Rockstar confirms GTA Online will get massive updates in 2017

Rockstar has finally confirmed that the multiplayer version of Grand Theft Auto V will keep receiving regular updates despite their team working on Red Dead Redemption 2. Rockstar has done pretty well in the last three years to release regular updates for the immensely popular game.

There was a lot uncertainty about the future updates of the game because of Rockstar’s focus on the highly anticipated Red Dead Redemption 2. However, Rockstar has brushed aside all the speculations and announced that several updates will be coming to GTA Online in 2017.

The game will see the Ruiner 2000 and the Blazer Aqua vehicles, which are designed for the Rocket Voltic drop in March. There will also be new tools available to the map creators which will allow them to create new races for the new cars.

Resurrection, a new dodgeball-esque mode along with another 2D, top-down explosive mode will also be added to the game later. The 2D mode will bring back the memories of the original Grand Theft Auto game which was released on the PS2. To add to this, Rockstar will also add cars from some of the Grand Theft Auto games like GTA 3 to the game.

Rockstar have also added that major contents like gunrunning, weaponized vehicles etc. will be added to the game in the spring/summer period.

They mentioned, “Stock up and bunker down as you take on the craziest militias across the state of San Andreas in another massive update for GTA Online. Featuring brand new weaponized vehicles and exciting new missions, get ready to fight for supremacy in the illegal arms trade and wage war with the latest in high-powered military hardware.”

In other news, Rockstar has mentioned that the players will be able to transfer Xbox 360/PS3 GTA Online characters to Xbox One/PS4/PC only until March 7.


Red Dead Redemption 2 is expected to release in the fall of 2017.