#DOOMSDAY and #FESTIVESURPRISE2017 Snapmatic Photo Challenge Winners

From gift-bearing Deluxos to rocketing Thrusters, opportunities were aplenty for keen and creative photogs in both the #DOOMSDAY and #FESTIVESURPRISE2017 Snapmatic challenges. Capturing the true spirit of the festive period and preventing Doomsday in style, we're proud to present the winners for both Snapmatic challenges, all of whom snapped up GTA$1,000,000 for their impressive work:


"Grand Senora Desert" by -3Dog-

A lone figure gazes skyward as a flock of Deluxos takes to the skies in this stylish and striking shot from -3Dog- .

"To Infinity" by vertigo9219

Reaching for the moon, stars and beyond, vertigo9219 enjoys a quiet night out with a freshly-acquired Thruster.

"프로코피오 해변 (Procopio Beach)" by Melt-2ch5thr

Objects in the rear-view mirror may be closer than they appear - a homing missile from a Chernobog sets off towards an unfortunate target. 

"I'm A Rocket Man" by AceSomnium

Against a fiery backdrop and propelled by the Thruster, AceSomnium's aspiring astronaut ascends into the unknown.

"Uninvited Guest" by aizakkusan

It's a race against time in aizakkusan's tense shot from Act I of the Doomsday Heist, as a misfit crew attempt to navigate the Server Farm.


  • "#DOOMSDAY" by bee-style: An airborne Deluxo stands out against an apocalyptic Los Santos skyline.
  • "New And Old With Me" by FirewoodDog: A smooth merging of the old and new in GTA Online, as the classic Lectro stands alongside the new sleek Black Catsuit, a fresh addition from The Doomsday Heist.
  • "The Future Is Now" by Marisol76: The Deluxo heralds the dawn of a new age, where taking in the view of the Los Santos night lights from the sky can be done from the comfort of a two-seater Sports Classic.


Congratulations are also in order for the winners of the DOOMSDAY Social Club Sweepstakes: zJacKzZ, SYGamer18, Nakir9, One_Eighty_ and VeronicaSR. Stay tuned to the Rockstar Newswire for more opportunities to win GTAV gear and collectibles.


"Santa's Gifts" by --EVOLUT7ON--

Taking an alternative mode of transport on a snowy winter's eve and putting the Thruster's missiles to good use, Santa rains down some fiery gifts on the naughty boys and girls of Los Santos.

"Pillbox Hill" by kermoha1

A classically festive and neatly composed snap of a Los Santos couple on Christmas morning from first time Snapmatic winner kermoha1.

"STOL3N" by Venzee

On the naughty list and on the run, an elf with an unlocked Double-Action Revolver takes the local law enforcement for a festive, wild goose chase.

If you've yet to claim your gratis Double-Action Revolver, check your iFruit for a in-game email containing the first clue, then follow the trail to unlock the weapon in GTA Online. Once you uncover the weapon, complete the Headshot Challenge in Freemode for a GTA$250,000 reward and unlock it for future gun-slinging exploits in Red Dead Redemption 2 on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

"HoHoHo Merry Christmas" by kishidayuki2001

Ditching his sled for a Deluxo, Santa's busiest time of the year becomes a breeze as he takes to the skies for those all-important deliveries.

"Happy Holidays!" by dcwdamon

The SF-16-Atlantis Crew assembles in the Grand Senora Desert with Crew leader dcwdamon amongst the Mammoth Avenger, an impressive collection of wheels and a rogue snowball.


  • "WINTER" by JulianOneGTAV: A simple but beautiful and atmospheric snap of a quiet night in Grapeseed during the San Andreas snowfall.
  • "San Andreas Avenue" by eXaR_N7: The I RussianCommunity I Crew celebrates the holidays with some madcap antics, with a few Thrusters and a Deluxo thrown in for good measure. 
  • "HERMES(S)" by AmirTakro: Winding up to unleash a potentially devastating snowball, Amir poses next to an extravagantly decorated Albany Hermes.
  • "Catch?" by CJlageHbkuu: Suitably dressed for the festive season, CJlageHbkuu serves one up in Legion Square.


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