Epic Store’s Giveaway Resulted in GTA V Play Online Server Outage

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A few days back, Epic Game Store started the Giveaway of GTA V which results in GTA V play online server outage. It was the quite surprising news that GTA V is available for free as it is an immense game with a substantial number of users. Till February 2020, around 120 million of total copies are sold out throughout the globe, so by this, we can have an idea that how much immense and popular the game is.


Epic Game Store has done various high-profile giveaway’s in the past but GTA V play online is the biggest one till the date, as the game has enduring popularity and abiding fame. But with the biggest giveaway comes the biggest problem. Now the GTA V online server outages and getting blackout because of the excessive player volumes.

Here in this article, we are going to discuss the complete news, reasons for the failure of the server, and what further steps will be taken to resolve the issue. Read the complete article till the end and get complete information regarding GTA V Play Online Server Outage.

GTA V Play Online Server Outage

GTA V play online server outage

According to the tweet from Rockstar Support, “Due to extremely high player volumes, we are currently experiencing issues with access to Rockstar Games Services including the Rockstar Games Launcher and GTAV for PC. We are actively working to resolve the issue and will keep you updated of any changes”.

By this, it is clear that Rockstar is facing so many issues due to the giveaway by Epic GameStore, but it is to be noted that either Rockstar was prepared for this or not. With access to the game at free of cost, many users who haven’t played the game yet will also join and try to play GTA V world’s leading and most popular game.

Rockstar trying its best to resolve all the issues but due to excessive pressure and strain over its server the game is blackout soon if the issues aren’t resolved. According to the company, they are working actively to restore all its services and functions. Till then Rockstar is warning everyone to avoid the use of GTA V play online and company’s game launcher on PC.

Final Words

In this article, we discussed the issue faced by the Rockstar’s server and Epic Game Store’s biggest giveaway resulted in GTA V Play Online Server Outage, but don’t lose hope everything will be fine soon. As Rockstar said that they are “actively working” to resolve all the issues till then shouldn’t use GTA V play online and companies game launcher on your computer, it may cause any error and we are unable to play our favorite online game.

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