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Grand Theft Auto V

Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Xbox Series X
Genre: Action
Developer: Rockstar Games
Release Date: April 14, 2015

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'Grand Theft Auto Online' (ALL) Adds Halloween Week, Double Rewards, Podium Vehicle, Unlock Tee, Discounts and More

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2020 @ 3:40 p.m. PDT

Set in the sprawling city of Los Santos and the surrounding area, Grand Theft Auto V delivers a world of unprecedented scale and detail bursting with life, from mountaintops to the depths of the ocean.

Switch between the interconnected lives of Michael, Trevor and Franklin as they embark on a series of heists across Los Santos and Blaine County in the biggest, deepest and richest open world experience yet, with game world enhancements that include new wildlife, upgraded weather and damage effects, and an array of new details to discover.

The new generation upgrades also extend to Grand Theft Auto Online, an ever-evolving Grand Theft Auto universe. Rise through the criminal ranks by banding together to complete Jobs for cash, purchase properties, vehicles and character upgrades, compete in traditional competitive modes, or create your own content to play and share with the Grand Theft Auto community.

All new content and gameplay created since the launch of Grand Theft Auto Online, including an extensive array of new Jobs, an arsenal of new weapons, scores of new vehicles, new properties and player customization will also be available for the PS4, Xbox One and PC with much more to come. In addition, the current community of players will have the ability to transfer their Grand Theft Auto Online characters and progression to their choice of PS4, Xbox One or PC.

It’s Halloween week in GTA Online, with reports of a crashed UFO and extraterrestrial gear taken to Fort Zancudo by Merryweather agents for highly-classified testing, alongside an abundance of Double Rewards, clothing unlocks, new and returning discounts, and more for players this week.

Highlights from today’s update include:

  • An all-new Business Battle featuring a mysterious downed UFO with extraterrestrial gear
  • Double GTA$ & RP in Alien Survivals, Business Battles,and gruesome Adversary Modes, including the Halloween Bunker Series, Slasher, Slashers, Lost vs. Damned, Condemned, Come Out to Play, and Beast vs. Slasher
  • A free Cultstoppers Tee for players who win any Event Business Battle
  • Free Tees and mask for logging in: The Butchery and Other Hobbies Tee, Knife After Dark Tee, and the Orange Dot Tech Mask
  • The Albany Fränken Stange, wrapped with the Blazing Death livery, is the latest Lucky Wheel top prize
  • Peyote Plants continue to grow across Los Santos, with ongoing reports of transformational effects caused by ingesting them
  • 40% off select Facilities, plus 25% off several Facility Modifications/Add-Ons
  • 50% off Arena Nightmare Upgrades: the MTL Nightmare Cerberus, Declasse Nightmare Brutus, HVY Nightmare Scarab, Vapid Nightmare Imperator, and the Annis Nightmare ZR380
  • Returning discounts on Halloween-themed vehicles:30% off the Albany Lurcher, Chariot Romero Hearse, and LCC Sanctus
  • Prime Gaming Bonuses:A one-time GTA$1,000,000 bonus for players who link their Amazon and Rockstar Games Social Club accounts, plus a GTA$200K bonus for playing this week
  • And Prime Gaming Discounts: 60% off the flying Imponte Deluxo, alongside the free Vespucci Canals Nightclub property

Halloween Week in GTA Online

As Halloween season hits fever pitch this week,things are out-of-this-world unusual in GTA Online. Alongside all the Halloween-themed vehicles, masks and more returning, both detailed below and found throughout the streets and alleys of Los Santos, there are still reports of hikers ingesting peyote plants and undergoing transformational spirit quests in the heights of the Tataviam Mountains.

Double Rewards on Alien Survivals + Business Battle Bonuses

Wrap your creepy humanoid feelers around a futuristic laser weapon and batten down against the armed earthlings for as long as possible – Alien Survivals are paying out double to all players this week.

Meanwhile, there are whispers that a downed unidentified flying object has been hauled off to Fort Zancudo for testing. Most of the information is redacted, but the basics are simple: work together in this new Business Battle to take out the Merryweather agents and then haul whatever extraterrestrial gear you can grab to Omega’s shack, ASAP.

This and all other Business Battles are paying out double this week, so it’ll be worth your while. Plus, just to sweeten the pot: win any Event Business Battle this week and you’ll get the Cultstoppers Tee as an added bonus.

Double Rewards in Gruesome Adversary Modes

In keeping with the Halloween spirit, players can take home double rewards when it comes to all of the bloodiest, most gruesome Adversary Modes, including the Halloween Bunker Series, Slasher, Slashers, Lost vs. Damned, Condemned, Come Out to Play and Beast vs. Slasher.

Free Terrifying Tees and More

Play GTA Online anytime this week to receive the Butchery and Other Hobbies Tee, the Knife After Dark Tee, and the Orange Dot Tech Mask – all free of charge. There’s no better way to tell someone you don’t know that you harbor antisocial tendencies than by rocking murder merch.

On the Podium This Week: The Albany Fränken Stange

Swing by the lobby of The Diamond Casino & Resort to give the Lucky Wheel its daily spin and walk away with GTA$, clothing, mystery prizes and so much more. This week’s top prize is the Albany Fränken Stange decked out in the Blazing Death livery, a morbid ride that could scare any road safety instructor into an early grave.

Discounts

Save money where it counts this week by taking advantage of seasonal discounts on grim vehicles like the Romero Hearse, Albany Lurcher and LCC Sanctus, plus 40% off Facilities and half off Nightmare Upgrades on several Arena War vehicles. Read below for the complete list.

Facilities – 40% off:

  • Paleto Bay
  • Mount Gordo
  • Sandy Shores
  • Zancudo River
  • Grand Senora Desert
  • Lago Zancudo
  • Route 68
  • RON Alternates Wind Farm
  • Land Act Reservoir

Facility Modifications/Add-Ons – 25% off:

  • Style
  • Graphics
  • Orbital Cannon
  • Security Room
  • Lounge
  • Sleeping Quarters

Vehicles:

  • Albany Lurcher – 30% off
  • Chariot Romero Hearse – 30% off
  • LCC Sanctus – 30% off

Arena Nightmare Upgrades – 50% off:

  • MTL Nightmare Cerberus
  • Declasse Nightmare Brutus
  • HVY Nightmare Scarab
  • Vapid Nightmare Imperator
  • Annis Nightmare ZR380

Prime Gaming

GTA Online players who successfully connect their Rockstar Games Social Club account with Prime Gaming will receive GTA$200K for playing any time this week. In addition, Prime Gaming members will also receive: 

  • The Vespucci Canals Nightclub location for free
  • An exclusive 60% off the flying Imponte Deluxo

Prime Gaming members who link their Amazon account to their Rockstar Games Social Club account get a one-time GTA$1,000,000 bonus deposited to their Maze Bank Accounts within 72 hours of doing so.


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