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You can now have snowball fights in Grand Theft Auto V

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'Those icy little suckers can pack a wallop.'

Just in time for Christmas, Rockstar Games is bringing a big holiday update to Grand Theft Auto V's online mode — and it lets you trade in your machine gun for a snowball. The "festive surprise" update for GTA Online is rolling out now, and it includes new gear so that you can wear ugly Christmas sweaters or gingerbread man masks while you rob a bank, as well as a brand new feature called "San Andreas snowfall," which lets you toss snowballs back and forth with other players.

"Be forewarned, those icy little suckers can pack a wallop," the developer says. There are also new weapons and cars to test out, and perhaps most importantly, if you check into the game on Christmas Day there might just be a present waiting for you. The holiday update is far from the only new content coming to GTA Online, though — just a few days ago Rockstar revealed that online heists are coming early next year.

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