Rockstar Games® Announces Grand Theft Auto V® Release Dates and Exclusive Content Details for PlayStation®4, Xbox One and PC !

Grand Theft Auto V: “A Picket Fence and a Dog Named Skip”

New York, NY, September 12, 2014 – Rockstar Games® is proud to announce that Grand Theft Auto V® will arrive on the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft on November 18, 2014, with the PC version to follow on January 27, 2015. Visit www.rockstargames.com/V to see the all-new trailer today from 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time.

Grand Theft Auto V for PlayStation®4, Xbox One and PC will feature a range of major visual and technical upgrades to make Los Santos and Blaine County more immersive than ever. In addition to increased draw distances and higher resolution, players can expect a range of additions and improvements including:

–       New activities;
–       New weapons;
–       New vehicles;
–       Additional wildlife;
–       Denser traffic;
–       New foliage system;
–       Enhanced damage and weather effects, and much more.

Grand Theft Auto V for PlayStation®4, Xbox One and PC will also feature enhanced radio selections, with over 100 additional new songs and new DJ mixes from returning DJs across the game’s 17 radio stations.

All players who pre-order the game will receive $1,000,000 in-game cash to spend across Grand Theft Auto V and Grand Theft Auto Online.

A host of new, exclusive content also awaits for players returning from the PlayStation®3  and Xbox 360 versions including rare versions of classic vehicles to collect from across the Grand Theft Auto series such as the Dukes, the Dodo Seaplane and a faster, more maneuverable Blimp; activities, including wildlife photography; and new shooting range challenges, new weapons and more.

Enhancements to Grand Theft Auto Online include an increased player count, with online play now for up to 30 players on PlayStation®4 and Xbox One. All existing gameplay upgrades and Rockstar-created content released since the launch of Grand Theft Auto Online will also be available for the PlayStation®4, Xbox One and PC with much more to come.

Existing players on PlayStation®3 or Xbox 360 will be able to transfer their current Grand Theft Auto Online characters and progression to their choice of PlayStation®4, Xbox One or PC. For more information about Grand Theft Auto V and Grand Theft Auto Online for PlayStation®4, Xbox One and PC, including a gallery of new screenshots, please visit www.rockstargames.com/V.

For more information about gaining access to exclusive content for returning players, please visit www.rockstargames.com/V/bonuscontent

About Rockstar Games

Founded in 1998 and headquartered in New York, Rockstar Games creates and publishes some of the world’s most critically acclaimed and best-selling video game franchises, including the ground-breaking Grand Theft Auto series, Red Dead Redemption, L.A. Noire, the Max Payne series, Bully and the Midnight Club street racing games. Rockstar’s award-winning development team consists of studios in Edinburgh, Leeds, London, New England, San Diego and Toronto.

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GTA Online Update: Free Deathmatch & Race Creators this Week, Capture Mode and More on the Way | Rockstar Games


With this week’s Race Creator tool, Craft your most challenging and intense GTA Online Races – in the streets, skies and waterways of Los Santos & Blaine County. Then share with the community to see who can best your bespoke Race.

Get ready for lots of new content updates for Grand Theft Auto Online, beginning with the launch of the free Deathmatch and Race Creators tool coming this week. Here’s a look at what’s on the way in the weeks ahead…

Deathmatch & Race Creators Beta
This week, we will give you the first chance to build your own content in GTA Online (and play content others have made) with the release of the Deathmatch & Race Creators Beta. With access to some of the same tools as our own game design and development team, you can craft your own custom blood-soaked gunfights, high-octane street races, screaming jet dogfights and more. You’ll also be able to publish your original Deathmatches and Races via the Rockstar Games Social Club for the whole community to discover, download, play, rate and share. Players can create and customize Jobs for the following modes:
  • Deathmatch
  • Team Deathmatch
  • Race
  • GTA Race
  • Rally Race


Lift the goods from your rivals, then make a clean break for your home base in the all new free Capture mode and Jobs update coming this month to GTA Online.

We’re planning on regularly reviewing some of the best community-created content to recognize and distinguish them as Rockstar Verified Jobs, shared out to the entire GTA Online community. The Deathmatch and Race Creators will come to you via a free update, and you’ll need to have a Social Club account that is linked to your Xbox Live Gamertag or PlayStation Network ID to use them. The Creators are in Beta so please help us iron out any flaws and bugs via the GTA Online email address.
We expect the Creators Beta to become available as soon as tomorrow, December 10th. Look for an official release announcement here at the Newswire.


The hunter and the hunted – the entire open world is your battleground as you war against enemy teams for coveted contraband in Capture mode.

Capture
Also in December, we will introduce possibly our favorite competitive team mode, Capture. A proper GTA twist on classic capture the flag, Capture mode brings territory infiltration and a new form of team-versus-team treachery into GTA Online. Up to four squads battle to steal contraband, trucks, buses or whatever from opponents’ bases using high-speed vehicles, explosive weaponry and cunning teamwork. Craft, cooperation and team tactics are key. The free Capture update will bring a host of new jobs to GTA Online, accessible via the open world and also directly through your phone.  Capture is broken down into four variations – ‘Raid’, ‘Contend’, ‘Hold’ and ‘GTA’ – we will give you full details on each of these next week.
Coming in 2014
Expect big things in both Grand Theft Auto Online and Grand Theft Auto V next year including:
GTA Online Heists. We know many of you in the GTA Online community are super excited for the debut of co-operative Heists. Heists are currently in development and we are working very hard to get them as polished and as fun as they can be. Stay tuned for much more detail in the New Year.
GTAV Story Mode Updates. For those ready to jump back into the story of Grand Theft Auto V, we have big plans for substantial additions in 2014 continuing Michael, Franklin and Trevor’s action, mayhem and unexpected adventures in Southern San Andreas.

GTA Online Update: Free Deathmatch & Race Creators this Week, Capture Mode and More on the Way | Rockstar Games.

Spike VGX 2013 Winners !

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Game of the Year

  • BioShock Infinite
  • Grand Theft Auto V
  • Super Mario 3D World
  • The Last of Us
  • Tomb Raider

Studio of the Year

  • Irrational Games
  • Naughty Dog
  • Rockstar North
  • The Fullbright Company

Best Shooter

  • Battlefield 4
  • BioShock Infinite
  • Call of Duty: Ghosts
  • Metro: Last Light

Best Independent Game

  • Gone Home
  • Kentucky Route Zero
  • Papers, Please
  • The Stanley Parable

Best Action Adventure Game

  • Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag
  • Grand Theft Auto V
  • The Last of Us
  • Tomb Raider

Best Sports Game

  • FIFA 14
  • MLB 13: The Show
  • NBA 2K14
  • NHL 14

Best RPG

  • Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn
  • Fire Emblem: Awakening
  • Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch
  • Pokemon X/Y

Best Fighting Game

  • Divekick
  • Injustice: Gods Among Us
  • Killer Instinct
  • Tekken Revolution

Best Driving Game

  • F1 2013
  • Grid 2
  • Forza Motorsport 5
  • Need for Speed Rivals

Best DLC

  • Borderlands 2: Tiny Tina’s Assault on Dragon Keep
  • Dishonored: The Knife of Dunwall
  • Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon
  • Mast Effect 3: Citadel

Best Xbox Game

  • BioShock Infinite
  • Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons
  • Grand Theft Auto V
  • Tomb Raider

Best PlayStation Game

  • Grand Theft Auto V
  • Rayman Legends
  • The Last of Us
  • Tomb Raider

Best Nintendo Game

  • Pikmin 3
  • Rayman Legends
  • Super Mario 3D World
  • The Wonderful 101

Best PC Game

  • Battlefield 4
  • Gone Home
  • Papers, Please
  • The Stanley Parable

Best Handheld Game

  • Animal Crossing: New Leaf
  • Pokemon X/Y
  • Tearaway
  • The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

Best Casual Game

  • Animal Crossing: New Leaf
  • Disney Infinity
  • Plants vs. Zombies 2
  • Skylanders Swap Force

Best Voice Actor

  • Troy Baker (as Joel in The Last of Us)
  • Troy Baker (as Booker DeWitt in BioShock Infinite)
  • Steven Ogg (as Trevor Philips in Grand Theft Auto V)
  • Willem Dafoe (as Nathan Dawkins in Beyond: Two Souls)

Best Voice Actress

  • Ashley Johnson (as Ellie in The Last of Us)
  • Courtnee Draper (as Elizabeth in BioShock Infinite)
  • Camilla Luddington (as Lara Croft in Tomb Raider)
  • Ellen Page (as Jodie Holmes in Beyond: Two Souls)

Best Soundtrack

  • BioShock Infinite
  • Grand Theft Auto V
  • Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch
  • The Last of Us

Best Song in a Game

  • “A.D.H.D.” performed by Kendrick Lamar (Grand Theft Auto V)
  • “Sleepwalking” performed by The Chain Gang of 1974 (Grand Theft Auto V)
  • “Survival” performed by Eminem (Call of Duty: Ghosts)
  • “Will the Circle be Unbroken” performed by Courtnee Draper & Troy Baker (BioShock Infinite)

Viewers also had their chance to voice their opinions.
Most Anticipated Game (Viewer Voted)

  • Destiny
  • Titanfall
  • South Park: The Stick of Truth
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
  • Watch Dogs

Character of the Year (Viewer Voted)

  • Lara Croft (Tomb Raider)
  • Trevor Phillips (Grand Theft Auto V)
  • The Lutece Twins (BioShock Infinite)
  • Naiee and Nyaa (Brothers)

Best Mobile Game (Viewer Voted)

  • Angry Birds: Star Wars
  • Infinity Blade 3
  • Plants vs. Zombies: It’s About Time
  • Ridiculous Fishing

GTA Online Social Club Event Weekend !

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This weekend, Friday November 22nd through Sunday November 24th, hit the beaches of Vespucci, Chumash and Paleto Bay for the very first Grand Theft Auto Online Social Club Event Weekend.

All weekend long, plunge into a special Social Club Event Playlist of brand new Jobs from the freshly landed Beach Bum Pack, a hand-picked selection of ten of our favorite new Jobs. Drop some sea shells, go for a fuel-injected run on the beach, and take in some of the most spectacular stretches of coastline in the Los Santos Bay area in modes including Sea Race, Parachute, Team Deathmatch and more. The best performers in the Social Club Event Playlist on each platform will score themselves a special vanity license plate reward for bragging rights and to commemorate their achievement.

In Free Roam, look out for an influx of special Event Crate Drops dropping frequently all weekend containing more than double the usual amount of RP plus high-powered weapons, bonus cash and clothing. They’ll be unlocked for every player to help you pack more than just sunscreen on the blazing sands.
This inaugural GTA Online Social Club Event also features exclusive sweepstakes giveaways of beach-ready GTAV collectibles, a very special live stream broadcast on Friday and more. We’ll be on the lookout for your sun-kissed Snapmatic pics all weekend so be sure to tag them #VespucciBeachParty so that we can find them easily and we might feature them next week here at the Newswire.

Here’s a full rundown of all the action to expect:

Special Event Playlist

Available this weekend only is a special Social Club Event Playlist of new Jobs curated to test your mastery of land, air and sea:

  • View of Vespucci (Parachute)

Show some Vespucci beach bums the true meaning of ‘spaced out’ with this steep parachute descent from 2980ft. See how many checkpoints you can hit before opening your ‘chute.

  • Up the Creek (Bike Race)

Dirt bike point to point going along Cassidy Creek and ending at the Alamo Sea. Shred from gravel and pavement to the beachfront and try to trump the rest for fame and fortune.

  • Water Rings (Sea Race)

A challenging and scenic boat race weaving around the islands North of Paleto Bay. Tip: Look out for a ramp to help you get one over on your competitors.

  • Vespucci Beachfront (Team Deathmatch)

Stop the gentrification of Vespucci Beach dead in its tracks with this Team Deathmatch around and on top of the businesses along the beachfront.

  • Grass Route II (Race)

In this sequel to the original popular Grass Route Race, go off-road in an epic heat starting on the North bank of the Zancudo River through the treacherous wetlands with a triumphant finish on the beach in North Chumash.

  • Sundae Driving (Bike Race)

Sure to be a new fan-favorite motorbike race, menace Vespucci Beach on your two-wheel rocket, taking breakneck corners as you try and best the competition.

  • Procopio Beach (Team Deathmatch)

Home to an infamous truck stop, Procopio Beach has long been known as a place where people come to blow off steam, and this Team Deathmatch along the shoreline at the foot of Mt. Gordo is no exception.

  • Gone Coastal (Sea Race)

Hug the coastline, pull off some breakneck turns and leap over treacherous rocks and islets in this rough race that starts in the LS River and takes you through the Palomino Highlands on the East Coast.

  • Turn the Tide (Race)

In this off road Race along the coast, up to sixteen speed demons leg it out across Procopio Beach and the North coast down through Paleto State Beach to Paleto Cove.

  • The Cove (Parachute)

Enjoy the stunning vistas as you rapidly descend towards Paleto Cove by Mount Chiliad… but not so much that you forget to open your chute. Prepare for a long free fall from 7500ft, weaving and diving between checkpoints and the drop zone.

Three Ways to Join

  • Look out for the button prompt in the initial GTAV loading screen (visible to Social Club members only)
  • Follow instructions on the loading screen when transitioning into GTA Online from Story Mode (also only visible to Social Club members)
  • Select Online > Playlists > Rockstar Playlists > Vespucci Beach Party on the GTA Online Start Menu

In-Game Vanity License Plate Awards

We’ve reserved 20 special and unique vanity license plates to award top performers in the Event Playlist Leaderboard for each Job across both PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. By the end of day Monday November 25th, we’ll award the following plates to the 20 people who achieve the below (plates will be added to your collection in your iFruit app).

  • VESPUCCI (360), AMPED UP (PS3)
    View of Vespucci – player with the max score who made the quickest descent
  • SURFS UP (360), UP CREEK (PS3)
    Up the Creek – player with the best overall time
  • SEAMAN (360), POINTBRK (PS3)
    Water Rings – player with the best single lap time
  • HANGFIVE (360), HANGTEN (PS3)
    Vespucci Beachfront – player with the most kills
  • SUP BRO (360), SUP BRA (PS3)
    Grass Route II – player with the best overall time
  • SUNDAED (360), CRUISING (PS3)
    Sundae Driving – player with the best single lap time
  • WIPEOUT (360), SURFSUP (PS3)
    Procopio Beach – player with the best KDR
  • BIGSURF (360),GOCOASTL (PS3)
    Gone Coastal – player with the best overall time
  • SURFINLS (360), TURNTIDE (PS3)
    Turn the Tide – player with the best overall time
  • THECOVE (360), LSSURFER (PS3)
    The Cove – player with the max score who made the quickest descent

Note that in the case of two players getting precisely the same stat, we will decide on a tie-breaker stat at our discretion.

Sweepstakes Grand Prize: GTAV Logo Beach Towel and Los Santos Lifeguard Tee

Five lucky Social Club member will score a Grand Prize of surf-ready Grand Theft Auto V gear including the rare GTAV Logo Beach Towel and Los Santos Lifeguard Tee as seen below.

Ten Social Club members will also score Grand Theft Auto V Prize Packs consisting of official GTAV tees, stickers and more. Enter to win all weekend from Friday November 22nd through Sunday November 24th at http://socialclub.rockstargames.com/events. See Official Rules.

Live Stream GTA Online Event Broadcast on Friday Nov 22nd from 2 – 4 PM ET

Tune in on Friday November 22nd from 2 – 4 PM ET at socialclub.rockstargames.com/events or at twitch.tv/rockstargames for a special first live GTA Online Event broadcast show hosted by Rockstar. We’ll also be hosting a live chat at both of those pages where you can ask questions, or tell us what you and your Crew are up to in Online and we just might drop in on you to spectate with our live Event cameras. Make sure to follow us at Twitch or at Twitter or Facebook to get the word straight away when the broadcast begins. Members of Rockstar Games will also be online during the broadcast playing on both Xbox LIVE and PlayStation Network as PlayRockstar, PlayRockstar1 and PlayRockstar2, so feel free to look for us and send a request our way on Friday.
We look forward to seeing you all in the Playlists causing bucketloads of carnage up and down the coastline. Stay tuned as this is just the first of many Grand Theft Auto Online Social Club Events that will be happening regularly in the months to come.

The GTA Online Beach Bum Update is Now Available !

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The world of  Grand Theft Auto Online gets even deeper with the Beach Bum update, now available on both PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. In order to keep GTA Online flexible and constantly evolving, the game is built to receive new content in a variety of ways including major paid expansions at specific points across the year, dropping additional content via regular title updates, and even the instant and seamless addition of jobs via the Rockstar Social Club. The Beach Bum content comes via a free update to GTA Online and Grand Theft Auto V’s Story Mode as part of the latest automatic Title Update (1.06), so just fire up your console to download it. Alongside additional game tuning (see details below), the Beach Bum update includes:

NEW VEHICLES, WEAPONS & MORE
Take on new Beach Bum Races with the BF Bifta dune buggy, the rugged Canis Kalahari off-road truck or the Bravado Paradise beach camper van. For aquatic-based endeavors, the classic Speeder speedboat is also now available. All four vehicles can also be accessed in Story Mode and are available at no in-game cost. To access them in GTA Online, just visit the southernsanandreassuperautos.com in-game website (or docktease.com for the Speeder).

Also available in both Story Mode and Online (and at no additional in-game cost) are the new SNS Pistol & Broken Bottle – a pair of close range weapons perfect for any beach blanket brouhaha.

This update also features a wide array of new apparel – everything from casual canvas hats to tank tops, t-shirts, board shorts and bikinis in a wide range of styles and colors… plus new hairstyle and tattoo customization options.

30 NEW JOBS COMING TO THE WORLD OF LOS SANTOS & BLAINE COUNTY
In conjunction with today’s Beach Bum update, we’re also adding 30 new Jobs to GTA Online today. This includes new beach-themed Races, Deathmatches, Parachutes, Last Team Standings and Gang Attacks, plus the beachfront “Survival on Del Perro Pier” and more.

TITLE UPDATE 1.06
Along with the new Beach Bum update content, automatic Title Update 1.06 also includes a host of fixes and adjustments for Grand Theft Auto Online, which are listed here:

  • Fixed an issue where the game would delete your personal Vehicle if you have another player in it when you add a Tracker and Insurance.
  • Fixed an issue where players could become stuck on the aerial view when entering GTA Online with cloud servers down and having just launched a mini-game.
  • Fixed an issue where the mission ‘Damaged Goods’ would start even though it had previously been completed.
  • Fixed an issue where under rare circumstances players couldn’t claim back their personal vehicle in GTA Online.
  • Fixed an issue where under rare circumstances players were able to get the Declasse Sheriff SUV into Los Santos Customs and respray it causing the menus to malfunction.
  • Fixed an issue where in rare circumstances players would lose all personal vehicles after being idle kicked and unable to rejoin an online session.
  • Fixed an issue where players could occasionally get stuck after killing a pedestrian with a golf ball.
  • Corrected an exploit where players would retain their personal vehicle after selling it at Los Santos Customs mod shop by transitioning back and forth between Story Mode and Online.
  • Corrected an exploit where players could keep repeatedly selling a Bati 801 to Los Santos Customs.
  • Corrected an exploit where players were able to duplicate vehicles by accepting a Mission while leaving a high-end garage.
  • Corrected an exploit where a player could start a Team Deathmatch with all players on the same team.
  • Players are no longer able to delete their GTA Online character while the Rockstar cloud servers are unavailable.

Players experiencing any remaining technical issues (or specific issues relating to this new Title Update) are encouraged to visit our support website and get in touch with a member of our support team for proper assistance. You can also hit them up at @RockstarSupport on Twitter.

DYNAMIC TUNING TO GTA ONLINE
In tandem with today’s Title Update, we’ve also completed a new round of dynamic tuning on the game. This includes changes to the Bad Sport system and continued balancing of rewards for all different types Jobs. Notable adjustments are listed below:

  • The Bad Sport penalty for destroying personal vehicles has been reduced significantly.
  • Players will no longer receive a Bad Sport penalty when they are in a non-moving tank and other players crash a vehicle into them.
  • The GTA$ and RP rewards for Races, Deathmatches and Parachuting are now based on the average time they take to complete.
  • Players now receive GTA$ and RP rewards when failing a cooperative Job or being a member of the losing team during a Versus Mission, depending on how long the Job / Mission lasts.
  • Players now receive a bonus GTA$ multiplier for Missions when played at the higher difficulty levels (Normal = 1.25, Hard = 1.5).
  • In Team Deathmatch, all players on a team now receive the same GTA$ and RP rewards, with the winning team getting roughly 4-5x what the losing team receives.
  • Removed some instances of debris in specific Races, including the cardboard from the ‘Down the Drain’ Race.
  • Deliveries from Pegasus have been reduced from $1,000 to $200.
  • The cost of removing a wanted level by calling Lester has now been scaled based on the amount of stars you have – at a cost of $200 per star.
  • Restricted cars and vehicles that have been added to player garages through exploits have been removed. This includes tanks, helicopters and police vehicles.
  • The following vehicles have been added to the southernsanandreassuperautos.com website in-game: BF Dune Buggy, Canis Bodhi, Karin Rebel, Maibatsu Sanchez 2, Vapid Sadler, Vapid Sandking SWB.
  • To eliminate any remaining vehicle loss issues, an additional automatic cloud save will occur when purchasing a vehicle or vehicle modification.

As we continue to tune and adjust the evolving Grand Theft Auto Online player experience in the weeks and months ahead, we ask that you keep sending us your feedback – just fire over an email to gtaonline@rockstargames.com and tell us what you’d like to see implemented in future updates.

New GTA Online Title Update 1.05 !

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The newest automatic title update for GTA Online is now available for both PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. As mentioned previously, this update addresses some residual issues where occasionally people’s vehicles or vehicle modifications were disappearing due to a cloud save failure – as well as the other fixes mentioned below:

  • Built in measures to prevent users from losing their progress when there is a cloud outage
  • Built in a number of measures to protect players’ cash balances even if there are network problems
  • Fixed an issue where on rare occasions during network problems the player could lose their Online vehicle or mods after exiting GTA Online

Of course, if you’re still experiencing any other technical problems, please visit our support website to contact our support team and subscribe to the GTA Online Launch Status article. You can also shoot us a quick message at the Rockstar Support Twitter.

We also encourage you to send any constructive gameplay feedback you have to us at our GTAOnline@rockstargames.com address, as we continue to monitor it for all the latest suggestions for tweaking and improving the experience of GTA Online.
On a related note, we anticipate the GTA$ Stimulus to be distributed in the next couple of days following this Title Update. The Stimulus will go out over the course of a full day once it’s initiated so don’t be alarmed if people on your friends list receive it before or later than you do. Enjoy and we certainly appreciate your patience and understanding as we sort out these remaining issues.

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GTA V – iFruit App is now available for Android !

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Grand Theft Auto Online Update 10/28/13 !

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Get ready to drop some sea shells with all new vehicles, weaponry and a load of new Jobs that are coming in November with the Beach Bum Pack.

Thank you to everyone for joining in GTA Online throughout this first month of its release, for all of your awesome Online Snapmatic pics and Crew videos that we’ve spotted, for your patience and understanding as we’ve been working through the initial teething issues of launching an online experience like this, and for your excellent feedback to the official  GTAOnline@rockstargames.com email address. Please keep it coming as it is really helping us plan for the future of the game. Here’s a quick update for all Grand Theft Auto Online players worldwide on what’s in store in the immediate future.

THE GTA$ STIMULUS PACKAGE
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.

THE BEACH BUM PACK
Coming in early November will be the first add-on content update, the Beach Bum Pack which will bring all-new beach themed vehicles and new weaponry that you’ll be able to use in both GTA Online and Story Mode. Plus new customization options for your GTA Online character including new tats, hairstyles and more. We’ll also be adding lots of brand new action-packed Jobs to play with Gang Attacks, Survivals, Last Team Standings, Parachutes, Deathmatches and Races that will have you bloodying up the waters and coastlines of the finest beach resorts across Los Santos and Blaine County.

THE CONTENT CREATOR
We are also working to bring you the debut of the first part of the GTA Online Content Creator this fall – giving players the ability to craft, publish, rate and play custom-made Deathmatch and Race Jobs. We’ll be keeping our eye open for exceptional ones that we’ll be stamping as ‘Rockstar Verified’ and will be featuring them here at the Newswire and as part of forthcoming GTA Online Social Club Events. Both the Content Creator and the Beach Bum Pack are free.

SOCIAL CLUB EVENT WEEKENDS
Starting in November will be the first Grand Theft Auto Online Social Club Event weekends which will bring special rewards and bonuses ranging from limited-edition in-game Event Crate Drops to in-game discount specials and even a special new GTA Online live-stream show hosted by Rockstar at the Social Club Events page and Rockstar Games  Twitch page – plus prize pack giveaways of hard to find GTAV gear and more.

Stay tuned as we hope to have more information with more details and specific timings on these content updates as well as on GTA Online Heists and the new GTA Online Capture the Flag mode to share with you next week. We will also have initial details on more additional content coming for both Story Mode and GTA Online in the next few weeks.

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New GTA Online Title Update !

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The latest automatic title update for GTA Online is now available for both PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. As promised, this update addresses the remaining issues where some people’s vehicles or vehicle modifications were disappearing due to a cloud save failure – as well as all the other fixes mentioned below:

  • Fixes numerous issues that were causing vehicle loss and/or loss of vehicle mods
  • Fixes an issue where the incorrect car is replaced when choosing to replace a car in a full garage
  • Fixes an exploit allowing players to sell the same vehicle multiple times
  • Fixes an issue that caused personal vehicles to be duplicated
  • Fixes an issue where some players were unable to pay utility bills on an owned apartment or house
  • Fixes an issue where players were not getting Crew invites in-game
  • Fixes an issue where the starting point for the tutorial race was not appearing
  • Fixes issues with joining Jobs from within a player-owned garage
  • Fixes issues with players getting stuck while using playlists
  • Fixes additional issues causing black screens, long load times, and players getting stuck in the sky cam
  • Adds details in the UI to clarify that characters created while Rockstar cloud is unavailable are temporary (non-saved)
  • Adds changes to the character creator to make better-looking default characters with the “random” option
  • Players now only lose a maximum of 500 GTA$ upon death in Freemode

Of course, if you’re still experiencing any other technical problems, please visit our support website and subscribe to the GTA Online Launch Status article. You can also shoot us a quick message at the Rockstar Support Twitter.

We also encourage you to send any constructive gameplay feedback you have to us at our GTAOnline@rockstargames.com address, as we continue to monitor it for all the latest suggestions for tweaking and improving the experience of GTA Online.
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Grand Theft Auto Online: Half a Million GTA$ Stimulus Package this Month !

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.

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Global Weekly Chart Week – Ending 28th Sep 2013 !

Global Weekly Chart

Week Ending 28th Sep 2013

Pos Game Weekly Total Week #
1
Gamewise FIFA Soccer 14 Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
FIFA Soccer 14 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Sports
1,858,439 1,858,439 1
2
Gamewise FIFA Soccer 14 Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
FIFA Soccer 14 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Sports
1,567,016 1,567,016 1
3
Gamewise Grand Theft Auto V Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Grand Theft Auto V (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
1,546,974 10,191,462 2
4
Gamewise Grand Theft Auto V Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Grand Theft Auto V (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
1,419,629 10,299,635 2
5
Gamewise Monster Hunter 4 Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Monster Hunter 4 (3DS)
Capcom, Role-Playing
220,256 2,461,809 3
6
Gamewise The Legend of Heroes: Sen no Kiseki Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
The Legend of Heroes: Sen no Kiseki (PSV)
Nihon Falcom Corporation, Role-Playing
85,471 85,471 1
7
Gamewise Warriors Orochi 3 Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Warriors Orochi 3 (PS3)
Ubisoft Annecy, Action
81,368 493,633 93
8
Gamewise The Legend of Heroes: Sen no Kiseki Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
The Legend of Heroes: Sen no Kiseki (PS3)
Nihon Falcom Corporation, Role-Playing
69,426 69,426 1
9
Gamewise Minecraft Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Minecraft (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Adventure
63,018 1,331,259 17
10
Gamewise Armored Core: Verdict Day Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Armored Core: Verdict Day (PS3)
From Software, Action
62,753 62,753 1
11
Gamewise Madden NFL 25 Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Madden NFL 25 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Sports
50,651 780,949 5
12
Gamewise Pro Evolution Soccer 2014 Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Pro Evolution Soccer 2014 (PS3)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Action
42,575 173,800 2
13
Gamewise Madden NFL 25 Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Madden NFL 25 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Sports
40,738 903,579 5
14
Gamewise The Last of Us Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
The Last of Us (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment America, Adventure
37,893 3,285,782 16
15
Gamewise Animal Crossing: New Leaf Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
32,526 4,945,649 47
16
Gamewise The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
30,779 30,779 1
17
Gamewise Ore no Imouto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai Happy EnD Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Ore no Imouto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai Happy EnD (PS3)
Namco Bandai Games, Simulation
29,412 29,412 1
18
Gamewise Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX (PS3)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
28,105 625,014 29
19
Gamewise Musou Orochi 2: Ultimate Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Musou Orochi 2: Ultimate (PSV)
Tecmo Koei, Action
25,233 25,233 1
20
Gamewise Diablo III Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Diablo III (PS3)
Activision, Role-Playing
23,839 283,402 4
21
Gamewise Saints Row IV Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Saints Row IV (X360)
Deep Silver, Action
23,485 983,021 6
22
Gamewise Nintendo Land Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Nintendo Land (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
23,032 2,384,978 45
23
Gamewise Kinect Adventures! Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Kinect Adventures! (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Misc
21,085 20,447,552 152
24
Gamewise FIFA 14 Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
FIFA 14 (PC)
Electronic Arts, Sports
20,891 20,891 1
25
Gamewise Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon (3DS)
Nintendo, Adventure
20,161 2,566,227 28
26
Gamewise Mario & Luigi: Dream Team Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Mario & Luigi: Dream Team (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
19,998 721,773 12
27
Gamewise Diablo III Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Diablo III (X360)
Activision, Role-Playing
19,974 245,553 4
28
Gamewise FIFA Soccer 14 Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
FIFA Soccer 14 (PSV)
Electronic Arts, Sports
17,458 17,458 1
29
Gamewise Saints Row IV Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Saints Row IV (PS3)
Deep Silver, Action
16,810 553,805 6
30
Gamewise New Super Mario Bros. 2 Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
New Super Mario Bros. 2 (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
16,480 6,432,700 62
31
Gamewise Mario Kart 7 Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Mario Kart 7 (3DS)
Nintendo, Racing
Pro N/A 96
32
Gamewise New Super Mario Bros. U Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
New Super Mario Bros. U (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
Pro N/A 45
33
Gamewise Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Blacklist (PS3)
Ubisoft, Action
Pro N/A 6
34
Gamewise New Super Luigi U Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
New Super Luigi U (WiiU)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 12
35
Gamewise Call of Duty: Black Ops II Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Call of Duty: Black Ops II (PS3)
Activision, Shooter
Pro N/A 46
36
Gamewise FIFA Soccer 14 Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
FIFA Soccer 14 (Wii)
Electronic Arts, Sports
Pro N/A 1
37
Gamewise Disney Infinity Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Disney Infinity (X360)
Disney Interactive Studios, Action
Pro N/A 6
38
Gamewise Wii Sports Resort Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Wii Sports Resort (Wii)
Nintendo, Sports
Pro N/A 223
39
Gamewise Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn (PS3)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 5
40
Gamewise Wii Sports Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Wii Sports (Wii)
Nintendo, Sports
Pro N/A 358
41
Gamewise Call of Duty: Black Ops II Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Call of Duty: Black Ops II (X360)
Activision, Shooter
Pro N/A 46
42
Gamewise Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Blacklist (X360)
Ubisoft, Action
Pro N/A 6
43
Gamewise Final Fantasy XIV Online Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Final Fantasy XIV Online (PC)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 158
44
Gamewise Pokemon White Version 2 Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Pokemon White Version 2 (DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 67
45
Gamewise NHL 14 Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
NHL 14 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Sports
Pro N/A 3
46
Gamewise NHL 14 Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
NHL 14 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Sports
Pro N/A 3
47
Gamewise Pro Evolution Soccer 2014 Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Pro Evolution Soccer 2014 (X360)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Action
Pro N/A 2
48
Gamewise Disney Infinity Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Disney Infinity (Wii)
Disney Interactive Studios, Action
Pro N/A 6
49
Gamewise Halo 4 Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Halo 4 (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Shooter
Pro N/A 47
50
Gamewise Far Cry 3 Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Far Cry 3 (PS3)
Ubisoft, Shooter
Pro N/A 44
51
Gamewise Mario Kart Wii Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Mario Kart Wii (Wii)
Nintendo, Racing
Pro N/A 286
52
Gamewise Tomb Raider Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Tomb Raider (PS3)
Square Enix, Action
Pro N/A 30
53
Gamewise Super Mario 3D Land Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Super Mario 3D Land (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 100
54
Gamewise Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 19
55
Gamewise Pikmin 3 Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Pikmin 3 (WiiU)
Nintendo, Strategy
Pro N/A 12
56
Gamewise Assassin's Creed III Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Assassin’s Creed III (PS3)
Ubisoft, Action
Pro N/A 48
57
Gamewise Battle Princess of Arcadias Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Battle Princess of Arcadias (PS3)
Nippon Ichi Software, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 1
58
Gamewise Total War: Rome II Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Total War: Rome II (PC)
Sega, Action
Pro N/A 4
59
Gamewise Just Dance 4 Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Just Dance 4 (Wii)
Ubisoft, Misc
Pro N/A 52
60
Gamewise New Super Mario Bros. Wii Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
New Super Mario Bros. Wii (Wii)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 202
61
Gamewise NCAA Football 14 Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
NCAA Football 14 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Sports
Pro N/A 12
62
Gamewise FIFA Soccer 13 Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
FIFA Soccer 13 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Action
Pro N/A 53
63
Gamewise Tomodachi Collection: Shin Seikatsu Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Tomodachi Collection: Shin Seikatsu (3DS)
Nintendo, Misc
Pro N/A 24
64
Gamewise The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (X360)
Bethesda Softworks, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 99
65
Gamewise Gran Turismo 5 Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Gran Turismo 5 (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Racing
Pro N/A 149
66
Gamewise Skylanders Giants Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Skylanders Giants (Wii)
Activision, Action
Pro N/A 50
67
Gamewise Batman: Arkham City Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Batman: Arkham City (X360)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
Pro N/A 102
68
Gamewise Assassin's Creed III Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Assassin’s Creed III (X360)
Ubisoft, Action
Pro N/A 48
69
Gamewise Grand Theft Auto IV Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Grand Theft Auto IV (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
Pro N/A 283
70
Gamewise Rayman Legends Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Rayman Legends (WiiU)
Ubisoft, Platform
Pro N/A 5
71
Gamewise Youkai Watch Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Youkai Watch (3DS)
Level 5, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 12
72
Gamewise Disney Magic Castle: My Happy Life Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Disney Magic Castle: My Happy Life (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Misc
Pro N/A 9
73
Gamewise The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (PS3)
Bethesda Softworks, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 99
74
Gamewise The Wonderful 101 Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
The Wonderful 101 (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
Pro N/A 6
75
Gamewise Grand Theft Auto IV Wiki Guide, Walkthrough and Cheats
Grand Theft Auto IV (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
Pro N/A 283

Source: VGChartz

GTA Online updated for PS 3 so far !

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Update — 2:00 PM ET 10/4/13: The latest title update for GTA Online is live for PlayStation 3. We’re working to have this up for Xbox 360 as soon as possible today.

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GTA V Online Patch Update !!

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About dam time ! Fix it !!!

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Update — 5:30 PM ET 10/3/13: We’re currently working on a title update for both PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 to address commonly reported issues with GTA Online. We hope to have it out for download as soon as tomorrow.

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GTA Online Details: Game Day Access Info and More !

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Here’s some more information to help get everyone ready for the launch of Grand Theft Auto Online. You can also look forward to plenty of GTA Online game tips and other community support features to roll out at the Rockstar Games Social Club website later today as well  – expect tutorial tips to be updated regularly as new content is added to GTA Online.

Access to GTA Online

  • Access to Grand Theft Auto Online is free with your copy of Grand Theft Auto V. On October 1st there will be a small downloadable Title Update released on PlayStation Network and Xbox LIVE. Upon installation of that Title Update, direct access to begin GTA Online will be unlocked in your GTAV game menu. You will be able to jump right into GTA Online via the 4th (bottom) slot in your GTAV character wheel. We’ve received many questions asking for a specific confirmation of what exact time GTA Online will be available but of course this is contingent on both Title Updates becoming available on each console’s network. As a general timeframe, we do expect the Title Update to become available on PSN and Xbox LIVE starting around 12PM (British time) today, and your best bet is to stay tuned throughout the day here at the Rockstar Newswire and by following us on Twitter and Facebook where we will be keeping everyone updated.

When does GTA Online Take Place?

  • Some people who’ve been playing through Grand Theft Auto V’s Story Mode have been inquiring how the narrative of GTA Online correlates or crosses over. Grand Theft Auto Online is set a few months prior to the events of Grand Theft Auto V’s single player story.

Home and Garage Security

  • There’s plenty of havoc and treachery you can cause out in the open world of course, but in order to prevent some really annoying “griefing”, we’ve designed house party invitations specifically to be a friendly social affair where players can visit each other’s pads without fear of having them ruined or losing their hard-earned vehicles in the process. If someone invites you into their property, then it is considered a friendly visit and you will not be able to shoot up their place or steal their cars from their garage. By the way, in any given lobby, if you and another player own the same piece of property, you will each be able to enter your own personal instance of that property at any given time. You will also be able to enter each other’s instance of that property if you exchange and accept an invite. This way, multiple instances of ownership of the same property within a lobby can co-exist.

GTA$ and Fair Play

  • To allay some concerns we’ve heard on this subject, we can assure you that the game is designed such that the option of purchasable GTA$ should not disrupt the playing field – and there are a few mechanics in place to help ensure that. All players still have to rank up with Reputation Points (RP) in order to get access to purchase high-end items.  No one can begin GTA Online and simply spend a lot of money out of the gate to get a leg up. You will have to earn your stripes and play to unlock access to the aspirational clothes, guns and other items. Please also remember that in GTA Online, hustling to afford the finer things by earning GTA$ doing robberies, stick-ups, winning races and other profitable activities is a fun gameplay experience rather than ever being a ‘grind’. As we mentioned on Wednesday, we will constantly tweak all areas of the game to make it play fairer and iron out any balancing problems (while fixing all the other problems we encounter!), but we really need your help in figuring out what those issues are. So please work with us on that!

An Ever-Growing Collection of Jobs

  • Grand Theft Auto Online is a long-term GTA experience that you can expect to be built-upon, to grow and to evolve in many ways in the coming weeks, months and beyond. As part of that, there will be a massive amount of Jobs available to play over time as we will be regularly adding new ones for you to enjoy. Additionally, you will soon be helping to add content to the game world yourselves, by creating custom Race and Deathmatch Jobs through the Content Creator tool which we plan to release this fall. Grand Theft Auto Online is a collaborative project between Rockstar and all GTA players worldwide, so expect that we’ll effectively be working on it together from day one. As a very small example, the Crew Hierarchies feature that was introduced a few weeks back on Social Club was a direct result of popular fan feedback from last year – and we’ll be looking at the GTA Online community’s feedback, input and ideas constantly to help inform how the game itself will grow and evolve. As mentioned last week, we’ll be looking closely at your feedback emails sent to GTAOnline@rockstargames.com and in the GTA Online Suggestion Box board at the forthcoming Social Club Forums. We’re very much looking forward to welcoming you as active participants in the world of GTA Online starting tomorrow.

The Character Creation System

  • The hereditary-based character creation system of Grand Theft Auto Online allows for a multitude of options to create your avatar that will then inhabit the online world of Los Santos & Blaine County.  Choose your gender then decide on your mother and father.  From there, you can choose to give one parent genetic dominance or leave them more evenly matched. The choice is yours. Next, you adjust a set of lifestyle variables which help determine your character’s appearance and starting stats. Decide how much sleep he/she gets, how much partying they indulge in, how much honest work versus illegal activity, and more. Essentially, you can adjust the genetics to wind up with a fresh faced lad or lass or a grizzled, haggard degenerate or anywhere in between! You’ll also be able to preview your end result in real time all throughout to ensure you’re satisfied before putting your character on a direct flight to LS. Of course, once you’re out and about in the open world, you can further customize your character with haircuts, clothing and accessories to suit your tastes.

Exclusive Social Club Features

  • In Grand Theft Auto Online, Social Club members get access to weaponry and vehicular unlocks, a whole new suite of Crew features to represent and coordinate with your squad, and special tools to get the most out of Rockstar Jobs and user-created Jobs when the Content Creator tool launches this fall. Check out the updated www.rockstargames.com/V/socialclub for an overview of GTA Online Social Club features including new Crew customization possibilities like Crew colors and Emblem vehicle decals, Crew messaging options, and Open or Closed Crew Sessions. Plus unlocks like the Sawed-Off Shotgun, the Annis Elegy RH8 and the John Marston Parent option to do the Marston family proud in the modern day West. Also stay tuned for info later in October about the very first GTA Online Social Club Events which will have special Event Playlists curated by Rockstar, reserved in-game license plate awards for top players, and more. So, if you haven’t joined, we recommend doing so!

Expect that we’ll be keeping you up to date at the Newswire later today as the Title Updates become available on PSN and Xbox LIVE. We’re very much looking forward to seeing you and your Crews hit the wide open world of Los Santos and Blaine County in GTA Online later today.

GTA V Play Disk Install ! Stop the noise !

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If you don’t want to hear the CD drive keep spinning the whole time your playing GTA V on you Xbox 360 ,here is what you do ! That noise from the CD drive was driving me crazy !

Buy a USB 3.0 flash drive or use what you have if you don’t have the extra cash ! Must be at least a USB 2.0 flash drive.

I bought this for $16.99 ADATA Value-Driven S102 Pro Effortless Upgrade 16GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Model AS102P-16G-RBL http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc…82E16820211669

Install the play disk on the USB 3.0 flash drive only ! The Xbox 360 CD will only spin to check that you own the game, then it stops spinning and your mind can rest from the CD noise…lol

To top it off the game runs smoother too !

Grand Theft Auto V Xbox 360 and PS3 Installation Requirements !

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Does Grand Theft Auto V have any special install requirements?

Grand Theft Auto V is the largest and most ambitious game we have yet created, and takes full advantage of every ounce of processing power available in the current generation of consoles.

In order to provide the best possible experience for such a massive and detailed world, the game will have installation requirements on both Xbox 360 and PlayStation®3 systems.

For Xbox 360, Grand Theft Auto V will ship on two discs; Disc 1 will be used for a one-time mandatory install and Disc 2 will be used to play the game. After the install, players will be able to enjoy both Grand Theft Auto V and Grand Theft Auto Online without any need to switch discs.

This initial install will require an Xbox 360 Hard Drive or an external 16GB USB flash drive with at least 8 GB of free space. If using a USB flash drive it must be at least USB 2.0 with a minimum 15mb/s read speed and formatted for Xbox 360 use. A new USB flash drive is recommended to ensure optimum performance.

For PlayStation®3, the game ships on one disc and will install content as soon as you insert the game. The install is roughly 8GB, and players will be able to play as soon as the install is complete.

I have the Xbox 360 4GB or Xbox 360 Arcade/Core system so I don’t have 8GB free.  Can I play Grand Theft Auto V on Xbox 360 by installing to a hard drive or USB flash drive?

You can install Grand Theft Auto V to an Xbox 360 hard drive or USB flash drive (sold separately) on Xbox 360.

For further information about how to add a hard drive to your Xbox 360 system, please see: http://support.xbox.com/en-US/xbox-360/accessories/add-remove-hard-drive

For details about formatting and using a USB flash drive on your Xbox 360, please refer to:

Grand Theft Auto V Xbox 360 and PS3 Installation Requirements – Rockstar Support.