'GTA Online' Heists Update Release Date Nearing? Leak Details Upcoming Multiplayer Feature

  @theabigailelise on June 26 2014 11:06 AM
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“Grand Theft Auto Online” players have been waiting for heists since the release of “GTA 5” for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 last fall, and its latest update 1.14, aka the “I’m Not A Hipster” update, launched earlier this month without the highly anticipated feature.

On Wednesday, YouTube user DomisLive posted a video that unveiled new details about various heist missions.

According to Official Xbox Magazine, the clip comes from a leaked “GTA Online” file, which details a number of heist missions:

Prison van rescue - Criminals intercept a noose van driven by NPCs and free the gang member, then take him back to the gang house. 16 cops and 16 criminals can join the mission. Opens at rank 5 and is triggered by phone call.

Drop off hooker - Blips will appear in player's territories. Player has to go and pick up a prostitute and drop her off somewhere. The player has a time limit.

Funeral - Gang members must escort a lieutenant's hearse through town. Rival gang members have to get in the hearse and destroy it. This triggers after Escort Crook Boss if the boss is killed. Funeral home coords 410, - 1485.

Territory Takeover - Players can fight to take over territory in the game, this will produce a revenue stream for them.

Fight Gangmate - Two teams have to have a fistfight with each other. The gang lieutenant gets two teammates to have a fight as part of the initiation.

Cop Territory - Cops are put onto the territory take over missions, they get no choice whether to take them or not.

Ornate Bank Heist - Get behind the counter of the bank, hack into the vault, steal the money and take it to the drop off location. 16 cops and 4 criminals can join this mission.

FIB Grab - Abseil down the FIB tower, break in, download data, escape. 4 crew, 3 abseilers, 1 driver, 16 cops and 4 criminals can join this mission. All 4 heli to FIB roof, 3 abseil down tower, smash window into office and hack a data terminal to get classified data. Meanwhile, driver dumps chopper and collects getaway car and escape to gang house. Skydive out office to getaway car and escape to gang house. Cops join once crook is inside the office, cops are told to arrest the crooks. FIB office has AI agents that must be shot, 2 waves of AI agents enter based on hack progress. Shoot to kill.

“GTA V" received highly favorable reviews and was the 15th installment in the “Grand Theft Auto” series and the first game since 2008’s “GTA IV.” The Spike Video Game Awards gave the title the Most Anticipated Game award in 2012. Following its release, the game received the Game of the Year award at the 2013 Golden Joystick Awards.

Only three days following its release, IGN listed “GTA V” as second on its list of “Top 25 Xbox 360 Games.” Within just 24 hours of its release, “GTA V” generated more than $800 million in revenue, equating to about 11.21 million copies sold. Three days after its release, the title had surpassed $1 billion in sales. By Oct. 7, nearly one month after the game's release on Sept. 17, “GTA V” became the largest digital release in the PlayStation Store for the PS3. The game also received a score of 8/10 on GameSpot.com.

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