He's been a bit down recently due to Granny death, among other things. He's really excited for this game (like yourself it seems) and earlier I was saying that I feel like its overhyped and I feel bad for dehyping him.
Spending money can fix everything!
It was £26.80 (~$35) in the UK:
Give me a Strength reaction for my flatmate if you see this gaffers.
Kinda. It shows bit by bit but you don't get the whole picture on one page, although you can make assumption that the city itself will be medium sized compared to gta. Something more like Sleeping dogs I think, but there will be quite a lot suburbs around the city so overall, the map may be very big.