Grand Theft Auto Online: Half a Million GTA$ Stimulus Package this Month

Posted on October 11 2013, 8:20am | Author: R* Q | Filed Under: Games, Social Club

Money in the Bank
Given some of the recent technical issues during these first days of GTA Online, and now that things are starting to look much smoother (touch wood!), we are planning to provide a special stimulus package for all who have played or will play Grand Theft Auto Online this month. We will be dropping a cool half a million GTA$ in the GTA Online bank accounts of all players this month, starting as early as next week. 
‘Don’t Spend It All in One Place!’
In order to keep the current worldwide in-game economy balanced, we will be providing this GTA$ to players via two deposits of $250,000. We will announce specific dates as soon as possible, but are currently hoping to be able to make the first deposit by the end of next week (after we’ve confirmed that issues causing game progress loss have been fixed) with the second installment to happen by the end of the month. For players who experienced cloud server errors, connection issues, and lost game progress and characters in these first days of GTA Online, we hope this GTA$ helps to facilitate a fresh start or makes your continued life in Los Santos and Blaine County extra sweet.
Below are a few more details on how it will work. Stay tuned for tips on how to make the most of GTA$ cash, info on ways and places to earn more cash fast, as well as updates on all the new GTA Online content additions we’re working on for this fall and beyond.
  • You must play or have played Grand Theft Auto Online at any time during the month of October 2013 in order to qualify for the GTA$500,000 deposit in your in-game bank account.
  • Players will first have to install a forthcoming GTAV title update which we expect to happen next week. That title update (1.04) is expected to fix the remaining instances of issues that have caused vehicle purchase loss and will also enable the functionality through which we’ll be providing this GTA$ stimulus cash to players.
  • We will announce at the Rockstar Newswire when each deposit is made.
  • Each of the two GTA$250,000 deposits will be made by Rockstar and should automatically appear in the in-game GTA Online bank accounts of eligible players. Beyond downloading the forthcoming title update mentioned above, there should not be any additional special action required by eligible players to redeem. 

  • R* Yon October 28 2013, 7:25pmFlag
    Hi everyone,
    For those that are still having any technical issues, as mentioned above there is a title update coming next week that will include more fixes including the vehicle loss one – and we will remain committed to continuing to fine-tune the game to address any and all issues to get GTA Online running as smooth as possible. Please remember to visit the Rockstar Support site at for the latest info or to report your problem if you don’t see it there.

    For those asking about their lost characters or rank, those will not be able to be restored so we sincerely hope that this cash stimulus we’re giving out this month will help you get back on your feet or to make your new life in Los Santos & Blaine extra sweet.

    For those asking about other forthcoming GTA Online content such as Heists, those are indeed in the works and we hope to provide an update with release timing soon.

    We know many of you are anxiously waiting for us to show you the GTA$ Stimulus Package money we announced a couple weeks back. As mentioned in that post, we of course want to ensure that game progress loss issues are sufficiently sorted before distributing the GTA$ to everyone. We have a few more tweaks and fixes to make in a new title update that will hit sometime next week and then we will distribute the cash.

    Thanks all.
  • alvaro20817392 weeks, 3 days agoReplyFlag
    Me and my friend didn't get 1 dollar and we had teqnical difficulties our names are The_Darkness_172 and princess1891_15 so it has to be more for us
    • destroyerCrane92 weeks, 5 days agoReplyFlag
      Email me for the real details
      • destroyerCrane92 weeks, 5 days agoReplyFlag
        I never used my GTA v for a while because of my problems with gta online and missed the money that people got like $1,000,000 but I did not get it please give me money that I missed please I beg of you
        • destroyerCrane92 weeks, 5 days agoReplyFlag
          I did not get money and I am not rich and I need money )-:
          • BLG4582 weeks, 6 days agoReplyFlag
            can you please do this again cause i never really played this game before so please do this again

            • lilrocky12on March 14 2014, 4:43pmReplyFlag
              gta I lose 650.000 dollars
              • Nostradamuzon March 13 2014, 10:11amReplyFlag
                I didnt get the 500k either, so i just farmed and farmed jobs to buy car and appartment
                • MELO85on March 12 2014, 12:07pmReplyFlag
                  MELO85 Non ho ricevuto nulla nonostante sia stato 24h connesso dall'uscita di gta online perdendo 4 player e ricominciando per 5 volte. Come mai??
                  • oprseamycfcon March 8 2014, 4:47pmReplyFlag
                    My we nephew just care running upstairs saying I got 500 thousand and right enough checked it 500 k in his bank, checked mine but didn't get it f's
                    • grayza29on February 25 2014, 10:49pmReplyFlag
                      Been playing gta V since the day it came out and still have got the 500k....
                      Do I still get it?
                      • DODGEIT01on February 18 2014, 7:56pmReplyFlag
                        Hey, I keep losing money every time I put it in the bank. I had 89975 dollars in the bank now it's gone. I'm trying to get a house but its keep disappear when I leave the game. Help please
                        • soldado967on February 16 2014, 10:05pmReplyFlag
                          Hola Rockstar. Yo jugue en octubre y no me dieron el dinero...
                          Me lo podrian dar ???
                          • nuffhustleon February 17 2014, 11:33amReplyFlag
                            @soldado967 ¿Realmente crees que te lo darán si se lo pides de esa forma? Ademas le dieron a todos esa cantidad monetaria pero si no te la dieron es porque no habrás jugado en Octubre en Grand Theft Auto Online.
                        • xxDarkboyBAMxdon February 16 2014, 12:44pmReplyFlag
                          I got 1 million dollars on my ps3 account but 1 day later all gone so rockstar plz give me my 1 mill back because i want eligible for the stimulus package because i got gta for christmas
                          • CelticWarri0r26on February 13 2014, 4:16pmReplyFlag
                            Rockstar games I bought a money card for 1.25 million dollars but I never got it I don know if it was a glitch or a mistake but I would really like to get what I payed for

                            • IVI-a-T-r-i-i-Xon February 13 2014, 12:39pmReplyFlag
                              I have played since the release and since the release off online but I never got my reward ?
                              • DKCoolEmanuelon February 7 2014, 9:10pmReplyFlag
                                HOLA Rockstar yo Juegue en Octubre pero no me dieron el medio millon de Dolares se los ruego que por favor me podrian dar al medio millon????????
                                • benbrad42on February 7 2014, 3:41amReplyFlag
                                  I played in October and never got it. rockstar, can u help me out?
                                  • NIDDYBYTCHon February 4 2014, 8:11pmReplyFlag
                                    • powless77on January 31 2014, 1:50amReplyFlag
                                      I played during the month of October but I haven't logged in for months. Will I still receive the stimulus package?
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