The Executives & Other Criminals Event Weekend in GTA Online: Dec 16th – 20th

Posted on December 17 2015, 3:09pm | Author: R* M | Filed Under: Social Club, Games

Diversify the revenue streams of your VIP organization in GTA Online this weekend with huge GTA$ bonuses and much more in the Executives and Other Criminals Event Weekend. Whether you're an up and coming VIP or a newly enlisted Bodyguard in Los Santos looking to make a fast buck, you'll need every dime you can beg, borrow or (preferably) steal in order to work your way to the top of the SecuroServ food chain (and to stay there). This weekend in GTA Online we're giving you the opportunity to build up a nest egg to purchase your first Yacht, Conker Avenue Stilt House or even your own SecuroServ VIP organization. The Executives and Other Criminals Event Weekend contains multiple ways to earn Double GTA$ as well as RP boosts and significant discounts on the tools you need to live the life of a true mogul or make a name for yourself in security detail. Read on for more information.

Like any business, legitimate or otherwise, expansion requires investment and a focus on the bottom line. Your biggest profit margins this weekend can be found playing Double GTA$ & Double RP Adversary Modes. As is standard, a simple one button launch from the GTAV start screen puts you directly into a Playlist featuring the brand new Adversary Mode Extraction. The perfect arena in which to hone your SecuroServ skills, Extraction sends in a team of Bodyguards to work with their team member, the Target - stranded after a plane crash - to rendezvous in the extraction zone and get them to the evac point. They're up against the opposing Hit Squad who have caught wind of the operation and are on a mission to take out the Target.

With GTA Online: Executives and Other Criminals, the ultimate symbol of wretched excess - your own luxury Yacht - is now available to purchase. To get your sea legs ready for a life on the open water, we're doubling the GTA$ bonuses on all Sea Races all weekend. Those extra dollars will come in handy when customizing your new Yacht, whether you go for the standard Orion, or go all in on the ultra-deluxe Aquarius which comes complete with a Hot Tub and a new SuperVolito Carbon helicopter.

Cut your overhead this weekend with a hefty 50% off discount on a range of gear intended to protect you, your VIP and your vehicles. There are 50% off discounts on Body Armor, Bulletproof Tires and Vehicle Armor, so you can take to the streets with confidence and shrug off any inconvenient bullet sprays. The tire and armor bonuses extend to the 10 new non-armored land vehicles that were released this week, including the Imponte Nightshade, Declasse Mamba, Bravado Verlierer and the Benefactor Turreted Limo.

If you're worried about keeping your new Yacht in pristine condition, don't miss the 50% off discount on RPG Rockets to get the upper hand in Piracy Prevention, Executive Search or any of the other VIP and Bodyguard Freemode games. For those needing new arms and extra ammo, look out for the 50% off discount on Sniper Rifles (perfect for taking out any VIPs without having to engage their Bodyguards); grab the 50% discount off Pistol ammo for your brand new Heavy Revolver and for those wanting a signature look to their weaponry, there's a 50% discount on gun engravings.

Finally, to ensure you can always get yourself to your new Yacht this weekend (or prepare to board someone else’s), we’ll also be featuring 25% off all Docktease Services for whatever your aquatic needs may be.

Since it's impossible to fully enjoy an extravagant purchase without sharing a photo of it on social media, make the most of the Snapmatics you're taking by entering our #Executives Snapmatic Contest. Five Snapmatic photographers who publish the greatest Executives & Other Criminals Snapmatics will win GTA$1,000,000 towards their next Yacht or Stilt House. Eligible photos must be published before end-of-day Sunday Dec 20, and must feature content from Executives & Other Criminals, whether it's a new vehicle, weapon or fun times aboard your majestic sea-faring monolith. Don't forget to tag your photo with "executives" on Social Club. Full rules can be found here.

You'll want to match your in game trappings of the executive lifestyle with some real world finery, so head over to the Social Club Events Page now and enter for the chance to grab a sack full of presents, perfect for gifting to loved ones or hoarding for yourself this upcoming holiday season. The ideal stocking stuffer is the GTAV engraved chrome Zippo lighter, perfect for commemorating the purchase of your new Stilt House with a fine cigar. SecuroServ VIP organizations come complete with a variety of outfits for your Bodyguards to wear, so get in the spirit of this organized crime with the Grotti Polo shirt and the classic GTAV black hoodie. There’s also the GTAV kitchen magnet, Epsilon paperweight and magnetic kitchen timer to make your IRL Penthouse Apartment feel like home, and of course you'll need to be on guard around your yacht, particularly if someone has too much champagne before getting in the Hot Tub. Look the part with the Los Santos Lifeguard t-shirt.

This Friday Dec 18th at 5pm ET, tune in to the official Rockstar Games channels on Twitch and YouTube as the Rockstar Broadcast team plays through every single map of the brand new Adversary Mode Extraction, as well as the new VIP and Bodyguard gameplay in Freemode with special guests including Ltzonda, Deanabean, Manny FweshTheLiveLemonMattophobia, plus Knox and Jester from the storied Hillbilly Agenda Crew and more. We'll be checking out the latest vehicles including the armored versions of the Gallivanter Baller, Enus Cognoscenti and Benefactor Schafter and will also be firing the Rockstar Broadcast t-shirt cannon at the very end of the stream for your chance to score rare in-game tees.

GTA Online: Executives and Other Criminals Now Available
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Get Double GTA$ & RP in all Adversary Modes This Weekend Including Every Bullet Counts

Posted on December 10 2015, 2:06pm | Author: R* M | Filed Under: Games

All this weekend we'll be doubling up your earnings of GTA$ and RP for every GTA Online Adversary mode, including the brand new Every Bullet Counts mode released earlier this week that pits four competitors against each other with just two bullets and a melee weapon to defend themselves. 

If you haven't had a chance to play it yet, there's no excuse not to get involved this weekend seeing as how Every Bullet Counts double and you can launch the game mode directly from the GTAV launch screens via the Featured Playlist.


For a little taste of Every Bullet Counts and plenty more shenanigans besides, tune in to the Rockstar Games Twitch and YouTube Gaming channels at 5pm ET on Friday, December 11th. Our good friends Achievement Hunter, well known for their love of all things adversarial, will be returning to the Rockstar live stream.

New Every Bullet Counts Adversary Mode Now Available to Play in GTA Online

New Every Bullet Counts Adversary Mode Now Available to Play in GTA Online

Posted on December 8 2015, 9:58am | Author: R* M | Filed Under: Games

Two bullets. One life. No mercy. The assemblage of GTA Online Adversary Modes for PS4, Xbox One and PC grows stronger today with the release of the brand new Every Bullet Counts - an intense Last Man Standing variant with a unique twist to keep you on your toes and constantly on your guard.

With no safe place to hide, four players go up against each other in a confined space with a very limited arsenal, just one Marksman Pistol and two bullets to take out three opponents. Once you've exhausted your ammo, you'll need to resort to crafty melee attacks with your Hatchet or Machete to make it out alive.

Tooth and claw is the order of the day, as this Free-For-All mode demands specific skills of its participants including marksmanship, stealth and timing. Campers and lurkers be warned: anyone staying still for more than 5 seconds will have their blip revealed on the map, making them an easier target for enemies who are wisely moving from cover to cover.
This game mode also features a few of its own new locations in GTA Online, including Michael's Rockford Hills mansion and the Tequi-la-la nightclub.

To make it easy for you to dive in to this new mode, we've set up a Featured Playlist which will let you play all four of the new maps one after another with just a single button press during the GTAV Launch screens. Look out for the prompt when you boot up the game to get straight into the action.

And make sure to tune in to see us playing Every Bullet Counts and other Adversary Modes on Friday at or at 5pm Eastern, with special guests to be announced.

GTA Online Jobs On Film: Corkscrews, Sky Races & Captures

Posted on November 30 2015, 11:51am | Author: R* M | Filed Under: Games

GTA Online Creator Jobs on Film is our Newswire series featuring fun player-created Jobs that have been played and recorded by members of the GTA Online YouTube community. Watch the videos to see the Jobs in action, and then bookmark them using the links provided to try them out for yourself.

With all the new activities added to GTA Online over the past few months, including new Adversary Modes like Running Back and Slasher, the addition of fully customizable rides and new missions in GTA Online: Lowriders, and all activities added in the Freemode Events Update, some GTA Online players may have missed a few oft-requested features and updates that made their way into the Creator tool as part of this update. These include:

  • Prop rotation options allowing Creators to change the pitch, roll and yaw of any Props.
  • Support for Prop stacking giving Creators the ability to place Props on top of one another and place floating Props.
  • The ability to create Prop templates to group Props together and re-use again and again. For example, several ramps stacked against each other can now be saved as a single template of a large ramp and quickly replicated across the map.

With these features, canny Creators of GTA Online Jobs are able to craft all sorts of creative parkour, stunting and platform game experiences using the rooftops and rarefied skies of Los Santos as a dangerous playground. In this article, GTA YouTube community stars Jelly, TmarTn and others showcase a few standout Jobs that demonstrate just what's possible with the GTA Online Creator.

The Job:  Mega Spiral Corkscrew by Guilherme_94 (PC)
The Video: Twister Loopings by JellyYT

Guilherme_94 created Mega Spiral Corkscrew within days of the new Rockstar Creator updates going live and puts them to the best use imaginable with this insane triple corkscrew down at Los Santos docks. Jelly, Slogoman and Kwebbelkop (aka Team Robust) took on Guilherme's challenge, releasing this awe-inspiring vid just a few weeks later. 

The Job:  #*SKY DRIVE*# by jeyk67 (PS4)
The video:
Sky Drive
 by PetayPanMofo

Sky Drive has been incredibly popular on YouTube, thanks to its stomach-lurching views across Blaine County with high speeds and high stakes on each of the banked corners. We picked out this demo video in which PetayPanMofo (himself a pretty accomplished Job Creator) has integrated slow motion effects via the Rockstar Editor for some spectacular slides and spills.

The Job:  80 LINES by Raymond_Calitri (Xbox One)
The Video: GTA 5 - GTA Creators Live Competition by Lady Miss 80s

With a brief of "one Job, 30 minutes, unlimited possibilities"Lady Miss 80s' most recent GTA Online Creator live stream challenges six Creators to put their best Capture Jobs up to public scrutiny live on stream. On the day, Verified Creator Raymond_Calitri won out with his brilliantly simple Job 80 LINES in which the 2 teams make their way down long corridors to grab bags from their opponents. With no cover and just a Heavy Sniper to defend yourself, it's crucial to be quick on the draw and no scope your way out of trouble. The video Job showcases this Job along with all the other entries; keep an eye on LadyMiss80s Twitter for more announcements about upcoming Creator contests. 

The Job:  Ibiza Morning After by xInsert_Coinx (PC)
The video: 
PARTY ISLAND - GTA 5 Gameplay by Funhaus

The Funhaus squad show us their best flanking maneuvers in this riotous Deathmatch created by xInsert_Coinx for the PC that uses floating Props to create a spiral staircase out of one of the rocky outcrops off the coast of the Palomino Highlands. Watch out for some questionable sniping skills and unabashed back-seat gaming that we've come to expect from the Funhaus guys.

The Job:  !!!RPG VS. STUNTPLANE!!! by Cranxdk (PS3)
The video: Grand Theft Auto 5 Multiplayer - Part 419 - Planes vs RPGs by TmarTn2

In a slight variation on the fan favorite Stunters vs SnipersTmarTn takes to the skies and attempts to dispatch some RPG-toting players atop a platform floating high above the Sandy Shores Airfield. As TmarTn is keen to point out, this Last Team Standing "is harder than it looks".


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The Job:  Moto SKILL TEST (waves) by FINezula (Xbox One)
The video: GTA 5 Funny Moments #250 With The Sidemen (GTA 5 Online Funny Moments) by Vikkstar123 

"Oh... my... God" is the appropriate reaction as heard when The Sidemen catch their first glimpse of the undulating ramps that lay ahead of them in this devilish watery platform challenge created by motorcycle skill test master IxI-eZula-lxl. Watch the lads try and demonstrate their nautical prowess in the rough seas of San Andreas - and then try your hand to see how you fare. Taking it slow is the key to maintaining control of the motorbike while navigating the floating debris in this one.

The Job:  Parking Drifters by TheReagan (PC)
The video: GTA 5 PC - Parking Drifters - Race Showcase by Reagan

While it doesn't contain any raised ramps, we had to include TheReagan's incredible demo video. It's one thing to create an awesome Job, but quite another to publish an accompanying video of equal style and panache. Using the power of the Rockstar Editor, Reagan does an impeccable job of immortalizing his drifting skills in the car park of the Maze Bank Arena. Extra style points for the drift up the ramp at the 2:09 mark.

The Job:  Speedway City Tour by RDT33- (Xbox 360)
The video: 
Speedway City Tour by RDT33 GTA V by LambentBunny

Ace lead foot Lambent Bunny pushes the Entity XF to its limits as she storms along the racing line around RDT33-'s Speedway City Tour available on the Xbox 360.

The Job:  Very hard race by Ikillyou4free (PS4)
The video: LA CARRERA IMPOSIBLE!!! EN 2.0 "GTA V ONLINE" by byAbeel

Spanish GTA YouTuber byAbeel navigates this tricky obstacle course that ventures high above the streets of Los Santos. Created by Germany's ikillyou4free with a straight-to-the-point title, it starts off simple enough, but soon ventures into uncharted aerial territory. Checkpoints are intentionally spaced few and far between, so your blood pressure may rise higher than your Zentorno as you try to hop, skip and jump to the next floating platform.


If you've played or created any awesome, physics-defying GTA Online Jobs recently then feel free to drop a Social Club link in the comments so that the entire community can check them out.

Crazy Train Track Races and Explosive Deathmatches Captured by Team Epiphany, HikeTheGamer and Others
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GTA Online Thanksgiving Specials: Double GTA$ & RP in All Adversary Modes + Black Friday Sale and More

Posted on November 25 2015, 10:12am | Author: R* M | Filed Under: Social Club, Games

Put down the Pißwasser, get your poultry posterior off the tailgate, and into GTA Online this Thanksgiving weekend for Adversary Mode bonuses and epic discounts. On top of Double GTA$ and RP for ALL Adversary Modes on all platforms, there’s a special Featured Playlist for PS4, Xbox One and PC players featuring all three variations of the Running Back Adversary Mode that just launched yesterday, and more. Read on for all the details.

Reap double the GTA$ & RP in all GTA Online Adversary Modes for four straight days, including everything from OG favorites like Come Out To Play and Siege Mentality, to recent releases like Hunting Pack, Slasher and the aforementioned Running Back. This latest Adversary Mode is perfect for any game day weekend, with teams battling it out in an impromptu 2-minute drill on the Los Santos highway gridiron.

You'll also be able to launch into a special Adversary Mode Playlist all weekend long on PS4, Xbox One & PC, straight from the GTAV launch screens. If you're already in-game, or want to play with just friends or Crewmates, simply go to the Rockstar Playlists section of the pause menu and select the Running Back Playlist option. 

This Black Friday, November 27th, take advantage of a pair of GTA Online sales running across all platforms (including PS3 and Xbox 360). To make sure you have the proper pad for entertaining holiday guests, Dynasty 8 is offering 40% off all Apartments. And to ensure you’ve got one of the sleekest collection of sleds in Southern San Andreas, all Vehicles will be 25% off. So for those looking to expand to a fourth property in GTA Online or complete their collection of Lowriders, make sure to mark this Friday on your calendar.

New Running Back Adversary Mode in GTA Online Today

Rockstar Game Tips: Adversary Modes Offense Defense, Cross the Line and Hunting Pack

Posted on November 21 2015, 11:54am | Author: R* M | Filed Under: Games

Along with all the customization and cruising going on over at Benny's Original Motorworks, GTA Online: Lowriders also features Adversary Modes including Offense Defense, where two teams trying to reach a finish line must protect their team's runner from enemy assault, whilst also crashing and bashing the opposing team's runner to prevent them from reaching that destination first. In this latest edition of official Rockstar Game Tips, we offer up ways to master Offense Defense along with two other recently released Adversary Modes from the Freemode Events Update. 

These tips will especially come in handy tomorrow, as Offense Defense will get you Double GTA$ and Double RP as the current GTA Online Lowriders Week concludes. Be sure to stay tuned to the Newswire for part two of this Adversary Modes Game Tips series for pro tips on other new Adversary Modes such as Keep the Pace, Relay and Slasher – and to find out about other future bonus periods to get double payouts on Adversary Modes.

Offense Defense supports 2-4 teams, each color coded so that you know who's a friendly Protector and who's coming for your neck.

Offense Defense

In this checkpoint Adversary Mode, teams of two are divided into Runners and Blockers. While the goal of the Runners is to get to the end of the route first, the Blockers (in faster, more powerful vehicles) must block the opposing Runners from finishing while also protecting their teammate from enemy assault.

For this mode, communication is vital. You and your teammate should be constantly in contact with each other - if you're the Runner and in a jam with the enemy, give a shout to your Blocker. Speaking of Blockers: they cannot see checkpoints, so if you’re the Runner, you can lead them a little astray and then quickly double back, leaving them trying to setup ambushes for routes you're not even taking. As the Runner, instead of just following the yellow route, consider taking shortcuts to head ‘em off at the pass and stay a step ahead of your opponent. Just use caution, as veering off the path at times might take you through some rough terrain that is tough to get out of. If you're having difficulty getting past your attacker, there are a few maneuvers you can try. If you're in one of the new Lowrider vehicles, a well-timed hydraulics leap might get you out of a jam. Alternatively, by respawning your vehicle and thus returning you to the location of the last checkpoint hit, you'll be provided another opportunity to pick up speed and race past the blocker. Another strategy to consider as Runner is hanging back in second place until the last minute, as often all the focus is on the leader. The Blockers will take care of them, leaving you to cruise past to victory at the right moment.

If you find yourself in the role of Blocker, don't leave your Runner behind - they're the only member of your team that's able to cross the finish line. If you're having difficulty catching up to the first place Runner, manually respawn and you'll automatically respawn in their vicinity. Since as the Blocker you won't be restricted to the same path given to the Runners, with a bit of map awareness you can cut across to the players ahead of your teammate and block them.

In Hunting Pack, you and your team must keep that speed up all the way to the drop point before the relentless attackers can slow you to a quick boil.

Hunting Pack

In Hunting Pack, a heavy vehicle has been rigged with explosives that will detonate if it doesn't maintain a certain speed. One team is tasked with bringing that truck or bus to an combustive halt, while the other must defend it and ensure it reaches its destination intact. The booby-trapped vehicle is slow but very sturdy, so the attackers will need more than one person at a time to try to nudge it off course. For this reason, communication is crucial to coordinate attacks all at once and brute force the target off the road or into an obstacle. Time your attacks when the Runner is turning a corner, or driving close to immovable objects on the side of the road. Once the Runner has come to a halt, surround 'em and apply your hand brake to ensure they can't get on the move again.

The Runner should avoid going uphill or off-road at all costs as there are often rocks and other debris that will slow you down. If at any point you are brought to a halt by the Attackers, reversing will give you a small chance to get clear of your pursuers and gain enough speed to get back on track. Although the GPS will show you a route to your destination, it's sometimes not the best path to take; try find a route with wide, long roads to give yourself some room should the Attackers start to encroach. Defenders should act as a buffer to fend off the attackers, stay close and in formation around the Runner, and be able to force the Attackers off the road should they get too close. If playing as the Runner, you should also keep your peripheral vision sharp for telephone poles and other immovable objects, as well as embankments that you can sideswipe would-be Attackers into (as Jasper Dolphin of Odd Future memorably did against Danny Brown's team as seen here). Should the Runner be brought to a halt, the Defenders can also help their Runner out with a friendly nudge to help get their speed back up. Be careful though - a nudge from the wrong direction can send your Runner veering into a nearby tree or oncoming traffic!

In Cross the Line, reckless individual running and gunning is a surefire route to failure. Advance as a choreographed unit with constant communication, moving from cover to cover to the end zone.

Cross the Line

In Cross the Line, the objective is to have your entire team cross over no man's land and get into enemy territory alive. Of course, at the same time you must prevent the other team from crossing your own team's line first. If you die, you'll spawn all the way back behind your own line and have to start the process again so teamwork, tactics and communication are key; going lone wolf and making a mad dash for the line will only end badly, as you'll be stuck in enemy territory with no support. Work as a team to ensure you all cross the line as one; if one of your comrades falls behind, you must provide cover fire until you're able to regroup. Crucially, play defensively and stay alive to give them time to join you behind enemy lines. 

The playing field is littered with cover, so make good use of it and plan your approach. One option is to move slowly from cover to cover and make sure the coast is clear before moving up. You can also use a flanking method, either splitting your team to create a crossfire, or all going hell for leather down one side of the map. The second option is risky as you could be leaving your own end zone defenseless, so make sure to move fast as a group and gang up on any enemies encountered. In Cross the Line, you're given a single SMG as well as a Grenade; use the Grenade you're given to draw your opponents from their cover. As you make ground towards the line, make sure not to fire or sprint unnecessarily as this will display your current location to your enemy on the radar. Finally, if the time runs out before one team gets across the line the game will go into Sudden Death, using one of the two rulesets (which are chosen in the pre-game lobby):

  • First Over Line: You only need one player across the line to win, so make a dash for the line when you see an opening in the enemy's defense.
  • Kill All Enemies: Each player only has one life in this LTS sudden death mode so take it easy - don't rush for the line, and stay in cover as much as possible.

If you have any of your own personal pro-tips not covered here, please feel free to share them with the Social Club community in the comments below and stay tuned for Part 2 of this Adversary Modes Game Tips series coming to the Newswire soon.


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Lowriders Week in GTA Online: Discounts at Benny’s, Exclusive Hat Giveaways and More (Nov 16-22)

Posted on November 16 2015, 11:03am | Author: R* M | Filed Under: Games

It’s time to hit the streets low and slow -- this week in GTA Online, enjoy seven days of rewards to help you collect the ultimate set of lowriders in Los Santos. Throughout the week, enjoy discounted prices on classic rides added in GTA Online: Lowriders, as well as deep discounts on Lowrider mods and accessories at Benny’s Original Motor Works.

Also lined up this week are opportunities to earn double GTA$ and RP bonuses in Lowriders-themed Event Playlists, hat giveaways, discounts at Ammu-Nation, and much more!

This week, the expert craftsmen at Benny’s Original Motor Works are slashing prices to make sure you’re looking good on the streets of Los Santos. Take 25%-off the sticker price of a new Lowrider on each of the days listed below, plus an additional 25% discount on the Upgrade charge for that same vehicle. The daily discounts look like this:

  • Monday: 25% off Declasse Voodoo (Base Price & Upgrade)
  • Tuesday: 25% off Albany Primo (Base Price & Upgrade)
  • Wednesday: 25% off Albany Buccaneer (Base Price & Upgrade)
  • Thursday: 25% off Declasse Moonbeam (Base Price & Upgrade)
  • Friday: 25% off Vapid Chino (Base Price & Upgrade)
  • Saturday: 25% off Willard Faction (Base Price & Upgrade)

To help add some personal flavor, all week Benny’s is dropping the price of dashboard Bobbleheads by 75%. And if you want to keep your new sled safe, Ammu-Nation is offering a 25% discount on select items.

Each day this week will feature a unique Event Playlist designed to put your Lowrider through the paces. Completing the playlist will get you twice the amount of GTA$ and RP as normal, so get to racing and take that money to the bank (or to Benny’s). On Saturday, if you see Lamar hanging around the shop, help him take out the Vagos and Ballas to earn double GTA$ and RP in the new Contact Missions. And on Sunday, all four of the new Adversary Modes added with GTA Online: Lowriders (Relay, Keep the Pace, Offence Defense, and Slasher) will offer up double GTA$ & RP.

Each day this week, a new hat will be awarded to anyone who logs in to play GTA Online. These hats are unique and will only be available on the corresponding day listed below, so make sure to jump on to collect them all.

  • Monday: The ‘Strawberry’ Hat
  • Tuesday: The ‘Magnetics Block’ Hat
  • Wednesday: The ‘SA’ Hat
  • Thursday: The ‘Boars’ Hat
  • Friday: The ‘Davis’ Hat
  • Saturday: The ‘Westside’ Hat
  • Sunday: The ‘Eastside’ Hat

Following Lui Calibre's victory in the first live streamed Lowriders bounce-off a few weeks ago, we're returning to the Rockstar Games Broadcast Studio for another low 'n' slow showdown - this time with special guests to be announced. Join us on Twitch, YouTube and on Social Club at 5pm ET on Friday Nov 20th for the slickest car meet in town.


GTA Online: Lowriders Now Available
Benny's Original Motorworks: Grand Re-opening
Watch the GTA Online: Lowriders Trailer

The GTA Online Halloween Event Weekend: Play the Slasher Event Playlist, Unlock Exclusive In-Game T-Shirts & More

Posted on October 30 2015, 12:41pm | Author: R* M | Filed Under: Social Club, Games

Kicking off today and going through this Sunday, November 1st, you'll have the opportunity to sink those costume teeth and claws into a juicy Halloween weekend lined with sweet GTA Online rewards, featuring the official Event Playlist with the brand new Slasher Adversary Mode. To make sure you're seasonally attired for the long, dark nights ahead, don't miss out on the exclusive in-game tees available this weekend only, and get your snap-trigger fingers ready to capture the most atmospheric and awesome Halloween-themed pics in our #Halloween Snapmatic Contest, plus enter our Halloween Sweepstakes Giveaway. Read on for more details, if you dare... 

Slasher is the brand new Adversary Mode which pits a shotgun wielding menace against a pack of foes hiding in the gloom waiting to strike with melee weapons. So that you can launch straight into the action, the Event Playlist features three different variants of this game mode and is accessible directly from the GTAV launch screens at the press of a button. If you're already in-game and want to go back for more - simply go to the Event Playlist in the Rockstar Playlists section of the pause menu.

For accompanying attire on your Los Santos trick-or-treat escapades, log on to GTA Online each day this weekend to unlock exclusive t-shirts featuring a few of Vinewood's greatest slasher flicks:

Knife After Dark – Friday, October 30th
Psycho Swingers – Saturday, October 31st
Zombie Liberals From The Midwest - Sunday, November 1st

Social Club members will no doubt be taking the opportunity to grab some Snapmatics of the awesome new vehicles and masks from the Halloween Surprise while they are still available in GTA Online. We're upping the ante to give you a little extra incentive to get your pictures published to Social Club and shared with the world. Whether it's ghoulish masks lit from an odd angle by the new flashlight, or perhaps you've found the perfect spot to capture the new Lurcher Hearse or Fränken Stange... To enter, simply publish your Snapmatic to Social Club by Sunday night and make sure that you've tagged it with #Halloween on Social Club. Then, keep an eye on the Rockstar Newswire as we'll be announcing the winners sometime next week along with the winners of last weekend's #Lowriders photo contest as well.

If you want to get ahead of the game with an outfit idea for Halloween 2016, we're giving away 5 very special Social Club Event Weekend Sweepstakes Prize Packs, each containing three different costume ideas: the Bugstar boiler suit, the Merryweather t-shirt and the Los Santos Lifeguard t-shirt. If you prefer to keep your Halloween weekend a little more sedate, perhaps with a séance in the woods, we've got your covered with the GTAV Body Bag Sleeping Bag, as well as a Epsilon Program candle to help light your way. We're also throwing in a few Rockstar and GTAV stickers for good measure. If you want to have a chance of winning one of these five prize packs, head over to the Social Club Events Page now and enter using our supremely simple entry form. Best of luck!

Today at 5pm Eastern, tune in for very special guests WILDCAT, Lui Calibre and Swiftor on Twitch and YouTube joining the Rockstar Broadcast team to play a few rounds of Slasher, get to grips with the new vehicles and show off their favorite Masks from the Halloween Surprise. Expect a few hair raising Races, and some extra bodies filling up the Los Santos graveyard in our Flashlight melee battle.

And for the first time ever, the Rockstar Broadcast Stream GTA Online T-shirt Cannon will be in full effect, firing out exclusive in-game t-shirts to lucky viewers throughout the stream. There are 8 different Halloween t-shirts locked and loaded, and these are available nowhere else. You can only collect one by tuning into to watch and finding out how to win them during the stream.

The Meathook For Mommy, Vinewood Zombie, Hot Serial Killer Stepmom and Cannibal Clown t-shirts will be available to Twitch raffle winners during our official live stream.


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