Take-Two, the parent company of GTA creator Rockstar Games, has made several mods for GTA III, Vice City, San Andreas and GTA V offline. One of the mods, GTA: Liberty City, has been in development for 16 years.
according to Latest GTAForums.com overview Affected mods are GTA3 Portland, Vice City Overhaul, GTA: Underground, GTA: Liberty City, GTA State of Liberty, GTAV on San Andreas, Vice Cry, Liberty City Stories: PC Edition, Vice City Stories: PC Edition ‘and many more”. Mods are hosted on ModDB.com; mod pages still exist, but contain no content except for the description.
The mods in question offer things like importing multiple GTA maps to San Andreas, but other mods, like Vice cryIt will only be self-developed origins use, and therefore does not violate copyrights. However, this mode was taken offline.
The author of the review post claims that Rockstar has a webpage where you specify what to do and what not to do Allow modding, was recently modified and intentionally deleted from Archive.org. PC Gamer Groups The page has been supplemented by a ban on importing content from other games into Rockstar Games and adding new games, stories, quests, and maps. With that said, the lion’s share of mod viewing is no longer allowed.
Take-Two hasn’t made any statements as to why they want to edit offline now. Users are speculating that Take-Two wants Remasters to release the same old GTA games, or that it doesn’t want these mods Alleged announcement of GTA 6 Take the wind out of your sails.