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Questions tagged [grand-theft-auto-online]

Grand Theft Auto Online is a persistent online version of Grand Theft Auto that comes installed with Grand Theft Auto V.

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Explaining the GTAV Stock Market

As a little experiment, I invested all of Franklin's money on the LCN in one company: Maze Bank. I then sent him to sleep over and over for a week (game time), checking his portfolio every time he ...
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What's the fastest way to make money online?

Everything in the online world is expensive, well the best things are. We all want the luxurious apartment with 10 cars garage and the best weapons but to achieve that, we need money. Which missions ...
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What is JP used for in Grand Theft Auto Online?

After completing a job online with some friends I received: 15 JP, 2590 RP (Experience) and ~$3500. I am assuming JP stands for Job Points? .... What are they used for?
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Can paramedics revive civilians?

In GTA 4 I liked beating up people, after which I called 911 to request an ambulance. After the paramedics got the people on their feet again I continued beating them up. This does not seem to work ...
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Is GTA Online cross-platform?

Grand Theft Auto Online exists on five different platforms: XBox 360, PS3, XBox One, PS4, and PC. Do any of these play on the same servers, allowing people on differing platforms to play together?
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What is the fastest 4 seater car in Grand Theft Auto 5?

For a good getaway vehicle which is the fastest 4-seater car in Grand Theft Auto 5? As @turbo mentions in the comments below acceleration is also an important consideration.
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Is there an unwritten etiquette for GTA V lobbies?

I've only racked up about 10 hours in GTA 5 Online (for PC), and so far just having fun in the lobby is fantastic. However I'm only a Level 10 , so imagine my surprise last night when I went to go to ...
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What is the best defense strategy for Survival in Grand Theft Auto Online?

I am finding it difficult to locate bottlenecks in Survival on all maps except Boneyard. (specifically Processed). What are good strategies to use on the Sawmill Plant, Industrial Plant, Railyard, ...
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Where are the cheapest garages and apartments in GTA Online?

In order to get the achievement "American Dream" you need to own an insured vehicle (which you get free), a garage, and an apartment. Seeing as many of the garages and apartments are pretty expensive ...
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How do you detonate sticky bombs in GTA V for PC?

On the Xbox 360 you used to press left on the D-pad, but for the PC I've mashed everything and nothing seems to detonate them. I also don't see anything in the controls menu that makes sense.
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How do you stop trains in GTA 5?

I am planning a prank on my friend which requires me to stop a train. I have tried several methods including: Blocking the train with a car Shooting the drivers Neither of them worked. Thus, I ...
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Does GTA V Online Network Merge Xbox 360 and PS3 players? [duplicate]

Can GTA V Online Network Merge Xbox 360 and PS3 players, or is it two individual networks? (Can crews cross platform)
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What's the fastest way to level up in GTA online?

What's the fastest way to level up in GTA online? I want't to level as fast as possible to beat my friends. But what is the fastest way to level up?
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How much time do I have to wait before I can sell another car?

I was wondering: How much time does it take until the cooldown resets and I can sell another car in the GTA Online LS Customs Garage?
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Tanks in GTA V and Online

Are the tanks in GTA V and Online susceptible to fire the same way they are in previous titles? Can RPGs be use effectively against tanks? Is there any way to neutralize the driver inside without ...
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What affects the sale price of a vehicle in GTA Online?

I've noticed that if I've modified one of my (non-premium) vehicles then the price at which I can sell it for goes up. For example, I have an Ocelot F620 which has a normal sale price of $8000. I have ...
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What happens if you don't pay your bills?

I was waiting out a bounty watching the TV in my apartment when I saw a message box in the corner pop up saying that $75 was deducted from my in-game bank account for daily utilities and maintenance. ...
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What should I do when a hacker gives me hacked money?

I was peacefully playing GTA Online (yeah, was killing someone coming out of ls customs) then a hacker came and killed me using explosive ammos, I called him a hacker and he teleported to me and gave ...
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Remaining time on a bounty?

I have had a $7000 bounty on my head for days (real-time) now. I keep playing missions and joining friends games so the bounty keeps getting carried over to my next free-mode session. I know many ...
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How does car ownership work in GTA Online?

So I bought my first garage in GTA Online but I have no idea what it's used for. I read that I can buy cars online, but if a car that I buy gets destroyed, do I have to buy a new one? If I leave ...
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If someone steals my car and sells it can i call the insurance company to replace it?

Was finishing a long GTA Online session with several crew members and we all stole a car to sell to LSC before logging off. One of the guys jumped in my personal car and drove off before i asked him ...
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How can I force save in GTA Online without leaving?

I know when you leave GTA Online it's supposed to save, however I think the loss of money/properties/levels is caused by it saving when the cloud servers are offline. So my question is, is there ...
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Where can I find an ATM?

When I'm holding more than $5,000 cash in game, it tells me to bank my money at an ATM. Where can I find an ATM, I don't see them listed on the map.
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Why does my car lose velocity when racing in GTA-Online?

Sometimes I'm racing and my car loses a little velocity. Why is that happening, could it be a internet lag issue? The other thing that happens a lot is that for example I'm in the 1st position during ...
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How do you cycle between weapons of the same type and insult or compliment people in GTA 5 on PC?

On the Xbox 360 (and presumably the other consoles) version of the game you were able to walk up to people and press left and right on the dpad to either insult or compliment people, not really any ...
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GTA Online - Calling Another Player In-Game

Yesterday, I was in a party with a couple friends and I noticed I could go into my contacts and give them a call. I tried multiple times and each time...nothing happened. My friend never received the ...
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Insured car destroyed, insurance company not picking up the phone

My insured car was destroyed by an online player but when I call the insurance company they do not answer. When I call my mechanic, the car is there but in brackets it says (destroyed). Is there any ...
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Which car can be sold for the most money when fully modified?

I'm wondering which car that you can find on the street can be sold for most money when it's fully customized. I know that the Futo and the Sultan goes for 100k+ when fully modded but are there any ...
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Start GTA in Online mode

I almost exclusively play GTA Online these days (I can’t remember the last time I played Story mode). I just wondered if there were a way to make the game start in Online mode automatically without me ...
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What does it mean when a player in GTA V Online has a flag as their icon on the map?

What does it mean when a player in GTA V Online has a flag as their player icon instead of the normal blip? Does it mean they are paused or that they have lost connection?
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At what level does the C-130 spawn at the airport in GTA online?

My friend (level 32) get's a C-130 every time he goes to mckenzie airfield but I don't. Maybe it has something to do with the level you are in, but at what level does the C-130 Spawn?
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Is it possible to play only custom maps?

Finally the online editor is out! The fancommunity can finally share their own work. So I won't play the casual maps by R*, I want to see what other players created! And I don't want to play only one ...
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Installed GTA 5 Steam version greyed out, Discovering Existing Files, then completely redownloads game?

Yesterday I was playing GTA5 Steam Version just fine, today the "Grand Theft Auto V" font-color in my Steam Library isn't white anymore just greyed out, also the Installation button returned, all ...
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How do I get rid of a car that I own?

I have a car in my garage that I don't want anymore. How can I make it so that it's not mine anymore? Will destroying it do? Or just leaving it in the impound and letting them destroy it? The thing ...
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Is there a way to bookmark pages on your phone?

I'd like to know if it is possible to somehow bookmark pages in GTA V. It would be nice if I could pull up my phone in online mode and be taken right away to my bank deposit page. Or even change the ...
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How can I lose a bounty?

Is it possible to shake off a bounty in GTA Online? If so, how?
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How do I become a 'Good Sport' and what rewards can I receive?

I received an in-game notification saying, "If you are a 'Good Sport' you will receive periodic rewards". (see picture below) How do I become a 'Good Sport & what rewards can I receive? How ...
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What happens to custom vehicles if the impound lot is full?

I found (stole) a tow truck, and tow trucks are awesome so I went and got it upgraded, resprayed, etc. I was going to go store it in my garage when there was a random event with some dudes robbing a ...
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How do you put a bounty on someone on GTA Online?

I was in GTA Online freeroam and someone was following me around with a fighter jet, shooting me. For future reference, how do I put a bounty on his head?
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How to perform an Ace in Tennis in Grand Theft Auto 5?

I was playing Tennis in-game, and I saw a stat after a tennis match. You can pass an Ace to the other player. For those who don't know, an Ace is a serve in Tennis that is not touched by the ...
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Gold Job Icons on Map

Search for this and couldn't find anything. In online mode on my map usually all the job icons are blue. Well I have one parachute mission on the map that the icon is gold. I have been logged off and ...
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How exactly does a drugstore robbery work?

I am a little bit confused about the robbery of a drug store in GTA Online. So I have some questions: After the robbery, I sometimes get a 2-star wanted level, and other times a 3-star wanted level. ...
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How do I check my progress on Grand Theft Auto 5 story mode?

I do not know how to check my progress in Grand Theft Auto 5, like I have heard people say they are 73% done with story mode and I would like to know how far I have got until I complete the game so I ...
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How do I find my cars in GTA Online after I accidentally downgraded to a smaller garage?

So I feel really stupid right now, but I recently owned a 6 car garage and I wanted 2 more cars, but, mine was full. I simply thought, "Oh I'll just buy another 2 car garage and put them in there." (I ...
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How can I dodge missiles while playing a fighter-jet match?

I am having a hard time determining the easiest way or a strategy for dodging missiles when playing the fighter jet free-for-all in GTA V Online. I have tried stalling out, slowing down, or turning ...
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How much time does it take to transform supplies into product (Weed, Cocaine,etc)?

I've bought a weed farm from my club house and have it setup. Now that it have full supplies, how much time (real life) does it take to transform it into finished product and be able to sell it?
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What happens if you call Lester in a place where you automatically get a wanted level?

Like if you are in the military base and you are taking too much heat, so you would want to remove your wanted level. Could you walk around in there no problem or do you instantly get it back? Video ...
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How do you get “the Hustler” award in gta online?

The Hustler award is given once you win 50K through betting. If I bet a little on everybody on a single race, do my winnings net out or does it count the bet that I did win? If I win 1000 one race ...
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In GTA Online, how do you get rid of your Annis Elegy RH8?

In GTA Online, I noticed that the Elegy RH8 shows up as "Free" when purchased on the Internet as a reward for signing up to the Rockstar Social Club. I ended up buying 5 of them in different colors, ...
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Why is my mechanic occupied?

Every time I call my mechanic he says he's occupied. Anyone know why he is occupied?