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.
  • I lost 12million can you please give it back my psn name is predator110650
    • strongmauriceboy3 days, 20 hours agoReplyFlag
      I lost 20 million dollars can I get it back my psn is mjclemons123
      • I lost 12million dollers and can you please give it back I need it. My xbox name is MilionCardinal.
        • littleman2005ygg1 week, 1 day agoReplyFlag
          so did i lost over 20mi in legit money gamertag gta5466hb
          • WWIIINNN1 week, 3 days agoReplyFlag
            please give me back my 14 million my gamer tag is dennishug123
            • TRiCk-KiNg1 week, 4 days agoReplyFlag
              Pls can you give me my 18 million back my gamer tag is ToXiicZDisCloZr
              • JjhshakbfjNdndh1 week, 5 days agoReplyFlag
                I lost 50mill rockstar can I got back gamer tag ynotpa
                • alexmac24011 week, 6 days agoReplyFlag
                  I had 20,000,000 and lost it all, I spent real money for it and I lost it all so can I have it back please ? my ps3 gammertag is alexmac2401
                  • I have lost everything plz give me my $500,000 dollar garage back/apartment and my black private jet and my adder and my Zentorno, my 10 car garage by the airport the one on the right side and my turismo, my vaca, my titan, my $8,000,000 cash card I just bought and my $3,000,000 I had before the 8 mil also replace my commet, oh I didn't lose my character but everything else plz read this creators of gta v and plz get my stuff back and my gamer tag is I the beast XXX for any hackers out there reading this don't think about hacking me cause I have hack back also it was a big bummer to lose so much stuff but I hope you guys can fix it.
                    • Jlhall242 weeks, 4 days agoReplyFlag
                      I played online that month and lost my character 3 times aswell as money cars and time playing and never got the stimulus package. My xbox gamertag is jlhall24.
                      • snipersnooz2 weeks, 5 days agoReplyFlag
                        Me to i didn't get my 500k i played every day that month and didn't get anything my psn is

                        • I lost 500000 my gamertag is unbrokenweevil8
                          • yogev22553 weeks, 6 days agoReplyFlag
                            psn - yogevTSP

                            Would love to have even 500 thousand why there is more full of bugs and lag which is very ruining the gaming experience :) + Thanks :)
                            • I have Been playing the game sense it came out and I never got the 500k and when I lode the online it will some times say connection to server has timed out and return me to the gta 5 Campaign. Also if I do a mission and put the money in the bank the shut my xbox off I come back later to find it is out of the bank and in my pocket my gamer tag is reaper7028595 pleas help rockstar
                              • Kdog_Fishon July 19 2014, 12:25amReplyFlag
                                I lost about 200k and both my muscle cars that I had saved from missions, races, etc. and I really need it back Coleman806
                                • kaanyildizzon July 16 2014, 7:52pmReplyFlag
                                  My online id is Tupacc38
                                  • kaanyildizzon July 16 2014, 7:51pmReplyFlag
                                    I lost 734k and i need it very hard to pimp my cars
                                    • StrewJayon July 16 2014, 5:51pmReplyFlag
                                      Is this still available?
                                      • luca_dinennaon July 14 2014, 4:37pmReplyFlag
                                        I didn't get any money my psn name is body_boarder14 can you please give me the money
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