Rockstar Is Shutting Down GTA Online On PS3 And Xbox 360 In December

Rockstar Games introduced that it’s going to shut down the PlayStation Three and Xbox 360 variations of its wildly profitable Grand Theft Auto Online. If you’re a GTA Online participant tearing up Los Santos on these platforms, mark December 16 as the ultimate day you may log in.

The shutdown additionally signifies that stat monitoring for these variations of the sport will disappear from the Rockstar Games Social Club. Additionally, Shark Cash playing cards can now not be offered for PS3 and Xbox 360 after September 15. Rockstar’s FAQ explains that gamers won’t be able to switch character progress to present variations of GTA Online earlier than the shutdown since no such function exists. You additionally can’t switch or refund digital foreign money/items since these are platform-specific. Rockstar confused that the shutdown is not going to influence gamers’ capability to play Grand Theft Auto V’s story mode or impact their present progress there. 

In the Rockstar Newswire weblog publish, the writer explains that the choice has to do with the corporate’s elevated deal with updating and supporting the PS4, Xbox One, and PC variations of GTA Online. Rockstar can be busy prepping for the launch of the improved variations of GTA V and GTA Online for PS5 and Xbox Series X/S this fall.

Furthermore, web site stat monitoring for the PS3 and Xbox 360 variations of Max Payne Three and L.A. Noire additionally stop on September 16. Rockstar can be shutting down on-line multiplayer and leaderboards for these variations of Max Payne 3. Again, this is not going to have an effect on gamers’ capability to play the story modes in both model of these video games. 

This marks the tip of an period of types. GTA Online started life on PS3 and Xbox 360 in October 2013, serving because the launch pads for the mode’s meteoric rise. I don’t understand how lively the participant bases on these platforms is at this level, but it surely’s all the time a bummer to see a web based service shut its doorways. 

What do you consider GTA Online’s shutdown on PS3 and Xbox 360, in addition to the associated information concerning Max Payne Three and L.A. Noire? Share your ideas and recollections within the feedback!

[Source: Rockstar Newswire]

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