GTA Online Updates Today: Drop Zone Adversary Mode plus New Sultan and Banshee Customizable Wide Body Race Cars

Posted 1 week, 5 days ago | Author: R* Q | Filed Under: Games

Freefall your way into Drop Zone, the latest addition to GTA Online on PC, PS4 and Xbox One. In this new Adversary Mode, teams of paratroopers jump from Cargobobs hovering high above, then race to the ground to seize and maintain control of a small, exposed patch of terra firma. No man is an island here - you and your squad mates will need to attack and defend as a unit. 

With four teams and up to 16 players zeroed in on the target area, this mode is fast, chaotic and prone to huge swings in fortune. First team to hold the drop zone for a total of two non-continuous minutes wins. There are five Drop Zone maps, each requiring a unique approach to deal with changes in terrain and cover. These can be found at Pillbox Hill, Richman College, Elysian Island, the Mirror Park cul-de-sac and the Sisyphus Theater. 

Now at Benny's: New Vehicles and Upgrades

Benny is branching out with new upgrade types for two new cars. Pick up the Karin Sultan and Bravado Banshee at a low entry price in the updated Stock section of bennysoriginalmotorworks.com.

Bring these rides to Benny’s garage for upgrades into high-performance, wide body race cars - the Karin Sultan RS and the Bravado Banshee 900R and tap into a range of upgrades exclusive to Benny’s. When fully modded, the Sultan RS and the Banshee 900R can even compete with top tier Supercars like the Zentorno and T20.

Stay tuned for details on our upcoming Event Weekend, which includes a Double GTA$ & RP Playlist, in-game discounts and more. Plus, keep an eye on GTA Online next month for some items you’re sure to fall in love with...

Save 20% on All Digital Downloads at the Rockstar Warehouse Thru December 31st, 2015

Posted on December 24 2015, 11:12am | Author: R* Q | Filed Under: Games

If you're looking for some last-minute stocking stuffers for fellow GTA fans, or ideas on how you might spend that post-holiday loot, the Digital Downloads section of the Rockstar Warehouse is currently offering 20% off all PC and MAC Downloadable games.

Move quickly and pick up the latest generation of Grand Theft Auto V on PC at 20% off to fully enjoy the ongoing Festive Surprise 2015, and you can get 20% off of all PC Shark Cash Cards to help support your Yacht Life aspirations as well. Also save on classics like Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, GTA III, and Bully along with Rockstar fan favorites like L.A. NoireMidnight Club II, and much, much more.

Visit the Warehouse today - sale ends Thursday, December 31st.
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The GTA Online Festive Surprise 2015

Posted on December 21 2015, 10:18am | Author: R* Q | Filed Under: Games

Celebrate the holiday season in Los Santos now until January 5th with the Festive Surprise 2015 for GTA Online. This year's holiday treats feature a whole new collection of free seasonally appropriate clothes and accessories for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. This includes:

  • New Santa outfits and a new collection of snug Pajamas
  • Masks featuring Mr. and Mrs. Claus, Bad Elf, Crazy Gingerbread, Festive Luchador and more
  • 3 Christmas themed Car Horns
  • Christmas Trees at Legion Square and in all owned Apartments, Stilt Houses and Yachts

Also, all festive attire from years past will be available during the holiday period for all platforms including original Masks and Clothes from both last year's Festive Surprise and the original 2013 Holiday Gifts. Plus keep an eye out for special gifts on all platforms during the holidays, including the chance for a few snowball fights during the rare phenomenon of Los Santos snowfall in the forecast as well as some special additions to the growing collection of fun Adversary Modes on PS4, Xbox One and PC.

#FESTIVESURPRISE2015 SNAPMATIC PHOTO CHALLENGE
Post your best holiday-themed Snapmatic to Social Club between now and January 5, 2016, and our five most festive favorites will earn a GTA$1M award and also be featured at the Newswire. Make sure to tag your photos with #FestiveSurprise2015 on Social Club to be eligible. Official Rules.

THE GTA ONLINE HOLIDAY PARTY LIVESTREAM
Tune in tomorrow Tuesday December 22nd at 5pm ET on Twitch or YouTube Gaming for the second annual Official GTA Online Holiday Party Livestream with special invited community guests.

Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories Now Available on iOS and Coming Soon for Android and Amazon Devices

Posted on December 17 2015, 9:59am | Author: R* Q | Filed Under: Games

Get ready to head back to the East Coast as Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories returns to mobile devices with significant enhancements. First released for the PlayStation Portable in 2005, Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories is now available on the latest iOS devices, and coming soon for Android and Amazon devices.

In Liberty City Stories, former trusted wise guy for the Leone crime family, Toni Cipriani returns home after spending time in hiding for killing a made man. Now, the streets of Liberty City are in turmoil, as warring families vie for control and the town begins to self-destruct under waves of political corruption, organized crime, drug trafficking and union strikes. Deranged hit men, morally depraved tycoons, cynical politicians and even his own mother stand in the way as Toni tries to bring the city under Leone family control.

Originally designed with mobile gameplay in mind, Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories returns with enhancements including real time lighting and shadows, upgraded textures and art, greater draw distance, performance enhancements for touch-based gaming including updated analog steering and rebalanced targeting, cross-platform cloud saves via Social Club, support for Apple’s 3D touch and more.

In addition to cross-platform cloud saves, if you download Liberty City Stories and then sign in to Social Club within the app, you'll unlock the bonus I HEART LC t-shirt with the same account used in Grand Theft Auto Online for PlayStation 4, Xbox One or PC. Once you've signed in, the shirt will be available for free at any GTA Online clothing store (please allow up to 24 hours for the I HEART LC Shirt to be available in GTA Online).

Watch today's trailer above to catch a glimpse of Liberty City Stories in action, and for more details on the game visit rockstargames.com/libertycitystories.

Rockstar Warehouse Holiday Sale: Get 30% Off Now Through Dec 22

Posted on December 16 2015, 10:17am | Author: R* Q | Filed Under: Games

Starting today and running through Tuesday, December 22nd, take advantage of the Rockstar Warehouse Holiday Sale and get 30% off everything that you see storewide.

That includes all games in stock from the latest generation releases of Grand Theft Auto V on PS4, Xbox One, and PC, to classics like GTA San Andreas, Manhunt, Bully and more. Or get 30% off Original Soundtrack CDs, classic tees and collectibles like the Red Dead Redemption Eradicator Soap, L.A. Noire Torch Flashlight, digital downloads of full PC games and even Shark Card currency for GTAV PC to line that Maze Bank account.

We’ve also added even more gear to the official Grand Theft Auto V collection that has never been available to purchase before now. So whether rounding out your own personal stash of GTAV collectibles or looking for cool stocking stuffers to gift a fellow GTA fan – you can now pick up sought-after items like the Grotti Polo Shirt, the GTAV Radio Station Pin Set, the Sprunk Water Bottle, the XERO Inflatable Blimp, the Dr. Friedlander Stress Ball, and more – all at 30% off through Tuesday, December 22nd. Also, keep an eye on the Warehouse as coveted items that sold out after the Thanksgiving Weekend Sale such as the Merryweather Heat Changing Mug and the Epsilon Program Paperweight have been restocked due to popular demand!

Sale ends Tuesday, December 22nd.
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GTA Online: Executives and Other Criminals Now Available

Posted on December 15 2015, 10:05am | Author: R* Q | Filed Under: Games

Executives and Other Criminals brings new ways to make crime pay in GTA Online for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC - offering players the chance to run their own criminal organizations, hire and fire other players, and face off against rival operations across Freemode. Los Santos living also gets a premium upgrade with the introduction of Stilt Houses for sale in the Vinewood Hills, new Eclipse Penthouse Apartments with customizable interior styles and the debut of the upgradable and fully staffed Super Yachts now for sale on Docktease. The update also comes with new armored vehicles, two new weapons and much more.

Be Your Own Boss
Players with more than GTA$1M cash in their Maze bank account can choose to become a VIP with the ability to create and name their own organization, and hire up to 3 other players to serve as Bodyguards. All players will have access to the new SecuroServ menu in the Player Interaction Menu to become a VIP and build their organization. 

Steady Work
Players looking to join an organization as Bodyguards can look out for invites on the new SecuroServ app on the phone and can set their status as ‘looking for work’ via the SecuroServ menu. VIPs can drop ammo and armor for members of the Organization, as well as order new vehicles on-demand including the new Turreted Limo, and call-in favors like Ghost Organization to temporarily remove the entire organization from the radar.

Joining an Organization as a Bodyguard has the advantage of delivering a periodic salary of GTA$5,000, as well as bringing in additional cash and RP for taking on VIP Work and VIP Challenges that occur within Freemode. However, any cash winnings earned by an employed Bodyguard while not working for the Organization (such as completing Freemode Events or other Freemode activities like Bounties or Hold Ups) goes to the VIP. Bodyguards also enjoy additional benefits including accelerated health regeneration, frequent RP bonuses and stat boosts when in the vicinity of the VIP.

New Games and Challenges
VIP Work is the name for 6 new game types that operate directly within Freemode. In Hostile Takeover, an unknown package is held within a restricted area, and organizations compete to collect the package and deliver it to a set location. Sounds deceptively simple, but when the ‘package’ is a tank held inside Fort Zancudo, things get tricky fast. 
 
Asset Recovery sends your organization to LSPD stations around the city to recover impounded vehicles. It’s up to your outfit to free up those assets and return them to a designated location, while the cops and other players in the session will be looking to destroy your vehicles.
 
Piracy Prevention is attack and defense on the decks of a luxurious Super Yacht. Defending players spawn on the yacht while attacking players spawn on shore with access to boats, helis and Seasharks ready to head out and capture the upper deck.

Executive Deathmatch puts rival organizations in a Deathmatch-style battle inside of Freemode, with each VIP allotted just 10 lives.

VIP Challenges are intra-organizational Freemode trials that pit members against each other for their own personal gains. There are 6 challenge types including:

Most Wanted: The heat is right around the corner, with all players in the organization hit with a 5-star wanted level.  With a countdown of 10 minutes, the last player alive wins the challenge. 

Market Manipulation: All open convenience stores are blipped on the map. Players have to race from store to store in a hold-up spree to collect as much money as possible. When time counts down, the player with the most money wins.

Auto Buyout: Players must steal and deliver as many vehicles as they can. Every vehicle has a specific value displayed when you enter the vehicle, so choose your acquisitions carefully. The player with the highest total value of vehicles delivered at the end of the timer wins.

Yacht Life
For the ultimate room with a view, players will have the option to purchase a single Super Yacht from the Docktease website. Yachts function as floating apartments and come fully staffed with your own personal captain to shift the boat between your choice of 12 scenic mooring locations around Los Santos and Blaine County, and a bartender to serve drinks for you and your guests. Choose from a range of designs, with higher-end yachts featuring hot tubs, and additional complimentary transport options including helicopters and personal watercraft. Name your vessel and personalize it with a custom flag, hull color and a variety of lighting options. Each Yacht comes equipped with an anti-air defense system to help protect against unwanted attacks from rival Organizations and other Freemode attackers.   

Other New Features

  • 10 Stilt Houses are now for sale around Vinewood Hills, each equipped with a 10-car Garage and a Heist Planning Room
  • 3 Custom Apartments for sale in Eclipse Towers, with 8 customizable themed interiors
  • 10 new cars for sale, including a Turreted Limo and 6 new executive vehicles with armored variations
  • 2 new helicopters – SuperVolito and SuperVolito Carbon
  • 2 new weapons, the Heavy Revolver and Switchblade, each with VIP and Bodyguard variants
  • Players will now have the ability to purchase a fifth Garage or Apartment
  • New clothing and accessories, including Robes, Smoking Jackets, Pyjamas and Swimwear

Executives and Other Criminals also brings the new Adversary Mode – Extraction. Teams of Bodyguards must search, locate and safely extract an Executive Target from their downed jet before a rival Hit Squad intercepts and eliminates the target.

New Custom Avatars on Social Club
You can now take a mugshot or selfie of your character and use it as your Social Club Avatar. In addition to photos of your GTA Online character, this also works with characters from Story Mode, and any mugshots or selfies in your Snapmatic gallery you've taken should already exist as option under Snapmatic Selfies and Mugshots in your Social Club Avatar Settings. Photos created prior to May 2015 may not appear, and photos with meme text will not appear as options. The Art & Downloads section of the GTAV website has also been updated with the latest artwork from Executives and Other Criminals - in a range of desktop wallpaper, background and avatar sizes.

GTA Online: Executives and Other Criminals is available now as an automatic update for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.


Previously:
GTA Online: Executives and Other Criminals – Watch the New Trailer

GTA Online: Executives and Other Criminals Coming Next Week – Watch the New Trailer

Posted on December 10 2015, 10:58am | Author: R* Q | Filed Under: Games


 
Become a VIP and create your own criminal organization in the latest addition to Grand Theft Auto Online, Executives and Other Criminals. Featuring all new gameplay modes and opportunities for luxury living, Executives and Other Criminals also includes new customizable apartments, stilt houses in the Vinewood Hills and the ultimate in executive excess: the extravagant, fully staffed and upgradeable Super Yacht.
 
VIPs who run their own operation gain access to new co-op Jobs, challenges and special abilities in Freemode, as well as having the power to hire and fire other players for their team of bodyguards. Meanwhile, Bodyguards earn a regular paycheck and their own special benefits including RP, GTA$, and stat boosts for working for a VIP’s organization. 

Organizations can go head to head in Freemode, with new missions that make full use of the latest executive defense options including new armored vehicle variants, the devastating Turreted Limo and the missile defense systems of the Super Yacht, which also comes with its own suite of supporting vehicle upgrades including the new SuperVolito Carbon helicopter and personal watercraft.

Some existing Freemode Events will automatically adapt when played by organizations, allowing for new ways to take on King of The Castle, Moving Target and more. Also included is the new Extraction Adversary Mode, tasking teams of Bodyguards to search, locate and safely extract an Executive from their downed jet before a Hit Squad intercepts and eliminates the target.

Executives and Other Criminals also brings fresh choices in executive transport and protection with new weapons, new vehicles and much more. Check back to the Rockstar Newswire for full details and download the free update Dec 15 on PS4, Xbox One and PC.

Rockstar Warehouse Black Friday & Thanksgiving Weekend Sales

Posted on November 25 2015, 12:54pm | Author: R* Q | Filed Under: Rockstar, Games

Starting this Black Friday and throughout Thanksgiving Weekend ending Monday November 30th, hit up RockstarWarehouse.com to take advantage of huge deals on all games and gear – including sought after Grand Theft Auto V collectibles never before available for purchase.

40% OFF ALL GAMES AND GEAR STOREWIDE

For four straight days starting this Friday morning November 27th, get 40% off everything at the Rockstar Warehouse storewide. 

Whether you’ve been looking to upgrade to the latest generation release of Grand Theft Auto V on PS4, Xbox One or PC, or to download a classic Rockstar title you’ve never played before, or to get an original Red Dead Redemption, Max Payne 3, or Welcome to Los Santos soundtrack CD for yourself or as a holiday gift for a Rockstar fan friend – you can score all of that and tons more all at 40% off Friday through Monday.

Plus, we’ve added to the Warehouse selection of limited-edition Grand Theft Auto V collectibles a range of highly sought after items available for purchase for the first time. These items include the Merryweather Polo, Tee, Cap and Heat Changing Mug; the Snapmatic Tee; the Loneliest Robot USB Drive and Greeting Card; the Epsilon Program Paperweight; and the iFruit Mouse Pad and iPhone 6 Case in a variety of colors. Up until now, you’ve only been able to score these items in rare Rockstar giveaway prize packs during Social Club Event Weekends, but starting this Friday all GTA fans worldwide can complete their collection (while supplies last!) – and at 40% off from Friday through Monday to boot.

BUY GTAV PC AND GET A GTA$500K BONUS

Through this Monday, when you purchase Grand Theft Auto V PC from the Rockstar Warehouse (either the digital download or the physical version), not only will you get the game itself at 40% off, but we’ll also be lining your GTA Online bank account with a GTA$500K deposit to help get you started on the streets of Los Santos. For those looking to really ball out on a budget, we’ve also got a special buy-one-get-one sale happening all weekend long on all denominations of Shark Cards for GTAV PC to help you double down your bottom line.

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