×
You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Arena War Bringing ‘Ruthless’ Vehicular Combat to ‘GTA Online’

A new update to “Grand Theft Auto Online” released Tuesday. Arena War adds seven new game modes and many new vehicles, according to a press release.

Despite “Grand Theft Auto V” releasing in 2013, the online multiplayer for the game remains as popular and relevant as ever, as Rockstar continues to support the online component through updates. Before the latest Arena War update, there was the nightclubs, or After Hours, update offered this past summer.

The Arena War update is bringing a lot of fresh competition with the help of insanely modified vehicles at the players’ disposal.

“Enter Arena War, where ruthless gladiatorial combat meets the bleeding-edge of vehicular modification technology in one spectacular – and highly combustible – competition,” the official Rockstar Games news post stated. “Sign up and embark on an entirely new career under the stratospheric dome of the Maze Bank Arena, one that involves turning your opponent’s brains into pulp on the steering wheel in the name of entertainment, courtesy of Alan Jerome Productions.”

Along with the update comes Arena Points, which Rockstar says will allow players to “rank up and unlock even more toys to take into the Arena or out onto the streets.”

The Arena War update arrives Tuesday for “Grand Theft Auto Online,” available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

More Gaming

  • Activision Blizzard

    Activision Blizzard Stock Recovers From Hong Kong Fallout

    Activision Blizzard saw its stock recover Friday despite continued backlash over its decision to punish a “Hearthstone” player for publicly siding with Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters. The company’s share price was up more than 2% Friday, closing at $54.82. Activision had been in the spotlight ever since Ng Wai Chung, a player of its “Hearthstone” [...]

  • Mixer Co-Founders Leave Microsoft's Twitch Competitor

    Microsoft’s Mixer Streaming Service Loses Its Two Co-Founders

    Microsoft’s Twitch competitor Mixer has lots its two co-founders: Both Matt Salsamendi and James J. Boehm, who co-founded the startup that eventually became Mixer in 2011, have both left the company over the past 2 weeks. The departure comes just a few weeks after Mixer poached famed video game streamer Ninja from Amazon’s Twitch. Salsamendi [...]

  • Trump-Twitch-channel

    Donald Trump Is Now on Amazon's Twitch Streaming Service

    Donald Trump has joined Twitch, the game-focused live-streaming service, apparently in an effort to widen his unfiltered 2020 reelection messaging as the embattled U.S. president faces a fast-moving impeachment inquiry. Trump’s first Twitch broadcast was from his campaign rally Thursday in Minneapolis, where among other targets he lashed out at Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), Somali [...]

  • Jest to Impress Cartoon Network Virtual

    New In-House VR Program Helps Cartoon Network Artists Add a Virtual Dimension

    Teams of animators and artists from across Cartoon Network’s numerous properties are getting the chance to expand into virtual reality storytelling via the company’s pilot program, Journeys VR. The work of the first three teams — including experiences based on action, nature and comedy — was unveiled to global audiences Oct. 1 on Steam and [...]

  • The Exorcist Legion VR

    ‘The Exorcist: Legion VR’ Deluxe Edition Coming to Steam This Thursday

    Consider it the box set for VR, if you will: Just in time for Halloween, Fun Train is reissuing its “Exorcist” series with a deluxe edition that includes all 5 episodes on the Steam store. Ahead of the release, Fun Train shared 2 pieces of key art from the game exclusively with Variety’s readers. The [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content