Grand Theft Auto Online launches today, experiencing server issues

By Justin Kahn
Oct 1, 2013
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  1. Just last month GTA V released to record breaking numbers with over $1 billion in sales within the first 3 days, and today the highly anticipated Grand Theft Auto Online officially releases. While it always seems as though game makers...

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  2. TomSEA

    TomSEA TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,230   +314

    Although this has the potential to be a great game, I wouldn't touch it with a 10 foot pole. Every foul-mouthed, immature 14 year old will be playing this. Griefing will be the norm...
  3. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 2,203   +521

    I'd love to play the game, just not the online component.
  4. davislane1

    davislane1 TechSpot Maniac Posts: 865   +279

    That's why they've got private lobbies. Buddy up with a mature crew and, boom, no more kiddie problems.

    That is, of course, if R* can manage to get the online component functioning. Day 1 releases are generally rough, but, so far, the 360 side of things has been nearly unplayable and PS3 is quite literally broken. On the upside, this may encourage many of those infernal tweens and teens to snap their discs in an adolescent frenzy, simultaneously reducing server load and increasing the gameplay experience.
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  5. ikesmasher

    ikesmasher TechSpot Guru Posts: 1,727   +286

    Ill wait for Christmas time, when this game will go down to ~$40 and the server stress will be less. Hopefully it will still be extraordinarily populated by then.
  6. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TechSpot Paladin Posts: 5,071   +1,181

    Sounds like a good idea for a TechSpot Group/Crew.
  7. tonylukac

    tonylukac TechSpot Maniac Posts: 742   +14

  8. davislane1

    davislane1 TechSpot Maniac Posts: 865   +279

    Not a bad idea, actually


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