GTA Online

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GTA Online player claims to have figured out why the game loads so slow, offers fix

A GTA Online modder has apparently been able to reduce loading times by up to 70% and has offered the fix to players wanting to cut down their own loading times, too.Modder T0ST has published an article digging into the infamously appalling loading times in GTA Online. After doing some research and writing a unique program to interact with the game files, T0ST managed to reduce loading times by as much as 70%.Turns out that the game doesn’t necessarily struggle to load thanks to its open-world nature, but because there’s a CPU bottleneck that will be most felt on low-…

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Take-Two shuts down GTA Online cheat maker

By Alex Calvin, Tuesday, 26 January 2021 12:07 GMT Company donating proceeds to a charity of the publishing giant’s choosing.Video games giant Take-Two Interactive has killed a website that made and distributed exploits for GTA Online.As spotted by Eurogamer, LunaCheats has been shut down after having had “discussions” with – read: legal threats from – Rockstar’s parent company. This has resulted in the outfit closing down its business, with its website saying that it will be donating proceeds from selling GTA Online cheats to a charity of Take-Two’s choosing.“After discussions with Take-Two Interactive, we are immediately ceasing all maintenance, development,…

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Cyberpunk 2077 release contributed to digital sales record in December – SuperData

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 23 January 2021 15:56 GMT Digital games saw a significant sales increase year-over-year setting a $12 billion record for the month of December, thanks in part to the release of Cyberpunk 2077.According to SuperData figures, the release of Cyberpunk 2077 helped digital PC sales grow 40% year-over-year (yoy). December also saw 15% growth from the prior year with the total monthly revenue ever. Mobile grew 5% yoy while console earnings grew 16%. The SuperData report states Cyberpunk 2077 had the biggest game launch of all time based on digital revenue and digital units sold, which were…

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BF Weevil drives into GTA Online

By Alex Calvin, Friday, 8 January 2021 16:50 GMT And there are bonuses for playing Motor Wars, Air Races and Smuggler Sell Missions in the game. Rockstar is rolling out the BF Weevil car into Grand Theft Auto Online.In a post on its website, the company revealed that this was the latest in a line of new additions that the company has made to the game following the launch of Cayo Perico Heist in December of last year. The car is pretty much a legally distinct version of the iconic Volkswagen Beetle.Alongside the BF Weevil, Rockstar is giving away triple…

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Pick up GTA, Fall Guys and League of Legends goodies in Prime Gaming this month

By Alex Calvin, Friday, 8 January 2021 11:55 GMT Amazon is giving away more than 35 games for free in January.Folks subscribed to Prime Gaming can score content for the likes of GTA, Fall Guys as well as both League of Legends and Legends of Runeterra this month.For GTA, Prime Gaming mmebers are receiving access to the Sonar Station from the Kosatka submarine, as well as $1 million of in-game currency every single month. This is apparently to celebrate GTA Online’s recent huge Cayo Perico Heist update.The Fall Guys Winter Warmer costume bundle is still available to Prime Gaming subscribers,…

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Get free weapons, vehicles and more when you log into GTA Online and Red Dead Online during the holiday

By Sherif Saed, Wednesday, 23 December 2020 13:39 GMT Rockstar’s two online games are celebrating the holidays with a bevy of gifts and discounts.As we’ve come to expect every year, both GTA Online and Red Dead Online have changed to celebrate the imminent holidays. Like recent years, you’ll find many parts of the two maps covered in snow.The bigger news, of course, is all the free stuff you’re going to get just by logging into the two games. Read on below for everything happening across GTA Online and Red Dead Online. Most items are available now until December 30.GTA Online…

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GTA Online: The Cayo Perico Heist | Rewards, Payout, and new weapons

Rockstar Games has pushed another big score to GTA Online in The Cayo Perico Heist. Jetting off from Los Santos, you’ll raid a private tropical island defended by a nasty militia. For the first time, you also won’t need teammates to take on this heist. It can be completed entirely solo.What this means for the lone wolves among us is that you’ll get the full take at the end of the mission — you won’t need to split the pot with your pals.In light of this information, we’re going to run through all of the rewards you receive for completing…

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GTA Online: The Cayo Perico Heist setup | Madrazo Files, Scoping Targets, Prep Missions

For the first time since 2013, GTA Online has left the mainland. The Cayo Perico Heist takes players to a private island off the coast that plays host to elegiac drug lord El Rubio and the Madrazo Files, which you need to steal as part of the multiplayer mode’s latest big score. Given the scale of the operation, setting up and pulling off The Cayo Perico Heist is no small feat, especially if you’re flying solo. That’s why we’ve put together this guide to help you figure out how to carve a clean path through the scoping sequence and the…

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GTA Online Cayo Perico Heist | New Vehicles Prices, Submarine Cost

When you’re cruising around the island paradise of the Cayo Perico heist in GTA Online, you’re going to need some hot new wheels to do it in. The new vehicles in the Cayo Perico Heist don’t stop at cars though. There’s a speedboat and even a submarine to add to your garage – if you’ve got the cash of course. Here’s a run-down of what all of the new cars and vehicles cost. GTA Online Cayo Perico Heist | Vehicle PricesLike with most things you can buy in GTA Online, the easiest way to view the new cars and vehicles…

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A new nightclub, radio station updates and more coming GTA Online soon

Rockstar Games has announced that GTA Online is set to get a brand new underground club, called The Music Locker, very soon.Players that frequent the Diamond Casino in GTA Online may have noticed some building works at the location lately.As per the developer, Rockstar Games, the landmark will soon be getting a little bit of a facelift as a new nightclub, The Music Locker, is set to open under the casino. Introducing The Music Locker – Los Santos’ newest underground dance club, soon to be open to the public. Featuring opening resident, @moodymann313 with performances from @keinemusik and Palms Trax…

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GTA Online doling out double and triple rewards this week

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 8 October 2020 20:16 GMT This week in GTA Online you can earn double and triple rewards depending on your choice of activity.Until October 14, you can earn double rewards in all GTA Online Contact missions. Feel like participating in Transform Races? Earn triple rewards when you take part.All Associates’ and Bodyguards’ salaries are also tripled for the next seven days.If you log in this week and play, you will walk off with a Fruit Tee for free. Nothing like paying nothing for something to wear.Head to the casino this week, give the lucky wheel a…

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GTA Online players earn double this week in Mobile Operations Missions, plus an extra GTA$100K

Play GTA Online this week and walk away with double rewards when you participate in Mobile Operations Missions, plus, get a GTA$100K bonus.All Mobile Operation Missions are offering double this week in GTA Online, plus, if you complete any mission you will earn an extra GTA$100K. The money will be deposited when you log in next week.To help you out, all Bunkers and a Mobile Operations Centers are currently 40% off.There are additional rewards as well: earn double pay in Gunrunning, and double pay and RP in Survival Series this week as well.Just for logging in anytime between now and…

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GTA Online players earn double rewards in Business Battles this week

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 10 September 2020 19:36 GMT Play GTA Online this week and walk away with double rewards when you participate in Business Battles and Land Grab.Business Battles and Land Grab aren’t the only things to do this week in GTA Online. You can also earn double rewards on Gunrunning Sell Missions.Apparently, word has it The Diamond’s vault has received a shipment of gems, so once you set up the Casino Heist, make your way to the vaults to check for the shiny things. Speaking of the casino, while you are there, be sure to give the Lucky…

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GTA Online players can earn rewards in the Diamond Adversary Series this week

By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 4 September 2020 19:22 GMT Win big at The Diamond this week in GTA Online. This week in GTA Online, the Diamond Adversary Series is offering double payouts for all modes in the series. You will also earn a special one-time bonus when on the winning side of any mode in the series. What do you win? A quarter-million in cash. Not a bad payout.As with last week, this week’s bonuses are based on the most-played activity – VIP or MC Work and Challenges – over the weekend. The VIPs took the last one which means…

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This might be the most oddly satisfying GTA Online car stunt on the internet

By Dom Peppiatt, Thursday, 3 September 2020 15:55 GMT At this point, it’s practically impossible to get tired of the crazy physics in GTA Online.Whether it’s someone totalling themselves with a rocket launcher or a plane magically flipping on its head to fit through a tunnel, Rockstar’s ludicrous sandbox is a consistent source of entertainment.The latest wacky development in the game that loves to toy with the laws of gravity comes in the form of a car that seems to be guided by mysterious forces to flip, pivot, and twist through a series of rings before – magically! – landing…