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GTA Online Celebrates Independence Day with an All-American Update and a New Supercar

Rockstar continues to provide amazing updates to their vibrant online open world. This week, they celebrate our nation's independence with The Dewbauchee Vagner Supercar, Dawn Raid Mode, Independence Day MOC Liveries & More. 

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Grand Theft Auto Online continues to have one of the most vibrant online experiences and Rockstar has another exciting update for players. Starting today, the new Dewbauchee Vagner Supercar will be available alongside Dawn Raid, the latest Adversary Mode for GTA Online. Players of Dawn Raid will also receive Double GTA$ & RP through July 10th, and Rockstar has additional discounts at Docktease on three Yacht models and modifications. To add patriotic flair to this week’s updates, Rocksar also has Independence Day-themed liveries for MOCS and Mk II weaponry, with discounts on firework launchers and more. 

NEW SUPERCAR: THE DEWBAUCHEE VAGNER

NEW ADVERSARY MODE: DAWN RAID

Gun down your enemies under the cover of darkness as you race to track down highly coveted contraband in Dawn Raid, the newest mode added to GTA Online. Two teams of up to six parachute into a combat zone in search of a transmitter hidden inside of a package. Your objective is to find it and transport it to the evacuation zone. Armed to the teeth and aided with Night and Thermal Vision Goggles, you must utilize the Trackify app to locate the correct package. But be careful, using Trackify makes you vulnerable to enemy fire. Put those multitasking skills to the test in Dawn Raid and earn Double GTA$ & RP in this new Adversary Mode through July 10th.

SPECIAL BONUSES: INDEPENDENCE DAY CONTENT IS BACK, UNLOCKABLE IN-GAME TEES, NEW PATRIOTIC LIVERIES AND MORE

Firework launchers, classic outfits, the Western Sovereign and the Liberator Monster Truck are all back through July 10, and 25% off their original price. This year also brings patriotic new liveries for your Mobile Operation Center and Mk II weaponry to help you celebrate our nation's independence.

Log in to GTA Online at any point between now and July 10th to unlock both in-game styles of the patriotic Rockstar Noise Tees that debuted at the Rockstar Warehouse this week.

And if you want to take the patriotic party to a hot tub beside a helicopter pad in a boat on the high seas, the dealers at Docktease are running celebratory specials on all Watercraft, including all three Galaxy Super Yacht models, along with 50% off Yacht Modifications:

  • The Pisces: 25% off
  • The Orion: 30% off
  • The Aquarius: 35% off
  • Yacht Modifications: 50% off
  • All Watercraft on Docktease: 25% off
  • Cunning Stunts Clothing & Tattoos: 25% off

PREMIUM RACE & TIME TRIAL SCHEDULES

All of these sales are going to put a dent in our Maze Bank accounts, but Rockstar has players covered with Triple RP races and and time trials.

From June 30th – July 3rd:

  • Premium Race - "Spinner" (locked to Super)
  • Time Trial - "Fort Zancudo"

From July 4th – 10th:

  • Premium Special Vehicle Race - "Atmosphere" (locked to Rocket Voltic)
  • Time Trial - "Storm Drain"

Launch Premium Races though the Quick Job App on your in-game phone or via the yellow corona at Legion Square. The top three finishers receive GTA$ payouts and all participants are awarded Triple RP. To participate in Time Trials, set a waypoint to the marker on your in-game map and enter via the purple corona. Sizable GTA$ & RP rewards await those who can beat par time.

Shackers, are you feeling as patriotic as I am? Are you going to be playing GTA Online this weekend? Let us know in the comments section.

Asif Khan is the CEO and majority shareholder of Shacknews. He began his career in video game journalism as a freelancer in 2001 for Tendobox.com. Asif is a CPA and was formerly an investment adviser representative. After much success in his own personal investments, he retired from his day job in financial services and is currently focused on new private investments. His favorite PC game of all time is Duke Nukem 3D, and he is an unapologetic fan of most things Nintendo. Asif first frequented the Shack when it was sCary's Shugashack to find all things Quake. When he is not immersed in investments or gaming he is a purveyor of fine electronic music. Asif also has an irrational love of Cleveland sports.