The lights are on
Rockstar has informed us that a fix for Grand Theft Auto Online is currently in the works. More importantly, the developer hopes to release the patch on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 as early as tomorrow.
The title update aims to address "commonly reported issues with Grand Theft Auto Online." If that means that players will be able to get in, get through the tutorial, and hang onto their hard-stolen cash, cars, and cribs, then there will be a lot of happy gamers tomorrow.
The issues are more than just the first tutorial race (though Rockstar suggests a complicated workaround that has managed to get some players in the game). Here's the current list:
We'll keep you updated tomorrow as we learn more.
Our TakeThere are a lot of unhappy people right now wishing they were roaming the streets of Los Santos. Hopefully by this time tomorrow, that's exactly what they'll be doing. Here's hoping that somewhere down the line scalable solutions (like Microsoft's cloud) make launches a lot smoother across the board.
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I managed to play for like 2 hours today. Good to hear this, because the experience is fantastic.
I've been playing for about 4 hours so far. Besides freezing twice I haven't seen any problems.
I was one of the ones lucky enough to play after my character had been deleted twice. Watch my rank 19 get deleted tonight.
Its great. I have a level 12 now and the connections work about 70 percent of the time so tomorrow definitely means that everyone should on. I can't wait until we have more missions to do.
What about the error that doesn't allow you to connect to a friend. It always just claims "one of you hasn't completed the tutorial" even though both of us have.
Anyone else getting that one? Or does anyone know how long the tutorial is? We've both done several jobs and have played with other people for hours, but it won't let us play together.
After having to hear Lamar's speech half a dozen times and having to sit through the intro, the desire to play is gone. Glad I finished the main story of the game. I am ready to move on from this now.
thats cool, this being the first weekend online, i doubt i will be able to log on this weekend either. soon........
So my character missing is only temporary? That's good, kinda had a mini-heartattack at that sight.
That's great to hear. Hopefully it will be up before I get out of class.
I got in fine, and I wasn't impressed... its not fun when you have less than 5 buddies playing with you. Playing by yourself and dealing with constant death in free roam and trying to play team games with people who dont have or use headsets to communicate defeats the purpose for me
Yay i hope i can finally play GTA online.
they need to have the ps3 version save the game when your kicked offline also tired of starting over cause the psn network boots me other than that gta online is working fine for me
PS3 version is working fine for me now. Although I find it exceptionally boring. Not going to spend much time with it. Rockstar made a great single player but the multiplayer (while I give them credit for attempting it) is pretty lame IMO.