GTA Online summer update: Release date, Mk II nerf, GTA$ increase

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Rockstar Games has announced a major summer update for GTA Online and here's everything we know about it, including the release date, the Oppressor Mk II Nerf, and more.

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Grand Theft Auto Online has tons of fun activities for players to try out, and Rockstar updates the game with new content every week, including free prize rides, casino rewards, and bonuses.

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Now, news has emerged that the developers will introduce a wealth of content and other changes in a new summer update.  We'll take a look at everything we know about this new GTA Online update.

GTA Online summer update release date

In a blog post on July 7, Rockstar confirmed that a new update is coming to GTA Online across all platforms.  Although he did not give an exact date, he said that it should come in a few weeks.

This means that the update is likely to go live in the last week of July.  We will be sure to update this article with the exact release date of the Summer Update as soon as it is officially announced.

GTA Online summer update Oppressor Mk II nerf

The Oppressor Mk II vehicle is one of the most controversial aspects of GTA Online, as enemies will often use it to repeatedly kill you or destroy your vehicles.  Players enter "idle mode" to avoid them.

Now, the Summer Update will combat this problem by bringing a major nerf to the effectiveness of domestic missiles and countermeasures for the flight vehicle.  This will make it easier to take them off than before

GTA Online summer update GTA$ increase

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The Summer Update will also increase some of the GTA$ payouts in GTA Online so that players can receive additional rewards for their efforts.  Bodyguards, aides and MC members will receive a significant increase in the amount of cash they earn.

Other activities that will provide higher payouts include races, adventure mode, and select heist finals.  This will ensure that you will be able to purchase in-game items such as clothing and vehicles very quickly.