If you're one of the 88,704 that bought into the first month* of Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars
' drug game, then you want to draw a little star on your calendar for May 1st. If you're a member of the Rockstar Games Social Club (or if you're registered before 11:59 p.m. ET on May 7th), then you're eligible to drive the "highly-coveted" Bulletproof Hellenbach in-game vehicle.
There are a few more steps to take involving DS Friend Code linking as well as stat syncing (details after the jump), but following through with those instructions will make the car available at the Auto Merchant -- who opens for business in one of the early missions, "The Wheelman" -- in Boabo. It'll be the last car on the dealer's list.
The Bulletproof Hellenbach will only be available via the Social Club, and only for a limited time.
* Or anyone that bought it since.
Beginning May 1st, owners of Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars will be given the chance to receive the rare and highly-coveted "Bulletproof Hellenbach" vehicle, given away exclusively to members of Rockstar Games Social Club.
This in-game content will only be available via Social Club for a limited time, and if they haven't already, players are encouraged to head on over to the site to synch up their stats via Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection and check out more of the latest features that have been rolling out for Chinatown Wars since launch like the newly enhanced Rampage tracker, and an all new line-up of Social Club-exclusive papercraft models ready to be downloaded, printed, and assembled.
The full details on how to obtain the Bulletproof Hellenbach are listed below:
(1) Become a registered Social Club member before 11:59 PM ET on May 7th 2009 (Thursday).
(2) Link your Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars Nintendo DS Friend Code to your Social Club account before 11:59 PM ET on May 7th 2009 (Thursday).
(3) Sync your stats anytime after your Friend Code is linked.
The car will then be available at the Auto Merchant in BOABO. It will be the last car on the dealer's list but you can skip to it directly by hitting left on the d-pad. (Note that the Auto Merchant opens for business in one of the early missions, "The Wheelman.")
For more details on this weeklong promotion, please visit: http://socialclub.rockstargames.com/