The Publishers Of ‘GTA V’ Allegedly Sent Private Investigators After The Makers Of A Mod They Didn’t Like



For the most part, the makers of Grand Theft Auto V encourage players to get as creative as they want with mods. Adding characters from other franchises, or recreating the openings to ’90s TV shows in GTA V keeps the game relevant and in the news after all.

Where Rockstar and publisher Take-Two draw the line are mods that impede their ability to make money from their game. As such, mods that create online multiplayer modes separate from GTA Online like FiveM and GTA:MP have been banned, even though, technically, they’re not against the rules. Rockstar and Take-Two make a pretty penny from GTA Online microtransactions, so they don’t want players spending time in a fan-made online mode they get no benefit from. It’s understandable. That said, the methods GTA V publisher Take-Two are using to “discourage” the makers of FiveM and GTA:MP are more than a little creepy

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