Rockstar Games has been forced to push back the rollout of the promised free GTA 5 money as the GTA 5 Stimulus Package faces a new round of delays.
With the developer having announced it would offer gamers affected by a raft of early GTA Online problems compensation for their issues in the form of free in-game GTA 5 money, Rockstar has now revealed that the apology has been pushed back due to on-going issues.
“We know many of you are anxiously waiting for us to show you the GTA$ Stimulus Package money we announced a couple weeks back. As mentioned in that post, we of course want to ensure that game progress loss issues are sufficiently sorted before distributing the GTA$ to everyone,” an official Rockstar spokesperson has stated.
They added: “We have a few more tweaks and fixes to make in a new title update that will hit sometime next week and then we will distribute the cash.”
With the GTA 5 Stimulus Package having originally been confirmed earlier this month, Rockstar revealed that it would provide GTA Online gamers struck by a number of bugs and glitches, including issues which caused lost game data and characters, $500,000 of in-game GTA 5 money each.
Making the announcement two weeks ago, the company originally stated that the in-game compensation would be rolled out during the week beginning October 14. This was later pushed back to the week of October 21 before having now been pushed back once again.
“Given some of the recent technical issues during these first days of GTA Online, and now that things are starting to look much smoother (touch wood!), we are planning to provide a special stimulus package for all who have played or will play Grand Theft Auto Online this month,” Rockstar Games originally stated.
They added: “We will be dropping a cool half a million GTA$ in the GTA Online bank accounts of all players this month, starting as early as next week.”
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