Rockstar Games to temporarily shutdown servers for Red Dead Online & GTA Online in support of Black Lives Matter.
News - Red Dead Redemption · · by Magnar
Earlier today, Rockstar Games announced on twitter that they will shutdown the servers for Red Dead Online & GTA Online temporarily in support of Black Lives Matter and to honour George Floyd.
Servers will be shutting down between 2pm ET (7pm BST) & 4pm ET (9pm BST). Rockstar went on to share a link to CharityNavigator.org, highlighting charities known for the civil rights actions.
As reported by GamesIndustry.biz, all game studios owned by Take-Two interactive will also be shutting down their online services during this time.
This follows on from Tuesday’s #BlackoutTuesday where a number of high profile companies around the world shared their support to the Black Lives Matter movement by pausing their feeds and tweeting statements about recent events.
Server are now back online after the 2 hour shutdown.
We’ll continue to update this with any further developments and share them on the RedDeadNews twitter account @RedDeadRDC