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The January 2016 Update[1] (also known as the Drop Zone Update) is a content update for Grand Theft Auto Online, exclusive to the Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC versions of the game. It was released on January 28, 2016.

The update included the later released GTA Online: Be My Valentine content.


This update added the Adversary Mode, Drop Zone, to GTA Online. It also included new supercar variants of the Banshee and the Sultan that can be upgraded and customized at Benny's Original Motor Works.


Jobs / Services

New Drop Zone Adversary Mode has been made available.

Character Customization

Several new clothing items were added exclusively for the Drop Zone Adversary Mode for both Male and Female characters. Those include cargo pants, bulletproof helmet, woolen gloves, and parachute bags. They are all available in ten different colors; green, orange, purple, pink, red, blue, gray, beige, white, and black. However only four of those colors (green, orange, purple, and pink) are actually used.

Some clothing items remain unused, such as some fedoras, bike helmets, glasses, ties, body armor, and leather jackets - each also available in ten different colors.

No new items are available for purchase at the clothing stores.


Bring these rides to Benny’s garage for upgrades into high-performance, wide body race cars - the Karin Sultan RS and the Bravado Banshee 900R and tap into a range of upgrades exclusive to Benny’s. When fully modded, the Sultan RS and the Banshee 900R can even compete with top tier Supercars like the Zentorno and T20.
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The update includes two new wide-body variants of existing vehicles, as well as extensive modifications at Benny's Original Motor Works:

Image Name Description
Bravado Banshee 900R Wide-body variant of the Banshee.
Karin Sultan RS Wide-body, rally-sport variant of the Sultan. Returning from Grand Theft Auto IV.

Discounts & Bonuses

  • Double GTA$ and RP rewards in all Adversary Modes.
  • Double GTA$ rewards in all Races.
  • 25% discounts on selected properties:
  • 50% discounts on selected items:
    • Bulletproof Helmets
    • Parachutes
    • Parachute Bags
    • Parachute Smoke

Main article: VIP Bonuses Week


Bugs and Glitches

  • There was a bug where liveries and interior parts for the new vehicles were removed whenever the player entered a new session, forcing them to be bought again. This was fixed after a few days.




  1. Update name can be viewed on Rockstar Games Social Club when browsing the "Super" category in Vehicles section. The DLC pack is also referred to as "mpjanuary2016" in the game files.