Rockstar Games has enabled the latest
event week for Grand Theft Auto Online, and this one features a brand-new
mode complimented by yet another vehicle with the usual slate of weekly bonuses
In Target Assault Races, the new game mode that’s now
available to play in GTA Online, teams of two strap into a range of weaponized
vehicles – one behind the wheel, and the other on the trigger. The Gunner is
responsible for destroying targets from a mounted gun, while the Driver races
to outmanoeuvre the opposition for additional points on each lap. After each
lap, the Gunner and the Driver switch roles, and whichever team finishes with
the most points wins.
Finishing laps in the top three and passing through checkpoints
ahead of your opponents will earn you bonus points, but you'll score more
points for smaller targets – and even more for hitting them dead center.
Scatter-shooters may feast on large green targets, but if you're racking up
bullseyes on the elusive small red target, you'll soon eclipse them on the
As the Driver, play to your teammate's strengths. For
example, if your Gunner's on a streak, ease up on the throttle and let them rip
through a few more targets before rushing to the next checkpoint.
Target Assault Races are available to play today in GTA
Online, with seven unique tracks featuring an assortment of assault-minded
vehicles, including the new Vapid Caracara. Jump into the Target Assault Series
blip on the map and earn Double GTA$ and RP all week long.
It doesn’t get much bigger than the Vapid Caracara – the
latest vehicle to arrive into GTA Online as part of the weekly dip-feed from
the ‘Southern San Andreas Super Sport Series.’ This six-wheeled
monster can barrel through traffic while your buddy rips through foes with a
The Vapid Caracara is now available to acquire from Warstock
Cache & Carry in GTA Online for the high asking price of $1,175,000. Take
it for a spin today in the new Target Assault mode.
This week’s discounts in GTA Online include 30% off the Mammoth
Avenger flying base of operations, which is on sale through April 9th. Also discounted
are Weapon & Vehicle Workshops, with 30% off Assault Vehicles and up to 50%
off Vehicle Upgrades.
Check out the complete list of discounts below:
Premium Race – Lift
Off (Locked To Super): Compete in this week’s Premium Race, Lift Off, where
the top three earn GTA$ and all participants get triple RP regardless of
finishing position. Launch Premium Races through the Quick Job App on your
in-game phone or via the yellow corona at Legion Square.
Time Trial – Observatory:
Check out this week's Time Trial, Observatory. Set a waypoint to the marker on
your in-game map and enter via the purple corona. Beat par time and you'll be
duly rewarded with GTA$ & RP.
Last week saw the addition of two
brand-new vehicles to GTA Online, including the lightning fast and sneaky
silent Pegassi Tezeract, as well as the Vapid Ellie – based on the 1967 Ford
Mustang used in the 2000 film ‘Gone in 60 Seconds.’ The Pegassi Tezeract is
available from Legendary Motorsport for a whopping GTA$2,825,000, whilst the Vapid
Ellie can be acquired from Southern San Andreas Super Autos for GTA$565,000.
With 11 new vehicles promised for the ‘Southern San Andreas Super Sport Series’ and three cars
already delivered, fans can look forward to eight additional vehicles in the
weeks and months ahead to take us through the Spring and into the Summer
These will be complimented with brand-new Special Vehicle
Races and Transform Races launching in May, as well as two new upcoming
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