Pegassi Zentornos are so last season. With the Halloween Surprise update, Rockstar Games has revealed the new vehicle of choice for seasoned career criminals: a hearse with a creepy corpse clawing at the back window. The seasonal event also adds a new oldschool hotrod Franken Stange (cartoonishly oversized driver with lolling tongue and bulging eyes not included) - but, again, only on current-gen.
The Halloween Surprise has plenty of other, erm, surprises beyond new wheels. One of the most intriguing additions is the new Slasher adversary mode, which pits one shotgun wielding maniac against seven unarmed campers. If you manage to survive with naught but a flashlight for three minutes, you may get to assume the role of murderous maniac. Kind of like hide and seek, but with a shotgun.
You'll find several new horror-inspired masks for sale in Vespucci Movie Masks' Monsters section, and the new Halloween mask category will be the new default for Heists between now and November 16. If you fancy some lower-key creepshow fun, you can also try on 30 new styles of Face Paint, or adorn your Lowrider's dashboard with one of 20 freaky new bobbleheads. All these new items are yours to keep even after the event ends, but many (if not all) of them will no longer be available for purchase after that.
As usual, Rockstar plans to host a special event weekend in honor of the Halloween update. Should be the perfect time to snuff out your Jack-'o-Lantern, ignore the trick-or-treaters pounding at the door, and trick out your fab new hearse.
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