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GTA Online update: New classic car, Twitch Prime rewards & more

Published: 17/Jan/2020 12:50

by Connor Bennett

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Rockstar Games have released their new weekly update for GTA Online, adding a brand-new vehicle, discounts for the Diamond Casino Heist, and some free Twitch Prime rewards.

While GTA fans across the globe wait patiently for an announcement surrounding GTA 6, Rockstar Games are continuing their hard work with GTA Online – keeping their multiplayer money-spinner updated. 

As is typical with the weekly updates, the developers have made a brand-new car available to be purchased, added some additional discounts, another car reward at the Diamond Casino, and some benefits for Twitch Prime members. So, let’s take a look at what they’ve added in the January 16 update.

New vehicle: Karin Sultan Classic

Anyone who has played Grand Theft Auto will be versed in the Sultan. The luxury sports call had made appearances in GTA V, IV, and San Andreas in different forms but that’s been expanded on in GTA Online.

The Karin Sultan Classic puts a spin on the fan-favorite car by keeping the classic four-door layout but throwing in a more vintage body and a new default spoiler. It can be purchased from the Southern San Andreas Super Autos website for a cool price of $1,718,000.

An image of the Karin Sultan Classic from GTA Online.
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The Sultan Classic puts a modern spin on the Sultan that GTA fans know and love.

GTA Online Diamond Casino heist discount

It took a few years, but back in July, Rockstar finally added the Casino to GTA Online. Despite having the chance to win some cash in the gambling haven, players switched their focus and asked when they could perform heists there.

With the heist being active, the new update makes the take-home amount even better for success players. There’s a 25% GTA$ cash boost, while Support Crew members will take 50% less. 

That’s not the only way to earn some cash in the new update though. All Rockstar-Created King of the Hill & Land Races will pay out double rewards until the next content update. 

New GTA Online Casino spin wheel prize

As for more free content, players who find themselves lucky enough to strike the free vehicle slot on the Diamond Casino’s lucky spin wheel will get an exclusive new car.

That will come in the form of a uniquely customized Karin Everon. The pick-up truck will come already styled in pink and green paint, with some skulls and flames dotted around the vehicle itself – although they won’t make it any more deadly or quicker. 

advertisement for free car in GTA Online
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The Karin Everon is the new free car in GTA Online’s casino.

GTA Online Twitch Prime rewards

For those players who have a Twitch Prime account that is linked to Rockstar Social Club, there are also rewards in the offing. 

The Pixel Pete’s Arcade property in Paleto Bay is still being offered up for free. If you’ve already paid for it and just joined Twitch Prime, don’t fret, you’ll get a rebate in GTA Online after a few days.

Image of an arcade in GTA Online
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Pixel Pete’s Arcade is one of many new Arcade’s in GTA Online.

As ever, the bonuses from these updates will be altered by the time Rockstar drops their round of content so you’ll have to be quick if anything interests you.

Though, it appears as if they’re really pushing for players to complete the Casino heist so it might be time to get that done before they drop a major update in the future.

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GTA Online Black Friday update: Huge sales, Open Wheel bonuses, more

Published: 27/Nov/2020 12:36

by Connor Bennett

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Rockstar Games have got a Grand Theft Auto Online update that plays into Black Friday with a whole host of sales for vehicles, businesses, and buildings. 

GTA Online’s weekly updates are always something to look forward to for fans, as Rockstar Games rolls out some bonuses so that players can build up their Maze Bank accounts. 

The bonuses, both for cash and RP, are the big attention grabbers from the updates, but the sales that Rockstar also drops are nothing to be ignored either. You can save quite a lot on a car that you want or a business you want to own. 

With Black Friday getting underway in the real world – marking a few days of sales – Rockstar have also joined in the fun with some pretty interesting discounts as well. 

Open Wheel races bonuses – 2x Cash & RP

As already noted, the bonuses are the biggest part of the weekly updates, so we’ll start there. This week, starting November 26, is all about Open Wheel Races for double rewards while King of the Hill pays out triple. 

The bonuses for Open Wheel races are not limited to one or two select tracks, but you will have to jump into a Rockstar Created race to earn the bonus. The best way to check this is to simply join a race from the pink F1 car icons that are dotted around the map.

If a lobby then decides to vote for a non-Rockstar Created race, simply back out and find a different lobby. You’ll have up to December 9th to earn the bonus rewards. 

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GTA Online’s F1 races can be quite difficult for new starters.

GTA Online Black Friday discounts

In terms of the Black Friday sale, some of GTA Online’s most expensive vehicles are on sale. So, if you’ve ever had your eye on the gold Luxor Deluxe, it’s 70% off starting November 27. 

Additionally, the Terrorbyte, Terrorbyte modifications, and RM-10 Bombushka are also 70%, so you can make your mark on Los Santos with this sale. 

  • Declasse Scramjet – 60% off
  • Imponte Ruiner 2000 – 60% off
  • Ocelot Stromberg – 60% off
  • Principe Deveste Eight – 60% off
  • Nagasaki Shotaro – 70% off
  • Terrorbyte – 70% off
  • Terrorbyte Upgrades & Modifications – 70% off
  • Pegassi Oppressor – 50% off
  • Pegassi Oppressor Mk II – 50% off
  • RM-10 Bombushka – 70% off
  • B-11 Strikeforce – 70% off
  • Buckingham Luxor – 70% off
  • Buckingham Luxor Deluxe – 70% off
  • Buckingham Swift (including Swift with Flying Bravo) – 70% off
Luxor Deluxe jet from GTA Online
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Extravagant vehicles like the Luxor Deluxe are on huge discounts this week.

GTA Online discounts – November 26 update

In addition to the major Black Friday sale, there are plenty of other things on sale too – including the Ocelot R88 Open Wheel racecar.

On top of that, garages and Large Special Cargo Warehouses are 40% and 30% off respectively. Plus, there are discounts on other vehicles and Nightclubs too. 

  • Ocelot R88  – 30% off
  • Annis RE-7B  – 40% off
  • Large Special Cargo Warehouse  – 30% off
  • Garages  – 40% off
  • Dinka Vindicator – 30% off
  • Western Rampant Rocket – 30% off
  • Shitzu Hakuchou Drag– 30% off
  • Nightclubs – 40% off
  • Nightclub Upgrades & Modifications – 30% off

If you haven’t got the cash to splash out on the Ocelot R88, the other Open Wheel vehicle – the Benefactor BR8 – is on the Diamond Casino podium.

So, head on in, take a spin, and see if you can get your hands on a free Formula 1 car.