The latest Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas patch is removing content that users had previously paid for.
Wow, that's absolutely awful. If you paid for the game, you should keep all the content that was agreed upon when you made your purchase.
the rights expiring thing makes sense - but how do they do that when the PS2 and Xbox versions cant be patched?
That's terrible, what the heck man...
Digital Distribution everyone. Glad I still own it for the original Xbox or I'd be a lot more aggravated.
It's too bad that you have to choose between having a complete low-res game and an incomplete HD version, though.
Actually, the this new patch unfixes the 1920x1080 glitch and removes the setting completely... http://www.rockstarnexus.co...
You know Rockstar gets enough money, you'd think they could sort out the music licenses Hell after SA the music has got worse and worse...maybe Rockstar are getting cheap.
That or music labels are asking for way too much. Hell if rockstar asks to have one of your songs in there game just let them for free, i mean who does it hurt?
If anything it helps the artist, the amount of times I started listening to an artist because I heard it in a video game is countless..
that really a bull shit....
Paid full but get Half
Just imagine if you patched your money back a little, "oh no we can't have that now!!"
A patch removing content from a 10 year old game... a new low.
Good thing I still have disc version.
samething happened to crazy taxi that was on ps3 and 360. i was so disappointed when i didn't hear offspring play all i want i mean i own 3 dreamcasts and own the game but thought it would be fun to play for trophies on psn took the nostalgic spark away and didnt feel the same.
This kinda makes me sick, this is a thing? This could happen to other games? What about a persons likeness? This is a much bigger story than it seems.
I'm not understanding what a license expiring has to do with games that were purchased before that expiration.
Yeah, I'd kind of understand removing the content from future copies sold but this is just ridiculous
Welcome to the future.
So Rockstar entered my man cave where my pc sits and stole my property. If this happens again I will turn auto updates off. Actually I bet I don't own it, prob just have rights to use whatever iteration they deem as complete. Lucky they have so much good will built up.
This is exactly how digital distribution works. You don't buy the game but just the license to use it. They can do what the hell ever they want with it. You get on the wrong side of Steam/Origin/Uplay then bam your "purchased licence" are gone and say bye bye to playing those games. Unless you don't have a physical copy of the game you never truly own it that is why I have both digital and physical copies of the games that I really like and play a lot. This is the reason I'll never go fully digital. Basically we have been robbed of something we originally paid for when we purchased it with our money.
This is unacceptable. Guess we should have seen it coming when rock band store got gutted do due the same stuff. The music industry is the greediest sons a bitches ever.
Thank God I have the PS2 classic version. Never have to worry about Rockstar patching that.
just torrent the goddamm game lol
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