In mid-December, GTA Online received an update for The Cayo Perico Heist with a new location. The addition is friendly to the gloomy titans of loneliness - you can play it even with friends or solo. As reported, Rockstar intends to maintain this approach in the future updates.
GTAO design director Scott Butchard told GQ about this in an interview. According to him, in the future, developers want to introduce more single-player elements into multiplayer. There are no specifics about the content of upcoming updates yet - so we all have to wait for news.
A couple of more interesting facts from the material:
The Cayo Perico Heist was completely done remotely. It took almost 12 months to create the update.
A GQ author asked Rockstar's Director of Production Planning - Tarek Hamad whether the company is going to continue to develop single stories despite the success of Online, social gaming. Hamad replied in the affirmative.
Aside from adding a new island, which can be raided by players, The Cayo Perico Heist has also introduced fresh radio stations, clothing brands, equipment and guns into the network action. Details are in this post.