Author: Aaron Trueman

As a fan of Rockstar Games and part of the GTA community, Aaron used his passion to co-found and run GTAOnline News / RockstarINTEL.

The GTA 6 trailer has just broke another major milestone. A little over 7 months after it released early following a leak, the trailer has surpassed 200 million views on YouTube. It already broke various YouTube records, world records but this total views figure is also unprecedented for a video game trailer. It does not mean 200 million individual people have watched it once. We know plenty of fans will have re-watched it several times over during the past 7 months. Nearly half of its views came within the first 24 hours so it has taken over half a year to double…

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A composer sharing music for an unreleased game has led to a much deeper story and raises more questions than it was supposed to. From an cut mission in L.A. Noire to upcoming Rockstar Games projects, there’s a lot to unpack here. So, some of the former L.A. Noire developers Team Bondi launched a new studio a few years ago called Video Games Deluxe. This is the group that made the L.A. Noire: The VR Case Files release several years ago. More recently, they did the Netflix mobile release of the GTA Trilogy Definitive Edition. Then a few days ago…

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The GTA V Story DLC packs were cancelled for the reason we all assumed but we have learned even more about them. In a new interview, a former Rockstar Games developer has revealed this information on the planned single-player expansions. The ex-Rockstar employee is Joe Rubino. He worked at Rockstar Games for several years on GTA V’s story and Max Payne 3 in the camera department. He just took part in an interview for the SanInPlay YouTube channel, spotted by GTA Focal. Joe kicks things off by saying most of the team moved onto Red Red Redemption 2 whilst he…

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In GTA Online this week, there’s an extremely rare license plate up for grabs and here’s how to get it. GTA Online’s current Event Week (running from July 4th through 10th) features a Salvage Yard Robbery complete with a good deal on a car and rare license plate. Each week, Rockstar Games rotate the Salvage Yard Robbery missions with three options plus the vehicles you need to grab. We knew for some time that there was a function in the game to claim the vehicle that is part of a Salvage Yard Robbery. Rockstar have started to use it a…

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GTA Online just got a new Content Event Week and this one celebrates Independence Day! Running from July 4th through 10th, it comes with a new car, Independence Day content, rotated Salvage Yard Robberies, bonuses, discounts, and more. Check out everything happening in GTA Online this week down below! New Car Rockstar Games have released the Overflod Pipistrello as part of the Bottom Dollar Bounties dripfeed; the first of several unreleased vehicles. The Pipistrello is an all-electric supercar and for the past week was exclusive to GTA+ members. Whilst GTA+ subscribers can continue to get it for free throughout the…

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YouTube have just revealed a new and extraordinary stat about GTA VI and the GTA community. As we know, the first GTA VI trailer became an instant hit on YouTube. It broke various YouTube records, world records and more all within the first day and beyond. We’re halfway through 2024 and YouTube have just released their Culture and Trends Report for 2023. They have taken time to analyse what happened on the platform last year and of course there is a dedicated section to the GTA VI trailer in this report. Under the Supersizing Cultural Moments section, YouTube reiterate that…

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Classic GTA games have just received unexpected updates for their mobile ports. These ports were released around a decade ago on iOS and Android. Despite how old they are and the release of the GTA Trilogy Definitive Edition on mobile last year, the original versions are still available to purchase. Rockstar Games are also still supporting them with bug fixes and stability improvements and they’ve shared some vague patch notes. The games that received updates on iOS and Android in the past few days are GTA San Andreas, GTA Chinatown Wars, and GTA Liberty City Stories. The latter two are…

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Rockstar Games have published a new background GTA Online update following the launch of the Bottom Dollar Bounties content update. This summer’s major GTA Online DLC brought new content on day one and plenty of dripfeed plus tons of bug fixes. Just like most game updates these days, a new one means new bugs. Some of these bugs have been able to be fixed by Rockstar in GTA Online’s backend rather than requiring a downloadable patch. This means they’ve fixed them within days rather than weeks. A great change as part of this update is the improved Dispatch Work rotation.…

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In a new interview about his history with gaming, actor Dominic Monaghan explained how GTA III changed how he perceived games. Plus, the star revealed he continued to play GTA as recent as GTA V and shared his thoughts on the best-selling story. Reported by Kotaku, as part of GameSpot’s new series “Star Players”, host Lucy James interviews celebrities who love games and they share their gaming timeline. This week’s episode sees Dominic Monaghan join in. Monaghan is known for his roles in The Lord Of The Rings, LOST, Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker plus games such…

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A very specific item seen in the GTA 6 trailer has been added to GTA Online by Rockstar Games. As part of the recent Bottom Dollar Bounties DLC, Rockstar Games created over 350 new pieces of clothing and accessories (as per the patch notes) and at least one of them was first seen in the first GTA VI trailer. A fan called DogWifDreads on Reddit who was going through the new 150+ female character clothing items and noticed something brand new but familiar. Under the chains option of accessories, there is a new item called Silver Layered Necklace. They realised…

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