The GTA$ Stimulus Package was an update for Grand Theft Auto Online. Rockstar Games have since issued various in-game GTA$ Stimulus for pre-ordering other ported editions of Grand Theft Auto V.
The package was an apology gift from Rockstar Games to the players of GTA Online who suffered technical issues in the game, and presented players with $500,000. It was announced on October 11th, 2013.
Rockstar originally planned to be release in two parts throughout October, with each part of the package containing $250,000. The package would be only available for players who played at least once in October. On October 25th, Rockstar announced of delaying the package due to their work on fixing the game's progress loss issues.
The package was released on November 6th, 2013 in title update 1.05, giving GTA Online players $500,000.
On the 28 May, 2015, a similar package was given to some players who were experiencing technical difficulties with Daily Objectives, and therefore were rewarded $250,000 - $500,000.
- "Grand Theft Auto Online: Half a Million GTA$ Stimulus Package this Month", October 11, 2013.
- "Grand Theft Auto Online Update, October 25, 2013.
- GTA Online Stimulus Package Direct Deposit November 6th 2013