Grand Theft Auto (GTA) series is very popular in our country and we can easily say that its mods are also popular, although not as much as the game itself. At the beginning of 2021, Take-Two Interactive, incorporating Rockstar Games, reverse-engineered GTA 3 and Vice City games. started to unplug its mods. Publisher Take-Two took it even further last week, closing GTA 5 map mods like Vice City Overhaul and a few of the popular mods for previous games in the series by DMCA.
Blending the world of GTA 3 with the Vice City engine and released in 2005 GTA: Liberty City mod has been removed from ModDB. Replaces Vice City graphics textures and models with higher resolution versions Vice Cry mod is also no longer available.
GTA: Underground mode is also unplugged
The most comprehensive of these mods and not only GTA 3, Vice City and San Andreas maps Bully, Manhunt and Manhunt 2
GTA: Underground, which brings together the maps of games, has also been unplugged. Besides these Liberty City Stories and Vice City Stories mods are also no longer available.
In a thread on GTAForums, he states that Rockstar’s description of single-player modes was quietly updated in 2019. In the current statement, the shutdown currently being carried out against mods is to “use and add other IPs” or “make new games, stories, missions or maps” is not valid.Both of these items were not included in Rockstar’s initial statement.
There are different ideas about why the mods are turned off
Well, if we ask why Take-Two is closing these modes, one of which is 16 years old, the internet world is a little confused about this issue. a theory; Remastered versions of GTA 3, Vice City, and San Andreas competition. Another theory is that the situation is related to the development of GTA 6. still in the early stages.