Friends in High Places Week

Grand Theft Auto V - General News | @ 12:18 PM MDT | By darkValorous
Rockstar kicked off another double GTA$ and RP event in GTA Online today called 'Friends in High Places Week'.
Capitalize on your nefarious network of criminal contacts and reap double GTA$ and RP every day this week as part of Friends In High Places Week in GTA Online. Each day through Wednesday February 24th, a different contact in your iFruit will be offering double the standard amount of GTA$ and RP for completing the GTA Online missions they've sent you - and on Thursday February 25th get ready for the grand finale as all Contact Missions will be rewarding double.

Here's the complete 'Friends in High Places Week' schedule:
  • Friday Feb 19: Double GTA$ & RP on all of Simeon's Contact Missions plus Double GTA$ on Simeon's Import/Export requests
  • Saturday Feb 20: Double GTA$ & RP on all of Ron's Contact Missions plus 50% off all Blazers
  • Sunday Feb 21: Double GTA$ & RP on all of Trevor's Contact Missions plus 50% off Jerry Cans
  • Monday Feb 22: Double GTA$ & RP on all of Martin's Contact Missions plus 10% off Stilt Houses
  • Tuesday Feb 23: Double GTA$ & RP on all of Lester's Contact Missions plus 25% off Lester Services
  • Wednesday Feb 24: Double GTA$ & RP on all of Gerald's Contact Missions plus 50% off Micro SMGs and Machine Pistols
  • Thursday: Double GTA$ & RP on all Contact Missions in GTA Online

You'll also find a 50% discount on Rifle Ammo & Body Armor, and a 25% discount on Grenades & Sticky Bombs for the full duration of the event.

For the original announcement, visit the Rockstar News Wire.
Ill-Gotten Gains: Part One

Grand Theft Auto V - General News | @ 03:04 PM MDT | By darkValorous
Part one of GTA Onlineā€™s Ill Gotten Gains DLC is now available, with a special event kicking off this weekend.
The Ill-Gotten Gains Update: Part One for Grand Theft Auto Online is available today across all five platforms. In addition to four new high-end automobiles (the Pegassi Osiris, Albany Virgo, Benefactor Stirling GT and Enus Windsor), you can also rule the skies in a pair of new extravagant, Deluxe aircraft.

And not only have the racks at swank Rockford Hills clothiers been updated with new designer outfits, necklaces, earrings and watches - the rack at your local Ammu-Nation's got a new Personal Defense Weapon, the Combat PDW.

Check out the official newswire for more details.
The patch also includes various other changes too, you can see the full patch notes here.
OpenIV 2.6 Released

Grand Theft Auto V - General News | @ 12:50 AM MDT | By darkValorous
Great news for mod enthusiasts, the OpenIV team have released v2.6 of their editor, and with it you can now get started on even more modding for GTA V. Head on over to http://openiv.com/?p=1082 to get started!

Rockstar also recently clarified that use of single player mods is perfectly fine, and in accordance with that, OpenIV requires an ASI Loader & plugin, which while installed will prevent accidentally going into GTA Online and getting banned.
GTA V Mods on CurseForge

Grand Theft Auto V - Website Updates | @ 10:36 AM MDT | By darkValorous

Now that Grand Theft Auto V is finally out for PC, we're excited to see what the modding community can do with it!

GTAGaming has partnered with CurseForge to provide the best possible experience for the GTA V modding community. CurseForge provides excellent services for developers, whether as a team or a solo project, and a sharp modern interface for the users to find new ways to make the best of Grand Theft Auto V. Click here to check it out!

We're only at the beginning for GTA V modding, and the OpenIV team have already made the first steps towards its future. Although currently limited to read-only access, their newly released OpenIV 2.5 still gives you the first look at the inner workings of the game.
Exclusive 4k screenshot of GTAV PC

Grand Theft Auto V - General News | @ 08:00 AM MDT | By Ash_735
Big thanks to Rockstar Games for sending out exclusive screenshots to all fansites again, this time we all got a nice 4k screenshot from the very soon to be released PC version of Grand Theft Auto V, be sure to click for full size!

Introducing GInput

GTAGaming.com - Modifications | @ 09:30 PM MDT | By Ash_735

We know it's a hassle to go back to the older Grand Theft Auto games on PC these days with their lack of controller support, on screen prompts, etc, but thankfully, you don't have to worry about that anymore! Here's GInput, a plug-in for Grand Theft Auto III, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City and Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas on PC which gives the games full XInput Controller support, as well as additional support for DualShock 3 and 4 (that's right, even SIXAXIS controls for these titles is an option!). This plug-in is easy to install, basically drag & drop for the III/VC version, and the SA version requires an ASI Loader. After that you have a load of controller options in the INI that you can tweak with to get things just right for you, whether you want the original PS2 style control set up or if you want to try the modern "IV" style controls to get a more fresh up to date experience with these games. You can even choose which button style to display between Xbox and PlayStation! Here's a list of features this modification has and supports:
- Complete XInput support, so pads are mapped to match console versions perfectly (including Start button, which can't be mapped on PC version without this modification).

- Proper vibration support - something that was cut from all PC versions of the game!

- FIVE (TWO in San Andreas) different control mappings - four setups matching PS2 selectable setups and fifth one being a recreation of GTA IV controls!

- Pad buttons in In-Game helps, replacing PC key names (depending on user's choice, either PlayStation or XBOX buttons are shown).

- An INI file with tons of options - including toggleable vibration, selecting controls setup, Invert Look option from console versions, axis inversion options from San Andreas and more!

- Automatic switching between keyboard & mouse and pad controls, basing on last device input.

- Support for Guide/PS button. The button is fully functional and can show your Steam Overlay menu if you launched the game via Steam!

- Cheats input from the pad. Use classic PS2 cheats on PC!

- Full co-op support in San Andreas - the game can make full use of two pads or bind the first pad to second player, so co-op can be played even if only one pad is connected

- Increased support for DualShock 3 controllers and SCP Driver Package - including pressure sensitive buttons and SIXAXIS accelerometers

Head on over to GTAGarage to Download! Check below for some screenshots and even a video of it in action:

New Radio Station "The Lab" coming to GTAV PC

Grand Theft Auto V - General News | @ 10:00 AM MDT | By Ash_735
In a surprising turn of events, the Grand Theft Auto V radio dial is getting another update! This time in the form of a completely new Radio Station called "The Lab" which is mixed and hosted by Alchemist & Oh No. So far we only know of a list of artists who will have songs on the station which include Earl Sweatshirt, Little Dragon, Phantogram, Freddie Gibbs, Popcaan, Killer Mike, Tunde Adebimpe and Samuel T. Herring.

A new album will also be released titled The Alchemist and Oh No Present: Welcome to Los Santos, which will be available for download, plus retail CD and Vinyl from April 21st. Rockstar also confirmed that these new tracks will be available in the PC versions Video Editor, making sure the most up to date music will be available for people to use. Below is one of the new songs you will be hearing on the station:

New GTAOnline Heists Teaser

Grand Theft Auto V - General News | @ 10:23 AM MDT | By Ash_735
Here's a quick new teaser for Grand Theft Auto Online's Heists update coming next week:

Polished Grand Theft Auto V PC Screenshots

Grand Theft Auto V - General News | @ 09:45 AM MDT | By Ash_735
Rockstar Games have felt kind enough and remembered that a PC version of Grand Theft Auto V does exist and have just provided us with a batch of new screenshots from the game, naturally these screenshots are in 4k Resolution on the News Wire because we all know how PC gamers love to brag about resolution! Now the modern day PC gamer has screenshots to take to forums and shout about how shitty consoles are whilst not playing the game, lucky you right guys? Here's some of the new screenshots below:

Grand Theft Auto V PC Delayed AGAIN, Heists Coming March 10th

Grand Theft Auto V - General News | @ 09:25 AM MDT | By Ash_735
In what's becoming a running joke amongst the community, Grand Theft Auto V has been delayed yet again on PC, with a new release date now being April 14th (anyone want to take bets when the next delay comes?), as a weak apology to PC gamers Rockstar will be offering anyone who's pre-ordered the game an additional worthless $200,000 in Grand Theft Auto Online.

On the flip side, HEISTS finally have a release date, set as March 10th, hopefully they meet the target on this one as the long awaited other running joke might finally come to an end!

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