Rockstar has just confirmed the end of support for GTA Online on two platforms. Players will not be able to check the network of GTA 5 on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The company has also confirmed the changes to the servers for the third part of Max Payne.
Rockstar has just officially confirmed an important news – The company intends to completely abandon support for GTA Online on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Players will not be able to log into the servers and will not even check the stats in the Rockstar Games Social Club. Players can use GTA 5 online only until December 16, 2021:
We continue to support and update the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC versions of Grand Theft Auto Online, and are preparing an expanded and improved version of Grand Theft Auto V and Grand Theft Auto Online for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X | S scheduled for this fall. However, the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions of GTA Online, including the Rockstar Games Social Club stats tracking, will be officially disabled on December 16, 2021. In addition, sales of Shark Cash Cards for the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of GTA Online will not be available After September 15, 2021.
Rockstar confirms that the changes won’t affect progression and access to story modes on both platforms and the company is only ditching two platforms: PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. This isn’t the end, as the developers don’t plan to provide more support for Max Payne 3’s online game modes and stats from LA Noire. .
In addition, tracking of Rockstar Games Social Club stats and other features for selected PS3 and Xbox 360 games will be disabled on September 16, 2021. This applies to:
- Tracking stats per page, multiplayer, and Max Payne 3 rankings on PS3 and Xbox 360
- Track your stats on LA Noire on PS3 and Xbox 360
The studio thanked the fans for the game but you know GTA 5 is coming to PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X | S.So the company apparently wants to focus on newer platforms. For now at least, no changes have been made to the PS4 and XOne versions.