Rockstar Games reported that the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of GTA Online, the online multiplayer component of Grand Theft Auto V, will at this point don’t be available beginning December 16th, 2021. Shark Cash Cards, which open the in-game currency for GTA Online, will presently don’t be available on these consoles after September 15th, 2021.
The organization said in a press release that closing down GTA Online for these consoles will “have no impact on access to, or progress within, the Grand Theft Auto V story mode.” You just will not have the option to go online with the game.
Furthermore, website stat tracking for GTA Online will stop procedure on December 16th, 2021. Web stat tracking for some of the studio’s other PS3 and Xbox 360 games that have Social Club integration, including Max Payne 3 and L.A. Noire, will be closed down before on September 16th, 2021.
It speaks to the popularity of GTA Online and the enormous install base of both PS3 and Xbox 360 consoles that Rockstar Games kept the lights on, in a manner of speaking, for so long. These consoles saw the initial release of Grand Theft Auto V very nearly eight years prior, and its highly anticipated online open-world multiplayer mode appeared a month after launch. All things considered, the help has traversed whole console generations.
From that point forward, it has re-released on the PS4 and Xbox One in 2014, on PC in 2015, and on November 11th, 2021, it’ll go to the PS5 and Xbox Series X/S consoles. There’s seemingly no end in sight for GTA Online on modern hardware. In any case, it’s reasonable that, after right around eight years of service on outdated, hard-to-buy consoles, now’s the time to pull the plug.