The weekly GTA Online update is upon us again, with a new car arriving as part of the continued rollout of GTA 5 Criminal Enterprises vehicles. Some hot rod action is coming in the week of October 27, in addition to continuing the Halloween festivities with a new twist on the Slashers freemode event in the crime game, and of course some extra bonuses to earn. Rockstar’s patch notes are expected a little later, but we’ve got all the details for you now.
The weekly GTA Online update for October 27 – November 2 introduces a new car, the BF Weevil Custom, which depicts the spirit of the VW Beetle Rat Rod. The Rat Rod is a custom vehicle traditionally built based on the Volkswagen Beetle that mimics classic hot rods, and the Weevil Custom emulates its unique look to give you a very distinctive style as you roll the streets of Los Santos . If you want to get your hands on one, you can customize your BF Weevil for $980,000 at Benny’s Original Motorworks.
If you first need to pick up a Weevil to customize, it’s easily offered at Simeon’s Auto Shop next to the Lampadati Pigalle, the Albany Lurcher, the LCC Sanctus, and the Dinka RTS 3000. If you go to the Luxury Autos car dealership in Rockford Hills, find the Grotti Visione and the Ubermacht Revolter for sale.
The GTA Online price ride for the week is the Cheval Taipen, a stylish supercar that normally costs $1,980,000, but can be yours if you finish first in Car Meet Races five days in a row. If that seems a little too much, Albany Franken Stange offers more classic hot rod action, and you can avoid the usual $550,000 price tag by placing it on the Diamond Casino prize wheel as a GTA Online stage car with a bit of luck (well, good luck).
The Halloween events continue, with Peyote plants, UFO corporate battles and the Camhedz arcade machine all returning. In addition, two spooky freemode events are back. Keep your eyes peeled at night and you might see the Phantom Car following you – a driverless Declasse Tornado that will catch fire if shot, inspired by the 1983 Stephen King horror novel and film Christine.
The Slashers event also makes a terrifying return, with players in certain areas of the Los Santos map getting the chance to encounter a variety of dangerous assassins. There are several that can appear depending on the area – from killer clowns to deadly drivers – but players are also reporting a new twist where you can find yourself against… yourself. Or at least a psychopathic double of your own character.
You can also get yourself a Death Mask this week just for logging in, while those looking to maximize their earnings should note that the Halloween opponents will pay out double their usual in-game cash and reputation point rewards, and Arena modes also offer the same along with double the arena points. There are also the usual discounts on offer, as seen below (via TezFunz2):
- Arena Workshop and Renovations
- Vapid Blade
- Albany Lurcher
- WMC Gargoyle
- Ocelot penetrator
- Declassify Impaler
- BF Weevil
- LCC Sanctus
- Arena Bruiser
- Arena Impaler
- Arena Sasquatch
- Obey I-Car
- Lampadati Pigalle
- Coil Raiden
- Grotti Visione
- Arena Cerberus
- Arena war outfits
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