The GTA Online free Deathmatch and Race Creators Beta update has gone live for PS3 and Xbox 360.
You only need to download the latest automatic title update to get the new Deathmatch and Race Creators for GTA Online.
The creation tools are actually the same used by the Rockstar Games design and development teams, so you’ll be able to craft your own races with the same software used by the developers themselves.
You can create custom matches and races for Deathmatch, Team Deathmatch, Race, GTA Race and Rally Race modes.
To get creating you’ll need to head to the Creator option from the Online tab of the GTA 5 pause menu. This will enable you to start a new custom Deathmatch or edit a previous one.
Rockstar Games also says you should check out the creation tutorial before you get started too.
“You can create free-for-all or team variant modes; find your Deathmatch location anywhere in Los Santos or Blaine County, then drop the Trigger Location, where players will meet up to play your Deathmatch. Control the pace of your custom match with gameplay options Team Start Points and Spawn Points.”
Props like containers and ramps can also be dropped in and you’ll have access to a full suite of weapon and vehicle customisation.
With races, you’ll have to start playing through the tutorial and building a land race before you more to sea or air.
“In the Race Creator, you can set the basics; Race Type (Race, GTA Race, Rally Race) and Route Type (Laps or Point to Point), number of players, starting grid size, vehicle class and more. Once you’ve set the basic, the full map becomes your racing paradise – take you land, air and sea races anywhere you want them to go.”
You’ll be required to test your Deathmatch or Race against computer AI before you can publish, to stop broken courses and matches ruining your GTA Online experience.
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