GTA Online Articles RSS Feed | GameSkinny.com GTA Online RSS Feed on GameSkinny.com https://www.gameskinny.com/ en Launch Media Network GTA 5 Online: How to Migrate Your Character to PS5 and Xbox S, X https://www.gameskinny.com/hj9cw/gta-5-online-how-to-migrate-your-character-to-ps5-and-xbox-s-x https://www.gameskinny.com/hj9cw/gta-5-online-how-to-migrate-your-character-to-ps5-and-xbox-s-x Thu, 17 Mar 2022 11:46:16 -0400 Sergey_3847

You're going to want to know how to migrate your GTA Online character to PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X and S if you played the game on previous gen consoles.

Our guide will explain in detail how to migrate your character to PS5 and Xbox S | X in GTA Online. There are a few restrictions that players must be aware of before transferring their old save files, but the rest of the process is quite straightforward.

How to Migrate Your Character in GTA 5 Online

Upload Your Save Files

Before you can use your old save files on the new consoles, you will have to upload your data to the Rockstar cloud.

Note that you must be signed to the same Rockstar Games Social Club account on all devices. Otherwise, the transfer will not happen.

Follow these steps to upload your save data:

  1. Start GTA Online on PS4 or Xbox One
  2. Launch either Online mode or Story mode
  3. Select "Game" in the pause menu
  4. Go to "Upload Save Game" tab
  5. Select "Save Game" option
  6. Choose the file you wish to upload
  7. Confirm by pressing X or A
  8. Wait for the uploading to complete

Now your save files are stored on the Rockstar cloud, where they will be available for the next 90 days.

Download Your Save Files

Now you can transfer the uploaded save files to your new consoles. Once again you must be signed in to the same Rockstar Games Social Club account. Then, do the following:

  1. Start GTA Online on PS5 or Xbox S | X.
  2. Launch your Online game.
  3. Select your character from the "Migrate Profile" list.
  4. Confirm by pressing X or A.
  5. Wait for migrating profile data process to complete.

If you wish to continue playing in the Story mode, then do the following:

  1. Start GTA Online on PS5 or Xbox S | X.
  2. Launch the game in Story mode.
  3. Select "Game" in the pause menu.
  4. Go to "Download Save Game" tab.
  5. Select "Download Game" option.
  6. Choose the file you wish to download.
  7. Confirm by pressing X or A.
  8. Wait for the downloading to complete.

Choose Your Character

When all this has been done, there are a few things players need to keep in mind when starting to play GTA Online on PS5 or Xbox S | X.

When you start the game after the migration process, the game will ask you to choose your character. There are a few options:

  • Create a brand-new character with all the new Career Builder features.
  • Continue with an existing character that has been migrated, but without the Career Builder.
  • Overwrite an existing character, and start from scratch with $4,000,000 to your account.

If you want to continue playing with your old character, then by choosing it from the menu press X or A. Be careful not to press Square or X (on Xbox), or your character will be overwritten and you will lose your save files, which can not be recovered anymore.

Troubleshooting

You could also face some issues while trying to migrate your character to the new consoles. Here's how you can deal with them:

Freezing/Black Screen

If your console freezes during the migrating process or the screen simply goes black, then just wait a bit longer. Do not restart or turn off your console, as this may corrupt your save files, and you will lose them permanently.

Just wait for as long as needed, and the console should unfreeze and continue with the character migration.

Error During Migration

It is possible that players may face certain errors when trying to migrate, resulting in failed attempts to transfer their character.

The most plausible reason is that players have been using cheats on their character before, and thus will not be able to transfer their data to the new consoles.

If you haven't been using any cheats, and you're still getting errors, then address this issue at Rockstar Support webpage.

Incompatibilities

Here is a list of platforms that allow to migrate save data:

  • PS4 to PS5
  • PS4 to Xbox Series S | X
  • Xbox One to Xbox Series S | X
  • Xbox One to PS5

Here is a list of platforms that are incompatible for save data migration:

  • PC to PS5
  • PC to Xbox Series S | X
  • PS3 to PS5
  • PS3 to Xbox Series S | X
  • Xbox 360 to Xbox Series S | X
  • Xbox 360 to PS5

Can't Migrate Two or More Characters

That is correct! You can transfer only one character on one account, and you will not be able to migrate two or more characters on the same account.

You also can't migrate characters between your different accounts.

Related guides

Now you know how to migrate your character to PS5 and Xbox S | X in GTA 5 Online. For more GTA Online tips and tricks articles, be sure to visit our dedicated hub page.

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GTA 5 Online: How to Register as a VIP https://www.gameskinny.com/9frxr/gta-5-online-how-to-register-as-a-vip https://www.gameskinny.com/9frxr/gta-5-online-how-to-register-as-a-vip Thu, 23 Dec 2021 08:55:41 -0500 Gavin Burtt

If you register as a VIP in GTA 5 Online, you will receive many of the same abilities as if you were to register as a CEO  but at a fraction of the price. These perks include being able to hire bodyguards, bribe authorities, buy certain properties, and much more.

Despite a long list of cool perks, taking the time to register as a VIP in GTA 5 is actually incredibly straightforward to do. In this guide, we'll walk you through it.

How to Register as a VIP in GTA 5 Online

To register as a VIP in GTA 5 Online is substantially cheaper than becoming a CEO. Unlike what it takes to register as a CEO, this process does not require that you own a million-dollar office. Instead, all that is required is that you have at least $50,000 in your bank account. 

When you become a CEO, you retain the position indefinitely. But when you register as a VIP, you only retain the status for four-hour periods, after which you must re-register. Luckily, it's a really quick process, so doing it routinely isn't all too bad.

Once you have your $50,000, open up your interaction menu and scroll to "SecuroServ". It's in this menu that you can register as a VIP, as well as name your organization.

After this is complete, you will have a new option in your menu, "SecuroServ VIP". This is where you can make VIP requests, such as requests for luxury vehicles or bodyguards.

If you're looking to register as a VIP and then as a CEO, all that you need to do is purchase an executive office from the Dynasty 8 Executive website on your in-game mobile device.

It will set you back $1,000,000 or more if you opt for a more expensive office, but this will allow you to permanently register as a CEO. Not only will this kill the need to constantly re-register, but you'll be able to take on The Contract jobs.

That's all you need to know about how to register as a VIP in GTA 5 OnlineIt's a simple process with a huge payoff, and it's definitely worth doing every four hours until you can afford the CEO position. If you're interested in learning more about the countless things to do in GTA 5 Online, consider checking out our other GTA Online guides!

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GTA 5 Online: How to Get into a Solo Public Lobby https://www.gameskinny.com/pwi92/gta-5-online-how-to-get-into-a-solo-public-lobby https://www.gameskinny.com/pwi92/gta-5-online-how-to-get-into-a-solo-public-lobby Wed, 22 Dec 2021 07:45:59 -0500 Gavin Burtt

Wondering how to get into a solo public lobby in GTA 5 Online? Public lobbies are nothing short of utter and complete chaos, but those who are just trying to earn money and do some jobs in peace may prefer to not have to deal with other players.

Unfortunately, GTA 5 Online doesn't have a feature to make setting up a solo public lobby easy, but that doesn't mean it's not possible. In this guide, we'll walk you through how to get one set up.

How to Get into a Solo Public Lobby in GTA 5 Online

How to Set Up a Solo Public Lobby on Console

Getting into a solo public lobby on console requires you to pull some internet connection shenanigans with an Ethernet cable. If you don't have an Ethernet cable, you can replicate this process using two wireless connections. If you want to use a hotspot as your second connection to create a solo public lobby, make sure to start with your main wireless connection setup, then switch to the hotspot for the second step.

Boot up GTA 5 and jump into the story mode with your console connected via an Ethernet cable or wireless connection. Once in the game, unplug the Ethernet cable, or alternatively, the router. This will disconnect you from the internet, and you can then reconnect to a wireless connection (a hotspot works here).

Join a public lobby with your new connection and make a beeline to the nearest building that you own. This can be any property, including auto shops. Once you are inside, reconnect your Ethernet cable or swap back to your original wireless connection to kick other players from the lobby.

Give it a few seconds, and you will have a solo public lobby! However, it is not guaranteed that players will not join later on. In that case, you can repeat the process to isolate yourself in the lobby once again.

How to Set Up a Solo Public Lobby on PC

The process for getting into a solo public lobby on PC is much less involved than it is on console and involves some task manager play, as opposed to messing around with internet connections. It does start the same, however. Load into a public session and head into a property that you own.

Once inside your building, alt-tab out of the game and load up Task Manager. Hit "More details", then jump to the Performance tab; click "Open Resource Monitor". Find GTA5.exe in the active programs list.

Right-click the process, then choose "Suspend Process". Count to five, then right-click that same process and resume it. Tab back into GTA 5 Online and you will find yourself totally alone in a solo public lobby. 

That's all you need to know about how to get into a solo public lobby in GTA 5 Online, and with it, you won't need to deal with pesky griefers or watching your six as you complete jobs or sit AFK in the online game. If you're interested in learning more about GTA 5 Online, consider checking out our other guides in our guides hub!

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GTA 5 Online: How to Get the Stun Gun, Compact EMP Launcher https://www.gameskinny.com/vroma/gta-5-online-how-to-get-the-stun-gun-compact-emp-launcher https://www.gameskinny.com/vroma/gta-5-online-how-to-get-the-stun-gun-compact-emp-launcher Mon, 20 Dec 2021 12:54:30 -0500 Gavin Burtt

The Contract content update introduced a bevy of new content to GTA 5 Online, including a new collection of new vehicles, jobs, properties, and of course, weapons. Two of those are the Stun Gun and Compact EMP Launcher, both of which players are wondering how to get.

The taser-esque Stun Gun is essentially what it says on the tin, but the Compact EMP Launcher, similar to the Compact Grenade Launcher, fires EMP grenades that temporarily disable vehicles. In this GTA 5 guide, we'll walk you through the steps to attain both the Stun Gun and the Compact EMP Launcher.

How to Get the Stun Gun and Compact EMP Launcher in GTA 5 Online

Start The Contract DLC

Before either the Stun Gun or the Compact EMP Launcher can be purchased, you will need to start The Contracts DLC. Make sure you've downloaded the new 4GB patch to the game, then jump into a lobby to get started. If you've already started The Contract DLC, you can jump down to the next subheading.

To start this DLC, pull up your in-game smartphone, and open up the browser app. Surf your way onto the Dynasty8 Real Estate website, and press the Dynasty8 Executive option. On this page, you will need to select one of the available agency properties to purchase, setting you back a hefty $2,000,000 at least. Doing so will officially start The Contract DLC.

Now you're on your way to getting the Stun Gun and Compact EMP Launcher.

Purchase the Armory and Weapons

You're not done spending yet. Still at the Dynasty8 Executive mobile site, head to the optional extras section of the page, where you can buy upgrades for your agency. In here, you will need to drop $720,000 on an armory for your agency, so do so, then make your way to your new armory.

Inside the armory, speak with the requisitions officer to start your shopping spree. Combined, the Stun Gun and the Compact EMP Launcher will cost more than the armory, but the fun you can have with them is well worth it. You can find the Stun Gun under "Pistols" for $326,250

The Compact EMP Launcher, despite its small size, is found in the "Heavy Weapons" section of the store. This beast is a tad bit more expensive than the Stun Gun, costing $456,750. It's not exactly pocket change, but if you've got the money to throw down on an agency and armory, you should have no trouble making that money back.

That's just about everything you need to know about how to get the Stun Gun and Compact EMP Launcher in GTA 5 Online. If there's anything else you'd like to learn, consider checking out our other guides in our GTA 5 Online guides hub!

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GTA 5 Online Contract DLC: How to Get All New Cars https://www.gameskinny.com/0jbxa/gta-5-online-contract-dlc-how-to-get-all-new-cars https://www.gameskinny.com/0jbxa/gta-5-online-contract-dlc-how-to-get-all-new-cars Fri, 17 Dec 2021 14:33:32 -0500 Sergey_3847

Wondering how to get all of the new cars in the GTA 5 Online DLC update, The Contract? There are 17 to get in total. Some can be purchased right away, while others can only be unlocked by completing weekly events and certain missions.

This GTA 5 Online guide for The Contract DLC will explain how to get all new cars. It is important to note that there are only a few hypercars in The Contract DLC, which makes it one of the most affordable updates for all vehicle enthusiasts.

How to Get All New Cars in GTA 5 Online Contract DLC

All Purchasable New Cars

There are seven new cars that can be purchased from Legendary Motorsports or Southern San Andreas Super Autos right from the beginning.

Car Name
Manufacturer
Class/Type
Price
Astron Pfister SUV $1,580,000
Buffalo STX Bravado Muscle Car $2,150,000
Champion Dewbauchee Super Car $2,995,000
Cinquemila Lampadati Luxury Sedan $1,740,000
Deity Enus Luxury Sedan $1,845,000
Ignus Pegassi Hyper Car $2,765,000
Jubilee Enus SUV $1,650,000

 

All New Mission Cars in The Contract

Vapid Youga Custom

  • Class/Type: Civilian Van

This van is based on the Ford Econoline cargo van featured during the end of the "Short Trip" mission. It belongs to Lamar Davis, the owner of LD Organics business.

Unfortunately, the vehicle gets burned down at the end of the mission, when Lamar drives it right into the Tequi-La-La nightclub at Vinewood. But now you can restore it to its former glory.

Maibatsu Mule

  • Class/Type: Commercial Box Truck

This cargo truck appears throughout The Contract DLC, typically around nightclubs and delivery spots.

All New Event Weeks Cars in The Contract

The rest of the vehicles will be unlocked each during the upcoming event weeks.

Car Name
Manufacturer
Class/Type
Comet S2 Cabrio Pfister Spyder Car
Reever Western Motorcycle Company Custom Bike
Shinobi Nagasaki Sport Bike
Zeno Överflöd Hyper Car
Baller ST Gallivanter SUV
Granger 3600LX Declasse SUV
I-Wagen Obey SUV
Patriot Mil-Spec Mammoth SUV

 

Related guides:

Now you know how to get all new cars in GTA 5 Online Contract DLC. For more GTA Online tips and tricks articles, be sure to visit our dedicated hub page.

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GTA 5 Online: How to Start The Contract DLC https://www.gameskinny.com/oo9vg/gta-5-online-how-to-start-the-contract-dlc https://www.gameskinny.com/oo9vg/gta-5-online-how-to-start-the-contract-dlc Fri, 17 Dec 2021 07:17:33 -0500 Gavin Burtt

The Contract DLC has released for GTA 5 Online, bringing yet another swath of action-packed missions to the title that has dominated the test of time. The Contract DLC update is free to download for anyone who owns the game and introduces plenty of new characters, properties, jobs, vehicles and more to the online experience. In this guide, we'll explain how to get it started.

How to Start The Contract DLC in GTA 5 Online

Before you can play, make sure you've downloaded the required 4GB patch that includes all of the new content. Once it is fully installed, load up GTA 5 and jump into an online lobby.

Once your character is loaded in, you can begin The Contract missions with just a little bit of prep work, though it will require you to throw down an absolute boatload of cash. Pull out your in-game phone and open up your internet browser. Navigate to Money and Services, then to the Dynasty 8 Executive website.

Here, you will have the ability to purchase an agency. There are four new agencies to buy, the cheapest of which costs $2,010,000. Depending on how much time you've put into GTA 5 Online, this may be chump change to you. If you're short on cash, these missions aren't going anywhere, so hit the streets and start making some money.

Once you have an agency purchased and owned, you are free to start taking up some jobs. To launch them, head to your agency to meet Franklin, who will ask that you get started on Contracts. Before you can start these jobs, you'll need to set yourself as the CEO of the business. Luckily, this is incredibly easy, but expensive to do in GTA 5 Online.

You'll need to own an office before you can register as a CEO, and Maze Bank West, the cheapest option, will set you back $1,000,000. Like the agency, you can purchase offices from the Dynasty 8 Executive website. Pick one you'd like and make the buy. We're almost done.

Open up the interaction menu and scroll to SecuroServ, where you'll have the option to register as a CEO. Because you have yourself an office, you can do this with just that click. Now, head to your agency and sit down at your office laptop, from which you can take on The Contract jobs.

It's a bit expensive, but not too involved to jump into the new GTA 5 Online missions with The Contract DLC. If you're interested in learning more about GTA 5 Online, we've got plenty of other guides to check out in our guides hub!

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How to Play Tiny Racers in GTA 5 https://www.gameskinny.com/3wkpz/how-to-play-tiny-racers-in-gta-5 https://www.gameskinny.com/3wkpz/how-to-play-tiny-racers-in-gta-5 Mon, 06 Sep 2021 10:15:15 -0400 Gavin Burtt

Tiny Racers is one of GTA Online's many adversary modes, added into the game as part of the Cunning Stunts: Special Vehicle Circuit update in April of 2017.

This particular game mode brings back the bird's eye view of classic Grand Theft Auto, with all the chaos of GTA 5 races you know and love. But fall too far behind and your car will combust. This guide will walk you through getting this type of race up and running.

How to Play Tiny Racers in GTA 5

To begin, pause the game and scroll over to the Online tab, then choose Play Job. Select Rockstar Created, then Adversary Mode to reveal a long list of game modes to play from. This list is ordered alphabetically, so scroll down to the T's to find Tiny Racers. There will be seven in total to choose from.

GTA 5 Tiny Racers Modes

These seven races are detailed here, so choose whichever one seems most interesting to you. Each will required two to four players to start, and all take place on floating raceways above Los Santos:

  • Tiny Racers I: Takes place above Downtown and uses the Dinka Jester.
  • Tiny Racers II: Above Vespucci Beach, every player in this race will use the Karin Kuruma.
  • Tiny Racers III: This race is over Sandy Shores, and racers use the BF Injection.
  • Tiny Racers IV: Over Elysian Island, players use the Pfister Comet Retro Custom.
  • Tiny Racers V: Players each race an Obey Omnis, over the Los Santos International Airport.
  • Tiny Racers VI: Takes place over Mount Chiliad and uses the Declasse Drift Tampa.
  • Tiny Racers VII: Uses the BF Bifta and takes place over a large area of Los Santos.

Simply select whichever race you think sounds the most fun and confirm that you want to start that job. You will be put into a lobby and once you have enough players for the race to begin, you'll be put onto the track.

Now, the objective isn't to beat the other players to the finish line. Instead, you want to be the last man standing by destroying all of the other racers.

You can make use of powerups spread out through the course, similar to kart racing games, to kill your opponents. Alternatively, you can get someone to fall so far behind the leader that they get automatically blown up as a result. Don't let that be you, though.

GTA 5 Tiny Racers Powerups

There are seven powerups in Tiny Racers:

  • Bomb: The bomb powerup can be dropped behind you, and after it detonates, will destroy any nearby vehicles.
  • Rocket: Rockets can be fired either forward or backward in a straight line and will obliterate anything they contact.
  • Turrets: Two turrets will be mounted to the front of the vehicle for five seconds, inflicting damage on anything you hit.
  • Control Reversal: The braking/acceleration controls of all other races will be switched for ten seconds.
  • Nagasaki Shotaro: Your vehicle will be transformed into a Nagasaki Shotaro bike for five seconds, leaving a trail of light behind you that will destroy anyone who crashes into it, like in Deadline.
  • BF Ramp Buggy: Your vehicle will transform into a BF Ramp Buggy, meaning any vehicle you ram from behind will be launched upward and can be thrown off-course.
  • Ruiner 2000: Your vehicle is transformed into a Ruiner 2000 and you have full control of its functions, such as the parachute and rockets, for ten seconds.

Being the last man standing will net you a single point, and the tracker in the bottom right will show you how many points are needed to win.

This is certainly one of GTA 5's most unique game modes, and offers triple cash and RP at the time of writing this. While this mode isn't going anywhere, it's definitely worth playing ASAP anyway. Check out our other GTA 5 guides here on GameSkinny.

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GTA 5 Online: All Shipwreck Locations Guide https://www.gameskinny.com/djhrq/gta-5-online-all-shipwreck-locations-guide https://www.gameskinny.com/djhrq/gta-5-online-all-shipwreck-locations-guide Mon, 06 Sep 2021 09:10:46 -0400 Sergey_3847

Rockstar continues surprising players with new additions to the Los Santos Tuners update for GTA Online. This time players have the chance to collect a loot chest from a shipwreck each day. There are 30 possible locations for the shipwrecks and this guide will provide you with all shipwreck locations in GTA Online.

The chests generate in one of the thirty locations every day without any pattern. You can use the same method as with the exotic exports cars and take an airplane to quickly fly over all 30 possible locations.

When you approach the shipwreck, you will hear a specific sound indicating that you're close.

GTA Online Shipwreck Location 1

The first shipwreck appears in the south of the map at the Elysian Island. Go to the very end of the bridge and find it near a rock.

GTA Online Shipwreck Location 2

Move to the eastern side of the Los Santos International Airport. The shipwreck sits deep in the sandy shore.

GTA Online Shipwreck Location 3

Another one can be seen amidst some discarded parts in the western area of Los Santos International Airport.

GTA Online Shipwreck Location 4

Move upwards to the Watchtower at the very edge of the Pacific ocean shore.

GTA Online Shipwreck Location 5

A bit to the north, there is a pier with a massive bridge. This shipwreck sits on the sandy shore right next to it.

GTA Online Shipwreck Location 6

In the north of the Pacific Bluffs area, you will notice a pile of black rocks that accommodate another shipwreck.

GTA Online Shipwreck Location 7

On the western edge of the map, you will find another ship at the Banham Canyon area.

GTA Online Shipwreck Location 8

Now go to the shores of the Chumash coastal town, where you will see another ship among the rocks.

GTA Online Shipwreck Location 9

The next one can be found at Lago Zancudo, at the foot of the coastal mountain.

GTA Online Shipwreck Location 10

Move westwards along the Zancudo river until you reach a dilapidated wooden bridge. You'll see another shipwreck nearby.

GTA Online Shipwreck Location 11

Further up north of the Zancudo river is another location with a ship stuck between trees and rocks.

GTA Online Shipwreck Location 12

Then, go back to the Chumash coastline and follow it to the edge until you reach a giant black boulder for another shipwreck.

GTA Online Shipwreck Location 13

This one will require you to explore the Paleto Cove. The ship can be seen wrecked in the pile of rocks.

GTA Online Shipwreck Location 14

After the cove move upwards to the Paleto Forest. This one is hidden in the trees, so pay close attention.

GTA Online Shipwreck Location 15

On the northernmost edge of the map, find a cliff at Paleto Bay and look at the bottom of it for a broken ship.

GTA Online Shipwreck Location 16

In the southern area of Paleto Bay, locate a wooden fence with a shipwreck right next to it.

GTA Online Shipwreck Location 17

Now head towards sandy shores at Blaine County, and search for the remnants of a ship amidst the rocks.

GTA Online Shipwreck Location 18

Head along the Procopio Beach in the western direction, until you catch a glimpse of a ship in the bushes.

GTA Online Shipwreck Location 19

Enter the unnamed territory further to the south. You should see another ship on the shore.

GTA Online Shipwreck Location 20

This one can be found at the foot of Mount Gordo, at the very edge of the sandy shore.

GTA Online Shipwreck Location 21

After that, climb the San Chianski mountain and you should see the submerged boat from above.

GTA Online Shipwreck Location 22

In the southern part of the San Chianski mountain range is another shipwreck in the rocks.

GTA Online Shipwreck Location 23

Once gain, move downwards the mountains of San Chainski and look out for a boat in the water.

GTA Online Shipwreck Location 24

When you're out of the San Chianski mountain range, you should see the next one sitting on the rocky beach.

GTA Online Shipwreck Location 25

Move southwards to another nameless rocky beach along the Pacific shoreline.

GTA Online Shipwreck Location 26

You'll find this one on the very edge of a small peninsula stretching out into the ocean.

GTA Online Shipwreck Location 27

Locate a tunnel at the location indicated by the marker on the map above. A shipwreck should be seen at the entrance of this tunnel.

GTA Online Shipwreck Location 28

Now, relocate to a small island further down south. Search for the ship at the lowest part of the isle.

GTA Online Shipwreck Location 29

Enter the Palomino Highlands of Los Santos County and locate a boat sitting on the rocky beach.

GTA Online Shipwreck Location 30

The last shipwreck can be found amidst wooden spikes on the shores of Cypress Flats.

Rewards

Each chest will contain the following rewards:

  • $20,000
  • 2,000 RP

If you collect the first seven chests, they will also contain outfit scraps, which can be combined into a new Frontier Outfit for your character.

Those are all shipwreck locations in GTA Online. For more GTA Online tips and tricks articles, be sure to visit our dedicated hub page.

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How to Get the Ubermacht Cypher in GTA Online https://www.gameskinny.com/ebwln/how-to-get-the-ubermacht-cypher-in-gta-online https://www.gameskinny.com/ebwln/how-to-get-the-ubermacht-cypher-in-gta-online Fri, 03 Sep 2021 10:30:11 -0400 Gavin Burtt

In the recent Los Santos Tuners DLC for GTA Online, the Los Santos Car Meet was introduced as a place for players to race, complete missions and challenges, as well as earn weekly prize rides.

This week's prize ride is the Ubermacht Cypher, and is redeemable completely at the low, low price of free for all players. This guide will walk you through how to claim your Ubermacht Cypher.

GTA Online: How to Get the Ubermacht Cypher

To start, you will need to make your way to the Los Santos Car Meet, which is located at the Pißwasser Warehouse on Popular Street in La Mesa, near the La Mesa Police Station. Head inside the car meet, then open up the interaction menu and select "LS Car Meet" at the top of the list.

Scroll down to "Prize Ride Challenge", where it will tell you what you need to do in order to win the prize ride. This challenge is the same for all players, requiring you to place first in five street race series races. It must be a street race; neither sprint races nor pursuit races will suffice.

To do a street race, talk with the organizer inside the Los Santos Car Meet and sign up for one. Doing this will immediately put you into a matchmaking lobby, which should fill up rather quickly. Once it has, you will be able to pick a vehicle to race with, and then it will begin.

As stated before, you will need to win five street races in total. This is pretty demanding, and will take some serious driving skill to place first against your matchmade opponents, but keep trying until you've got the five victories under your belt.

Once you have all five wins, re-enter the car meet and open up the Prize Ride Challenge section in the interaction menu, then claim your prize ride, the Ubermacht Cypher.

Earning the car in this way will save you a whopping $1,550,000, so it's pretty cool of Rockstar to dish this new car out for free. If you'd like to learn about the many things to do at the Los Santos Car Meet, be sure to check out our GTA Online guide hub.

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How to Get the GTA 5 Online Pirate Frontier Outfit https://www.gameskinny.com/ja2e2/how-to-get-the-gta-5-online-pirate-frontier-outfit https://www.gameskinny.com/ja2e2/how-to-get-the-gta-5-online-pirate-frontier-outfit Thu, 02 Sep 2021 10:14:34 -0400 Jonathan Moore

Argh, mateys. There's a new pirate outfit available in GTA 5 Online, and if you're here, you're wondering how to get it. The swashbuckling frontier attire was introduced in the Shipwrecks on the Shore update, and putting the ensemble together requires quite a bit of salvage work on your part. 

The TL;DR is that the GTA 5 Online pirate frontier outfit comes in seven different pieces, and you'll need to find various shipwrecks scattered around the map and open treasure chests to get them.

Not every cache contains a piece of the outfit, though you'll get other rewards — $20,000 and 2,000 RP each — for your efforts if not. We'll have a whole guide on how to find all 30 shipwrecks very soon and will link it here. 

Per Rockstar, "only one shipwreck can be found per day [and] you can track whether you've found today's shipwreck via the Daily Collectibles section of the Interaction Menu."

You can change into the pirate frontier outfit just like you change into any other piece of attire in GTA 5 Online: either in the clothing store or your wardrobe. And that's that. For more, consider giving our other GTA Online guides a look! 

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Where is the Impound Lot in GTA 5? https://www.gameskinny.com/riqfz/where-is-the-impound-lot-in-gta-5 https://www.gameskinny.com/riqfz/where-is-the-impound-lot-in-gta-5 Thu, 19 Aug 2021 15:54:41 -0400 Gavin Burtt

If you've been engaging in illegal activities in GTA 5 — and let's face it, you have — there's a chance the police have seized your personal vehicle. This can happen whenever you are killed by police while your vehicle is nearby, or if you abandon it for too long. In either case, it's getting towed and going right to the LSPD impound lot.

There's a pretty good chance that you want your personal vehicle back, but you'll need to know where the impound lot is in GTA 5 in order to get it back. Not to mention what it takes to get your vehicle out.

It's important that you get this done quickly, especially if your vehicle is uninsured. The police will destroy the vehicle if it sits too long.

GTA 5 Impound Lot Location

It can be a bit tricky to find the impound lot in the massive city of Los Santos, but this map marker should definitely help you out:

If your personal vehicle has been taken, then you can also find the impound lot by looking for your personal vehicle on the map. It is at the corner of Innocence Boulevard and Roy Lowenstein Boulevard in South Los Santos, and is directly beside the Davis Police Station.

Now that you've found the impound lot, if you're looking to reclaim your vehicle, you'll need to pay a fee of $250. If you've been active in GTA 5, then $250 should be next to nothing for you, but in case you're just starting out, you could just steal it.

If you do just want to steal it, hop the fence into the impound lot and drive your personal vehicle straight out. You will be given an automatic two-star wanted level and the cops will be right on your tail. If you can make a clean getaway, the vehicle is yours to keep. If not, they'll just impound it again. Once you have your vehicle out, it will be in the exact same condition it was impounded with.

If you fail to get your vehicle out in time, the police will have it crushed. Those who had the vehicle insured are in luck, as they can still reclaim their personal vehicle by calling up Mors Mutual Insurance. If it wasn't insured, then unfortunately, your vehicle is gone.

Always make sure to keep your personal vehicle in a garage when you aren't using it. Illegal parking or abandonment will lead to it being placed in an impound lot, as will ticking off the LSPD. Now that you know where the Impound Lot is, though, you should be able to get it back if that happens.

If you found this guide helpful, check out our other GTA 5 guides here on GameSkinny.

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What are Business Battles in GTA 5? https://www.gameskinny.com/lqopo/what-are-business-battles-in-gta-5 https://www.gameskinny.com/lqopo/what-are-business-battles-in-gta-5 Thu, 19 Aug 2021 09:28:21 -0400 Gavin Burtt

Business Battles are one of the many types of Freemode Events available in GTA Online. Like all Freemode Events, these battles occur randomly in online sessions, provided at least three players are playing in the lobby.

They were added as part of the After Hours update, then expanded upon in the Los Santos summer special update. This guide will cover everything you need to know about participating in Business Battles.

A car meet in the desert in GTA Online with three sports cars.

Business Battles pit players against each other as they race to steal different kinds of cargo for their Nightclub Warehouse, where you keep any cargo you steal successfully. Players not affiliated with any organizations or clubs can still partake in Business Battles, though they instead deliver the cargo to a random garage in exchange for cash and reputation points, with potential bonuses depending on how quickly you perform the heist.

There are 12 mission types:

  • Car Meet: Steal a specific vehicle from an active car meet, guarded by armed NPCs.
  • Showroom: Steal a vehicle containing cargo from Simeon's dealership, and complete a hacking minigame.
  • Assassination: Take out six targets and retrieve cargo.
  • Vehicle Export: Steal a Mamba being transported by a truck, using explosives to open the truck, with the Mamba containing valuable cargo that you must return to the Nightclub garage.
  • Parked Cars: Find and hijack a parked car in a parking garage using a photo of its last known location.
  • Pick-Up: Intervene in a battle between rival factions, robbing them of two duffel bags of cargo.
  • Mercenary/Gang Assault: Steal and deliver a car guarded by Merryweather Security in exchange for goods.
  • Merryweather Drop: Clear out an area patrolled by Merryweather Security, then collect and ignite a flare within the area to signal a cargo plane that drops crates in that location.
  • Joyrider: Retrieve packages in a weaponized vehicle stolen by gang members. The vehicle can be destroyed.
  • Police Station: Go to one of Los Santos' many police stations to hack a computer and determine the location of a vehicle you must steal.
  • Aircraft Carrier Assault: Go to the aircraft carrier in the southeast corner of the ocean via a dinghy, and steal eight weapons packages on the carrier.
  • Factory Raid: Hack the security at a specified factory location, fight off a wave of enemies, and retrieve eight packages.

How to Start a Business Battle in GTA Online

Three fighter jets taking off from an aircraft carrier in the ocean.

At 0:00, 6:00, 12:00, and 18:00 hours in-game time, a random Freemode Event will become available. One day in GTA Online is equivalent to one hour of real-time, so a new event becomes available every 15 minutes, assuming there is a minimum of three players in a lobby, all of whom must not be doing Freemode missions at that time.

When an event begins, all players will be notified. To partake in a Business Battle, you will need to first wait for one to begin as a random Freemode Event.

Business Battles and other Freemode Events are among the best and most fun ways to earn cash and reputation in GTA Online, so hop into a lobby with a handful of friends and try to tackle all 12 unique battles as they come. Rockstar has added new battles in previous updates, as well as held special holiday battles in the past, and it's likely we'll get to see some more. Keep an eye out.

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The Most Customizable Cars in GTA 5 https://www.gameskinny.com/qczef/the-most-customizable-cars-in-gta-5 https://www.gameskinny.com/qczef/the-most-customizable-cars-in-gta-5 Wed, 18 Aug 2021 11:26:26 -0400 Sergey_3847

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Annis Savestra

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  • Type: Classic Sportscar
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  • Price: $990,000
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Savestra is well known for its perfect traction. But many players also choose this cool sports car for its deep customization pool, which includes:

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  • 7x Rear Bumpers
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  • 9x Chassis
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  • 4x Engines
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  • 6x Exhausts
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  • 8x Fenders
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  • 13x Grilles
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  • 7x Hoods
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  • 11x Liveries
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  • 5x Mirrors
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  • 5x Plates
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  • 10x Spoilers
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  • 4x Suspension
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  • 4x Transmission
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  • 4x Windows
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Those are the most cutomizable cars in GTA 5. For more GTA 5 tips and tricks articles, be sure to visit our dedicated hub page.

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Annis Hellion

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Street cars are not always the best option in GTA 5. That's why having an offroad option for wilder terrain is a much better idea.

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Hellion is an excellent vehicle, which is based on Nissan Patrol Safari Y60. It's got some fantastic engine modifications that can make it traverse even the most extreme roads. All-in-all, you can customize these parts:

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  • 11 Rear Bumpers
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  • 4x Engines
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  • 11x Liveries
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  • 4x Roofs
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  • 10x Skirts
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  • 5x Transmission
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  • 4x Window Plates
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  • 4x Windows
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BF Club

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Club may not look very attractive at first sight, but this little buddy can show some serious competition on the road. It is considered one of the best compact cars in GTA 5 due to its high acceleration speed and almost flawless handling.

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  • 10x Bodywork
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  • 4x Brakes
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  • 9x Front Bumpers
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  • 6x Rear Bumpers
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  • 4x Engines
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  • 10x Exhausts
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  • 3x Fenders
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  • 6x Headlight Covers
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  • 9x Hoods
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  • 15x Liveries
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  • 5x Plates
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  • 6x Roofs
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  • 11x Spoilers
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  • 7x Sunstrips
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  • 5x Suspension
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  • 4x Transmission
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  • 4x Windows
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Vapid Dominator GTX

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Dominator is a favorite of many GTA 5 players, not only due to its immense number of modifications, but also because of the design that strongly resembles the classic Ford Mustang.

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  • 5x Front Bumpers
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  • 6x Brace Bars
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  • 4x Engine Tunes
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  • 11x Exhausts
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  • 6x Fenders
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  • 11x Grilles
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  • 17x Hoods
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  • 5x Plates
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  • 4x Rear Panels
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  • 20x Roofs
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  • 15x Skirts
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  • 18x Spoilers
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  • 5x Suspension
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  • 4x Transmission
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  • 4x Windows
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Maibatsu Penumbra FF

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This one is an almost direct interpretation of Mitsubishi Eclipse, a staple sports car over the last 30 years. The list of customizable parts and their quantity in Maibatsu Penumbra FF is one of the highest in GTA 5:

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  • 11x Front Bumpers
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  • 9x Rear Bumpers
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  • 4x Engines
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  • 10x Exhausts
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  • 13x Front Seats
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  • 14x Hoods
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  • 13x Liveries
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  • 3x Mirrors
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  • 5x Plates
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  • 7x Roofs
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  • 16x Skirts
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  • 17x Splitters
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  • 23x Spoilers
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  • 5x Sunstrips
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  • 5x Suspension
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  • 4x Transmission
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  • 4x Windows
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Dinka Blista Kanjo

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Apparently Rockstar really loves Hondas, as this vehicle has a set of totally unique customizations. The Blista Kanjo is an amalgamation of four different Honda vehicles, but primarily of Honda Civic Type R EK9 model.

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  • 4x Engines
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  • 7x Roofs
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  • 8x Skirts
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  • 19x Spoilers
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  • 5x Trunks
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Karin 190z

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Karin 190z is a hybrid of two vehicles: Nissan S30 and Toyota 2000GT. This car is one of the most customizable vehicles in GTA 5 with a huge selection of modifications, such as:

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  • 10x Brace Bars
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  • 10x Engine Details
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  • 10x Neon Kits
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  • 13x Mirrors
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  • 5x Plates
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  • 22x Spoilers
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All vehicles can be customized in GTA 5 to a certain extent. Things like engines and brakes can be optimized or replaced to make any car more efficient on the road. But how about modifications that change the look of your car and make it really stand out from the rest?

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This guide lists the most customizable cars in Grand Theft Auto 5. Here we'll go over the cars that have the highest number of modifiable parts, both interior and exterior. Some of these cars have so many options that you will be in awe of all the possible changes you could do to them.

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GTA 5 Online All Bank Locations https://www.gameskinny.com/hsh51/gta-5-online-all-bank-locations https://www.gameskinny.com/hsh51/gta-5-online-all-bank-locations Mon, 16 Aug 2021 10:04:11 -0400 Gavin Burtt

One of the main attractions to GTA Online are the numerous online heists. While not all of these heists take place in actual banks, a fair amount of them do, meaning you need to know where the banks are in GTA 5 Online to take part in bank heists.

Most of the banks in the game (like most buildings in Los Santos) are based off of real banking buildings in Los Angeles. Their real-life counterparts aren't quite as important to us, though.

Much like LA, there are lots of banks to check out in the wide world of Los Santos. 20 to be exact. Not all of these banks are accessible, or really worth checking out, but they're all at least worth a mention. There are also some exclusively online banks that you can access on your phone in-game, though this guide will focus on the physical structures located around Los Santos.

All Bank Locations in GTA 5 Online

Fleeca

There are seven locations of Fleeca branch banks. 

  1. Legion Square on Vespucci Boulevard, in the Pillbox Hill neigbourhood.
  2. On Boulevard Del Perro in Morningwood.
  3. At Hawick Avenue and Metero Street in Alta.
  4. Along Hawick Avenue, in Burton.
  5. Part of the Vespucci Mall in the Vespucci Canals, at the corner of South Rockford Drive and Palomino Avenue. This particular bank is not accessible.
  6. Along the Great Ocean Highway in Banham Canyon, Los Santos County.
  7. In Blaine County, on Route 68 in Harmony.
Kayton

The offices of the Kayton Banking Group are on the intersection of Vespucci Boulevard and Ginger Street, in Little Seoul. The offices are within the Arirang Plaza. The Kayton Towers are three 15-story buildings, also located in Little Seoul, on San Andreas Avenue and Movie Star Way.

Lombank

Lombank has two main office locations, plus three smaller branch locations. The main office buildings, Lombank West and Lombank Tower, can be found at Boulevard Del Perro and Bay City Avenue, and Power Street and Vespucci Boulevard respectively.

Lombank West is in Del Perro, while Lombank Tower is downtown. The three smaller locations are:

  1. Enclosed by San Andreas Avenue, Ginger Street and Palomino Avenue in Little Seoul.
  2. In Rockford Hills, at the corner of South Boulevard Del Perro and Mad Wayne Thunder Drive.
  3. On Aguja Street in Vespucci Canals. This is the smallest location, and is part of a small strip mall.
Maze Bank

Maze Bank is likely the most recognizable branch name in GTA Online, thanks to the iconic Maze Bank tower, though some may not know of the other two branch locations.

Maze Bank West can be found in Del Perro, on Prosperity Street, and a smaller branch can be found on Bay City Avenue, also in Del Perro. The 96-story Maze Bank Tower, one of the tallest in the game, can be seen from miles away. It is located in Pillbox Hill, demarcated by Vespucci Boulevard, Alta Street, San Andreas Avenue, and Power Hill.

Pacific Standard Public Deposit Bank

The Pacific Standard Public Deposit Bank is located in Downtown Vinewood, on Vinewood Boulevard. This is a bank you will recognize from the Pacific Standard Job mission, and it is immediately identifiable by its large colorful banners above the entrance.

Penris

Penris has two locations in GTA Online. The first is in Downtwon Los Santos, on Swiss Street. It's hard to miss with its large eyeball-shaped logo at the peak of the building. The other location is along Marathon Avenue in Rockford Hills.

Union Depository

The Union Depository Tower is the lesser of the Pillbox Hill banking skyscrapers. It is found on Power Street, and is the location where "The Big Score" takes place in the campaign. It is a large glass building with a stone base.

Whether you're looking to scout out the area before a heist, or just looking to sightsee around Los Santos. This ever-expanding title has no shortage of content to check out, and these banks are a great place to start. Check out our other GTA Online guides to get a leg up over other players.

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How to Participate in a Client Job in GTA 5 Online https://www.gameskinny.com/d3q8w/how-to-participate-in-a-client-job-in-gta-5-online https://www.gameskinny.com/d3q8w/how-to-participate-in-a-client-job-in-gta-5-online Fri, 13 Aug 2021 10:16:06 -0400 Gavin Burtt

Daily objectives in GTA 5 Online are one of the best ways to earn additional reputation points and cash. They also provide further incentive to play game modes that you may not know even exist.

One recurring daily objective that is reoccurring requires you to participate in a client job, though it isn't immediately obvious how to do that or what those are. This guide will walk you through it.

If you'd like to complete that pesky daily objective, you'll need to make a few pretty expensive purchases first. It is required that you own the Terrorbyte expedition truck to participate in client jobs.

The Terrorbye is the large, black, armored command truck that is also referred to as the "Hacker Truck". It can cost anywhere between $1,372,000 and $3,459,500, depending on the customizations, and is purchasable at Warstock Cache and Carry.

This vehicle is required for client jobs, as its touchscreen panel is what you use in order to take on client jobs. First, you'll need to summon the Terrorbyte through your interaction menu, bringing the vehicle to you.

Enter it and navigate towards "The Nerve Center", which is the touchscreen panel. Contact Paige Harris, who is one of the hackers you may remember from the online heists. Paige will brief you on the jobs and you can choose to do any one of the six available.

The six jobs are:

  • Robbery in Progress
  • Data Sweep
  • Targeted Data
  • Diamond Shopping
  • Collectors Pieces
  • Deal Breaker

Each of these jobs will net you around $30k, so it will be a decent grind to make back the money you spent to purchase the Terrorbyte.

The final two jobs listed can only be done with other players, while the other four can be done solo. It's advised to avoid the ones that require a group, as the money will be split between everyone, giving you a significantly smaller payout.

These jobs will require you to perform small heists or hacks, then deliver the goods and data to given locations for the $30k rewards. Client jobs will become quicker means of making profit with practice, as you can repeat these jobs daily. These client jobs double as earning you money from the job itself, as well as rewards for completing the daily objective, making this one of the best ways to "legally" earn money in GTA Online. 

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How to do Pursuit Races in GTA 5 Online https://www.gameskinny.com/6i385/how-to-do-pursuit-races-in-gta-5-online https://www.gameskinny.com/6i385/how-to-do-pursuit-races-in-gta-5-online Tue, 10 Aug 2021 09:55:37 -0400 Gavin Burtt

The latest update to GTA Online, Los Santos Tuners, has introduced a few new race types, missions, challenges, and more. One of these new race types is Pursuit Races, and you may be wondering how to do them.

Pursuit Races are series that combine cop chases with street races, incorporating LSPD cruisers hot on your tail as you race other players. 

How to Unlock Pursuit Races

 A police SUV and patrol car stop a red sports car.

To start a Pursuit Race, you need to unlock them by reaching Reputation Level 5. Reputation is a new level system introduced in Los Santos Tuners and is increased by participating in events and activities at the Los Santos Car Meet.

To reach Level 5, you need 550 Reputation Points. Simply being in the Los Santos Car Meet will earn you 150 Reputation Points per hour passively, and you can earn additional points for taking part in races, win or lose. Once you hit Level 5, you'll get a notification that you have unlocked Pursuit Races.

How to Start a Pursuit Race

To start a Pursuit Race, open your map and scroll through the icons on the right until you get to the race icon. Click it to highlight all of the race locations on your map. Find a Pursuit Race and set it as your waypoint, then head over to it to set up your race.

When you initiate a race, the lobby will open for other players to join, with a maximum lobby size of 16. Four players are required to start. Once the lobby is filled up or the countdown has run down, the race will begin.

Pursuit Races are a bit abnormal compared to your standard GTA Online races, as checkpoints are incredibly spaced out, and you can take any path you choose to reach them.

The Reputation Points you earn from a race depend on how many players are competing and on what place you finish in. Placing near the top will give you more points if there are a lot of players in the race, while coming near-last will give you fewer if there are lots of players. Regardless, you are guaranteed between five and 100 points every race.

Despite being released eight years ago, GTA Online continues to get routinely updated with new content, and the Los Santos Tuners update does not disappoint. Go give these Pursuit Races a try, and be prepared for pure chaos in these series.

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How to do Sprint Races in GTA 5 Online https://www.gameskinny.com/4b2tq/how-to-do-sprint-races-in-gta-5-online https://www.gameskinny.com/4b2tq/how-to-do-sprint-races-in-gta-5-online Fri, 06 Aug 2021 17:20:43 -0400 Gavin Burtt

GTA 5 Online Sprint Races are a new type of race added as part of the Los Santos Tuners content update in late July. A sprint race is quite different from a normal race.

For one, it takes place through an active Los Santos. You'll navigate around traffic and pedestrians on your way to the finish. It also doesn't have checkpoints like your standard GTA race does. You simply need to get to the end the quickest way possible, taking any route you like.

A yellow sports car readies for a race in front of a steel horse statue.

How to Start Sprint Races

Setting up sprint races in GTA Online is easy enough. First, head to your garage and grab a personal vehicle. Choose a vehicle that is fast and has good handling.

Drive out to the Los Santos Car Meet at the Pißwasser warehouse, which is across the street from the Pißwasser factory in La Mesa in the southeast area of Los Santos. You will hear the sounds of revving engines as you approach the complex.

Car meet location map.

Once inside the building, open up the interaction menu and select "Sprint." This will create the lobby for the sprint race. Once one person has joined, a 30-second countdown timer will appear. Anyone that joins within those 30 seconds will participate in the race  up to four players total  but if no one joins, it'll be just you and one other person.

Once either the lobby is filled or the countdown hits zero, you will be teleported to the starting point at the tractor parts warehouse, north of the Los Santos Car Meet.

How to Win a Sprint Race in GTA Online

The finish area is selected at random but will appear on your GPS. You can follow your GPS if you like, but if you think you know a shortcut, perhaps involving a stunt jump that you can use to cut across large portions of the map, then you can absolutely go your own way. 

Contact is mostly enabled in these types of races. You can collide with other racers, as well as vehicles in traffic, but other players in the server who are not participating in the race will not be able to touch you.

Race distances depend on which of the seven locations is selected, ranging from 1.46 miles to 3.9 miles. The prizes depend both on your position in the race, as well as the number of competitors. Every player, even those who come in last, will get RP:

  • Two players: 1st gets 40, 2nd gets 32
  • Three players: 1st gets 50, 2nd gets 40, 3rd gets 30
  • Four Players: 1st gets 60, 2nd gets 48, 3rd gets 36, 4th gets 30

Sprint Races are a great way to build up RP, learn the map, and accrue street racing talent. With all the information above, you should be ready to take them on in GTA Online.

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Highest Paying Jobs in GTA 5 Online 2021 https://www.gameskinny.com/e92r2/highest-paying-jobs-in-gta-5-online-2021 https://www.gameskinny.com/e92r2/highest-paying-jobs-in-gta-5-online-2021 Thu, 05 Aug 2021 12:07:43 -0400 Sergey_3847

Players have access to a massive number of paying jobs in GTA Online, but not all of them pay equally well. Time is money, after all. This guide will provide you with the list of the highest paying jobs in GTA Online for 2021.

In this guide we will go over the names of contractors, locations of the jobs, as well as earnings per minute. The most well paying jobs open up only after you reach level 50, so get going if you aren't there yet. You can complete most of these jobs in just a few minutes, but the payouts are huge.

Highest Paying Jobs in GTA 5 Online 2021

Extradition
  • Earnings per minute: $3,400
  • Unlocked at: Level 50

One of the first jobs given by Martin Madrazo is one of his longest, but it still pays more than most other jobs in the game. The mission takes place at Fort Zancudo.

Follow these steps to make money from Extradition job:

  1. ­Break into Fort Zancudo
  2. Kill the informant
  3. Report back to Madrazo
  4. Kill the district attorney
  5. Steal his briefcase
  6. Take the briefcase to Madrazo
The Parking Garage
  • Earnings per minute: $3,450
  • Unlocked at: Level 55

While you can complete all other jobs on this list in solo mode, the job from Lester Crest requires at least two players, but pays really well. This one takes place at Pillbox Hill.

Once you contact Lester Crest, do the following:

  1. Go to the specified parking lot
  2. Kill all the enemy targets
  3. Steal the papers
  4. Report back to Lester
Judging the Jury
  • Earnings per minute: $3,550
  • Unlocked at: Level 65

The second job from Martin Madrazo takes place in Los Santos. It is also one of his shortest jobs, too.

Here's what you need to do to complete Judging the Jury:

  1. Go to the specified location
  2. Kill all the jurors
  3. Run away from the cops
  4. Report back to Madrazo
Rooftop Rumble
  • Earnings per minute: $3,650
  • Unlocked at: Level 75

Here is another job from Martin Madrazo that can be done after Judging the Jury. This one takes place at Mission Row.

Rooftop Rumble consists of the following steps:

  1. Go to the parking lot at Mission Row
  2. Kill all the thugs known as The Professionals
  3. Steal the papers
  4. Bring the documents to Madrazo
Trash Talk
  • Dollars per minute: $3,700
  • Unlocked at: Level 81

This is the last contact mission in GTA Online that is given by Martin Madrazo, which takes place at El Burro Heights.

This job involves the following action sequence:

  1. Go to Madrazo's competitor at El Burro Heights
  2. Destroy the rival's garbage trucks
  3. Kill the competitor's thugs
  4. Chace and defeat the rival boss

Those are the highest paying jobs in GTA Online for 2021. For other GTA Online tips and tricks articles, be sure to visit our dedicated hub page.

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All GTA Online Signal Jammer Locations https://www.gameskinny.com/bzw2u/all-gta-online-signal-jammer-locations https://www.gameskinny.com/bzw2u/all-gta-online-signal-jammer-locations Mon, 02 Aug 2021 10:42:55 -0400 Sergey_3847

GTA Online players can make a hefty sum of money, unlock a new supporting character, and earn a lot of reputation by destroying 50 signal jammers scattered around the map. This guide will provide you with exact locations of all GTA Online signal jammers.

You can destroy signal jammers with any weapon of your choice, and each destroyed signal jammer will earn you $2,000 and 1,000 RP.

If you destroy all 50 signal jammers, you will make a total of $150,000, including the bonus $50,000, and unlock the Avi Schwartzman character.

GTA Online All 50 Signal Jammer Locations

The northern part of the map contains 18 signal jammer locations. Here they are:

  • Fort Zancudo — On top of the control tower
  • North Chumash, Blaine County — On the sign of the Hookies restaurant
  • Chiliad Mountain State Wilderness — On the top of the radio tower over Altruist Camp
  • Raton Canyon Bridge — On the side of the rail bridge over the Cassidy Creek
  • Paleto Bay — On top of the Clucking Bell Farms building
  • Procopio Truck Stop — On the rocket statue near Up-n-Atom Burger restaurant
  • Mount Gordo — On the broadcasting tower at the peak
  • El Gordo Lighthouse — On the chimney of the house
  • Grapeseed Avenue — On top of the LSDWP water deposit tower
  • Mount Chiliad — On the roof of the tramway station
  • Alamo Sea — On the roof of the house at the north pier
  • Sandy Shores — On top of the broadcasting tower near sheriff's station
  • Senora Freeway — On top of the Union Grain Supply Inc. storage silos
  • San Chianski Mountain Range — On top of the main pipe at Humane Labs and Research
  • Grand Senora Desert — On the You Tool sign of the shop
  • Bolingbroke Penitentiary — On top of the roof with satellite dishes
  • Grand Senora Desert — On the side of the broadcasting tower near Rebel Radio building
  • Route 68, Great Chaparral — Under the roof of the Hill Valley church

The southern part of the map contains 32 signal jammer locations, most of which can be found in the Los Santos city area. Here they are:

  • Tongva Hills, Los Santos County — On the top of the Marlowe Vineyards building
  • Chumash — On the side of the Great Ocean Highway footbridge
  • Kortz Drive, Pacific Bluffs — Inside the "O" letter of the Kortz Center sign
  • Vinewood Hills — On the side of the statue in front of the Gallileo Observatory
  • Mount Haan Drive — On top of the red antenna north of Vinewood sign
  • Grand Senora Desert — Inside the sign of the Stoner Cement Works building
  • San Chianski Mountain Range — On top of a wind turbine in the south of of RON Alternates Wind Farm
  • Senora Way — On the chimney of the Palmer-Taylor power station building
  • Palomino Freeway — Inside the sign of the Bishop's Chicken restaurant
  • Palomino Highlands — Under the roof of the NOOSE Headquarters building
  • Tataviam Mountains — On the side of the Land Act Dam building
  • Vinewood Hills — On top of the Vinewood Bowl building
  • Hawick, Vinewood — On top of the Badger building
  • Downtown Vinewood — On top of the Pacific Standard Public Deposit Bank building
  • Rockford Hills — On top of the City Hall building
  • West Vinewood — On top of the yellow crane near Eclipse Tower
  • West Eclipse Boulevard — Above the entrance of the Richman hotel
  • North Rockford Drive, Morningwood — On top of the Elgin House building
  • San Andreas Avenue, Del Perro — On top of the Clock Tower building
  • Pleasure Pier, Del Perro Pier — In the center of the ferris wheel
  • Puerto Del Sol, Vespucci — On top of the Vespucci helipad
  • Pillbox Hill — On top of the Arcadius Business Center building
  • Pillbox Hill — On the sign of the Hookah Palace building
  • Strawberry — On the sign of the Central Los Santos Medical Center building
  • Hawick Avenue, Hawick — On the Ban Windmills billboard on Popular Street
  • El Burro Heights — On top of the St. Fiacre Hospital building
  • East Los Santos — On top of the water deposit tower in Murrieta Oil Field
  • Port of Los Santos, San Andreas — On the side of a container ship at the north terminal
  • Cypress Flats — On top of the silo at Los Santos State Gas Company
  • La Puerta, Los Santos — On the sign of the Maze Bank Arena building
  • Port of Los Santos — On top of the Miriam Turner Overpass suspension bridge
  • Los Santos, San Andreas — On top of the Los Santos International Airport control tower

Those are all signal jammer locations in GTA Online. For more GTA Online tips and tricks articles, you can visit our dedicated hub page.

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What Cars Have Hydraulics in GTA Online https://www.gameskinny.com/sxv99/what-cars-have-hydraulics-in-gta-online https://www.gameskinny.com/sxv99/what-cars-have-hydraulics-in-gta-online Fri, 30 Jul 2021 09:35:29 -0400 Sergey_3847

Hydraulics were first introduced in the Lowriders update for GTA Online. But only a number of cars could be modified to be able to use hydraulics, and the installation could be done only in one location. This guide will provide you with the list of the cars that have hydraulics in GTA Online, as well as how to install and use them.

Cars with hydraulics have better suspension and allow you to be more flexible when driving on various types of terrain. If you haven't purchased the hydraulics for your cars yet, then this is a great time to do so.

GTA Online: What Cars Have Hydraulics

GTA 5 Benny's Original Motor Works

You can add hydraulics only to a certain number of cars in GTA Online. This procedure can be done only at Benny's Original Motor Works custom shop located at Strawberry, Los Santos (see the map above for exact location).

In order to modify your vehicle with hydraulics follow these steps:

  1. Open your Internet browser in-game
  2. Search for Benny's Original Motor Works website
  3. Choose the "Stock" option
  4. Purchase any vehicle you like
  5. Travel to the Benny's Original Motor Works shop in your new car
  6. Go to "Categories" menu
  7. Select "Hydraulics" option
  8. Purchase hydraulics for your new car

The price of the hydraulics ranges between $125,000 and $290,000.

The list of the cars that can have hydraulics is limited in GTA Online to the following models: 

  • Buccaneer Custom
  • Chino Custom
  • Faction Custom
  • Faction Custom Donk
  • Glendale Custom
  • Hermes
  • Manana Custom
  • Minivan Custom
  • Moonbeam Custom
  • Peyote Custom
  • Primo Custom
  • Sabre Turbo Custom
  • Slamvan Custom
  • Slamtruck
  • Tornado Custom
  • Virgo Classic Custom
  • Voodoo Custom
  • Yosemite

GTA Online: How to Use Hydraulics

Once your hydraulics have been installed in your vehicle, you need to be able to control them properly. Here are a few tips on how to use hydraulics in GTA Online:

  1. Hold A (Xbox) or X (PS4) or Shift (PC) to raise the car
  2. Press A (Xbox) or X (PS4) or Shift (PC) to lower the car
  3. If you hold A or X or Shift again after raising the car, it will jump
  4. Use analog sticks or arrow keys on PC to control the direction of the jump

That's all you need to know about cars that have hydraulics in GTA Online. For more GTA Online tips and tricks articles, please visit our dedicated hub page.

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