GTA V Online Update Character and Progress Loss Permanent

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Rockstar reached out to their massive fanbase with dismal news. During the glitches and issues experienced, many gamers advised they lost characters and progress. Many waited with anticipation their gaming work would be saved and uploaded the next time they logged on. Originally, Rockstar had released an update that should had resolved the glitch deletion of character creation and a player’s progress. It seems now Rockstar is offering amends with a half million stimulus cash boost for every player affected. Due to the consistent issues, any characters or progress lost during online issues cannot be restored.

GTA Online Issues Update: Character and Progress Cannot be Restored

Rockstar is positive they will resolve the vehicle loss issues and start expanding more online play ability. Heists and other promised content remains inaccessible as players anxiously wait for the game to smooth out issues to provide full access. In the meantime, Rockstar is looking to gain trust once more by depositing two payments of $250,000 on two different dates. The gaming powerhouse did not advise the specific dates but did mention one deposit may be seen by October 18.

The GTA forums – both unofficial and official – continue to fill with angry gamers who are not happy about character and progress loss and the inability to restore. There are hundreds more who are willing to give Rockstar another chance. One gamer left a message on the forum advising he would be willing to give Rockstar another chance as long as the deposits were delivered as promise.

Use a chopper for a quick getaway and plenty of cash
Use a chopper for a quick getaway and plenty of cash

If gamers are groaning over the progress deletion, there are some general tips and suggestions for acquiring money until that huge deposit hits the virtual pocket:

  • Nab a helicopter and keep it running! Leave it near the store but not in an official parking space to create suspicion. Run into the stores, steal cash and run back into your helicopter for a quick getaway (one chopper was found at Los Santos Hospital).
  • Work with Los Santos Customs car shop – this works in solo mode only. The shop is not interested in luxury vehicles but more sedans. They are willing to pay up to $10,000 per car, so get busy scoping the streets to build that cash.
  • Change the difficulty level to earn more cash.
  • Hit the higher paying missions. The Gerald level 6 mission dishes out $3,000 – get familiar with the missions.
  • Working with a crew always boosts the cash flow, so be sure to connect with a team and be consistent.

While the generic money-making suggestions and promised cash from Rockstar helps the lost money side, it does little to help gamers who invested mad hours creating a character online and their progress. The one item of information to appease gamers? Rockstar is not the only company who faced issues with online gameplay upon a launch. EA faced a hoard of angry gamers when Sim City servers could not handle the influx of gamers logging in, resulting in severe crashes that launched the game in the dark.

EA angered gamers with Sim City online issues
EA angered gamers with Sim City online issues

Reaching out to the gamers is the most important ingredient and that is something Rockstar does well. Rockstar is avidly responding to gamers on their site and promising some in-game cash which will lead to a very happy economy. In addition, Rockstar is paying from their own pocket to soothe and show gamers their level of commitment to the fix. In finalizing $500,000 per every affected player, Rockstar has to pay real cash of $5 per player payout. If there is just 1 million players multiplied by five bucks, the payout Rockstar is dishing out is pretty admirable.

Will two deposits of $250k ease gamer frustrations?
Will two deposits of $250k ease gamer frustrations?

Sure, Rockstar has quickly claimed over $2 billion in sales for the highly anticipated game and many expected seamless play action. Now they are facing gamer backlash for relaying to gamers their character and progress lost during the glitches will not be restored. They are communicating with the community and reaching out to make amends, it is a pretty cool thing and only expected from a brand like Rockstar. Gamers are allowed to be angry over the loss, but glitches are common and not specific to Rockstar. The amount of players hitting the servers took a toll, be willing to let bygones be bygones and enjoy the big pay day!


Angelina Bouc

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8 Responses to "GTA V Online Update Character and Progress Loss Permanent"

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  2. war god 1995   October 16, 2013 at 8:23 am

    Gta 5 i have fand a glitch R* the glitck you can get $4000000 at a time I did not men to doow the glitck

  3. Victoria   October 15, 2013 at 2:02 am

    But I am happy with the 500KK they are giving us. Atleast its something, Thank you R* ♥

  4. Victoria   October 15, 2013 at 1:56 am

    I as well lost a level 33 with a 125K apartment.. oh well I started again and now im level 27… oh and your friends are just being baby’s if they’ve been offline for 3-4 days LOL – Victoria

  5. Jason   October 14, 2013 at 7:15 pm

    This game is a bust. My friends and I looked forward to this for a while. When we were finally able to play together the disappointment only increased when the game ended up being a bunch of PvP that are called jobs for some reason. I tried to struggle forth hoping the missions may get better but it was just the same thing but with like an added objective. Then I lost my 200k apt. Since I may have played an hour. My friends no longer play. 2 of them seem to be done with any game now. I have never see their profiles say 3and 4 days since last login. With all this disappointment should I even give heist a try? Or since I now know noone actually playing the game should I trade it in while I can? I mean all tht goes on is getting shot in the back and waiting forever between matches that are full of campers.

    • Rampage-05   October 16, 2013 at 10:15 pm

      i been playing since 2nd day of online play…The game is still addictive to me. But in all honesty it is easier and more fun to roll around with a crew. Go out searching for bounties, killing ppl that grab the high import car, do some team deathmatch, rob stores, collect nice cars to fill your garage and show them off to your friends, and do jobs for people (which do get good as you get higher in level). Not sure why you dont like it. Maybe its because you roll around alone and get shot up a lot? Maybe you get into game sessions where ppl just want kill each other?

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