Crew Cut: Mega Crews Hit 1,000 Members, The AGNT vs UFAV Battle Recap and More

Posted on February 18 2014, 12:01pm | Author: R* L | Filed Under: Games, Social Club

CAPPING A THOUSAND

 

   

Clockwise from top left: Nexxus Shoot My Ass (NXXZ), Crew Quoty (0410), The Procrastinators (NERD), Devastation (DNYT), Landed it HIKE (HIKE), Italian Figa Hunters (FIGA), The Meat Department (MEAT), Monster Drift Team (DRFT)

A round of applause for the very first batch of Crews to skyrocket up to the new member cap of 1,000 people. Out of the millions of Social Club Crews in existence, only about 50 were powerful enough to attract enough new recruits to hit the new cap within a week’s time, many of which are led by popular YouTube broadcasters who rallied their viewers to officially join their Crew ranks.

One of the very first to reach that benchmark were the Nexxus Shoot My Ass (NXXZ) Crew of Spain, led by the renowned YouTube broadcaster NexxusHD who’s been prolific with a constant stream of GTA Online videos lately, including clips playing through some of their own custom-made Jobs like “Base Maritima”. NXXZ has the distinction of reaching maximum capacity within only an hour or two of open season. What’s more, the Nexxuz army has an array of other affiliate Crews, ALL of which amazingly have rocketed up to the new Cap. Saludos to: PELOTON DE NEXXUZHD2Nexxuz Shoot My Ass, Nexxus on Fire, Nexxuz Move My World, Nxxz Drive Me Crazy and Nexxuz lol my body who are all currently at 1,000 members strong, and there's other Nexxuz community Crews ever growing and under cap for others who want to join in.

Another mega-Crew making waves and maxing out is LANDED IT (HIKE) from the HikeTheGamer YouTube channel, whom you may have seen over this Valentine's Social Club Event weekend taking the Albany Roosevelt off-roading with the Crew. From the looks of it, there are at least seven other HIKE affiliate Crews topping off at a thousand and several others that are packing the seats as well. Some other Crews bolstering their numbers impressively include the Italian Figa Hunters (FIGA) headed up by YouTuber YTCapoBastone, VintageBeef's cheekily titled The Meat Department (MEAT) and Crew Quoty (0410) and its vice versa twin Quoty Crew (0410) led by popular YouTuber Mr Quoty.

The Devastation (DNYT) Crew were another to quickly hit the new 1K threshold, led by YouTuber and Twitch streamer DomisLive who also did some Valentine's Event live-streaming this weekend. Definitely check out DomisLive’s regular Top Stunts video series, highlighting incredible feats submitted by Crew members and followers. As long as we're on the subject of burning rubber, the seriously packed Monster Drift Team (DRFT) headed up by bl00df3lla and its twin Monster Drift Team 2 (DRFT) is for serious racers and encourages its members to "smoke tires not drugs".

The Procrastinators is another fully subscribed Crew led by YouTuber Mattophobia, and with a meticulously organized Hierarchy with just two trusted Commissioners, three Represantatives and a mass of 994 Muscle keeping them strong on the streets.


LIGHTS, CAMERA, BATTLE

WINNER: [UFAV] 793 / [AGNT] 749

Once we announced that we'd be hosting GTA Online Crew-versus-Crew Battles live on Twitch, the requests from camera-ready, feuding Crews came flying in. Our first televised grudge match was broadcast on February 7th, pitting the xVX-The Agency-xVx (AGNT) Crew against rivals the UNFAIR ADVANTAGE (UFAV) Crew.

To keep things fair and to facilitate streaming, two of our devs, PlayRockstar and PlayRockstar2, signed on to be part of the good fight each joining a side as we played through a ten round Crew Head to Head Playlist that included Races, Capture, Team Deathmatch and Last Team Standing to see who would emerge victorious. Winning the first couple of Jobs in the Playlist by demonstrating cunning, savvy group tactics and solid racing skills, momentum seemed to be going with The Agency to start. Hanging in there, UFAV eventually won some rounds and showed off their excellence in deathmatch where gunplay was front and center. UFAV floored The Agents on one of the final battles on Vespucci Beach, ultimately giving AGNT the beatdown, 793 - 749.

You can check out an archive of the battle in its entirety at our Twitch channel and, if you and your Crew are brave enough to step in the arena and put your pride on the line on the stream, give us a shout at CrewChallenges@rockstargames.com and make your case - be sure to include a link to your Crew's Social Club page and what console you'd be playing on as well as info on any specific other Crews you may have a rivalry with that you'd like to settle. Please keep in mind that we’ll only be hosting a couple of these per month, so be patient as we schedule select battles throughout the spring, summer and beyond. 
 

AUSOMENESS


Keep it above 50: GTAAUS Leader Jamage007 created a mini game based on the '90s action flick Speed.

 

     
Clockwise from top left: GTAAUS (GTAU), GTAAUS Rebels MC, GTAAUS High Rollers, GTAU Hunting Squad, MKS SUBURBAN NINJAS (SUBS), Australian Illuminati (ORDO), Illuminati MCC (IMCC)

The Mouthoff inbox and our Noticeboard post comments have been getting a steady influx of Crews repping the Lucky Country down under lately. The GTAAUS (GTAU) Crew is a particularly strong set, with a healthy hierarchy led by Jamage007, a frequently updated Facebook page and a penchant for meta-games (see the video above as well as their Mount Chilliad Dump Truck Race). With their regular Crew nights, the gang gets together across both platforms. The GTAU is currently accepting new recruits in the wake of the cap lift, and you can also look into any of their alliance Crews, such as the GTAAUS Rebels MC, GTAAUS High Rollers and GTAU Hunting Squad.

Fellow Aussie, live streamer and longtime Social Club member Masterkizz also broadcasts the exploits and shenanigans of his MKS SUBURBAN NINJAS (SUBS) Crew. Check out this highlight vid of some funny moments from a recent stream. Then there's the Australia Illuminati (ORDO) Crew and their affiliates, the Illuminati MCC (IMCC) Crew. Both ORDO and IMCC have their own sites and they consistently hold events and competitions, including their recent "Best Garage" contest.

BELGIAN BROTHERHOOD

Meanwhile from another corner of the globe, GhostRusher51 and the Red DevilsMC Belgium (RDBE) Crew were also very keen to land themselves a place in the Cut. They sent over the appropriately titled presentation video above and alerted us to their strong Snapmatic presence as proof of their commitment to brotherhood. RDBE claims to be a tight-knit set - putting all members through a test phase to properly integrate them.


RIVAL FAMILIES

    

After reading our recent feature on mobbed up mafia-themed Crews, some other Social Club wiseguys took umbrage and are looking to assert their dominance over Los Santos turf. ReedySpiderPig5 made a tough offer to refuse in asking us to recognize the Varanzano Family (TVCF) Crew, in their words "one of the most feared crime families and part of the most powerful five family commission" going back to GTAIV. WHYTEBOI_204 of the CANADIAN MOBBSTAZ (MOBB) Crew was even more direct, calling out the previously featured MADE OF STEEL MOS (1MOS) Crew specifically: 
 
"Me and my Crew are the real MOBB SINCE SEPT/27/12 CANADIAN MOBBSTAZ!!! Our clan tag actually IS MOBB !!! We've been around since MAX PAYNE 3. I swear the 1MOS are straight biting OUR STYLE from the hockey masks to the red clothing. We been MOBBIN a heck of a lot longer then you. So if anybody from the 1MOS Crew is reading this or anyone who plays with them tell them to contact me for a Crew battle. I'm callin' them out. And if they dont... well then I guess we'll know who really deserves to be up there. I'm tellin' YOU RIGHT NOW we will never back down or give up. Your move 1MOS."
 
It looks like battle lines have been drawn. Perhaps we have a future Crew vs Crew Battle in the works. Your move indeed, 1MOS.

ACREWED ART

Cargo Tank by KidneyTheft
Cargo Tank by The Pink Sock.

Among those showcased in a recent fan pic round-up, nomorekidneys let us know that his gang, the always provocative The Pink Sock (SOCK) Crew have put together their own photo group, Art of The Pink Sock. Broken down by VictimsCrew Shots and other categories, it serves as a chronicle of the group's exploits. And speaking of Crew snaps, the consistently prolific Ganja Outlaws also recently tweeted out this very cool group shot of the gang bursting out of the game's TV screen billboard. Eazy-E would be proud.


CREWS ON FILM


Training Day. Some of the Malicious Intentt (MAIN) Crew going off the rails.

In addition to wreaking havoc on the rails in the above video, The Malicious Intentt (MAIN) Crew have created a series of Crew trailers challenging other clans to step up to them.

For breaking news from the world of GTA Online with some pretty snazzy production values,
check out the latest from el_serpe and the Aegis Imperium (EGIS) Crew

The Faceless Knights meanwhile have assembled quite a collection of amusing Crew hijinks videos on their Twitch page worth checking out, including the chopping of Crew member sumitshift_fk, sniping a Buzzard and a pair of mischievous dump trucks.

 

 

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  • REDEAGLE610124 days, 2 hours agoReplyFlag
    Need team mates for bad company-117
    • Assassinn_Joker5 days, 18 hours agoReplyFlag
      What crew / clan wants to battle? Give me a personal message if your up for it wether your a small ar 1000cap crew we will fit you in are scheduled for a battle and arrange it a weeks notice so ourselves and your own can have training to be ready or if you want it in short notice it can be done. Hope to see you and challenge us soon.
      • Living on the streets and need a good crew to have fun with and make money. Join the KnightsOfTheBloodSAO. We do jobs, have fun and have crew meetings to discuss current issues. It is an invite only crew for right now but request and I will most certainly give thought towards your recruitment. Couple of things that we ask is that you are not a hacker, won't shoot teammates without reason, listen to orders, and above all have fun and make the crew look good. See you in Los Santos. PS: One more thing if you do join the crew friend me on PSN: speedyadams24. Sorry XBOX players but you can still join and once I get an XBOX with GTA V, I will lead you as well.
        • kipark2 weeks, 1 day agoReplyFlag
          If you guys ever need a crew just come to Rushboys, we'll take you in. Don't worry. And besides its open you don't even need to send an invite.
          • kipark2 weeks, 1 day agoReplyFlag
            @kipark Also you should probably have a mic and if you do join add me on PSN: kipark
        • yg187bagz2 weeks, 2 days agoReplyFlag
          We looking for sharp shooters.good eye,team player, we make money level up quick have each others back and we have fun...looking to join a good crew hit up 187yg..{young gunz}
          • fishcake792 weeks, 3 days agoReplyFlag
            Stockport massive join the crew ran by the crew. New serious players wanted to join now stockport massive boom ya know
            • Robert3952 weeks, 5 days agoReplyFlag
              Canada Crime Familys and CANADIAN MOBBSTAZ are now recruiting new members. If your a Canadain player wanting to be in a canadain crew one of these crews will do the trick. Come by and and check us out Robert395 of CANADIAN MOBBSTAZ and Leader Of Canada Crime Familys
              • COOLGUY3RDEYE2 weeks, 5 days agoReplyFlag
                WE ARE RECRUITING MEMBERS FOR OUR CREW.
                WE ARE ACTIVE, WE ALL COMMUNICATE WELL.
                HANG OUT, MISSIONS, DEATHMATCHES, DO PHOTO SHOOTS,
                FIND GLITCHES N STUFF.

                JUST HAVE A MIC AND LETS HANG OUT IN LOS SANTOS

                WE ARE OPEN FOR ANY IDEAS FOR CREW COLOURS, OUTFITS, VEHICLES.
                JUST GIVE ME A SHOUT!
                • Hola muy buenas, me encantaría unirme a una Crew más de habla hispana, ya sea española o latina, que esté muy activa actualmente y que su estilo de juego sea sobre todo en Free Roam (Modo libre) ya que yo juego más a este modo que partidas a muerte o carreras, aunque no descarto sobre todo jugar también estos clásicos, pido sobre todo que sea participativa y cuente con los miembros que estén en la Crew aunque acabemos de entrar en ella, gracias y un saludo.
                  • Crash14043 weeks, 4 days agoReplyFlag
                    PS3 USA
                    Level 120,101,65,51,35
                    KD Ratio 1.49,1.28,.95,.67,1.11
                    MIC included
                    Money plenty

                    we are not looking for just any ol crew we've been there done that what we're really lookin for is a roleplaying crew that are serious like a mob family or a biker gang etc,etc. I have few yet loyal men who will come with but the offers gotta be a good one for me and my men we are highly active can pretty much be on around the clock................

                    So if your a good roleplaying crew looking to expand or simply one person looking for a crew to join send me a message cause idk how to make this add anymore promising
                    • kipark2 weeks, 1 day agoReplyFlag
                      @Crash1404 Crash My crew well we are basically everything. In Rushboys you can be a biker or a mob boss, or whatever you wanna be. Doesn't matter you'll still be a Rushboy.
                  • RICH8053 weeks, 4 days agoReplyFlag
                    JOIN DINERO MOBB 130 MEMBERS ALL MIC PS3 CREW FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD $ MOSTLY USA WE ARE A MATURE CREW WHO DOES IT ALL $WE HELP EACH OTHERS GET MONEY AND XP$NO RULES JUST COMMON SENSE $ IN DINERO MOBB YOU HAVE A CHANCE TO MOVE UP BUT EVERYTHING IS EARN NOT GIVEIN JUS LIKE IN REAL LIFE $ WE TAKE ANY LEVEL AND HELP OTHER BECOME BETTER KILLERS $WE HAVE A YOU TUBE VIDEO AND STARTED A FACEBOOK NAME OF FACEBOOK DINERO MOBB HIT ME UP PSN CALRICH84
                    $NO CREW KILLING
                    $MUST BE 14 YEARS OR OLDER THE OLDER THE BETTER
                    $MUST HAVE PSN LINKED SOCIAL CLUB ACCOUNT OR SEND ME YOUR PSN
                    • RICH8053 weeks, 5 days agoReplyFlag
                      Looking for a crew vs crew deathmatch on ps3 hit me up if you are down
                    • TranquilStraw63 weeks, 6 days agoReplyFlag
                      Montreal Mustang QC recrute peu importe le niveau jeune crew qui grandit vite venez en grand nombre
                      • le_saloo_du_12003 weeks, 6 days agoReplyFlag
                        Bonjour à tous. Le crew FKKC cherche des membres. Fun obligatoire :) contactez saloo09 pour le recrutement. Peace à tous
                        • morbid_D3IcId3on June 26 2014, 2:17pmReplyFlag
                          ATTENTION CREWS!!!!!!!!
                          Regulatorz 213 are looking for serious crews to do battle with.

                          We want to set up some organized crew battles with top notch crews,.We want to see where we stack up from the rest of thye crews. Our vision is to have 8 vs 8 TDM in private crew vs crew battles. Trash talk rivalries and a whole lot of stuff can happen. So if you or your crew want to battle please message me and we can set up.

                          Also theses battles would be at night EST 10 pm or so but we will set up date and times.

                          So MOUNT UP!
                        • jahservanton June 24 2014, 7:47pmReplyFlag
                          If you like bounty hunting and protecting people from the psychos running around in Los Santos then hit me up for details ASAP. We are Lord Gauranga's Army and we got lots of work to do!

                          http://socialclub.rockstargames.com/crew/lord_gaurangas_army
                          • StoneyWTFon June 24 2014, 2:08amReplyFlag
                            ---------Smoke The Weed 420--------
                            GTA's Finest Stoner Crew.

                            We welcome 18+ with microphone to join our crew. We looking for people down to chill, smoke some greens, and play some GTA. We doing bunch of missions, lots of free-mode rampages and setting up for events.

                            To sign up for our crew go to www.SmokeTheWeed420.com, thats our website we use for keeping in touch and posting news & events. Just go and register and if we think you'll be a good match for our crew you'll hear back from us with an invite to join.

                            We have lots of members, still weeding out the in-active ones though.
                            • JokerBombon June 21 2014, 6:37amReplyFlag
                              Hells dementors are now recruiting english speaking playes that are looking for a fun filled loyal crew, that help each other no matter what the situation is, headset is required but not essential, any rank is welcome and training will be provided so send a message to jokerbomb if interested psn only or add poynter91 with a message also im arranging a car meet today at 20:00 uk time add poynter91 with a car meet message
                              • htx56reppinon June 20 2014, 11:52amReplyFlag
                                Sup yall I'm looking for a active crew that loves to have fun on gtav.
                                • GRiiFFon June 22 2014, 9:06pmReplyFlag
                                  @htx56reppin join Cleveland Swingers we do allot of fun stupid things and we do missions online 24/7
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