Rockstar Games Outlines the Plan to Deal With GameSpy Shutdown

By   /   Apr 30, 2014

As we all know the GameSpy Servers are shutting down at the end of next month, which means that a lot of games will have to migrate to other servers for survival.

Recently, 2K games announced what games will they be keeping alive after the shutdown and Crytek’s famous Crysis series is also among the affected.

Now Rockstar Games has come forward to announce how they will be handling the GameSpy shutdown problem for their extremely popular games like Red Dead Redemption, GTA IV and Max Payne 3. In response to a question that asked about Rockstar’s strategy after the GameSpy Shutdown, following was the detailed answer on the changes:

Grand Theft Auto V
No changes will be made

Max Payne 3
Online multiplayer gameplay: Removed for the Mac version only
Social Club website stat tracking and leaderboards: Unaffected
In-game multiplayer leaderboards: Unaffected

Red Dead Redemption / RDR Game of the Year Edition / RDR Undead Nightmare
Online multiplayer gameplay: Unaffected
Social Club website stat tracking and leaderboards: Removed
In-game Social Club services: Removed
In-game multiplayer leaderboards: Removed for PlayStation®3 version only

Grand Theft Auto IV / GTAIV Complete / GTA Episodes from Liberty City
Online multiplayer gameplay: Unaffected
Social Club website stat tracking and leaderboards: Removed
In-game multiplayer leaderboards: Removed for PlayStation®3 version only

Midnight Club Los Angeles / MCLA Complete Edition
Online multiplayer gameplay: Removed for the PlayStation®3 version only
All Social Club website features and account linking: Removed
In-game multiplayer leaderboards: Removed for PlayStation®3 version only
In-game Rate My Ride and Driving Test unlocks: Removed

Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars (Nintendo DS and PlayStation®Portable Only)
Social Club website minigames and features: Removed
In-game Social Club content unlocks: Removed
Social Club website stat tracking: Removed

Beaterator
All Social Club website features: Removed
In-game Track Upload/Download feature: Removed

Midnight Club 3: Dub Edition / MC3: Dub Edition Remix
Online multiplayer gameplay: Removed
In-game multiplayer leaderboards: Removed

Rockstar Games also stated that this is not the final information, you can expect to see some changes in the coming weeks.

Source: Rockstar Games

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