Grand Theft Auto Online is adding new content for the Independence Day holiday that will give players on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One access to a fancy ride and a new competitive mode.
Grand Theft Auto Online is the multiplayer component of Grand Theft Auto V. Its online world and in-game store have kept Grand Theft Auto V a money-maker and top-seller long after its 2015 release. The success of GTA Online has helped publisher Take-Two make a lot of money in back-catalog sales and in-game transactions.
The new content includes a new competitive mode, Dawn Raid.
“Two teams of up to six parachute into a combat zone in search of a transmitter hidden inside of a package,” Rockstar Games detailed in a press release sent to GamesBeat. “Your objective is to find it and transport it to the evacuation zone.”
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Competing in this mode will earn you double cash and experience until July 10.
Players can also purchase a new supercar, the Dewbauchee Vagner. If you don’t have enough virtual money in your character’s bank account to afford this high-end vehicle, you can always boost your cash flow by spending some real dollars.
Logging into GTA Online at anytime until July 10 unlocks two Independence Day-style shirts, and all watercraft are on sale in the game.
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