The free update and add-on will appear on Tuesday, November 19, for PS3 and Xbox 360
Grand Theft Auto 5 will receive next week update 1.06 for its GTA Online multiplayer mode on PS3 and Xbox 360, as well as the free Beach Bum DLC pack that brings new jobs, vehicles, weapons, and customization options.GTA 5 came out in September and its multiplayer mode arrived in October. While it was plagued by plenty of issues, Rockstar has managed to eliminate many of them over time and recently offered players 500,000 in in-game currency as a token of appreciation.
Now, the studio continues the patch cycle and has confirmed that next week, on November 19, it's going to launch update 1.06 for GTA 5 designed to solve quite a few issues with the multiplayer mode.
Besides bug fixes, the new update also includes the Beach Bum DLC pack, which is completely free of charge.
The add-on, like its name suggests, adds a variety of new jobs centered around the beaches of Los Santos, not to mention new vehicles, weapons, and more.
Check out the full list of features below, via the Rockstar Newswire.
New JobsThe Beach Bum update will bring a slew of new action-packed Jobs to GTA Online next week. These include new beach-themed Races, Deathmatches, Parachutes, Last Team Standings, Survivals as well as Gang Attacks for those who enjoy a good territorial skirmish.
New VehiclesHit the shore with four sand-and-surf-ready vehicles perfect to take on the all new Beach Bum Races and Vehicle Deathmatches: the BF Bifta dune buggy, the rugged Canis Kalahari off-road truck, the Bravado Paradise beach camper van and making a special return to the GTA series, the fast and stylish Speeder speedboat. All four vehicles will be available at no in-game cost, with the land-based vehicles accessible from the southernsanandreassuperautos.com website and the Speeder available via docktease.com on your in-game phone (call Pegasus for delivery). These vehicles are also available in Story Mode for Michael, Trevor and Franklin to enjoy - to access them, visit your garage property and the Marina property for the vehicles and the boat respectively.
WeaponsExpand your arsenal with two new free weapons - the compact yet deadly SNS Pistol and the brutal new Broken Bottle melee weapon which is quite effective at delivering the appropriate message in up close and personal encounters. Each weapon with be available gratis from any Ammu-Nation location in GTA Online and will be added straight into each of the three characters' inventory in Story Mode.
OptionsYou'll be able to deck out your GTA Online character with all new beach-ready customization options including stylish board shorts, neon surfer attire, wild tribal tattoos, shaggy hair for that West Coast laissez-faire vibe and more...
GTA 5 is set to receive quite a lot of new content for its multiplayer in the following months.