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'''Beta Characters''' are people or characters that were cut or rechanged during the development of a GTA game. Only two types of characters that were '''Deleted''', '''Beta Name''' or '''Remodeled'''. Their files still appear inside the disc but some were deleted and can never be found in the files. Others were renamed or rechanged due to several reasons. These characters whether host a major, minor or just a pedestrian in a GTA game.
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'''Beta characters''' are characters that were cut or rechanged during the development of a GTA game. Only two types of characters that were '''Deleted''', '''Beta Name''' or '''Remodeled'''. Their files still appear inside the disc but some were deleted and can never be found in the files. Others were renamed or rechanged due to several reasons. These characters whether host a major, minor or just a pedestrian in a GTA game.
   
 
== Deleted Characters ==
 
== Deleted Characters ==
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The two pedestrians were meant to appear in the game but due to rating and controversial problems, they were removed.
 
The two pedestrians were meant to appear in the game but due to rating and controversial problems, they were removed.
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*[[Butler]]
   
 
'''GTA Vice City'''
 
'''GTA Vice City'''
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* [[Poncho]]
 
* [[Poncho]]
   
He was going to be appearing in the game but was cut. He was supposedly had a run-in with [[Officer Carver]] were CJ must rescue him.
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He was going to be appearing in the game but was cut. He was supposedly had a run-in with [[Officer Carver]] where CJ must rescue him.
   
 
* [[Larry]]
 
* [[Larry]]
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* [[Raymond Alberga]]
 
* [[Raymond Alberga]]
   
Alberga was a mobster during the development in GTA IV but he was cut in the final. He was suspected to be Ray Boccino's beta name.
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Alberga was a mobster during the development in GTA IV but he was cut in the final. He was suspected to be Ray Boccino's beta name.
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* [[Victor Rivas]]
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Victor is a cousin of [[Tom Rivas]] or brother of [[Lyle Rivas]] who was cut from game. According to a unused text, he works as a electronics thief and lives in [[Los Santos (HD Universe)|Los Santos]].
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'''GTA V'''
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* Dale
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A [[Strangers and Freaks|Stranger and Freak]] encounter that had two encounters with [[Franklin Clinton|Franklin]].
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* [[Magenta]]
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Another Stranger and Freak encounter that had two encounters with [[Michael De Santa|Michael]]. It seems to be the very same woman that [[Denise Clinton]] and her friends are together with while doing vagina clenching exercises during the intro cutscene for the mission [[The Long Stretch]].
   
 
== Remodelled Characters ==
 
== Remodelled Characters ==
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'''GTA Liberty City Stories'''
 
'''GTA Liberty City Stories'''
* Joseph Daniel O'Toole's glasses were originally blue.
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* [[Joseph Daniel O'Toole]]'s glasses were originally blue.
 
* [[Toni Cipriani]] originally looked older.
 
* [[Toni Cipriani]] originally looked older.
* Toni's casual clothes were a purple shirt with a green vest.
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* Toni's casual clothes were a purple shirt with a green vest.
   
 
'''GTA Vice City Stories'''
 
'''GTA Vice City Stories'''
 
* [[Bryan Forbes]] originally had a mustache.
 
* [[Bryan Forbes]] originally had a mustache.
* The Casual clothes were originally yellow.
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* The Casual clothes were originally yellow and blue.
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* The Wetsuit was originally light blue.
   
 
'''GTA IV'''
 
'''GTA IV'''
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* The first removed haircut design for Niko was a cut that seemed to resemble helmet-hair.
 
* The first removed haircut design for Niko was a cut that seemed to resemble helmet-hair.
 
* The second removed haircut design for Niko was a buzz cut.
 
* The second removed haircut design for Niko was a buzz cut.
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* As seen in the first trailer for [[The Lost and Damned|TLAD]], [[Jim Fitzgerald]] did not wear a bandana.
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'''GTA V'''
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* [[Michael De Santa]] as seen in trailer 1 and 2, he seemed to have green eyes, and an older look. As seen in his trailer, he has brown eyes and a younger look.
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* [[Franklin Clinton]] looked different in the beta as seen in Trailer 1, where his skin was much lighter, making him look more hispanic than African American.
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==Unknown==
 
==Unknown==
 
'''GTA Liberty City Stories'''
 
'''GTA Liberty City Stories'''
*GXT lists a character named Father Kenny. It possibly was a undercover name of Ned Burner.<ref>''ENGLISH.gxt/CV_116/ROW: 77 MODEL: Not used Fthr Kenny''</ref>
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*GXT lists a character named Father Kenny. It possibly was an undercover name of [[Ned Burner]].<ref>''ENGLISH.gxt/CV_116/ROW: 77 MODEL: Not used Fthr Kenny''</ref>
*GXT lists another character named Franco Forelli. He was possibly killed in series of Fort Staunton explosions, but not seen.<ref>''ENGLISH.gxt/CV_119/ROW: 80 MODEL: FRANFOR Franco Forelli''</ref>
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*GXT lists another character named [[Franco Forelli]]. He was possibly killed in series of [[Fort Staunton]] explosions in [[Bringing Down the House]], but not seen.<ref>''ENGLISH.gxt/CV_119/ROW: 80 MODEL: FRANFOR Franco Forelli''</ref>
   
 
== Beta Names ==
 
== Beta Names ==
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|'''Frankie Sorvino'''
 
|'''Frankie Sorvino'''
 
|[[Salvatore Leone]]
 
|[[Salvatore Leone]]
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|'''Kemuri Kasen'''
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|[[Asuka Kasen]]
 
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|[[Ricardo Diaz]]
 
|[[Ricardo Diaz]]
 
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'''GTA V'''
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{|style="vertical-align:top;" class="wikitable"
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!Beta Name
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!Current Name
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|'''Albert Clinton'''
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|[[Franklin Clinton]]
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==References==
 
==References==
   
<div class="references-small"><references/></div>
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{{Reflist}}
 
{{Beta}}
 
{{Beta}}
[[Category:Beta Characters]]
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[[Category:Characters]]
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[[Category:Beta characters| ]]

Latest revision as of 16:19, April 5, 2014

Beta characters are characters that were cut or rechanged during the development of a GTA game. Only two types of characters that were Deleted, Beta Name or Remodeled. Their files still appear inside the disc but some were deleted and can never be found in the files. Others were renamed or rechanged due to several reasons. These characters whether host a major, minor or just a pedestrian in a GTA game.

Deleted Characters Edit

These are characters that were removed during development.

GTA III

A character cut during development.

Also a character in GTA III cut during the development of the game.

  • Children and Elders with walkers

The two pedestrians were meant to appear in the game but due to rating and controversial problems, they were removed.

GTA Vice City

Scheduled to give Tommy Vercetti a mission but he was cut prior in development. He also knows Tommy in the past.

GTA San Andreas

He was a LSPD officer and was cut during development, along with Poncho and Larry. He was supposedly going to be killed during the beta Doberman.

He was going to be appearing in the game but was cut. He was supposedly had a run-in with Officer Carver where CJ must rescue him.

He was also a cut character in the game though his dialogue exists but he was meant to appear in Cop Wheels.

GTA IV

Alberga was a mobster during the development in GTA IV but he was cut in the final. He was suspected to be Ray Boccino's beta name.

Victor is a cousin of Tom Rivas or brother of Lyle Rivas who was cut from game. According to a unused text, he works as a electronics thief and lives in Los Santos.

GTA V

  • Dale

A Stranger and Freak encounter that had two encounters with Franklin.

Another Stranger and Freak encounter that had two encounters with Michael. It seems to be the very same woman that Denise Clinton and her friends are together with while doing vagina clenching exercises during the intro cutscene for the mission The Long Stretch.

Remodelled Characters Edit

These are characters that were remodelled during development ranging from protagonists to pedestrians.

GTA III

  • Claude's appearance went through many different designs. Sketches and screenshots show many types of body of Claude that should appear in the game.
  • The Liberty City Triads originally had a black outfit.
  • Police Officers originally had mustaches, as seen in the game's manual.

GTA Vice City

  • Tommy Vercetti was older, fatter and wore a blue Hawaiian shirt.
  • Haitian gangsters who wore blue shirts used to have a picture on the shirt instead of the word "Relax".

GTA San Andreas

  • Both Sweet and Big Smoke had their appearances changed. Sweet was originally dressed in black and wore a black beanie; Big Smoke wore a white jersey and did not wear a hat, exposing his shaved head.
  • Kendl Johnson's facial model and clothing were altered.
  • Gang members looked different and wore different clothing.
  • Each city had its own motorcycle cop model; whereas in the final release the same model is used for all cities (They use the LVPD Model, the LSPD and SFPD models can still be found on the game´s files).

GTA Liberty City Stories

GTA Vice City Stories

  • Bryan Forbes originally had a mustache.
  • The Casual clothes were originally yellow and blue.
  • The Wetsuit was originally light blue.

GTA IV

  • Little Jacob originally did not wear glasses, and also looked older.
  • Michelle had a different looking face.
  • Playboy X used to have a plain maroon hoodie.
  • United Liberty Paper had a different voice.
  • Real Badman didn't wear a hat.
  • The first removed haircut design for Niko was a cut that seemed to resemble helmet-hair.
  • The second removed haircut design for Niko was a buzz cut.
  • As seen in the first trailer for TLAD, Jim Fitzgerald did not wear a bandana.

GTA V

  • Michael De Santa as seen in trailer 1 and 2, he seemed to have green eyes, and an older look. As seen in his trailer, he has brown eyes and a younger look.
  • Franklin Clinton looked different in the beta as seen in Trailer 1, where his skin was much lighter, making him look more hispanic than African American.

UnknownEdit

GTA Liberty City Stories

Beta Names Edit

These are characters that their names have been changed for different reasons.

GTA III

Beta Name Current Name
Mullan 8-Ball
Joey Sorvino Joey Leone
Frankie Sorvino Salvatore Leone
Kemuri Kasen Asuka Kasen

GTA Vice City

Beta Name Current Name
BJ Jones BJ Smith
Fernando Diaz Ricardo Diaz

GTA V

Beta Name Current Name
Albert Clinton Franklin Clinton

ReferencesEdit

  1. ENGLISH.gxt/CV_116/ROW: 77 MODEL: Not used Fthr Kenny
  2. ENGLISH.gxt/CV_119/ROW: 80 MODEL: FRANFOR Franco Forelli

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