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GTA Online’s Festive Surprise Christmas update is coming this week

UPDATE (20/12/2017):

Grand Theft Auto Online’s Festive Surprise is now live across PS4, Xbox One and PC. The seasonal event adds an assortment of new vehicles, weapons and cosmetic items to shops spread across Los Santos. The city has also been decorated with a healthy bit of snowfall.

You can find full details of discounts, modes and more over on the Rockstar Games Blog.

Original story follows: 

Rockstar is set to reveal details on GTA Online’s Festive Surprise event later today, unveiling what the holidays have waiting for us this year.

In past years, the annual event has had a start-date of December 19 with updates rolling out across PS4, Xbox One and PC at 11AM GMT or so.

If 2017 follows this trend, we can expect an update from Rockstar compiling all the festive content in the coming hours. Here’s hoping for a few surprises!

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Previous years saw festive weapons, clothing and vehicles added to the online playground alongside the addition of falling snow across Los Santos from December 22.

In addition, players can partake in snowball fights and admire a free Christmas tree in their virtual apartment. It’s a neat aesthetic twist that’s a blast to experience with friends. Just try and avoid killing each other. 

Time will tell whether any new goodies are planned. Festive Surprise follows shortly in the footsteps of Doomsday Heist, the latest free expansion for Rockstar’s popular online title.

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We’ll be sure to update this article one the update drops. Will you be celebrating Christmas in GTA Online? Let us know on Facebook and Twitter.