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Submitted by s8anicslayer 648d ago | news

Rockstar: 'GTA 5' Cops Not Racist

Forbes - "There’s a fan theory about GTA 5 travelling around the forum world — that the in-game cops are guilty of racially profiling.

A Rockstar rep has confirmed to Forbes that this is not actually the case. The cops are programmed to respond the same way to all three protagonists. In my play through, I’ve noticed that they behave very aggressively no matter who you are, which might account for some of the stories that are popping up." (Grand Theft Auto V, PS3, Xbox 360)

Software_Lover  +   648d ago
WTF????? I leave the internet for a few and all kinds of things happen in my absence. Even stupid arguments.

sidenote: I wish the cops were actually racists in GTAV, it would be more like real life, lol.
farrelljade  +   648d ago
HAHA that tickled me, have a bubble on me ;)
GrizzliS1987  +   648d ago
imagine walking around as Franklin and getting a star for no reason what so ever roflflflfl dead.
GrizzliS1987  +   648d ago
lady in the alley yells "that ni99a stole my watch" cops jump at franklin loooool
TXIDarkAvenger  +   648d ago
| I leave the internet

LOL. Ok there!
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USMC_POLICE  +   648d ago
Not all of us are racist jerks! Just wanted to get that out there.
aksmashh  +   648d ago
Hopefully next gen!!! Lol
MysticStrummer  +   648d ago
I never thought they were, though if they were I'd say it was just another part of the satire, and a genius idea by Rockstar.
sovietsoldier  +   648d ago
they need to patch the police to act less aggressive at 1 star, its just insane they go full auto on your ass just for hitting their car. they also need to do more hand to hand and tazer deployments.
Kleptic  +   648d ago
yeah the cops definitely seem weird in this one...I get that they changed the mechanics, and that you get an extra start just by trying to get away once spotted...

but with 1 star...they'll get out of their cars and just open fire haha...I haven't been busted a single time yet, and i'm almost done with the story...they seem to just want me dead and never anything else...
MethCupcakes  +   648d ago
Guys note how you cant GET 6 STARS. YOU GET 5.
iceman06  +   647d ago
Honestly, I have had more issues with walking around as Trevor's crazy ass than anybody else. NPC's respond to both Michael and Franklin about the same..although in certain areas they are a little more hostile toward Franklin. I chalk that up to the whole turf thing. But, I have had people call the police on Trevor just for walking by! Walking along the water in Shady Shores and a lady looks at him and says "I'm callin the police." Didn't think anything of it...until I heard sirens and saw not one...but TWO stars.

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