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

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Rockstar Games introduced that it’s going to shut down the PlayStation 3 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 implies that stat monitoring for these variations of the game will disappear from the Rockstar Games Social Club. Additionally, Shark Cash playing cards can now not be bought for PS3 and Xbox 360 after September 15. Rockstar’s FAQ explains that gamers will be unable to switch character progress to present variations of GTA Online earlier than the shutdown since no such characteristic exists. You additionally can not switch or refund digital foreign money/items since these are platform-specific. Rockstar harassed that the shutdown won’t impression gamers’ capacity to play Grand Theft Auto V’s story mode or impact their current progress there. 

In the Rockstar Newswire blog post, the writer explains that the choice has to do with the corporate’s elevated concentrate on updating and supporting the PS4, Xbox One, and PC variations of GTA Online. Rockstar can also 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 3 and L.A. Noire additionally stop on September 16. Rockstar can also be shutting down on-line multiplayer and leaderboards for these variations of Max Payne 3. Again, this won’t have an effect on gamers’ capacity to play the story modes in both model of these video games. 

This marks the tip of an period of kinds. 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 know the way lively the participant bases on these platforms is at this level, nevertheless it’s at all times 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 3 and L.A. Noire? Share your ideas and reminiscences within the feedback!

[Source: Rockstar Newswire]

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