Modders have had a blast in ‘Grand Theft Auto V’ for PC, but Rockstar doesn’t seem too happy with one that let’s users play in an alternate version of GTA Online.
The modding community for Grand Theft Auto V on PC is a vibrant one. Fans are always creating new content for the game’s single-player mode, content which developer Rockstar openly endorses.
But when it comes to mods involving GTA Online, Rockstar takes a very different stance. Rockstar bans users who attempt to mod the online portion of the game with the goal of “protecting GTA Online against modifications that could give players an unfair advantage, disrupt gameplay, or cause griefing.” Some prominent modders are now saying they’ve been unfairly banned after creating an alternate to GTA Online that runs off dedicated servers and doesn’t interact with Rockstar’s online ecosystem.
Called FiveM, the mod is a “multiplayer modification for Grand Theft Auto V which, much in the lines of popular modifications in the past, offers an advanced multiplayer environment for people to play on dedicated servers with user-made game modes.”…