Rockstar Games to Shut Down 'GTA Online' for PS3 and Xbox 360

Refocusing its efforts on the PS4, Xbox One, PC, PS5 and Xbox Series X|S.

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Rockstar Games has announced that it will shut down Grand Theft Auto Online for the PS3 and Xbox 360 on December 16.

In a statement, the video game publisher revealed it will be refocusing its efforts on updates and support for the PS4, Xbox One and PC versions of GTA Online, as well as prep for the launches of the expanded and enhanced versions of both GTA V and GTA online on PS5 and Xbox Series X|S this Fall. Rockstar Games will also stop the sales of Shark Cash Cards for GTA Online after September 16.

In addition, the Rockstar Games Social Club’s website stat tracking, online multiplayer and leaderboards of Max Payne 3 and the website stat tracking of L.A. Noire will shut down for the PS3 and Xbox 360 on September 16.

The company, however, confirmed that none of these changes will impact any access or progress in Story Mode for all the aforementioned titles.

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