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GTA Online Independence Day 2020: These are all the Fourth of July week bonuses and discounts

GTA Online Independence Day 2020
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The GTA Online Independence Day event has been and gone for another year, firing off a series of Star Spangled displays all over Los Santos and Blaine County. By now we're pretty familiar with this annual fixture in Rockstar's online world, which allows GTA Online players to add some rare items to their arsenals and wardrobes, while also discounting other patriotic purchases to celebrate all things American independence and the Fourth of July week. Take a look below to see what bargains were available during the 2020 GTA Online Independence Day event, as we watch the long countdown ticking towards the next event in 2021.

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When is the GTA Online Independence Day event

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The GTA Online Independence Day event starts, unsurprisingly, around the Fourth of July each year. The bonuses and discounts are usually available for a week or so afterwards, which means you have the best part of a week to collect any promo items and rack up some extra GTA$ to boost your virtual bank account. In 2020, the GTA Online Independence Day event ran from July 2 through July 8.

What items are available during the GTA Online Independence Day event

GTA Online Independence Day 2020

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As Rockstar explained in their 2020 announcement, Business Battles were the place to be during the Fourth of July holiday if you wanted to unlock some rare patriotic items – including the Statue of Happiness T-Shirt and the Supa Wet Beer Hat. To continue the theme, you could also get 50% off the following limited availability GTA Online Independence Day items, so if you were looking to add a Stars and Stripes emblazoned Liberator monster truck, Sovereign roadcruiser motorcycle, or something else equally patriotic then you could choose from the list below:

  • Liberator monster truck
  • Sovereign motorcycle
  • Musket
  • Firework Launcher
  • Vehicle Horns
  • Tire/Parachute Smoke
  • Face Paints
  • Clothing
  • MOC Liveries
  • Mk II Weapon Livery
  • Haircuts
  • Masks
  • Firework Ammo
  • USA Parachute Bag

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As well as those GTA Online Independence Day items, you could also got a cool 70% off all Bunkers, Hangars and Facilities, 60% off Mammoth Avengers and their customisations, 50% off Yachts and Arcade Properties, and a 50% reduction on the following vehicles:

  • Mammoth Thruster
  • Pegassi Oppressor Mk II
  • Mammoth Tula
  • RM-10 Bombushka
  • V-65 Molotok
  • Principe Deveste Eight
  • Emperor ETR1
  • Bravado Gauntlet Hellfire
  • Buckingham Luxor
  • Buckingham Luxor Deluxe
  • Buckingham Swift
  • Buckingham Swift Deluxe

GTA Online Independence Day 2019

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Finally, there were some big opportunities to earn bonus GTA$ and RP by taking part in specific events. You got double GTA$ and RP by playing through the Missile Base Series, which sent you into the depths of Mount Chiliad to take on team matches such as Every Bullet Counts, Juggernaut, Slasher and more.

Whatever your plans are, make sure to come back and check out the GTA Online Independence Day event in 2021, so you don't miss out on any great deals such as these when the next one rolls around.

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