Rockstar will roll out The Doomsday Heist on December 12, bringing a major slice of free content to GTA V Online for the PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4.
Notably the first heist since they were announced for GTA 5 back in 2015, The Doomsday Heist will see players join forces with some of San Andreas’ characters in an alliance to stop the Los Angeles and surrounding area inspired game world from nuclear armageddon.
“A billionaire tech mogul, an idealistic intelligence agent, a socially awkward conspiracy theorist, and a neurotic supercomputer have been forced into an unlikely alliance to save San Andreas from total annihilation,” explains Rockstar in the tongue-in-cheek style the GTA games are known for.
“As apocalyptic threats mount from enemies unknown, you and your criminal crew are enlisted to untangle mysteries and eradicate threats spanning from the bustling streets of downtown Los Santos to the ocean floor and all the way to the inner depths of Mount Chiliad in an epic new online adventure.”
The trailer is suitably nuts, with action that looks like an unholy blend of the Fast and Furious, Roger Moore era James Bond movies, and the imagination of Marvel’s Tony Stark aka Iron Man.
There’s AI systems, submarine cars, jet packs, tanks, and enough explosions to make Michael Bay weep.
And all this will be made available for the grand total of nothing for GTA 5 players tomorrow.
It’s clear the even with Red Dead Redemption 2 on the horizon, Rockstar isn’t giving up on its support for GTA V’s Online mode.
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