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GTA 5 Guide: How to earn money quickly

GTA 5 Guide: How to earn money quickly

Many articles on the internet mention cheat codes to get unlimited money on GTA 5 PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One and PC — but this doesn't seem to be the best suggestion. Here's our guide on how to make money quickly in the game

GTA 5 Guide: How to earn money quickly

Many websites promote different techniques to get unlimited money on Grand Theft Auto 5. However, be careful not to succumb to these scams. Making money fast is the primary goal in all of Grand Theft Auto, and the online version is no exception. However, any player knows that it is not possible to obtain money instantly in the game, and this is no coincidence. Indeed, Rockstar Games has made it a point of honor that there is no cheat code in the game to obtain instant or unlimited money.

While it is not possible to unlock unlimited money, it is still achievable to get large sums of money quickly, and without ruining your wallet. We have listed some of these techniques for you.

Practical missions to earn money quickly

While there is no way to instantly earn money in GTA 5, there are different ways to get big money, but beware, it takes a bit of preparation and investment.

Heists (from $ 60,000 to $ 1,500,000)

Any seasoned GTA gamer will tell you that one of the ways to make in-game cash fast is through heists. If you reach Rank 12 and own a high-end apartment, you will be able to play 4-player Co-op Heists online. Each time, Lester will call you to organize a new heist. It is also possible to call him to replay a heist. There are a total of 6 different heists.

In GTA Online, Heists can be played at three difficulty levels: Easy (base gains), Normal (2x more than Easy), and Hard (25% more than Normal).

Once you accept or request a heist, you become the leader of the operation. You can then invite any player who has completed the GTA Online tutorial to join you. The leader of the heist is certainly the one who has to face the costs, but also the one who determines how the winnings will be divided between the players. It also decides in advance what role each player will occupy in the operation. Communication is therefore the key to succeeding at the different difficulty levels in order to face obstacles more effectively but also to prepare good equipment with bulletproof vests or silencers.

Heists in themselves involve several missions. By default, the head of the heist will earn 10% more RP thanks to the various installation tasks, the other participants will earn money (between $ 15,000 and $ 20,000).

           Heist # 1: The Fleeca Job

  • Cost: $ 11,500
  • Earnings: (Easy) $ 57,500, (Normal) $ 115,000, (Hard) $ 143,750

    Heist # 2: The Prison Break

  • Cost: $ 40,000
  • Earnings: (Easy) $ 200,000, (Normal) $ 400,000, (Hard) $ 500,000

    Heist # 3: Human Labs Raid

  • Cost: $ 54,000
  • Earnings: (Easy) $ 270,000, (Normal) $ 575,000, (Hard) $ 675,000

    Heist # 4: Series A Funding

  • Cost: $ 40,400
  • Earnings: (Easy) $ 202,000, (Normal) $ 404,000, (Hard) $ 505,000

    Heist # 5: The Pacific Standard Job

  • Cost: $ 100,000
  • Earnings: (Easy) $ 500,000, (Normal) $ 100,000, (Hard) $ 1,250,000

    Heist # 6: The Diamond Casino Heist

Part 1 :

  • Cost: $ 65,000
  • Earnings: (Normal) $ 650,000, (Hard) $ 812,500

Part 2 :

  • Cost: $ 95,000
  • Earnings: (Normal) $ 950,000, (Hard) $ 1,187,500

3rd part:

  • Cost: $ 120,000
  • Earnings: (Normal) $ 1,200,000, (Hard) $ 1,500,000

Become a Bodyguard with VIP Missions

When the Executives and Other Criminals DLC came out, a whole new VIP and Bodyguard system was introduced, bringing in new ways to earn big bucks. Who says VIP says aspiring bodyguards. Whenever your character is hired by a VIP, you can receive up to $ 5,000 every 15 minutes, in addition to any earnings made from your job or VIP challenges.

The Motorcycle Club

In GTA Online, it is possible to create your own motorcycle gang thanks to the Bikers DLC . These motorcycle clubs can earn you money through various "business" activities . These missions can be launched from the Open Road laptop in your MC Clubhouse. You can counterfeit money, or go the narcotics route by making drugs in a lab, farm, or factory.

While all businesses in general allow you to passively generate money, you will still need to get involved in the end in order to get your payout.

Become CEO

Once you have enough money, you can buy an office and become the CEO of a small business (note that the cheapest office costs $ 1,000,000). This then allows you to become financially independent. Buying a warehouse allows you to do missions that aim to fill it and then deliver the goods produced. You can also perform car theft missions or deliveries. It's a simple and effective way to earn dollars in GTA.

Daily Goals

We must not forget that in GTA there are objectives to be completed every day and which do not require a lot of effort . By completing them you can earn a bonus of $ 30,000 and 5,000 RP. Doing this for 7 consecutive days will increase this bonus up to $ 150,000 plus 20,000 RP. If you are persistent you can even complete the Daily Missions for 28 days, which will then earn you a monthly bonus of $ 750,000 and 50,000 RP.

These goals are fairly straightforward to achieve, so doing them won't take you a lot of time and will help you accumulate money. Even if you are not very diligent, the $ 25,000 in daily earnings can, in the long run, be a nice sum of money.

Keep an Eye on Your Wallet

This may seem obvious to some but it is good to remember that you have to take the time to deposit your money in your bank account. The online mode allows you to have two places to keep your money. It's a good idea to go to the bank regularly so that you don't lose too much money every time you die. If these sums are derisory in the short term, in the long run they can turn out to be somewhat high. 

Translated from original content by Célia "Lolisa".

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