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I read that thing two days ago and could have mentioned it here directly, but it somehow slipped my mind. Anyway, some of you might have known why the next Grand Theft Auto game isn't getting released anytime soon, but for those who don't know, here we go.
In a recent interview, Dan Houser stated that Rockstar believe that far too many people might be offended by the game, considering the social/political climate we're living in these days. A summary of situation can be seen here, and the interview itself is written here.
- "It's really unclear what we would even do with it, let alone how upset people would get with whatever we did. Both intense liberal progression and intense conservatism are both very militant, and very angry. It is scary but it's also strange, and yet both of them seem occasionally to veer towards the absurd. It's hard to satirize for those reasons. Some of the stuff you see is straightforwardly beyond satire. It would be out of date within two minutes, everything is c…
Welcome to the GTA Wiki Weekly News!
This week, Weekly News is presented to you by: Monkeypolice188.
This week, we saw the release of the well-awaited Ocelot XA-21 hypercar. The vehicle can be purchased from Legendary Motorsport for $2,375,000.
Also this week, log onto GTA Online before 21st August and complete a Gunrunning shipment to unlock the Black Coil Tee. Double GTA$ and RP are available in the Sumo and Slasher Adversary Modes, as well as Double GTA$ profit on Gunrunning Sell Missions - be sure to make the most of that!
A bunker, selected clothing and numerous vehicles are also discounted by 25% this week:
- Route 68 Bunker
- HVY APC
- Vom Feuer Anti-Aircraft Trailer
- Jobuilt Phantom Wedge
- Mammoth Hydra
- Buckingham Valkyrie
- All Gunrunning Clothing & Tattoos
Premium Race and Time Trial schedule from August 15th - August 21st:
- Premium Race: Plummet II (Locked to Super)
- Time Trial: Tongva Valley
In the Premium Race, the top three finishers receive GTA$ payouts and all participants are awarded with triple R…
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Welcome to the GTA Wiki Weekly News!
The latest continuation to Bikers this week saw the arrival of the Tornado Rat Rod - a rod conversion of the Tornado - buy now from Southern San Andreas Super Autos for $375,000!
See the latest #REPOSTS of the Tornado Rat Rod from Rockstar Games. (more news here)
This week's Premium Stunt Race is: Stunt - City Air - a turbo-charged adrenaline rush high above Downtown Los Santos. Strap into your Sports class vehicle of choice and receive Triple RP for competing, as well as a sizeable GTA$ payout for finishing in the top 3. Available today through Monday, November 7th.
On an additional side note, reminder that tomorrow (7th November, 2016) is your final opportunity to gain advantage from the 30% discount on selected fan-favorited vehicles. As a reminder, here's a list of the vehicles on this discount:
- Pegassi Speeder (from the Beach Bum Update)
- Albany Roosevelt Valor (from Be My Valentine)
- Grotti Turismo R (from the Business Update)
- Pegassi Zentorno (from th…
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Welcome to the GTA Wiki Weekly News!
Yesterday saw the release of the latest Halloween update for GTA Online. Details can be found in the last blog from last weekend, but the basics are that the Sanctus motorcycle was released, sporting a scary skull with colored eyes on the front; a new adversary mode called Lost vs Damned and content from last year's Halloween such as the Fränken Stange have been re-released once again.
Firstly, congratulations to JohnnyD-the-VGNerd on passing his Patroller probation.
Also, there is currently a request regarding renaming the January 2016 Update article, so please check it out and vote.
The user with the most edits this week is TAlim 1994 with 206 edits, congratulations to him.
Finally, the total number of views for the wiki this week is 2 million.
Last week the community was asked which Rockstar Games' series was their favorite. Here are the results.
3. Midnight Club with 1 vote.
2. Red Dead with 3 votes.
1. The obvious winner was always going to be Grand The…
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Welcome to the GTA Wiki Weekly News!
I hear there are some bonuses... alright let's be honest, was this week about GTA Online? No, of course not...
...But for those who are interested, there will be a new Halloween-themed motorcycle released on Friday, October 28 called the LCC Sanctus, and a new Adversary Mode called Lost vs Damned. Additionally, Halloween content from 2015 will also become available once again. Also released on Tuesday, October 25 was the Pegassi Vortex, a new streetfighter motorcycle.
Finally, the following vehicles will be discounted by 30% from now until Monday, November 7, 2016, along with certain tattoos and outfits (see poster) as part of the 3rd Anniversary of Grand Theft Auto V/Online:
- Roosevelt Valor
- Turismo R
- Dubsta 6x6
- The Liberator
- Furore GT
- Luxor Deluxe
- Voodoo Custom upgrade
- Aquarius Yacht
- Faction Custom Donk upgrade
- X80 Proto
- Hakuchou Drag
Of course, the biggest news this week was the announcement of Red Dead Redemption 2 by Roc…
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Hey there and welcome to the GTA Wiki Weekly News!
This week saw the continuation of the Bikers DLC with the release of the Raptor and Daemon Custom, as well as the ability to own a sixth property, whether that be a garage or apartment is up to the player. The player can purchase the Raptor on Legendary Motorsport and the Daemon Custom on Southern San Andreas Autos, while the sixth purchasable property can be found in Dynasty8.
First of all, could all users please go to the community noticeboard and vote on the vote regarding adding Discussions to the wiki? More info about it can be found there.
The user of the week is the user who made the most edits over the last week. The user of the week for this week is... LS11sVaultBoy with 369 edits! Congratulations.
Finally, the weekly total views for the wiki is 2.1 million.
Last week, the community was asked which DLC for GTA Online they preferred so far. The community has voted, and here are the results...
There were a lot of draws so I'm just goin…
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Hey there, and welcome to this week's edition of GTA Wiki Weekly News!
The GTA Online Bikers update was released on Tuesday, and has been greatly enjoyed by many in the GTA Community. There honestly isn't much else that can be said on this subject other than I hope you all have fun growing your weed farms and making meth the Breaking Bad way!
The user of the week is the user with the most edits over the last 7 days. The user of the week for this week is Monkeypolice188, who, despite having been banned for a few days, still managed to make 458 edits. Congratulations to him.
Finally, the weekly total views for the wiki is 2.1 million.
Last week the community was asked which plane they prefer out of them all in the GTA Series. 36 people in the community voted. Here are the results.
3. Vestra, LAZER and Duster (V) with 2 votes each.
2. Rustler with 6 votes.
1. Hydra with 13 votes.
Thanks to everyone who voted last week, here is this week's poll!
Also, feel free to comment how you feel about the new Bi…
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Hey there, and welcome to the wiki's weekly news! It's October time and a GTA Online update is so close we could almost touch it! Let's get into it.
A quick update on the GTA Online Bikers update is that the release date is October 4, 2016, meaning it will be here with us at 10 am GMT this Tuesday.
This weekend is also another GTA Online bonus weekend. It features 50% off all warehouses and offices, 25% off cunning stunts super cars, 50% off the turreted limo, 25% off all special cargo crates, and 25% off Buckingham Swifts & Luxors. Additionally, there is 50% off Lester, Pegasus and Merryweather services, 25% off all motorcycles, and 25% off warehouses workbench vehicle upgrades. Signing in between the dates of September 30 and October 3 will also net the player yellow swirl pyjamas and smoking jacket. Heists and VIP/CEO work will also grant double RP. This week's premium stunt race is "Afterburner".
As it is the start of October, the time for announcing this month's featured article is now,…
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Hey there. and welcome to GTA Wiki Weekly News. A lot has happened in the GTA Series this week, so let's get right into it!
Alright, so, probably the most important news this week is the announcement of the Bikers update for GTA Online. Although we may not have a release date yet, there has still been a lot announced for the free DLC, and a release date is surely just around the corner; I am almost 100% sure it will be released sometime around early-mid October. The update allows up to 8 players to create their own Biker crew. The Biker MCs will have their own ranking system; players can start off as a Prospect and eventually, if they're good enough, become club President. The update includes a wide range of new motorcycles, game modes, properties (which include players' very own club house which comes with a special biker mechanic), and venues for seedy ventures (here's hoping this includes things like nightclubs, Split Sides, maybe even the casino... probably not). There are also new …
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Hey there, and welcome to GTA Wiki Weekly News! Let's get straight into it.
In GTA Online, Rockstar are continuing to hand out "GTA Online Bonuses", which is the same thing that they gave out last week; I guess they ran out of things to name them. The bonuses this week (running 16th September to 22nd September) are: half price off everything at Warstock Cache & Carry, double GTA$ and RP in Drop Zone and Parachuting, 25% off the Armored Kuruma, 50% off all Merryweather services, 25% off body armor, assault rifles, ammo and throwables. Also, this week's Premium Stunt Race is Threading the Needle in motorcycles. More info can be found here.
Did you know it was on this day three years ago that Grand Theft Auto V was released? Because I only realised last night! The time has flown by!
Firstly, I would like to congratulate Ultimate94ninja on passing his Patroller probation after three long months. I'm sure you'll be great!
Now onto the two users of the week. The first user is the one with the most…
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Hey guys, and welcome to this week's edition of GTA Wiki Weekly News! This blog is here to keep you up to date with the weekly goings-on in the GTA Series and on the wiki itself. Let's get straight into it.
In Grand Theft Auto Online, this week's online bonuses (which for once don't actually have a name) are pretty vehicle and property related; there is 50% off all yachts, 50% off properties and offices, 25% off the Banshee 900R upgrade at Benny's, a double GTA$ and RP playlist, 50% off Cargobobs and Valkyries, and 25% off all high-end apartment interiors, office interiors and office modifications. Some more in-depth detail can be found on the full article on Rockstar's Newswire here. The bonuses will last from September 9th until September 15th.
All three of Monk's requests on the CNB passed, meaning warnings and blocks have been updated, the diff change pages now have a better look, and all of the staff banners as well as warning and block templates look a lot better too. Monk's brothe…
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Hey guys, and welcome to the second edition of the wiki's weekly news. This blog is here to give you the latest updates on what has happened this week and what may be happening next week, so let's get straight into it!
Perhaps the biggest bit of news relating to the GTA Series this week was the news that failed actress and all round crack-head Lindsay Lohan lost her lawsuit against Rockstar, who she claims used her likeness for promotional purposes in Grand Theft Auto V. Not sure who I mean? Well you will when you take a look at the image on the right, it's Bikini Girl! She was probably the main artwork Rockstar used and continues to use when advertising GTA V (heck, the background of the artwork is our wiki's background!). It can also be found as the main image printed onto game discs for GTA V. You can check out more information on Lohan losing the lawsuit here.
Elsewhere in the series (or kind of in the same game), this week in Grand Theft Auto Online it is Sunday Drivers Week! Running fr…
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Hey, and thanks for checking out the return issue of GTA Wiki's Weekly News! The news has been gone for over a year (maybe even two, who knows), and it is a great feeling for me to know it is back, hopefully meaning that it can help to serve as a latest news hub for all GTA Wiki editors.
As you can probably guess, the news blog will be weekly, being published every Saturday to let all users know what has happened during the week on both the wiki and in the series, and inform everyone on what is to come. The wiki has slowed down a bit this year, most likely due to the long wait for any new GTA games, but as Grand Theft Auto VI likely grows closer, the wiki should start to bustle again.
So, without further ado, let's get into it!
Fans of Grand Theft Auto Online are able to treat themselves to double GTA$ and RP in all free mode activities this week. This also includes a 25% discount off the Vapid FMJ and 50% off the Sultan RS upgrade at Benny's. PLUS there is also 50% off pistols, body armor, l…
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An article concerning real life events is in urgent need of updating.
The Controversy article contains severely outdated information, particularly with regards to lawsuits and trials which have long since concluded. The issue is severe enough in my opinion that I felt the need to post it as a personal blog, and I have now posted it as a news article due to inaction. Real life event articles in particular should always be kept up to date, as it can otherwise be misleading. For additional information, see the article in question's Talk page.
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Wow! It's been a while since a post like this has been made! I've been slacking off a bit lately myself, so I figured I should start with a news blog post. So, the Lowriders: Custom Classics was released yesterday, and with it brought a few neat little trinkets into the game.
For vehicles, we got the Faction Custom Donk, a modified version of the Faction, the Custom Slamvan, a lowrider version of the Slamvan, and the Classic Virgo, a lowrider from Grand Theft Auto IV. As far as weapons go, there was a Double-Barrel Shotgun, and a Compact Rifle. There was also several new clothing items, that are various urban styles.
I personally really like it, and the Doubled-Barrel Shotgun, Classic Virgo and clothing are pretty great.Read more >
Hello and welcome to GTA Wikian of the Year!
This is the first of what should be an annual contest on the wiki to determine who really is GTA Wikian of the Year. It is our way of showing appreciation to users who have really had a large influence on the wiki over the last year. The GTA Wikian of the Year is to be the user who has had the greatest influence on the wiki in the year 2015.
To nominate someone, post his username in the comment section indicating a nomination, along with an optional reason why. For example:
"I nominate ______, (optional:) for ______."
In order for your nomination to be approved, it must be seconded by another user. To second a nomination, simply post a reply comment saying "second". If someone has already been seconded and you still want to show your support, feel free to do so.
- Each registered user can nominate only once but can second/show support an unlimited amount of users.
- A user may not nominate themselves.
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So earlier today (as I'm writing this) the Halloween "Surprise" for enhanced GTA Online was released. Most of the community saw this coming a mile away, what with all the leaks after the Lowrider update; but it's all still very satisfying. Here are some of the new features!:
- The two new cars, the Lurcher (a hearse with the front of a Buccaneer, and a fake corpse in the back) and Franken Stange (a 4-seater hot rod). Both vehicles are pretty festive, and are nice references in name and design, to The Addams Family and The Munsters.
- The one breathtaking new weapon, that will change the way we look at GTA forever: a flashlight. The flashlight is, as the name says, a small, electric flashlight that can be used for finding... shit, I don't know, ghosts? It's an alright "weapon".
- New masks, face paint, and hood ornaments, all complimenting the best that horror has to offer.
- Slasher, a series of new Adversary Modes. This is one of the few times I was actually interested in an Adversary Modes, and a…
The Lowriders DLC for GTA Online is now available on PS4, Xbox One and PC. Leave your thoughts on the DLC below, and keep editing civil. Can next-gen users add interiors images and features as well info on the new vehicles, as well as the images.Read more >
Earlier today, Rockstar announced the release of new content for Grand Theft Auto Online, for Xbox One, Playstation 4, and PC. The content featured in this update has been teased since early May of this year, and it's officially being released on September 15th, 2015. The official Newswire post can be found here, and the new content in this rad update are as follows:
- The (debatably) most hyped new feature for this update, is the introduction of the Rockstar Editor for 8th Generation consoles, with some new features (such as Snapmatic incorporation) for PC players who have already had access to it.
- The second coolest thing being added to the game, is the Freemode Events. Before I start on that specifically, the freemode game as we know it is getting changed, allowing for no menus, lobbies or loading times. Freemode Events can occur at any time in the open world, and much like the Free Roam of Grand Theft Auto IV, is customizable to the players liking, which I think is a great touch. The …
So, I found out today by seeing the new trailer that a new movie all about Grand Theft Auto and Rockstar Games starring Daniel Radcliffe and Bill Paxton is coming out September 15, 2015 at 9pm on BBC Two. It is however not something exactly glorifying the series as Rockstar tried their best to stop the movie being made but they persisted and now it is being released.
If you want more information about the new TV movie, check out its article: The GamechangersRead more >
The Ill-Gotten Gains Update Part 2 is out now on all systems. Go ahead and enjoy yourself!Read more >
Rockstar revealed the upcoming content to Grand Theft Auto V and Grand Theft Auto Online as part of the new Ill-Gotten Gains Part 2 update, the second release of this early (and hot) summer. The update will be released next week.
A "new" super car, similar in design to the Turismo R.
An off-road sports buggy made by Coil for some reason.
A new edition of the Coquette with a vintage design.
A fast boat. With a wooden finish and a cool name.
A muscle car made by Vapid.
A bike similar in design to the Thrust.
A one-shot pistol with a high damage per shot. Similar to a sort of mini-Musket.
Golden brass knuckles to beat the shit out of people with solid gold.
Much like previous update, new clothing (not fully announced yet).
The PC exclusive (or rather former exclusive) radio station is coming to all consoles with this update. No mention of the Editor though.
Sauce: http://www.rockstargames.com/newswire/article/52458/ill-gotten-gains-update-part-two-coming-to-gta-online-next-weekRead more >
Ok, so a few weeks ago Wikia changed it's overall style, and now it seems as though the whole GTA Wiki looks much, much worse. Not in the sense of community, but in the sense of it's aesthetics. Below is a screenshot of what the front page looks like (to me) on a 1920x1080 screen.
As you can see, it just doesn't look good. I think the biggest fault is the background and navigation image. The background has all of that white space, and the header doesn't reach the sides of the page. Not only that, but the whole front page just seems out of preportion. I think we can all agree that this needs to be changed.
So I think we'll need a new background for the wiki. It can't be very detailed, due to the 300 KB file size, but it needs to be a high resolution, so it can fit well on monitors like mine.
As for the Wiki's content in general, I'm not sure. I barely know how it all works since Wikia wasn't working for me from the change up until today.
Anyway, I guess this is just a starting point in the…
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With the bank balances of Los Santos' finest criminals now firmly in the black - it's time to grab some R&R with the Ill-Gotten Gains Event Weekend: Part One, running from this Friday, June 12th through June 14th. There's a full host of in-game bonuses to get your grubby little mitts on, as well as a Social Club Sweepstakes, livestreams and much more.
DOUBLE CASH ADVERSARY MODES EVENT PLAYLIST For the gluttonous, the miserly and everyone in-between – grab even more GTA$ this weekend when playing the Adversary Modes that were released alongside GTA Online Heists. If you haven’t yet had a chance to play these three new Modes – which require mastering tactics such as mowing over cyclists in a truck, executing sawn-off shotgun drive-bys and defending against onrushing hunters out for your head – the Double Cash rewards for all who play make it a great time to start. Don't forget to brush up on our Adversary Modes Game Tips posts to max out your winnings. To jump straight into Double Cash A…
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Rockstar Games, who has been teasing a screenshot of a new car earlier, has now revealed its next content update for Grand Theft Auto Online, named the Ill-Gotten Gains Part 1.
Due to a surge in high-end crime across southern San Andreas, demand for luxury goods and services is at an all-time high. Upscale merchants of all kinds are scrambling to fill their inventories to serve the newly wealthy. The first of two major deliveries this summer will be hitting the showrooms of luxury car dealerships, the shelves of top arms suppliers and other prestigious retailers in June. Here are a few new screenshots featuring some of the new rides and accessories coming to GTA Online next week – and be on the lookout for another big shipment coming this summer.
This was the first car teased by Rockstar. Based on a Mercedes-Benz 300SL and a Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR, and features unique gullwing doors.
A returning car from previous titles, assuming the same design as its Grand Theft Auto IV rendition but with …
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Welcome to the Latest Edition of Asked and Answered, this time we got info on new Updates, the Rockstar Editor for Consoles, The Lab for Consoles and more!
“The real question is: on what are we going to spend the money from the Heists? (For those who have practically everything)” – vens243 “What’s coming next for GTA Online…??” – Nilix “Will there be more [Heists] added with future updates?” – carl0winer
To vens243 and others who are excited to show off their Heists spoils, beyond the many new vehicles and items that arrived to GTA Online as part of Heists, we are also working on another update coming soon that will feature some very cool new toys for you to enjoy and flaunt with your ill-gotten gains. For now, the screenshot above provides just a glimpse... For those asking for more Heists, please understand that Grand Theft Auto Online Heists were a tremendous undertaking so it’s not the sort of thing where we can easily create and publish additional Heists like other Job modes and mi…
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There has been quite a bit of 2nd and 3rd hand information flying around over the last couple of days about Rockstar Games coming down hard on any users with modified versions of GTA V (primarily mentioning PC version but obviously applying to the console versions which have been modified too).
The rumour: Online bans for Story Mode modifications.
A few quoted sources I have seen:
- This Youtube clip
- This Attackofthefanboy article
- This Youtube clip
So, the EULA has been changed to align with what I would term a "standard no-reverse-engineering" clause.
This isn't something we're likely to see an official Newswire announcement about, although there have been a couple in the last 18 months to announce their crack-downs on on-line modders.
I've never been heavily into modding my games. I have a few modded installs of GTA San Andreas but they are mostly visual mods (vehicle models, texture replacements, some handling and language file updates etc). It was certainly a long time after I had completed…Read more >
It's finally here.
GTA V is now available for PC players everywhere. If you bought the game on Steam, you will now be able to 'unpack' and install the game. If you have purchased a physical copy, 7 discs and a 5 GB update to the game will send you on your way to Los Santos like you've never seen it before.
The game will take a while to install though, due to it's huge size. I preordered the physical version, so it took about an hour and a half for all 7 discs to burn onto my HDD. I'm writing this during my 5 GB download, which is averaging about 400 kb/s, althoughit does bounce up to 1 mb/s every now and then. Usually get 2 mb/s downloading on Steam, so the servers aren't the best right now.
There have been a few issues regarding the installation of the game. Most of these issues are covered in a support page created by Rockstar:
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The long wait is over.
Grand Theft Auto V PC version is now released everywhere! If you bought the game on Steam, you will just "unpack" it and install, If you bought it in a retail store, 7 discs and 5 GB update (I got a copy that has 15 discs instead of 7) will send you to the most-awaited video game of all time.
The install time took 2 hours, the 5 GB update took about 3 hours.
There are too many complains about GTA V PC version in the Philippines.
Most of the complains is about Disc 6 or 5 is corrupted.
I hope everyone will enjoy this game, we're waiting the PC version to came out. And it's finally here.
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As we all know, GTA V is coming to PC on April 14, 2015 and today, Rockstar released a new trailer for the highly anticipated version. So, sit back and enjoy!Read more >
"This Thursday April 2 at 10am ET (7am PT / 3pm BST), look for a special Grand Theft Auto V PC 60 Frames-Per-Second Trailer to debut exclusively here at rockstargames.com.
For the best viewing experience, please make sure to watch on the most recent generation device and/or browser."
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Heists are now out for Grand Theft Auto Online. Players from all consoles are now experiencing the greatest DLC since Episodes From Liberty City.
Band together with 3 of your most trusted allies and take on the San Andreas Police Department as you rampage your way through daring robberies in Los Santos and Blaine County. With multi-million dollar payouts, larger array of vehicles to purchase and a few extra weapons to add to your cache, Heists is the biggest GTA Online update in history.
http://gta.wikia.com/Heists_Update - We need some editors on this!
http://www.rockstargames.com/newswire - Stay up-to-date on heist release information
So, what do you guys think of heists so far? Leave an answer in the comments below!
Personally, they look flippin' amazing to me. But, if you follow my posts, I'm waiting on the PC version, but at least people have stopped complaining!
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In a recent article, IGN revealed much information about the upcoming Heists update.
They most notably played one of the 4-men heists: The Humane Labs Raid, a heist involving raiding the labs in the dark after triggering an EMP, in a Splinter Cell-like atmosphere. They revealed that the heist is not available outright; the crew must go through five different setup missions, which are:
- Steal two HVY Insurgents
- Steal the Valkyrie helicopter from the Los Santos Naval Port
- Get info from an informant, and escape the FIB ambush
- Steal an Hydra from Aircraft Carrier 96 and deliver it to Sandy Shores Airfield
- Deliver an EMP device to Humane labs
The article also revealed/confirmed the name of multiple vehicles:
- VTOL - Hydra
- Armored SUV - Insurgent (funny fact is that IGN describes it as an APC-esque vehicle)
- UH-1Y Venom - Valkyrie (
Ride of the)
Unfortunately, the Hind's name remains unknown.
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Well, they did it again.
"GTAV for PC will be arriving on April 14th at retail and as a digital download. Our apologies to PC gamers worldwide who have been counting down the days until the launch of the game, but a bit more time is needed to ensure that the game is as polished as possible, and to make certain that both Heists and the GTA Online experience are ready to roll out on day one for PC."
That's right. GTA V for the PC has been delayed by another 3 weeks, merely 1 month away from launch. This was due to them needing more time to polish the game, just like they said last time. Other than that, they didn't say much other than those who preordered the game will recieve an extra 200K for their GTA Online characters. That means those who preorder online will get 1 milliion GTA Online dollars and 500 thousand GTA V dollars.
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Hello and welcome to this week's edition of Weazel News. Several things have been happening this week so sit back and enjoy (reading) the show.
As you all now know, GTA V has been delayed for PC until March 24, 2015. Rockstar has now released more information regarding pre-orders of the game from their Rockstar Warehouse and what bonuses they allow players to aquire. Below is the list of what you will get if you pre-order from the Warehouse:
- $500,000 GTA V
- $500,000 GTA Online
- If pre-ordered between now and February 1, you will get a bonus digital download of any Rockstar game you choose, plus an additional $300,000 for GTA Online
For more information, see the article on the Newswire.
After 3 years, 6 months and 17 days, Ilan xd has finally hung up his writing glove as he retired his position of Bureaucrat yesterday. Ilan was, and always will be one of the best editors this wiki ever saw. From everyone here at the GTA Wiki, good luck to him in whatever his future will entail.
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What many PC gamers have been dreading has become a truth. GTA V PC Edition has been delayed from January 27, 2015 to March 24, 2015. Rockstar published the following reason on their newswire:
"Our apologies for the slight shift in the date but the game requires a few extra weeks of testing and polish to make it as good as can be. Moving a release date is never a decision we take lightly and is a choice we make only when we know it is in the best interests of the game and our fans. Thanks everyone for your understanding and we assure you these few extra weeks will be worth it when the game does arrive in March."
Also on the article were the PC specifications for the new edition. I don't have a clue what any of this means so I'll give you guys the article so you can work it out. VaultBoy out.
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Today is a up and down day for PC Users as GTA V for PC has been delayed AGAIN.
Check out screenshots, specs and more below.
As we head into 2015, we would like to share the first screens and system specs of Grand Theft Auto V for PC as well as a new release date of March 24, 2015.
Our apologies for the slight shift in the date but the game requires a few extra weeks of testing and polish to make it as good as can be. Moving a release date is never a decision we take lightly and is a choice we make only when we know it is in the best interests of the game and our fans. Thanks everyone for your understanding and we assure you these few extra weeks will be worth it when the game does arrive in March.
GTA Online for PC, which will support up to 30 players, will launch alongside GTAV for PC and will include GTA Online Heists. Online Heists for consoles will be launching in the coming weeks ahead of the PC launch.
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There's been some speculation within the GTA community during the past week in regards to the PC version of Grand Theft Auto V being delayed.
Rockstar responded to a fan questioning the delay, stating “GTAV will be coming to PC on January 27th. We have not announced any changes to this date at this time.” however, that was over a week ago. Rockstar also stated that the system requirements would be released on the Newswire, but that too was over a week ago. Another reason for concern is the fact that the Steam page for GTA V is lacking information. The page still says "Early 2015", rather than it's intended release date.
So, what do you think will happen? Delay? No delay? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, I'd love to hear them. As for me, I think it's just Rockstar being Rockstar. I believe they're intentionally holding back information so everyone would get so worried about it then BAM they release more info.
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The game has been as well updated for iOS.
The updated game's new features include highly customizable touchscreen controls, physical controller support, plus high resolution widescreen display on supported devices, as well as full Retina Display resolution on iOS.
More details at http://www.rockstargames.com/newswire/article/52368/grand-theft-auto-chinatown-wars-updated-for-ios-and-nowRead more >
It’s that most wonderful time of the year in Los Santos. Jump into Grand Theft Auto Online this holiday season for a Festive Surprise.
EXPLOSIVE STOCKING STUFFERS Heat up your season’s greetings with brand new items stocked at Ammu-Nation: a new Homing Missile Launcher and Proximity Mines are here just in time to make spirits bright. These items will be permanently available to acquire and keep.
SNOW DAYS Those dreaming of a white Christmas are in luck as the forecast calls for the extremely rare phenomenon of San Andreas snowfall to hit on a few special days this holiday season. Be on the lookout and ready to round up your Crew for a friendly snowball fight, but be forewarned, those icy little suckers can pack a wallop.
FREE SEASONAL CHRISTMAS GEAR AND MASKS Add some merriment to your mayhem with a slew of holiday pajamas, ‘ugly’ Christmas sweaters, new scarves, hats, masks and more are now all available absolutely free to add to your inventory and wear now through Monday January…Read more >
"I know you've been Complaining..." Well complain no more.
Heists are coming early next year.
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The multi-record breaking Grand Theft Auto V is now available for the Playstation 4 and Xbox One.
With a first person view, improved graphics, new vehicles & weapons, along with an array of new side activities to do & more, GTA V has never been this awesome.
What do you think of the game? Have you purchased it, skipped it, or are you waiting for the PC version? Leave your thoughts in the comments.Read more >
Just recently, Rockstar posted onto their Newswire information about the Next Generation of GTA V. With this, they discussed some of the key features such as 30-player lobbies, an upgraded Creator Tool for levels, 1st Person Mode and a new character creator.
Among the news, Rockstar revealed that the Online Heists update will be released soon after the Next Generation GTA V.
To view more details, visit this page:
Getting Ready for the Next Generation in Los Santos | Rockstar Games
What are your opinions? I'm happy about this because it will add new features as well as much more gameplay overall, as well as that, people will finally stop complaining about the Heists update.
(Not related, but one of the songs on Radio Los Santos on Next-Gen, I've listened to many times and thought it should be in GTA V and it is! Bugatti by Ace Hood ft. Rick Ross. Yay, it's a great song.)Read more >
First Person mode for Grand Theft Auto V is showcased here, enjoy it everyone!
http://uk.ign.com/videos/2014/11/04/grand-theft-auto-5-first-person-trailerRead more >
Ok as i'm writing this R* haven't confirmed anything.
xboxachievements.com had San Andreas on it's list of games (yes the site is legit, it leaked V's one's before it dropped). Check it out here http://www.xboxachievements.com/game/grand-theft-auto-san-andreas/achievements/
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GTA V 1.17 LAST TEAM STANDING UPDATE (8:11 HKT)
NEW WEAPONS: Marksman Rifle and Heavy Shotgun
NEW VEHICLES: Lampadati Furore GT , Shitzu Hakuchou and LCC Innovation
CHECK http://gta.wikia.com/Grand_Theft_Auto_V/Title_Update_Notes#Title_Update_1.17 more information about the updateRead more >
Hey guys. Welcome to a Weazel News Breaking News blog!
Today's breaking news is about the apparent leaked info by a member of the Rockstar Support team. What basically happened, is a user asked Rockstar Support about what changes he could expect to see when transitioning from PS3, Xbox 360 to PS4, Xbox One - a pretty normal question right? Well, it didn't have the exact answer that someone would expect.
The Rockstar Support guy started off talking about graphics, animals blah blah blah. However, he then began bullet-pointing things that nobody had actually known. The biggest piece of info was that there would be a new first-person mode when inside vehicles but most notably when on foot.
Anyways, enough chit chat. Here's a video made by renowned Youtuber, Olli43.Read more >
Hello and welcome to Weazel News with me, LS11sVaultBoy!
I haven't done a news report for about 8 months since mid February. I thought that the series should be rejuvenated but under a new name. It, for now, seems to be just me doing the news. It will be released every Friday with the chance of a random one happening for special events such as updates or - if it lasts this long - any new GTA games released by Rockstar. So, let's get going with this week's news!
Finally! Grand Theft Auto V on the next gen has got a release date! As many of you will now know, the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 release date has been announced as November 18, 2014 and sadly, for PC players that is, the PC version has been delayed to January 27, 2015. Hopefully the delayed release date means that EVEN MORE can be added to GTA V than is already being added exclusively to the Xbox One and PS4.
In other news, new Michael, Franklin and Trevor artwork plus much more is available for download from http://www.rockstarga…
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Xbox One/PS4 - November 18th
PC - January 15th
Rockstar Games is proud to announce that Grand Theft Auto V will arrive on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on November 18, 2014 with the PC version to follow January 27, 2015.</p>
Grand Theft Auto V for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC will feature a range of major visual and technical upgrades to make Los Santos and Blaine County more immersive than ever. In addition to increased draw distances and higher resolution, players can expect a range of additions and improvements including:
- New weapons, vehicles and activities - Additional wildlife - Denser traffic - New foliage system - Enhanced damage and weather effects, and much more
Grand Theft Auto V for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC will also feature enhanced radio selections with over 100 additional new songs and new DJ mixes from returning DJs across the game’s 17 radio stations.</p>
All players who pre-order the game will get $1,000,000 in-game bonus cash to sp…Read more >
Aviation fans gather 'round, it's time for another update!
The San Andreas Flight School Update brings a variety of new features and vehicles. 2 new planes and 1 new helicopter are added in the game, as well as 10 flying lessons in the flight school. Also, reserve parachutes are now available for purchase at Ammu-Nation, as well as a few new patriotic parachute designs.
- Cash rewards are no longer reduced by 50% on replay of a Contact Mission. Players will now receive the full reward for completing a Mission every time.
- Players now receive more Cash for playing Contact Missions in
- Two players - +10% Cash
- Three players - +20% Cash
- Four players - +30% Cash
- Cash and RP for Contact Missions have been rebalanced. This is to ensure that all Contact Missions pay out a fair reward in relation to the mission difficulty and amount of time taken. The potential cash payouts have increased significantly overall, although some specific missions have been reduced as a result of the rebalance.
- The …
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