GTA Online & Red Dead Online to be shut down to honour George Floyd & Black Lives Matter

Rockstar become the latest company to make a statement in regards to the current climate.

Alastair Pusinelli by Alastair Pusinelli
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It’s been a very sombre week, with various organisations making statements on the current issues going on in the United States and the rest of the world.

The team at Rockstar are having their say by shutting down their Online Games for two hours.


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This applies to the immensely popular GTA Online and Red Dead Online.

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This will take place today, Thursday, 6 June between 2pm-4pm ET / 7pm-9pm BST.

There was a silence from Rockstar this week, with no “weekly update” post on GTA or Red Dead Online.

They follow EA, PlayStation, Call of Duty and Cyberpunk on taking action during this time.

READ MORE: GTA Online Weekly Update 4 June

Alastair Pusinelli

First console: GameBoy Color / Favourite Game: Assassin's Creed 2 / Currently playing: Football Manager 2020