GTA 5 Online Doomsday Heist release date COUNTDOWN: PS4, Xbox One DLC launch time

GTA 5 fans are counting down to the next major GTA Online DLC update.

As a special Christmas DLC bonus, Rockstar will make the Doomsday Heist available in .

The GTA 5 Doomsday Heist has been given a December 12 release date on PS4, Xbox One and PC.

This means there’s not long to wait before players can explore the inner depths of Mount Chiliad.

In fact, based on past Rockstar GTA 5 updates, the Heist should be live before 12pm UK time. Express Online has contacted Rockstar for confirmation.

The plot sees an unlikely alliance team up to save San Andreas from total annihilation.

You can find out more by checking out the Doomsday Heist screenshots and trailer below…

Players will explore downtown Los Santos, the inner depths of Mount Chiliad and even the ocean floor.

Rockstar explains: “A billionaire tech mogul, an idealistic intelligence agent, a socially awkward conspiracy theorist and a neurotic supercomputer have been forced into an unlikely alliance to save San Andreas from total annihilation.

“As apocalyptic threats mount from enemies unknown, you and your criminal crew are enlisted to un-tangle mysteries and eradicate threats spanning from the bustling streets of downtown Los Santos to the ocean floor and all the way to the inner depths of Mount Chiliad in an epic new online adventure.”

You can watch the GTA 5 Online Doomsday Heist launch trailer below.

The news comes after GTA Online gets a new update on PS4 and Xbox One.

Players can now purchase the P-996 Lazer jet, which comes with a hefty price tag.

Retailing for $6,500,000 at Warstock Cache & Carry, fans may instead be tempted to continue just taking the thing from the military base instead.

Rockstar have also released the new Transform Races content onto the Race Creator tool, meaning fans can now make their own experiences and upload them to the game.