GAMES COMPANY Rockstar has apologised to those players who have had a bad first experience with Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5) Online.
GTA Online launched yesterday. While some people were able to swagger straight into it, others were not so lucky.
Rockstar has reached out to the unlucky ones. "We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience while we work to resolve this," it said in a blog post.
"We are continuing to look into these issues and are working around the clock on resolving them as quickly as possible. This includes close monitoring of our Support systems, forums, social media, and in-game data to measure traffic along with Community sentiment to ensure ongoing improvements to stability. Please stay tuned for more updates."
The firm has provided a checklist of problems that players can refer to before going all social on the internet to complain and ask about them.
It said that some people are encountering server problems, freezing, errors, timeouts and the issue of race markers not appearing.
Other players are told that they have failed a mission before it has even started, and some have suffered load failures.
While users are offered a number of routes to answers this has not stopped some of the most popular topics in the Rockstar discussion forums turning in a very negative direction.
"Worst online launch ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!" said one comment. "Why are you all excusing Rockstar for something they could have prevented long ago?" added another.
We luckily managed to get it all working, so you can check out our GTA Online review. µ
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