Grand Theft Auto Online Launch Updates

Posted on October 4 2013, 6:06am | Author: R* Q | Filed Under: Social Club, Games

Update: The latest title update for GTA Online is live for PlayStation 3. We're working to have this up for Xbox 360 as soon as possible today.
Thank you everyone for continuing to bear with us since yesterday’s initial roll out of Grand Theft Auto Online – we’re aware that a variety of technical difficulties have made it difficult to get access and that the experience has been a bit less than smooth for many of you who jumped in straight away, so here are a few updates as of this afternoon to keep you all apprised.
At the Rockstar Games Support site, there is a dedicated article listing out the most common technical issues being reported. Things are changing and developing frequently but here are some latest updates as of this afternoon:
  • For PlayStation 3 users, a PlayStation Network server issue was detected that was limiting the amount of possible concurrent users. This was preventing most players from accessing GTA Online altogether and as of this morning, that problem was resolved.
  • There is an issue that is preventing some players from getting through the first tutorial mission across both platforms. Many players have been able to get through this with repeated retries, and we are working on unblocking this for everyone as soon as possible.
  • This morning, we experienced some instability across the GTA Online services which is affecting even people who have progressed beyond the tutorial mission. We are identifying these issues now and are working to restore stability for users as soon as possible.
  • For the time being and until we have been able to get everybody access to GTA Online and things are running smoothly, we have disabled the option of purchasable GTA$ cash packs. Players can however keep on earning GTA$ by pulling off Jobs and other profitable gameplay activities rather than purchasing cash packs. 
You can keep updated on these and other common issues by subscribing to the GTA Online Launch Status Rockstar Support article at Subscribers will be sent an automatic notification as updates happen. 
All of these initial technical issues will be ironed out as soon as we can. Please know that the entire team here at Rockstar and all of our relevant partners are and will continue to be working around the clock to get the experience to be as smooth as possible, as soon as possible.
In the meantime, for anyone experiencing technical problems, we encourage you to report them to our dedicated Support Team at and at This is the best place to get direct technical help and we are constantly looking at the most commonly reported issues there to resolve.
For those of you who have been getting into and playing GTA Online, we also encourage you to please share your gameplay experience feedback with us at so that we may know what aspects you’re liking and disliking to help guide how the game will grow and evolve past this initial period.
Thanks again everyone for your patience and your support – we will continue to keep you updated.


  • R* Yon October 2 2013, 5:12pmFlag
    Hi everyone, just a reminder that if you're experiencing any of the issues mentioned above or any other technical problems, please report them to:

    And if you have any non-technical related feedback or suggestions to make about GTA Online, please send us a note at and we’ll have a look. Thanks.

    Update: We're currently working on a title update for both PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 to address commonly reported issues with GTA Online. We hope to have it out for download as soon as tomorrow.
  • Jayunited982 days, 23 hours agoReplyFlag
    I would like to have sport police cars on GTA single player and multiplayer(like NFS Hot Pursuit)
    • Epicgaming373 days, 5 hours agoReplyFlag
      +rockstargames do a dlc for aliens
      • GUNZZINCIA4 days, 3 hours agoReplyFlag
        Hi rockstar I would like you to make a convertible version of the comet and call it comet convertible but don't put a spoiler on the back of it but lots of customization for the car and many others cars in Gta V & Gta online like rims sizes, neon underglow, etc needed please bring on game!!! Ps bring an Ariel Aton and Ktm X-bow on Gta V and Gta Online!;-)
        • Jayunited984 days, 3 hours agoReplyFlag
          I would like to have the Lexus LFA on GTA V as I think it will be a really amazing car to have on the game n I absolutely love the car and would just love to see it on GTA
          I would like to have the Lamborghini Aventador to be on GTA as it will be a really good car and will be all around amazing to drive/cruise in and it is all around great car
          Also want to have a free running option so we can have our online character as a free runner which will be absolutely beast
          • Jayunited984 days, 21 hours agoReplyFlag
            I do hope u look at my ideas what I do want on GTA I know loads of people do agree with what I have put that they want loads of the stuff I have said to be put on GTA V Single player and multiplayer especially skateboards n scooters and so many people want to have the GTA IV map back everyone misses it a lot and would love for it to be back but please have a look at what I've put and see what to put but please please please put Skateboards and Scooters on and please please please put it so we can actually use the gym on GTA online cause it will be amazing and plus make our people look better and all that
            Thank you so much Rockstar ur best company ever :) :)
            • Jayunited984 days, 21 hours agoReplyFlag
              I would like to have Ken Block car on GTA Single player and multiplayer and also would like to have car stickers on as well like Monster, Rockstar, etc.
              • And the people online can buy Halloween costumes like Michael Myers, Jason, Freddie and others from horror movies
                • I would love for when it's Halloween for there to be a Halloween dlc so when on GTA online all the pedestrians are dressed up in Halloween costumes and it looks Halloween and have Halloween car and horns as well
                  • Jayunited985 days, 1 hour agoReplyFlag
                    I would love to have Go-Karts on GTA online and would love to have a McLaren car on GTA Single player and multiplayer
                    • Jayunited985 days, 1 hour agoReplyFlag
                      I would like to have the GTA IV map to be put on GTA V Single player and Multiplayer as it was a really really good map and loads of people do really miss that map and would love to have it back(it could be put at bottom of the map so we could fly to it or go in a boat to get it it will be amazing having that map on GTA V as even more places to go n explore again
                      • Jayunited985 days, 1 hour agoReplyFlag
                        I would like to the Jamaicans back on GTA as it was fun y having them on GTA IV
                        • GUNZZINCIA5 days, 1 hour agoReplyFlag
                          Hi Rockstar I have an idea for Gta V & Gta online I would and loads of people would absolutely love for the option of clothes is to get to have onesies on Gta V single player & Gta online as I think it would be absolutely beast to have them!!!!;-)
                          • Jayunited985 days, 1 hour agoReplyFlag
                            I would and loads of people would absolutely love for the option of clothes is to get to have onsises on GTA Single player and Multiplayer as I think it would be absolutely beast to have them
                            • Jayunited985 days, 1 hour agoReplyFlag
                              I would absolutely love to see a new Sultan on GTA V called the Sultan TT n make it a coupe car(two doors) but make it different to the Sultan that is already on GTA
                              • Jayunited985 days, 2 hours agoReplyFlag
                                I and a lot n mean a lot of people do really really want to have Skateboards and Scooters on GTA Online we all think it will be absolutely amazing to have them on GTA online please please will u put Skateboards and Scooters on GTA Online
                                • Jayunited985 days, 4 hours agoReplyFlag
                                  Also I would like to have The Kawasaki Ninja 300
                                  • GUNZZINCIA5 days, 5 hours agoReplyFlag
                                    Hi rockstar I would like to see pets on Gta online that we can all buy and to train our pets like how you train chop from gta v story mode, also bmxs should have colour option customization on bmx! Please bring neon under glow for any vehicle on gta online!
                                    • Jayunited985 days, 5 hours agoReplyFlag
                                      I would love to see:
                                      1) Skateboards
                                      2) Scooters
                                      3) A map pack for Ludendorff
                                      4) Get to go in buildings from the campaign
                                      5) Police Stinger from GTA IV
                                      6) Blista Compact from GTA IV
                                      7 Get to Surf on Campaign and Online
                                      8) Get to use the gym on the beach online(add a gym building)
                                      9) Mitsubishi Evo from Fast and Furious Tokyo Drift
                                      10) Get to use the Casino
                                      11) Have a derby course where you can have it as a mission or something
                                      12) Nissan GTR
                                      13) Nissan Skyline GTR
                                      14) Paint ball Guns
                                      15) Have animals online/get to have pets
                                      16) Buy furniture/interior for the house n have it however we want to have it
                                      17) More clubs/strip clubs
                                      18) Neon/underglow lights
                                      19) Choose what two colours put together we want on cars(two colours in one
                                      20) Football Shirts/Kits
                                      21) Basketball and Football
                                      22) Pagini Zonda
                                      23) Caravans
                                      24) Get a girlfriend/boyfriend online
                                      25) Have people living in the same house/apartments as you(if they can't afford own place they can live with someone, invites them to live with them until they could afford place of there own)
                                      26) Drag Racing Competitions
                                      27) Audi A5
                                      28) Get to have a job online (like work at a club/be security guard, etc.)
                                      29) Coupe version of Sultan
                                      30) Double Decker Buses
                                      31) Have proper trains/passenger trains
                                      32) Get to drive trains/trams
                                      33) Porsche 918
                                      34) Ferrari Italian 458
                                      35) Toyota Supa
                                      36) Corvette Stingray
                                      37) Jumbo Jets
                                      38) Get to fly online the big plane we can on single player
                                      39) Jaguar F-Type
                                      40) Add Mansions in the game n get to go underground caves/diving
                                      • 25 things that fans would love to see added:

                                        1. Vice city in game clothing

                                        2. Arcade Games being brought back

                                        3. Playing pool

                                        4. Being able to visit more than 1 strip club

                                        5. Regular clubs

                                        6. Throwback weapons like the flamethrower

                                        7. Night vision goggles

                                        8. Being able to destroy cars at the scrapyard

                                        9. 8 balls bomb shop

                                        10. Pet Dogs Online

                                        11. Basketball

                                        13. Rims with spikes that can pop tires

                                        14. The Hermes & Kumara

                                        15. Being able to customize the interior of vehicles

                                        16. Animal Control

                                        17. snakes squirrels bird nests with eggs beavers raccoon's jellyfish turtles frogs fish in rivers

                                        18. Rockstar in game clothing

                                        19. Being able to smoke marijuana in your vehicle

                                        20. Three wheeler

                                        21. Having to eat

                                        22. Being able order food to your house

                                        23. lift kits for vehicles

                                        24. bulletproof windows for vehicles

                                        25. Paint ball guns
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