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Events concerning the Grand Theft Auto series in 2017.

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  • Merryweather Security have returned to the USA at some point between 2013 and 2017.
  • The events of Gunrunning update for Grand Theft Auto Online take place.
    • Agent 14 contacts the GTA Online Protagonist and introduces optional business venture in the illegal arms trade and weapons manufacturing. For this the GTA Online Protagonist can buy an underground bunker.
    • Agent 14 also hires the GTA Online Protagonist to work for him for various MOC missions.
    • During the Grand Theft Auto Online mission Mole Hunt, Agent 14 mentions the year is 2017, the first time there has been any confirmation any events take place after the initial time setting of 2013.
  • The radio station blonded Los Santos 97.8 FM, mixed by Frank Ocean, is added to GTA V and GTA Online, which features songs released after 2015, indicating the continuous GTA Online timeline.
  • The events of Smuggler's Run update for Grand Theft Auto Online take place.
    • The GTA Online Protagonist is contacted by Ron Jakowski, who introduces the optional business venture of air freighting contraband across San Andreas. He gives the GTA Online Protagonist a personal tour of the hangar and helps them on finding cargo to source and finding buyers for it.
    • Ron mentioned that he doesn't work for Trevor Philips any more and that Trevor became a "guru" or a "lifestyle coach", confirming that he is still alive in 2017.
  • The events of The Doomsday Heist update for Grand Theft Auto Online take place.
    • Lester Crest contacts the GTA Online Protagonist, saying he found opportunities more lucrative than the traditional bank heists.
    • Lester introduces the GTA Online Protagonist to the billionaire Avon Hertz at the beginning of the Doomsday Heist. Avon introduces the two of them to Cliffford and claims that he may have discovered a security risk that could threaten the safety of not only Los Santos but the American people as a whole.
    • Cliffford is turned offline by the GTA Online Protagonist and associates.
    • Avon Hertz is killed by the GTA Online Protagonist and associates.