Grand Theft Auto: The Great Flight Heist

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September 17 2013 ushered in a new era of open world game in the form of Grand Theft Auto V. A month later came Grand Theft Auto Online, the multiplayer portion of GTA:V. Since then people across the internet have been crying out for the heist update but so far Rockstar Games has kept tight lipped about when they will come instead opting to release numerous free DLC for both online and the base game.

The latest free update is the ‘San Andreas Flight School’. Included are a selection of land and air vehicles along with some patriotic flag themed parachute bags including the flags of Canada, the United Kingdom, Scotland and of course the USA. The final shot of the trailer shows three jets with colored smoke trailing (much like what you can do with the parachute).

I always fancied being part of the Red Arrows.

I always fancied being part of the Red Arrows.

I started this talking about the heists for a reason. I have a theory, a good one. I believe that the heist content will come to GTA:O around the same time GTA:V comes out on PC and the next generation consoles (PS4/XBoxOne) towards the end of the year. This would give the game a boost in publicity around the same time Rockstar are trying to flog the new versions. My best guess is that we will get a release date for the game followed by a heist release date a month later.

I’ve been meaning to write about the thought of heists for a while but wanted to make sure the next update wasn’t the heist update people have been waiting for.

GTA:Online San Andreas Flight School Update will be available from Aug 19.

GTA:Online San Andreas Flight School Update will be available from Aug 19.

Well if you have anything you want to add or a theory of your own feel free to join the discussion below in the comments or over on Twitter where I’m @PaulMurday

Paul Murday
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Sources
Rockstar Newswire: The San Andreas Flight School Update: http://goo.gl/9babWW
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