5 reasons to be excited about GTA Online's new Summer Update

By: gamingxnews.com

GTA Online will be receiving a new update soon, with some of the features Rockstar is already teasing.  As a result players are interested to know more about the upcoming changes.

While not much information has been released about this DLC until this point, what has already been released has created a lot of buzz within the community.

Why the upcoming GTA Online Summer Update has players excited

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5) Frequent updates keep the game fresh

Games like GTA Online require regular content updates to keep their playerbase engaged with the game.  The game is almost a decade old and after such a long time, it is quite clear that the original player base of the title must have grown bored of it and gone.

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4) Nerfing the Oppressor Mk II

There's no denying that when Rockstar announced they would be turning down the Operator Mk II, most players were ecstatic.  The vehicle is notorious for being a 'sad' device and is widely considered to be every GTA Online player's worst nightmare.

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3) Quality-of-life upgrades and tweaks

Rockstar has promised to improve many aspects of the game, and two such improvements have already surfaced.  Players will now be able to use snacks and armor more efficiently, and sell missions can also be accessed in an invitation-only session.

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2) Better payouts will reduce the need for grinding

One of the major changes that Rockstar will bring with the next update is increased payouts across all parts of the game.  Increased pay will be given to bodyguards, aides and MC members to promote and reward cooperative play.

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1) New IAA Contact Missions

The biggest feature of the Summer Update showcased by Rockstar are the new contact missions.  This will be quite different from any liaison missions previously released as they will be provided by the IAA, the CIA's spoofed version of Rockstar.

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This is certainly an exciting aspect of the update, as such diverse missions help maintain GTA Online's entertainment value.  All other contact missions in the game are provided by the characters in the story.  Therefore, a different take on such missions would certainly be appreciated.