Gameranx: "Surprise email response from Rockstar contradicts their earlier public statements."
I think this is to get back at Rockstar for cutting how much you make in missions since it's obvious they want people to get fed up and buy their microtransactions.
I would feel bad for R* if it wasn't for what they did to the missions. They basically made the missions pointless as a way of gaining cash or RP. So you are either playing the missions purely for fun or you are buying Shark Cards. Had they just left the missions alone a lot more people would be on their side. A lot of folks are more than willing to grind out missions for cash and RP, but when they intentionally kill that a major problem is created. One of the things I loved about the Mass Effect 3 mp was that I never needed to buy a single microtransaction to enjoy the mp. It was completely legit for me to just spend hours grinding missions at a chance of better loot. Also, you could get the best loot at level 1 or level level 100. It was completely random and even people who brought microtransactions still had to deal with the random based system. R* essentially locked their best items behind cash and levels. A level 100 glitcher can completely crush everyone else in the game because they have access to so much other stuff. It puts people in a situation where they either need to spend money or cheat. Even if they do spend money it still doesn't eliminate the huge advantage that level 120 players have over everyone else.
I agree. I don't understand their point of saying their was a loop hole. I mean, seriously, they only HAVE missions right now and they are limited. I don't enjoy racing and team death match gets old quick, so how else do they expect people to gain money and RP other then replaying missions? I can see them doing this when they add heists and other missions/activities and ways for people to obtain RP and income. R* needs to get their sh*t together in regards to this online. Making the payout less than the amount for ammo and armorer for the missions make most of them pointless to do. The Stimulus was promised early LAST week and here we are, still no concrete date. In the day and age, you can't promise people something on a specific timeline to then not follow through and give vague references on when it will actually be provided. They still said by the end of this week and I see nothing. They are losing a lot of players patience and will see a large decrease in their numbers when COD Ghosts comes out if they haven't fixed this mess.
douchebag R* can't remove exploit, console-ban anyone taking advantage of it!
It looks like the illicit money has been laundered far too deeply into the GTA world and the logistics of tracking this down are probably far too much for Rockstar. Lol you gotta laugh though; it goes with the spirit of the game.
@Septic, My dear Watson, you are correct...it goes with nature of the game. "Money being laundered" LOL
I doubt $973,000 in game credits costs $20,000 in real money somehow.
I agree. I think I remember them selling like 250k packs for less than $5. If they meant 973 million, i would be way more...to lazy to calculate, but I don't think it reaches 20k in real money.
The picture shows 973 mil. So that's how much it is.
973,000,000 not 973,000. they just forgot to add three zeros
I think $1,250,000 costs £13.49 in GTA, so $973,000,000 is equivalent to £10,500 or $17,010...although Rockstar equating that to lost cash is absurd since there's no way players would spend even a fraction of that amount on the cards.
The stream that they showed in the article, Streamhouse, basically has a person from the house play the same character 24/7. They lost millions in assets when the servers were unstable. (level 70+ character with 400k apartment and 5 fully loaded premium vehicles) They contacted R* on several occasions and got a scripted response. Their character came back, but none of the assets. I wouldn't be surprised if the hacker fairies gifted them some cash (especially saying as though they have thousands of people watching just about 24/7 from all over the world).
Screw the money. You should be working on the cloud servers. You know, the problem that deletes characters and does not save peoples progress? Just a helpful hint.
Cloud Servers? Have problems? NO WAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!
Sarcastic statement noted. To clarify, I did know cloud servers have problems but they had Spring to Summer and a extra month after the launch to fix this. But thanks for the constructive criticism.
LOL jk saints. Im just lol'ing at cliud servers having problems. I work in the CLoud/Networking field for my job and i can assure you cloud servers have problems all the time. Im jk'ing though I am also peeved at R* inept attempt to fix the game that they waited a month after release to even let people play.
This is exactly why I trust physical hardware over the cloud.
Yes, if you're playing on the Playstation 3. I play on the Xbox 360 did not face any problem at all (only at launch)
No, I am on Xbox and this is happening a lot to people I know. Cloud servers suck on BOTH systems.
LOL R* problems are on both sysytems and is well documented to effect both the same way. Nice try insane
The cloud servers have been fixed for like 2 weeks now
Maybe you're fine with severs but go on the Social Club's updated news and you'll see around 20,000 complaints of people losing characters and money. I personally lost a level 95 character last Thursday after the patch. Servers have not been "fixed for the last 2 weeks".
The only way to avoid future Car selling glitches, is to get rid of the car selling option. So I better glitch my fortune now! :D
I actually dont know any sell glitches work as of now most were patched ... Theres a couple new ones but unreliable
i just used one earlier today... take a NON-website purchased vehicle, pimp it out... then change online settings to 'last location' spawn point... and then go to chop shop to sell vehicle, then immediately after you sell, hit start, click over to ONLINE, then SWAP CHARACTERS, then choose your current character. It'll respawn you inside the vehicle you just sold. (i've been selling my ubermacht for $75,000 a pop.) Takes a minute, tops
ya you are right, lol, this one does still work... sometimes people lose their vehicles but majority of the time seems to be all good...
I've simply given up on this. Lost all interest for now. I'll return to it in a few months probably. There's too many glitches and I'm just wasting my time trying to scrape a few dollars.
Ok... I may have tried to justify R* before they hobbled the rep points. When it first debuted I got to level 40 in less than a week. One deleted character later and a week of time, and I've only gotten to lvl 22. I haven't tried any glitches yet. But if this keeps up I might just satisfy myself with a cool million or three. Edit: Can people not count!? it's $973,078,528 hundred million not $973,078 hundred thousand... Work that abacus... learn how to count for reals. lol
Hopefully this is all straightened out by the time the PC version drops. Completely not surprised that there is issues though.
PC? http://data1.whicdn.com/ima... Rockstar is too busy fixing that broken steaming heap of s#!t they call GTAO.
Sooner or later the PC version will come out. I'm glad we have the console beta testers.
Damn, I bet your still waiting on RDR too. Remember all of those leaks/tip offs it was coming to PC? Lol
Never once had interest in RDR so you bringing that up was a complete failure. So let me get us back on the right track with something a little more on topic. What GTA hasn't come to PC???
GTA LCS AND VCS
I gave up when people hat the little heli in lobbies and all that bs. I grinder my way throught the first week and than someone glitched and got ahead of me. I am returning it today as q matter of fact. I wanted to give it a shot for the heist. But they are too greedy and I hate greedy companies with a passion
Ammo and Armor - $879.00 Car modifications - $1800 Grinding 30 minute missions that pay out $1500 - priceless
O god This online mode is just a disaster Not to mention they want to include a creator mode? It's a shame because you can see the idea, you can see the potential Maybe this should have just been on next gen consoles
Shouldn't of put microtransactions.
I was in free roam and some guy was setting bounties at 2 mil constantly. I managed to kill 5, so now I have a cool 10 mil for 30 mins work. I've stopped playing though. R* has completely broken the game by focusing on their precious MT.
How can you set a bounty that high? I've only seen 10,000 before. That seems odd.
Bounties don't go that high.....
I guess he was glitching then.
Something else they should fix is when I drive out of my garage with my mammoth patriot, if it's on simeon's list I automatically come out with a 2 star wanted level
Or the glitch where your mechanic delivers a ride from your garage for you, but then when you get in, he swears at you, pulls you out of your own ride, and then assaults you. Pretty funny, but also silly and annoying
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