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20 Nov 2020

GTA Online: The Cayo Perico Heist - Release Date, Trailer, Map Expansion Location, New Features, Latest News & more

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The Cayo Perico Heist Explained

We've known a winter update was in development for a while, but now Rockstar has revealed the brand new addition - The Cayo Perico Heist!

Keep reading to find out everything you need to know about GTA Online's "biggest update ever".

Release Date

Rockstar has confirmed that The Cayo Perico Heist will release on Tuesday, 15 December 2020.

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CHRISTMAS COME EARLY: The new Heist is coming on 15 December

Keep reading to find out what we know about the update so far.

Reveal Trailer

After an initial 10-second teaser trailer, we now have a longer video that gives us more of an insight into the private island of Cayo Perico.

Check it out in Rockstar's tweet below:

The Cayo Perico Heist Explained

Rockstar has revealed that in this heist we'll be taking on an entire island!

Players will have to 'infiltrate the remote island compound of the world’s most notorious drug dealer in Grand Theft Auto Online’s biggest, most daring, and action-packed addition yet'.

Rockstar, you had our curiosity, but now you have our attention...

Infiltrate the island

The heist will be based around your infiltration of the island, evading heavily armed security forces to steal valuable evidence, before escaping the island with as much art, gold and drug money as you can!

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INFILTRATE & ESCAPE: Approach this heist in your own way

Choose your approach

Rockstar has confirmed that this heist can be approached in many different ways, with the ability to choose your own tools, plan and crew.

You can even take on the whole island alone!

Map Expansion

As you've worked out by now, the Cayo Perico Heist is set in an all-new exotic Heist location, but that's not all.

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NEW MAP, WHO DIS? A new private island is coming to the game

New Features & Content

The update will introduce new ways to approach Heists, playing the whole thing solo or with up to three crewmates.

In addition, there will be new vehicles and tactical weapons to acquire and even new social spaces with new guest DJs!

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DEEP UNDERCOVER: The new heist will feature a sub HQ!

As if that wasn't enough, Rockstar has confirmed that the update will also include a 'very large, very versatile, and very heavily armed submarine HQ with plenty of other surprises'.

We'll keep this page updated with all the latest details on the brand new Cayo Perico Heist.