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Grand Theft Auto Online gets a new game type and vehicle

'Inch By Inch' — sorta like football, but with a lot more guns.

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Grand Theft Auto Online celebrates the one-year anniversary of its PC launch this coming week with a new gameplay type, "Inch By Inch," plus a lot of bonuses, item discounts and a new vehicle.

Inch By Inch is an adversary mode in which teams try to advance a package into their opponents' end zone, both dodging and suppressing a hail of gunfire. The player carrying the package cannot use any weapons, and must rely on cover, a burst of speed, and teammates taking out opposing gunmen in order to survive. After every score the action immediately resets, keeping the pace of play frenetic.

Inch By Inch arrives on April 12 and, with it, will carry double GTA cash bonuses through April 14. The other two adversary modes are running bonuses this weekend through Monday, too.

The new vehicle is the "Vapid Minivan Custom," a grocery-getter suitable for carrying your boys to firearms practice, or popping open the side door and unloading on anyone who gets too close. Vapid's newest model is available beginning April 12 at the Benny's dealership.

As always, these updates are free and available for the PlayStation 4, Windows PC and Xbox One versions of Grand Theft Auto 5.

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