Today Rockstar Games announced that Freenmode Events will be coming to Grand Theft Auto Online next week, September 15th. Freemode Events in Grand Theft Auto Online are a new advancement in open world gameplay, giving players access to a range of seamlessly integrated games and challenges in GTA Online’s Freemode. Taking full advantage of the latest generation of consoles and PC hardware, there are no menus, lobbies, or load times – just an open Freemode session filled with Friends, Crewmates, rivals, and randoms where spontaneous and chaotic new games and challenges will appear.
At any given moment while in Freemode, one of these events may kick off and players can tailor and customize their session to decide exactly which ones they want to occur. With countless variations on each Freemode Event, there are tons of unique new experiences each offering new opportunities for reaping GTA$ and RP in GTA Online.
Look out for King of the Castle – an every man for himself turf war where players will need to ascend and claim the designated ‘castle’ as their territory – and then fend off others. Players can form fragile alliances and work together in modes like Hunt the Beast, where one volunteer is temporarily transformed into a faster, stronger, beastly character who must escape relentless pursuers. Freemode Events also take the shape of insane stunt challenges, such as popping the longest wheelie, catching the most air in a land vehicle, or performing the most near misses in a vehicle without crashing.
Also included with next week’s update are two brand new Adversary Modes. First, Hunting Pack: players are part of a team tasked to deliver a priority vehicle rigged to explode if it drops below a minimum speed, while their opponents race, ram and batter to take it down. Or Cross the Line, where heavily-armed squads face off across a neutral zone – with the goal of having all team members strategically penetrate their opponents territory to claim victory. The Freemode Events Update also brings the Rockstar Editor to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One with new features (also being added for current PC users as well) such as an ambient audio and sound effects library, Snapmatic integration, Director Mode updates and more.
Here are numerous new screenshots:
And, here is the new trailer:
Source: Press Release