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GTA Online Weekly Update May 16, 2024

Get the Übermacht Cypher sports car for free by completing this week's Salvage Yard Robbery, and grab a bunch of GTA$ bonuses while you're at it.

GTA Online Weekly Update May 16, 2024
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Where last week’s GTA Online Weekly Update sailed out to sea, this week’s focus is on air vehicles, and diving from them. Polish off your pilot’s licence for this week’s set of bonuses, and grab yourself a Hangar property for cheap while you’re at it.

Not interested in flying your way to some free cash? Steal the Übermacht Cypher (Sports) during this week’s Salvage Yard Robbery and you can keep it!

GTA Online Weekly Update free spin

Login to GTA Online this week to get a free spin on the Lucky Wheel at The Diamond Casino & Resort, and be in for a chance to win this week’s grand prize: a Karin Sultan Classic (Sports).

You get one free spin on the wheel every 24 hours, and have a 5% chance of winning the podium vehicle per spin. Of course, you’ll first need to sign up to the casino with a one-off membership fee of $500 if you haven’t already.

If you don’t get the vehicle, you are still guaranteed to win:

  • A mystery prize (5%)
  • A Vehicle Discount (5%)
  • Clothing (20%)
  • Poker Chips (20%)
  • Cash (20%)
  • RP (25%)

The amounts you win vary, but it’s always worth using your free spin, so make sure to login every day.

GTA Online Weekly Update Career Progress bonuses

Ramp up your Career Progress this week by completing Salvage Yard Robbery missions and you’ll slowly work your way to a free Red’s Cap, Red’s Overalls, The Sultan Overalls, and finally the exclusive Gold Buzzard Attack Chopper.

Screenshot of the Gold Buzzard Attack Helicopter available for free at tier 4 of the Career Progress rewards from this week's GTA Online Weekly Update.

GTA Online Weekly Update bonus GTA$ and RP activities

This week brings a ton of bonuses to Junk Energy Skydives and several air-related missions and activities, so make sure to grab some bonus GTA$ and RP on these activities while you can:

  • Triple GTA$ and RP on Junk Energy Skydives (double this bonus if you’re a GTA+ member)
  • Triple GTA$ and RP on Drop Zone missions
  • Double GTA$ and RP on Air Races (quadruple if you’re a GTA+ member)

Players who succeed in earning a Gold Medal in 5 Junk Energy Skydives this week will earn a bonus 100,000 GTA$.

Finally, place in the top 5 for 4 days in the LS Car Meet Series race this week and you’ll walk away with a free Vapid Dominator ASP (Muscle).

GTA Online Weekly Update discounts May 16 – May 22

Almost every week, Rockstar discounts a variety of vehicles, properties, weapons, and more. Given that many items can cost millions of GTA$, you might want to hold off on buying anything until you see it in our complete list of GTA Online discounts below.

GTA Online vehicle discounts

  • 40% off the Pegassi Osiris (Super)
  • 40% off the Declasse Draugur (Off-Road)
  • 40% off the Lampadati Komoda (Sports)
  • 30% off the Buckingham Swift Deluxe (Helicopter)
  • 30% off the Buckingham SuperVolito Carbon (Helicopter)
  • 30% off the Buckingham Conad (Helicopter)
  • 30% off the Buckingham Volatus (Helicopter)
  • 30% off the Jobuilt Velum 5-Seater (Plane)

GTA Online property discounts

  • 30% off all Hangar properties
  • 30% off Hangar property upgrades and modifications
  • 50% off the Hangar Staff Source Air Freight Cargo fee

GTA Online gun van discounts

  • 40% off the Switchblade
  • 30% off the Heavy Sniper (must be a GTA+ member)

GTA Online Weekly Update Salvage Yard robberies May 16

Once you’ve got a Salvage Yard under your control, you can undertake special robbery-style missions for Jamal Amir. Much like heists, these Salvage Yard jobs require preparation jobs before the main mission in which you snag the week’s specially selected vehicles.

This week’s Salvage Yard vehicles are:

  • Übermacht Cypher (Sports)
  •  Pfister Neon (Off-Road)
  • Albany Brigham (Muscle)

For this week only, you can claim the Übermacht Cypher (Sports) on completion of The Gangbanger Robbery.

Screenshot of the premium GTA+ car available for a limited time with this week's weekly update.

Get more freebies with a GTA+ membership

Make the most of the GTA Online Weekly Update by signing up for a GTA+ membership. This month’s GTA+ bonus includes:

  • Free Överflöd Entity MT (Super)
  • Cinco de Mayo Tee and Mask, and Black LS Customs Tee, Neck Gaiter, and Cap
  • Double GTA$ and RP on Junk Energy Skydives and Air Races, and double bonuses on this week’s Superyacht missions
  • New Chameleon Paints

Of course, subscribing to GTA+ also rewards players with a bonus 1,500,000 GTA$ every month until August 2024. GTA+ is not yet available on PC. You can pick up a GTA+ Xbox membership and GTA+ PlayStation membership if you’re on console.