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"Grand Theft Auto Online": Solo Survival

"GTA Online" helped get me through a hard part of my life. When you spend THAT much time with a game, you can't help but write about it.

In most Survival maps, it's best to play in groups of two. More than that, and you may be at a disadvantage.

In most Survival maps, it's best to play in groups of two. More than that, and you may be at a disadvantage.

How to Play "GTA Online" Solo Survival Mode

One of the more fun game modes in GTA Online is Survival mode. I seriously can't get tired of it. The only thing that could possibly make it better would be adding zombies, but shooting armies of enemies is just as satisfying. One of the things that makes Survival special is the camaraderie between four players as you band together to fight off wave after wave of gunmen. It's a rare time when no one is killing each other. You develop a strategy in your head about how you're going to help your team succeed, and at the same time how you'll live to see the conclusion and get that $30,000.

Sometimes You Can't Wait for Backup

With that being said, this entire article probably goes against the fiber of what makes Survival shine, but sometimes you want to test yourself against the game—to see if you can hold them off on your own.