Take to the skies in GTA Online’s new flight-focused update

Matt Sayer 25 August 2017 NEWS

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Pimp out your plane in the latest free update for GTA V's online component.

GTA Online is expanding yet again, with Rockstar revealing a wealth of new content coming to the game in next week's Smuggler's Run update.

Named after the cargo-smuggling PS2 game Rockstar developed way back in 2000, this update opens up new contraband-trafficking missions delivered by the quivering Nervous Ron. To fulfil these missions, you'll have access to a range of new planes, choppers and ultralight aircraft you can customise to your fancy. There'll also be a bunch of new hangars to buy for storing your fancy new fleet.

Following the Smuggler's Run update, races in GTA Online will receive an upgrade later this year. A new type of checkpoint will automatically transform your vehicle into a different class to suit the track, allowing for races that transition seamlessly between on-road, off-road, sea and air.

The Smuggler's Run update will launch on the PS4, Xbox One and PC versions of GTA Online on 29 August.

As brilliant as Rockstar's commitment to updating GTA Online is, it's no surprise given the game is making more money than ever even four years after it launched.


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