Following the George Floyd tragedy, Sony pushed back its PS5 games showcase event, and even Activision pushed back the start of Season 4 of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. Rockstar Games, is also joining the initiative, as it’s temporarily shutting down the Red Dead Online and GTA Online servers today.
The Red Dead Online and GTA Online servers will be offline from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. ET. This was announced by the company today.
Black Lives Matter. To honor the legacy of George Floyd, today, 6/4/20, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. ET, we will be shutting down access to our online games, Grand Theft Auto Online and Red Dead Online.
— Rockstar Games (@RockstarGames) June 4, 2020
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While this is a nice gesture from Rockstar Games, I’d prefer they release a cosmetic bundle of sorts with the proceeds benefiting the various funds and organizations supporting the cause.
Is this a good move by Rockstar Games or do you think they can do better?