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How To Start The Weazel Plaza Shootout Event In GTA Online

If you're trying to start the Weazel Plaza Shootout event in GTA Online, we have the answers you're looking for!
How To Start The Weazel Plaza Shootout Event In GTA Online

The holiday season is here both in the real world and in GTA Online! As is tradition around this time of year, several seasonal events are making their way into the world of GTA Online. These events are sure to bring a festive spirit to the game and community members. One of these events is called the Weazel Plaza Shootout event and is inspired by Die Hard. This event has tons of rewards on offer and pays tribute to the beloved Christmas movie very faithfully. So, if you are interested in living out your deepest Bruce Willis fantasies, we've got you covered.

This article will cover everything you need to know about the Weazel Plaza Shootout event in GTA Online, including how to start, what rewards are available, and more!

How To Start The Weazel Plaza Shootout Event In GTA Online

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The Weazel Plaza Shootout event pays tribute to Die Hard. (Picture: Rockstar Games)

Popular GTA Twitter user Tez2 tweeted about these events in detail, revealing that this event is super easy to both start and complete. 

This is a random event that can be started by following these simple steps:

  • Log in to the game and stay in the game for at least twenty minutes.
  • Ensure it is between 8 PM and 6 AM in-game time. 
  • Make sure you are within 400 meters of the Weazel Plaza building. 
  • The random event will start once choppers begin flying over Weazel Plaza.
  • Get an Oppressor MK II or a chopper and land on the roof of the building. This will trigger the event. 
  • After landing on the roof, you should see several criminals. Make sure you kill every one of them. 
  • Once defeated, there should be a WM 29 pistol on the ground near one of the dead criminal bodies. 
  • If this is your first time completing the event, you will also be rewarded with $25,000!

The WM 29 pistol is a reference to the gun Bruce Willis used in Die Hard. Players can purchase ammunition for the gun at Ammu-Nation.

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Players can acquire the WM 29 pistol for completing the event. (Picture: Rockstar Games)

All in all, the event is short, sweet, and very fun to complete. Choosing to honor Die Hard, one of the most fringe and widely debated Christmas movies of all time is a very fitting way for GTA Online to wish its players a Merry Christmas!

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