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.