Developers of GTA Trilogy Remove Some Files and Bring Back the Game
The release of Grand Theft Auto Trilogy last week has started off on the wrong foot. The moment developers made the game public, it was removed from sale almost immediately. Afterward, the game was listed again on Friday, but the game continued to be unavailable.
According to data miners, the reason why this happened is that the game included a number of unlicensed music tracks. Another suggestion was that the Trilogy came with the Hot Coffee files, but none of these theories have been officially confirmed by the developers. Rockstar, the studio that developed this game, stated in their official account that the game was ‘unavailable to play or purchase as we remove files unintentionally included these versions.’ They didn’t provide any specific details, but the game is finally available for sale.
Such an unfortunate release is unusual for Rockstar, as the company has been widely known for its great attention to detail and excellent production value. It is quite surprising that such mistakes have been overlooked.
What is even worse for the game studio is the fact that unlicensed files may cause legal issues even despite the fact that the game was immediately deleted after being posted. It’s likely that the publisher won’t end up in court, but there is a high chance that they will still have to pay out compensations to the owners of music tracks.
It’s not just this situation that has been widely talked about in regards to the GTA Trilogy. There have been plenty of complaints when it comes to the quality of the ports and other features in the game. While the game is available for purchase at the moment, it will definitely take time before it can be viewed as a high-quality title.
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