The Beach Bum expansion for Grand Theft Auto Online will be released on November 19, Rockstar Games announced today. The expansion adds new weapons, vehicles, Jobs, and customization options. It will be delivered as part of the game's next title update (1.06).
New Jobs featured in the Beach Bum expansion include beach-themed Races, Deathmatches, Parachutes, Last Team Standing, Survivals, and Gang Attacks. The "Survival on Del Perro Pier" Job tasks players will fighting off waves of enemies, while the "View of Vespucci" parachuting mission has players weaving through palm trees in an attempt to land on a basketball court.
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New vehicles coming to GTA Online next week include the BF Bifta dune buggy, the Canis Kalahari off-road truck, the Bravado Paradise beach camper van, and the Speeder speedboat. All vehicles are free and will also be included in Story Mode for Michael, Trevor, and Franklin.
The Beach Bum expansion also adds new weapons, including the SNS Pistol and the Broken Bottle melee weapon. Both are free and will also be added to players' inventories in Story Mode.
Lastly, new character customization options will be available through the Beach Bum expansion, including board shorts, neon surfer attire, tribal tattoos, and shaggy hair.
The Beach Bum expansion for GTA Online is the first of many new content updates Rockstar is working on for the open-world game to be released in the upcoming weeks and months. News about the game's Content Creator, cooperative Heists, new Capture the Flag mode, and Story Mode "updates" will be announced "soon."
For more on GTA Online, check out GameSpot's review.