Rockstar Games has announced that its next major update for GTA Online arrives on Thursday, December 12th for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC.
Following a series of teases both in-game and across the developer’s social media accounts, as well as its official website for The Diamond Casino & Resort, the next update for GTA Online promises to deliver “the biggest, most audacious, most complex criminal operation” to ever hit Southern San Andreas in The Diamond Casino Heist.
Those bidding to infiltrate the luxurious complex will need to recruit trusted names into their heist crew before preparations get underway. Those chosen must cooperate and work alongside the Cheng family to breach the vault at The Diamond – the most secure building in all of Los Santos, retrieve the goods and enact revenge on the Duggan family since their takeover of the business.
The Diamond Casino Heist promises to deliver “an all-new approach to Heist architecture and execution.” Featuring a diverse range of opportunities for set-up and preparation missions that enable players to shape their plan of attack through multiple paths of approach with constantly changing security measures and an array of choices. Outcomes throughout The Diamond Casino Heist change based on each new situation you counter, which leads to more choices mid-mission.
Should the heist encounter an unplanned roadblock and go completely sideways, the heist crew will have the ability to keep the mission afloat without failing by shooting their way out of the complex whilst holding onto their remaining team lives. According to Rockstar Games, this allows all replays of The Diamond Casino Heist to feel highly different with new scenarios that unfold each time.
Preparations for The Diamond Casino Heist take place at an unexpected establishment – a retro Arcade business property, an all-new commercial venture that shrouds the nerve centre within where Heist operations are staged and rehearsed. Whilst the gaming business runs above, down below you can practise hacking keypads and cracking vault doors, store necessary equipment and getaway vehicles. Plus, owners of existing businesses can add a Master Control Terminal to handle all their current operations.
More details about The Diamond Casino Heist for GTA Online will be shared over on the Rockstar Newswire alongside the update’s official release on Thursday, December 12th.
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