Independence Day Special

Independence Day Special
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Independence Day Special promotional artwork.
DevelopersRockstar North
PublishersRockstar Games
PlatformsPlayStation 3
Xbox 360
Release dates

Xbox 360 - 1 July, 2014
PS3 - 1 July, 2014

Featured VehicleVapid The Liberator
Western Sovereign
Featured WeaponMusket
Firework Launcher

The Independence Day Special is a time-limited content update for Grand Theft Auto Online that was released on July 1st 2014. The update is only available until mid-July, although all items the player purchases from it in GTA Online will stay in their inventory. Promotional material for the update claim that it is "sponsored by Ammu-Nation".

The update has considerably more content than the previous holiday-themed update (the Valentine's Day Massacre Special), including:

  • two new vehicles, the Vapid Liberator monster truck and the Western Sovereign.
  • two new weapons, the Musket and the Firework Launcher.
  • seven new properties that can be purchased via Dynasty 8.
  • the Ferris Whale and the Leviathan Roller Coaster at Pleasure Pier are now rideable.
  • over forty items of American-themed clothing.
  • six new animal masks that can be purchased from Vespucci Movie Masks, each coming in two colour variations.
  • special Crate Drops, which may contain exclusive beer-can hats and the Happiness Is...Land Sweater.
  • the "Patriot" option for Parachute smoke, which alternates between red, white and blue.
  • the "Patriot" option for tyre smoke.
  • four new car horns, each being a part of The Star Spangled Banner.
  • the "Mullet" hairstyle.
  • "Stars 'n' Stripes" face paint, available from barbershops.
  • various balancing fixes.

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