Rockstar Games has issued a statement warning gamers not to be taken in by sites claiming to offer beta access to the forthcoming next-gen re-release of GTA 5.
However, it appears some fakers are looking to lure excited gamers, who can’t wait to get in on the action, by offering a non-existent beta scheme.
In its statement on Monday, Rockstar said any company offering access to the game is likely phishing for users payment details.
“Please note: There is no pre-release 'beta' test for Grand Theft Auto V. If you see ads or solicitations to join a beta program, beware as this is likely some type of online phishing scam."
Rockstar dealt with a similar issue in the run up to the initial release of GTA 5 in 2013, which also had no beta version. Gamers can pre-order the title and will receive $1m in in-game cash for the privilege.
Will you be snapping up GTA on the next-gen platforms when it launches next month? Or are you still enjoying the game, and its multi-player expansion, on the Xbox 360 or PS4?
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