The fan project “GTA 3” and “Vice City” eliminated by DMCA

GTA fanmade projects removed due to copyright | Rockstar games

A reverse-engineered fan project of “Grand Theft Auto 3” and « Vice City » has been the target of a removal of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), which fuels speculation that it is will announce a new version.

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Aap, the lead developer of the project, confirmed to Eurogamer that they had received a Take-Two Interactive DMCA, the parent company of the developers of « GTA », Rockstar Games.

The project is currently no longer available on Github, and instead there is a request for DMCA, what does it say:

“This repository is currently disabled due to a DMCA takedown notice. We have disabled public access to the repository. The notice has been published publicly ”.

The update reports to submit Take-Two interactive and indicate that all related content has been requested to be removed. The application states that the « Best and only solution » for the project to comply with the laws DMCA is the « Complete removal of mentioned pages. »

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Rockstar confirmed earlier this year that 2020 it was the best year of GTA V from launched in 2013, selling a total of 140 million copies over the course of eight years.