Rockstar Games provided an update Tuesday to the on-going character loss issues that PS3 and Xbox 360 owners are experiencing with Grand Theft Auto Online. While there is still no permanent solution to GTA V multiplayer issue, the developer does provide a work-around to try if your character has disappeared.
"If you have previously created a character but see an empty character selection screen when entering GTA Online, please back out to GTAV Story Mode and try re-entering GTA Online through the pause menu (repeat or wait until Rockstar cloud servers are back up)," Rockstar wrote on its support site." Do not create a new character in the empty slot where your character should be."
"If you receive the message 'The Rockstar Cloud Servers Are Unavailable', please return to GTAV Story Mode and follow the steps above. Please do not press 'Retry' on the message and do not proceed online with saving disabled, as this may lead to overwriting your existing character."
The character deletion issues have hit many GTA Online players since the online multiplayer mode launched for Grand Theft Auto V last Tuesday. As suspected the stability of the game's servers which was flooded by millions of people played a significant role.
Rockstar has stated that it is in the process of trying to find how to restore characters that players have loss but the work-around above combined with crossed fingers appears to be the best solution for now.
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