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.
  • yogev22553 days, 9 hours 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 :)
    • reaper107854 days, 8 hours agoReplyFlag
      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_Fish1 week, 2 days agoReplyFlag
        I lost about 200k and both my muscle cars that I had saved from missions, races, etc. and I really need it back Coleman806
        • kaanyildizz1 week, 5 days agoReplyFlag
          My online id is Tupacc38
          • kaanyildizz1 week, 5 days agoReplyFlag
            I lost 734k and i need it very hard to pimp my cars
            • StrewJay1 week, 5 days agoReplyFlag
              Is this still available?
              • I didn't get any money my psn name is body_boarder14 can you please give me the money
                • tastelesssnail962 weeks, 6 days agoReplyFlag
                  i loat 500k and nevert got first bonus 0 bonuses ; xbox Xbox Live® TAG-KRAJUSYPAJU [ACC NAME {LOS AMI LOS} GIVE MONEY11 [
                  • redjohnny12343 weeks, 2 days agoReplyFlag
                    I loss my entity jhonnydiaz97
                    • ChampEjbye3 weeks, 6 days agoReplyFlag
                      My username on ps3 are thegreatmarkus
                      • ChampEjbye3 weeks, 6 days agoReplyFlag
                        I have 1 billion that i have safe from missions and car sales, now rockstar have take them, i want my money back, i haven't safe them for nothing rockstar!
                        • ExclusiveSTon June 23 2014, 6:07pmReplyFlag
                          I bought a card and didn't get my 500k my gt: Exclusive sT
                          • KillerBear5000on June 18 2014, 3:11pmReplyFlag

                            I lost 500k and this is ridiculous my GamerTag on xbox is K1ll3rAssass1n2 thanks.
                            • vman30on June 15 2014, 4:01pmReplyFlag
                              I'm hoping I could get $3,500,000. Because I purchased the in game money card and it has been a month or two. So please can I get the money. My gamer-tqg is bman423.
                              • xki11s13on June 15 2014, 5:21amReplyFlag
                                I lost my feltser and my entity so can I please have them back
                                • xki11s13on June 14 2014, 3:35amReplyFlag
                                  when are heists
                                  • thingymagigy69on June 10 2014, 11:27amReplyFlag
                                    i didn't get my 500k i played every day that month and didn't get anything my psn is prego1234
                                    • tylerisboss247on May 19 2014, 10:24amReplyFlag
                                      Hey I lost all my money which was like $900,000 an then when I hoped on it was all gone an my $400,000 was gone so if u could please send me at least $500,000 so I can get my apartment back please I am begging please do my username is tylerisboss247
                                      • Rtkdunkeyon May 19 2014, 7:19amReplyFlag
                                        I kost my 9f Car and like 100000 dollar and that suck yeah yeah my psn are rtkdunkey
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