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GTAFever123
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#1

Posted 22 November 2013 - 03:02 PM

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This weekend, Friday November 22nd through Sunday November 24th, hit the beaches of Vespucci, Chumash and Paleto Bay for the very first Grand Theft Auto Online Social Club Event Weekend.

All weekend long, plunge into a special Social Club Event Playlist of brand new Jobs from the freshly landed Beach Bum Pack, a hand-picked selection of ten of our favorite new Jobs. Drop some sea shells, go for a fuel-injected run on the beach, and take in some of the most spectacular stretches of coastline in the Los Santos Bay area in modes including Sea Race, Parachute, Team Deathmatch and more. The best performers in the Social Club Event Playlist on each platform will score themselves a special vanity license plate reward for bragging rights and to commemorate their achievement.

In Free Roam, look out for an influx of special Event Crate Drops dropping frequently all weekend containing more than double the usual amount of RP plus high-powered weapons, bonus cash and clothing. They'll be unlocked for every player to help you pack more than just sunscreen on the blazing sands.

This inaugural GTA Online Social Club Event also features exclusive sweepstakes giveaways of beach-ready GTAV collectibles, a very special live stream broadcast on Friday and more. We'll be on the lookout for your sun-kissed Snapmatic pics all weekend so be sure to tag them #VespucciBeachParty so that we can find them easily and we might feature them next week here at the Newswire.

Here’s a full rundown of all the action to expect:

Special Event Playlist

Available this weekend only is a special Social Club Event Playlist of new Jobs curated to test your mastery of land, air and sea:

  • View of Vespucci (Parachute)

Show some Vespucci beach bums the true meaning of 'spaced out' with this steep parachute descent from 2980ft. See how many checkpoints you can hit before opening your 'chute.

  • Up the Creek (Bike Race)

Dirt bike point to point going along Cassidy Creek and ending at the Alamo Sea. Shred from gravel and pavement to the beachfront and try to trump the rest for fame and fortune.

  • Water Rings (Sea Race)

A challenging and scenic boat race weaving around the islands North of Paleto Bay. Tip: Look out for a ramp to help you get one over on your competitors.

  • Vespucci Beachfront (Team Deathmatch)

Stop the gentrification of Vespucci Beach dead in its tracks with this Team Deathmatch around and on top of the businesses along the beachfront.

  • Grass Route II (Race)

In this sequel to the original popular Grass Route Race, go off-road in an epic heat starting on the North bank of the Zancudo River through the treacherous wetlands with a triumphant finish on the beach in North Chumash.

  • Sundae Driving (Bike Race)

Sure to be a new fan-favorite motorbike race, menace Vespucci Beach on your two-wheel rocket, taking breakneck corners as you try and best the competition.

  • Procopio Beach (Team Deathmatch)

Home to an infamous truck stop, Procopio Beach has long been known as a place where people come to blow off steam, and this Team Deathmatch along the shoreline at the foot of Mt. Gordo is no exception.                                                          

  • Gone Coastal (Sea Race)

Hug the coastline, pull off some breakneck turns and leap over treacherous rocks and islets in this rough race that starts in the LS River and takes you through the Palomino Highlands on the East Coast.

  • Turn the Tide (Race)

In this off road Race along the coast, up to sixteen speed demons leg it out across Procopio Beach and the North coast down through Paleto State Beach to Paleto Cove.        

  • The Cove (Parachute)

Enjoy the stunning vistas as you rapidly descend towards Paleto Cove by Mount Chiliad... but not so much that you forget to open your chute. Prepare for a long free fall from 7500ft, weaving and diving between checkpoints and the drop zone.

Three Ways to Join

  • Look out for the button prompt in the initial GTAV loading screen (visible to Social Club members only)
  • Follow instructions on the loading screen when transitioning into GTA Online from Story Mode (also only visible to Social Club members)
  • Select Online > Playlists > Rockstar Playlists > Vespucci Beach Party on the GTA Online Start Menu

In-Game Vanity License Plate Awards

We’ve reserved 20 special and unique vanity license plates to award top performers in the Event Playlist Leaderboard for each Job across both PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. By the end of day Monday November 25th, we’ll award the following plates to the 20 people who achieve the below (plates will be added to your collection in your iFruit app).
 

  • VESPUCCI (360), AMPED UP (PS3)
    View of Vespucci - player with the max score who made the quickest descent
  • SURFS UP (360), UP CREEK (PS3)
    Up the Creek – player with the best overall time
  • SEAMAN (360), POINTBRK (PS3)
    Water Rings – player with the best single lap time
  • HANGFIVE (360), HANGTEN (PS3)
    Vespucci Beachfront – player with the most kills
  • SUP BRO (360), SUP BRA (PS3)
    Grass Route II – player with the best overall time
  • SUNDAED (360), CRUISING (PS3)
    Sundae Driving – player with the best single lap time
  • WIPEOUT (360), SURFSUP (PS3)
    Procopio Beach – player with the best KDR
  • BIGSURF (360),GOCOASTL (PS3)
    Gone Coastal – player with the best overall time
  • SURFINLS (360), TURNTIDE (PS3)
    Turn the Tide – player with the best overall time
  • THECOVE (360), LSSURFER (PS3)
    The Cove – player with the max score who made the quickest descent

Note that in the case of two players getting precisely the same stat, we will decide on a tie-breaker stat at our discretion.

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Dasrouse
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Posted 22 November 2013 - 03:23 PM

I did this last night or earlier this morning if you will. Around 0130 AM. It was fun, especially when the randoms were using mics and weren't douches either. I won by 2 points, I think I will keep doing this all weekend.

Pellegrini
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Posted 22 November 2013 - 03:40 PM

This is nice


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Posted 22 November 2013 - 03:43 PM

Based on a few of the playlist leaderboard scores already posted I hope R* has a vanity plate that reads 'I'm a Cheater' 

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LeSuede
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Posted 22 November 2013 - 03:43 PM

Sweet ! I do love the coast.


blk95ta
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Posted 22 November 2013 - 03:55 PM

i've tried twice to join the tournament playlist and both times i waited over 5 minutes frozen in the cloud before i dashboarded


alexabsolute
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Posted 22 November 2013 - 04:00 PM

Won't load for me

ivarblaauw
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Posted 22 November 2013 - 04:00 PM

it's buggy as sh*t! :S I can't join anything! :O


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Posted 22 November 2013 - 04:04 PM Edited by Dids, 22 November 2013 - 04:04 PM.

I had a comfortable lead overall going into round 7 of the playlist, loads of losers quit, next up a 4-8 team deathmatch with only 2 of us left.

 

Couldn't continue,


blk95ta
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Posted 22 November 2013 - 04:05 PM

I just got $2000 for being a good sport instead of $1000 as well.


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Posted 22 November 2013 - 04:27 PM

big woop


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Posted 22 November 2013 - 04:39 PM

Shabby dooby




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