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GTA Online update: JB700W, Heist diamonds return, 2x cash bonuses & more

Published: 19/Mar/2020 12:02 Updated: 19/Mar/2020 19:42

by Calum Patterson

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A new weekly update is live in GTA Online on March 19, adding the James Bond-inspired JB700W to the Lucky Wheel, plus some major discounts and double GTA$ and RP in various modes.

Last week, you could have picked up the Nagasaki Shotaro on the Lucky Wheel if you were, well, lucky enough. There was also a 3x cash and RP bonus in Deadline mode, and although this week the bonus is only 2x, it’s available in three different ways.

We expect these additions will be available for another seven days, until March 25, then presumably Rockstar will drop another update on the 26th.

Rockstar have now posted the full patch notes online to keep us up to date with all the changes in the March 19 GTA Online update.

March 19 GTA Online Update

Lucky Wheel podium: JB 700W

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Get your hands on 007’s wheels.

The new James Bond movie may have been delayed, but you can still rock some classic 007 wheels in GTA. The JB700W vehicle has been added to the GTA Diamond Casino podium. The Sports Classic would typically set you back $1,470,000 if purchased from Warstock Cache & Carry.

You will get one spin of the wheel each day you play for a chance to win it and drive it away without spending a penny.

Casino Heist

There’s a new shipment of Diamonds in the Casino vault, so if you’ve been casing it for a heist, now’s the time.

GTA Online cash bonuses

Looking to make some extra cash and RP this week? Make sure to play King of the Hill modes, Casino freemode and work missions to earn double GTA$ and RP.

Also, just for logging in, you’ll get the white and black ‘Street Crimes Icons Tee’ for free.

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Get the Street Icons tee for free in GTA Online.

GTA Online Discounts

The following discounts will also be in effect this week, starting with the March 19 update:

Properties

  • 25% Off Arcades & Extras
  • 35% Off Master Penthouse and Master Penthouse Customizations
  • 50% Off Casino Penthouse Decorations
  • 25% Off Casino Heist practice equipment

Vehicles

  • 40% Off  Nagasaki Buzzard
  • 35% Off Progen Emerus
  • 35% Off Truffade Nero

Finally, there’s three new races/time trials added:

  • Premium Race: Senora Freeway
  • Time Trial: Storm Drain
  • RC Time Trial: Cypress Flats

That’s everything in this week’s GTA Online update. Admittedly, it’s not the most exciting week ever, but there’s still plenty to get stuck into. Stay tuned to Dexerto for more GTA Online, and to keep up with all the GTA 6 leaks and rumors.

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GTA Online player discovers Up-n-Atomizer trick you would never think of

Published: 1/Dec/2020 11:14

by David Purcell

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The Up-n-Atomizer might not look like its from the same planet as other Grand Theft Auto weapons, but one GTA Online player has discovered a handy trick with it that the everyday person would find helpful. 

The world of GTA 5 is full with violence, fast cars and loud sounds. Even if you get a few members of the community who stick to the roads and stop at traffic lights for a laugh, generally they are in the minority and the rest is utter chaos.

A gun like the Up-n-Atomizer is capable of great things, terrible, but great. Its powerful blast can send cars, buses, tanks, and even planes flying in the opposite direction.

However, one player has shown a more delicate side to the gun. Apparently, this is actually the perfect tool to move cars between parking spaces.

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Moving cars isn’t difficult in GTA, but the Up-n-Atomizer definitely makes it more graceful. Well, if you use it right.

GTA Online trick for the Up-n-Atomizer

As seen in a clip posted to the GTA Online subreddit, user skelatorx7 proved that it’s not all about destruction with the weapon.

In fact, with just one small push, they were able to move their car perfectly from one place to another without doing a single scratch to it. Now, here it’s just one off the street and not many will care about that, but it would definitely be handy if it were your own insured vehicle.

As seen in the video, the player simply aimed in and fired low into the side of the car. Soon after, it flips perfectly into the next parking spot as if it was a natural way for it to happen.

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Not everybody in the comments quite understood how it worked, though. One said: “How did the shot go through the car?” while another posted: “Car flip? How?”

Other users have found more crazy ways of using the Atomizer, of course, including the use of it to shift buses in the middle of the road. After all, they can be annoying, cruising around slowly in front of your speedy vehicles.

You never know, maybe in the future your mechanic will be blasting your cars over to you like this, rather than riding them to your path. Never going to happen, but definitely a funny picture to paint.