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access_time October 4, 2013 at 6:49 PM in Sony by Ramon Aranda

Rockstar patches Grand Theft Auto Online for PS3


Rockstar has today rolled out an update for Grand Theft Auto Online that is set to address some issues with the online mode.

The patch notes, courtesy of Rockstar are as follows:

  • For PlayStation 3 users, a PlayStation Network server issue was detected that was limiting the amount of possible concurrent users. This was preventing most players from accessing GTA Online altogether and as of this morning, that problem was resolved.
  • There is an issue that is preventing some players from getting through the first tutorial mission across both platforms. Many players have been able to get through this with repeated retries, and we are working on unblocking this for everyone as soon as possible.
  • This morning, we experienced some instability across the GTA Online services which is affecting even people who have progressed beyond the tutorial mission. We are identifying these issues now and are working to restore stability for users as soon as possible.
  • For the time being and until we have been able to get everybody access to GTA Online and things are running smoothly, we have disabled the option of purchasable GTA$ cash packs. Players can however keep on earning GTA$ by pulling off Jobs and other profitable gameplay activities rather than purchasing cash packs.

According to Rockstar, an update for the Xbox 360 version of the game is in the works.

“We’re currently working w/ Microsoft to get this update published for Xbox 360 as soon as possible. We expect it to be up sometime overnight” – @RockstarGames (via Twitter)


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