2017 Was GTA Online’s Biggest Year + Discounts and More

Rock­star Games announced today that Grand Theft Auto V’s online had the biggest year ever in 2017. The stu­dio also said that Decem­ber was an “epic” month for GTA Online, see­ing the more play­ers than ever before. Of course, no offi­cial num­bers have been released yet, but there were num­bers pro­vid­ed a few years ago.

From 2015 — 2016 Rock­star made an aston­ish­ing $700m, just a few years ago. Rock­star also stat­ed that 33.8m play­ers had logged onto GTA Online. Now the stu­dio has revealed that 2017 was the games best year ever, so you can imag­ine what those num­bers might look like today.

Along with this announce­ment, Rock­star let its play­ers know what they had in store for them. “we’ve got more treats in store for you all in the weeks ahead includ­ing new modes to expe­ri­ence, and vehi­cles to col­lect and race.” Looks like 2018 is going is off to a good start.

Lam­pa­dati Vis­eris Now Available

2017 Was GTA Online's Biggest Year + Discounts and More

Play­ers can now pur­chase the Lam­pa­dati Vis­eris from Leg­endary Motor­sport, but that’s not all. Take this vehi­cle to the Work­shop in your MOC or Avenger, where you can mod­i­fy this beau­ty with a pair of for­ward-fac­ing machine guns.


From now until Jan­u­ary 15th, you will get a 25% dis­count on for your land and air vehicles:

  • Nagasa­ki Ultra­light (Plane)
  • Air­craft Weapons
  • Vehi­cle Armor
  • Head­lights & Neons
  • Skirts
  • Spoil­ers
  • Sus­pen­sion
  • Tur­bos
Double GTA$ & RP on ALL Lester Contact Missions

Any­one who takes on a con­tact mis­sion from Lester Crest, will earn dou­ble their usu­al rates, form now until Jan­u­ary 15th. So if you see Lester call­ing, don’t hes­i­tate to pick it up.

Premium Race & Time Trails Schedule

This race sched­ule will also be end­ing on Jan­u­ary 15th, so don’t miss out:

  • Pre­mi­um Stunt Race – “Island Hop­ping” Locked to Blaz­er Aqua
  • Time Tri­al – “Maze Bank Arena”

Pre­mi­um Races will award the top three fin­ish­ers with GTA$ and you’ll get Triple RP regard­less of where you place. Time Tri­al play­ers have to beat par time in order to be reward­ed with GTA$ & RP.

Source: Rock­star

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