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Rockstar thanks GTA Online player who fixed poor load times, official update coming

Soodanim

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Nice bit of good publicity for Rockstar. They know they made that back in the time it took to type the 0s, so it’s nothing to them but it’s still a great gesture. They might even see more of an uptick in users because of the diminished load times, because I know long load put me off games sometimes.

From the guy’s perspective, that’s not a bad ratio of work:reward, and it could do him favours if he even wanted to pursue a career in the industry.
 

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took them years to fix a bug where birds in the game where able to call the police.

no, seriously. if you killed someone in the game in a place with absolutely no one around you, like in the desert, the police would still get a call and hunt you down. turned out animals where able to call the police.
I rage quit the game because the police were always on my ass and I couldn't understand why... (years ago)
Now I know why. Thanks.
 
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Maybe I'll actually play it again sometime. It's still incredibly embarrassing that this fix came from a lone guy with a dissassembler. People have been complaining about this for years...how they ever thought that was acceptable is beyond me.
 
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Maybe I'll actually play it again sometime. It's still incredibly embarrassing that this fix came from a lone guy with a dissassembler. People have been complaining about this for years...how they ever thought that was acceptable is beyond me.
Rockstar is so big I'd imagine there was a ton of finger pointing over who's issue the loading time issue was.
 

KyoZz

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They gave him 10k for anyone interested.

Update 2021-03-15​

  • Got confirmation from R* that this is getting a fix soon
  • Just got awarded $10k trough their H1 in-game bounty as an exception :)) (usually only for security issues)
  • Trying to figure out what’s a W8 and how to fill it (lol)
  • I did try asking for more technical details but they couldn’t say anything
  • Will do another benchmark on my same old setup as soon as the update is out, I’m sure their engineers won’t dissapoint :)
Come on R* hire him !
 
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took them years to fix a bug where birds in the game where able to call the police.

no, seriously. if you killed someone in the game in a place with absolutely no one around you, like in the desert, the police would still get a call and hunt you down. turned out animals where able to call the police.
And reviewers still cream their pants over their games
 
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JimRyanGOAT

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What exactly is Rockstar even doing?

If GTA 6 is coming out in 2025, and load times are being fixed by the community

Rockstar is the new valve at this point
 
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took them years to fix a bug where birds in the game where able to call the police.

no, seriously. if you killed someone in the game in a place with absolutely no one around you, like in the desert, the police would still get a call and hunt you down. turned out animals where able to call the police.
Jesus fucking christ this can't be real 😂😂😂😂😂😂
 
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So a multimillion company that earns gazillions of millions of dollars can't fix it, but one anonymous individual fixes the loading times? Wow that speaks louds about Rockstar, and not in a good way...
 

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Imagine if Nintendo did this.

"Thanks for remastering Mario 64 for us, we'll be patching it into the Mario 3D collection soon"