The rocky start to GTA V's multiplayer component, Grand Theft Auto Online, wasn't limited to just PS3 and Xbox 360 owners not being able to connect to the game. Many reported that their multiplayer character, progress, money and items would be deleted at random. Rockstar Games finally addressed this issue for the first time in an update on Friday.
"We have received reports from some players who experienced losing characters, progress, items, and/or in-game cash during the first few days after release," Rockstar wrote on its support website. "We understand how frustrating it is to lose gameplay progress and are working diligently to identify and correct the causes for these losses, as well as to establish how best to restore any lost progress and value."
Those that have lost their GTA Online characters and/or items in the game are asked to log in and subscribe to the support topic for future updates.
Rockstar Games released a patch Friday to the PS3 in order to fix many of the issues with connecting to GTA Online and reports thus far have been positive. Unfortunately, this update appears to indicate that the patch may not fix the issues with character, progress and item deletion.
The patch for the Xbox 360 is expected to be released sometime early Saturday morning.
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