible.


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With GTA 5, there are a plethora of options for players to choose from for weapon sound mods, but we prefer the Realistic Gun Sounds mod made by XENORT. It blends perfectly with the aforementioned upgraded visuals with the NVE mod. When in the middle of gun battles or traversing through the city, these improved weapon sounds play a massive part in improving the overall experience.

3 Ultimate Outfit Pack

There are mods for the clothing of all three main characters

Three main characters

While the base game includes a variety of different clothing options for its three main characters, Michael, Franklin, and Trevor, a great number of mods expand this even further. These are often functional through the use of trainer mods for single-player only. One example, the Ultimate Outfit Pack by Menyoo, gives players the chance to change into new outfits at any given opportunity.

While there is still the issue of characters changing back into unwanted outfits when players switch away from them for a while, it still certainly helps add variation. Since each character maintains their own style of clothing, most clothing mods follow the pattern of the base game, creating outfits that suit these characters directly.

2 Epic Explosions XX 2.0

Improves textures, sound effects, impact range and damage, and much more


At the time of its release, GTA 5 impressed many fans with its incredible action spectacles and how intense each violent encounter was. This was further amplified by the huge explosions, especially on roads filled with vehicles. While the blast radius of these explosions is already great within the base game, the multiple options of mods take this to an even greater level with realistic and larger explosions.


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One mod we like for this enhancement is Epic Explosions XX 2.0 by IIvELITEzX. The explosions within this mod can send both players and NPCs flying long distances, even if they are a decent distance away from the chaos, which is very authentic. Since it is largely expected that GTA 6 will adopt this same feature of more realistic elements, particularly in gameplay, this is a great way for players to set themselves up for the upcoming experience.

1 Gta5KoRn Car Pack

A slew of new vehicles in every class, from muscle cars to speedsters


If there is any mod that will help modernize GTA 5 while fans await GTA 6, it is the addition of new vehicles. A pivotal factor in GTA 5‘s success is the impressive driving mechanics, which are often lauded as the best in any open-world game. The Gta5KoRn Car Pack enhances the driving experience dramatically.

With the addition of 48 new cars, fans can experience custom designs and appearances, along with better speed and handling. This should help keep fans occupied with a variety of activities in the single-player campaign, while the anticipation for GTA 6 grows.