Rockstar Tracking Gamertags and PSN IDs for People Playing GTA IV Before April 29th

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GTA IV is probably going to be one of the biggest video game launches of the year, so it makes sense that Rockstar isn’t taking any chances with it. Anyone who is set to receive an advance copy of the game in the UK recently received an e-mail asking for their Gamertag or PSN ID, depending on which version they want. They’re apparently compiling a list of people approved to play the game before the official release date to make sure no unofficial copies make their way into people’s hands before they’re supposed to. They’re also asking Xbox 360 users to reset their privacy settings until April 29th so that no one else can inadvertantly see some of the game’s achievements. It may seem a little extreme, but if I were releasing a game this huge and had EA knocking at my door, I wouldn’t take any chances either.

Via VideoGaming247

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14 Comments on Rockstar Tracking Gamertags and PSN IDs for People Playing GTA IV Before April 29th

jason jinx

On April 22, 2008 at 11:01 pm

If you have it early DONT PLAY ONLINE DUMBASSES!
Unplug your CAT5 cable der!

dELrAH

On April 23, 2008 at 3:37 am

GRAND THEFT AUTO WENT DOWN THE TUBES WHEN THEY TURNED IT INTO A 3D GAME AND TOOK IT INTO A REALITY OF WHAT ITS LIKE TO BE AS A “GANGSTER” IN REAL LIFE,WHEN IT WAS A 2D TOP DOWN GAME IT WAS FUN AND HAD A HIGH REPLAY RATE,NOW ITS NOTHING MORE THAN HALO,ANOTHER GAME THAT SUCKS AND ONLY MAKES IT BIG DUE TO MAIN STREAM GAMERS WHO TRUTHFULLY HAVE NO GAMING SKILLS!

piss

On April 23, 2008 at 4:30 am

poo is right!!!

GTA IV MAD

On April 23, 2008 at 4:55 am

i pre orderd my copy of GTA IV but i was wondering were can u get the game before release day THE GAMES GUNNA BE BIG

The Truth

On April 23, 2008 at 7:10 am

dELrAH’s real identity is Jack Thompson. that’s why he’s ragging on GTA 4… Go rape a kid you pedophile, you like to watch little kids play old games because that’s your fetish. GTA 4 is going to be the ! you, you liberal retard.

ManOfTeal

On April 23, 2008 at 7:37 am

People who type their entire message in all caps are just retarded. :cool:

Go Marlins!!!!

Fenris

On April 23, 2008 at 8:10 am

dELrAH-

How are you logging on to the internet with your Commodore64? Most impressinve.

P. S. Three

On April 23, 2008 at 11:57 am

@ Fenris and his threehundredandsixty wittle bitty friends

Get your MS coffins ready. Liberty City leads straight to RROD city after the 29th. :mrgreen:

P. S. Three

On April 23, 2008 at 12:01 pm

:shock: Does the 360 version allow you to steal UPS trucks loaded with bricked 360′s? :mrgreen:

Jack Thompson

On April 23, 2008 at 3:23 pm

I’ll put all odd on the table, and do whatever I must to take down this game.

Jack Thompson

On April 23, 2008 at 3:25 pm

I’m going to get Hillary Clinton on my side and take it down. She has more power then what I have in the entertainment spotlight.

Iku Tri

On April 24, 2008 at 6:38 pm

Crikey! A Troll!

Guillaume

On April 25, 2008 at 1:50 am

Tracking user ids? Banning them? Nah, they’ll do nothing, as usual. As if GTA was the first ever leaked game… On 360, almost all the games are all over the torrent trackers a week before they’re out. Not even to mention people who got their copy “legally” (paying extra to get it before date from some dodgy stores)

timmy tommmm

On June 28, 2008 at 5:34 am

Jack Thompson u r a en as if ud want to take this game down just u an eat some cum