dark        

What you need to know to start playing GTA Online

0

A quick guide on the beginning of your online adventure

Rockstar's ambitious Grand Theft Auto Online launches tomorrow for those that have Grand Theft Auto V. How will you access it? First you'll need to download a Title Update that will be released on the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live tomorrow around 7AM Eastern time if things run smoothly. Once the update is installed, you'll boot up the game as you normally would and then pull up the character select wheel to select the newly unlocked fourth character slot. This will take you straight into GTA Online.

There's a big narrative in GTA Online with an initial offering of 700 missions on top of racing, deathmatches and the like. As far as the narrative is concerned though, it takes place a few months prior to the events in GTA V.

Players will all have pads, and these will be save zones as to prevent any sort of griefing. So you can't be a dick by shooting up someone's home or stealing their cars. Plus, other players have to be invited in first before they can enter your pad.

Rockstar's official site also details how the microtransaction stuff works, but to sum it up it will all be fair. "To allay some concerns we’ve heard on this subject, we can assure you that the game is designed such that the option of purchasable GTA$ should not disrupt the playing field." No one can start up GTA Online and just start spending real money to rack up their own skills as everyone will have to rank up to their Reputation Points first. 

Note that the Content Creator toll won't be available right away. It'll be released later this fall, so you won't be able to create your own custom races or deathmatch jobs just yet. 

Oh! And join the Destructoid Crew!

You are logged out. Login | Sign up

 
 
 

TwitterRedditEmailFacebook
 
Hamza CTZ Aziz
Hamza CTZ AzizShark   gamer profile


 


 


Also on Destructoid: Grand Theft Auto V   (292)   From our database:

  • GTA V actor recreates the 'Lamar roasts Franklin' scene in real life - Chris Carter
  • GTA Online launches 'first major expansion of geography since launch' - Chris Carter
  • L.O.L. Surprise! storms the final UK Charts of the current generation - Chris Moyse
  • Nintendo still dominates the UK Charts ahead of November's major releases - Chris Moyse
  • Grand Theft Auto V still making bank, pushing 135 million copies and counting - Chris Moyse
  • Ghost of Tsushima retains the top spot of the UK Charts - Chris Moyse
  • The Last of Us Part II still atop the UK Charts while budget Nintendo 3DS sales continue - Chris Moyse
  • The Last of Us Part II is 2020's biggest UK physical launch and Sony's fastest selling PS4 game - Chris Moyse
  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe tops UK Charts in a successful week for Nintendo - Chris Moyse
  • More related stories
    Filed under... #California #Grand Theft Auto #open world #ps3 #Rockstar #sandbox #xbox 360

    READER COMMENTS LOADING BELOW...


    LET'S KEEP THE COMMUNITY GREAT


    You're not expected to always agree, but do please keep cool and never make it personal. Report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our community team. Also, on the right side of a comment you can flag nasty comments anonymously (we ban users dishing bad karma). For everything else, contact us!



     
     
  •