‘GTA V’ Tips For How To Best Enjoy Updated Features On Xbox One, PS4 While Waiting For Online Heists

With the highly anticipated release of online heists missions coming to Grand Theft Auto V in the coming weeks, Rockstar Games has compiled a list of in-game tips to help fans better enjoy the recently released current-gen editions of the game. Fully detailing the benefits of increased player counts allowed on the Xbox One and Playstation 4 versions of GTA V, the developer provided users with a number of suggestions over on the Rockstar Newswire on how create better custom jobs using the in-game mission creation tools.

In the year before GTA V was released on the newer set of consoles, gamers managed to build hundreds of original user-generated missions using the creator. However, Rockstar Games has reminded fans that many players have not edited their older content to take full advantage of the new features of GTA V‘s Xbox One and PS4 editions.

Specifically, the developer wanted to make sure that fans are aware that they can quickly edit the missions they created on last-gen consoles to update them for better use on current systems. This will allow players to easily change their existing creations so that the missions can support the new higher player count of the Xbox One and PS4 editions of GTA V.

If you’ve previously created a masterpiece on PS3 or Xbox 360, then you can edit it on the new versions of GTA Online to make it playable for up to 30 players. (Note: once you edit and publish an existing Job on PS4 or Xbox One, it will only be available to play on that system and not on Xbox 360 or PS3, even if you originally created it on one of those consoles).

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While users can literally flip a switch to make the older player-made jobs accept 30 players, Rockstar Games suggest that fans update their maps to spread out the custom checkpoints a litter farther to support the larger player population. Additionally, the developer wanted GTA V gamers to be aware that the current-gen versions of GTA V can support a much higher number of props so that users can really tailor the appearance of their missions to an even further degree.

Whether you’re updating an old classic or starting out from scratch, with the Creator on PS4 and Xbox One you can add more than twice the number of Props to your levels. What’s more, you can also place props in mid-air using the L3 and R3 buttons while you have your Prop selected – great for building vertiginous ramps, bridges between skyscrapers and enclosed spaces for arena-style Deathmatches.

In other Grand Theft Auto V news, Rockstar Games finally announced the system specifications for the game’s upcoming PC edition earlier this month, after pushing its release back to late March. The developer also revealed that anyone who pre-orders the title on PC will receive extra in-game money to spend inside San Andreas. Additionally, those that purchase Grand Theft Auto V‘s PC port by the end of this month will also receive a free digital game from Rockstar Game’s library, as previously reported by the Inquisitr.

Do you enjoy creating your own missions within GTA V or do you prefer to stick to the content crafted by Rockstar Games themselves?

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