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GTA 5 Special & Collector’s Edition DLC detailed

Monday, 26th August 2013 17:08 GMT By Debabrata Nath

Rockstar has posted an official update about Grand Theft Auto 5 which explains what kind of downloadable content bonuses the special edition and collector’s edition of the game will feature.

Those who purchase either one of these two special packages will get access to DLC which will feature a bevy of exclusive content ranging from extra weapons, bonus outfits and accessories, bonus vehicles and a host of other things. It’ll also net you some custom characters for Grand Theft Auto Online as well. Check out the full details below.

Additional Weapons

  • Regardless of which version you’ve chosen, your local Ammu-Nation will always be stocked with a pair of special firearms at no additional cost that also have their own unique customization options, skins and attachments – the .50 Caliber Pistol and the Bullpup Shotgun. You’ll also have access to the Hammer, which acts as a brutal melee weapon.

Bonus Outfits, Tattoos and More

  • When visiting any shops around Los Santos and Blaine County, Michael, Franklin and Trevor will receive a special 20% discount along with access to special items either in their personal wardrobes or from stores. Each character will receive 1 outfit each, one article of clothing – shirt, hoodie and jacket – each, a special haircut, facial hair look and tattoo.

Custom Characters for Grand Theft Auto Online – Collector’s Edition only

  • GTA Online introduces a new spin on traditional character creation with the hereditary-based creation system. Select your character’s appearance by choosing your parent’s heritage, then use the gene dominance meter to dial-in which parent your appearance favors more. Additionally, you’ll customize your character’s daily activities – everything from family time to illegal work and sports to couch potato hours all have an impact on your character’s appearance and skill set and you can always rank up your skill stats more via gameplay. As part of the Collector’s Edition package, you’ll get Niko Bellic, along with both Claude and Misty from Grand Theft Auto III to use as parent options within the character creation system.

Special Ability Boost

  • Michael, Franklin and Trevor each have a their own unique Special Ability, which can be activated once each of them fills up the Special Ability bar based on various actions. Michael is an expert marksman – his Special Ability slows down time in a gunfight allowing him to pick off his targets with greater ease. Franklin is a skilled driver with sharp reflexes – his Special Ability lets him slow down time while driving any road-based vehicle, allowing him to quickly navigate through traffic with ease and take corners at high speeds. Trevor is a drug-addled sociopath with a short fuse – his Special Ability sends him into a rage, causing double damage to enemies while only taking half as much damage himself when hit. With the boost that’s included in both the Special and Collector’s Editions, the Special Ability bar will generate 25% faster.

Stunt Plane Trials

  • Take in Los Santos and Blaine County at breakneck speeds in the Grand Theft Auto V Stunt Plane Trials. In five thrilling and unique challenges, you’ll zip through mountains, deserts, oceans, and cities as you navigate through a maze of checkpoints, each placed to push your Stunt Plane to the limit. Completing each Trial will improve the piloting skill of your character. Compare your times with friends and vie for the top spot on the leaderboard.

Unique Vehicles and Garage Property – Collector’s Edition only

  • The Collector’s Edition also features an exclusive garage to store custom vehicles, that comes stocked with the CarbonRS sports bike and the Hotknife – an open frame 1930’s style hotrod. In Grand Theft Auto Online your garage and the high-end Khamelion electric car, which is specific to GTA Online, are both purchased through in-game websites accessed through your Online character’s cell phone.

Here’s the Kamelion in action:

And the CarbonRS bike:

Grand Theft Auto 5 launches on September 17 for PS3 and Xbox 360.

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9 Comments

  1. SlayerGT

    Holy shit

    #1 12 months ago
  2. Mike W

    Damn it Rockstar, I have the special edition

    #2 12 months ago
  3. jmg24bad

    Awwwww yea

    #3 12 months ago
  4. tracyis300

    That parent option sounds intriguing. So if i put my mother as a crackhead and dad as a convicted criminal + growing up in the projects. I assume i get that thuggish with a ski mask attire?…. This game continues to amaze me even more. Now i see the benefits of the collector edition.

    #4 12 months ago
  5. penniman

    I wonder, if they ever do release it on PC it’d be simple to unlock it for every version. Since its easy to unlock everything on the PC version of GTAIV by just editing a file.

    #5 12 months ago
  6. Christopher Jack

    Hmm, want this game but on PC. I have an X360 but refuse to pay for gold. Now I could be one of those wasteful gamers and buy the x360 version now just for SP then buy again for PC when it finally arrives but money is tight. Hmm, decisions, decisions. At this point I think I might just cross my fingers and hope for a quick PC release.

    #6 12 months ago
  7. Hcw87

    @6
    You don’t have any of those Gold trial codes lying around? Almost every game comes with one. I must have years of Gold subs lying around.

    Also: http://support.xbox.com/en-US/billing-and-subscriptions/account-management/trial-gold-membership

    #7 12 months ago
  8. domnage

    #7 umad or something, bro?

    #8 12 months ago
  9. cozican2013

    When will be the best time to preorder before I’m told I will not get a copy of this on release day?

    #9 12 months ago

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