Rockstar confirms ‘network intrusion’ as Take-Two cracks down on leaked Grand Theft Auto 6 footage.

The leak of GTA 6 footage yesterday was one of the largest in the history of the games industry, and it was inescapable that the official response would be swift and far-reaching. It appears that now the response has now begun. Rockstar Games confirmed in a statement that it “suffered a network intrusion” during which an “unauthorized third party illegally accessed and get confidential information from our systems,

The statement continues by stating that Rockstar is “extremely disappointed” that details of the next GTA have already been “shared in this way,” and that the studio will.

Meanwhile, Take-Two Interactive has begun issuing takedown notices on footage (as well as links to footage) to a slew of websites. Stand Two’s began late yesterday evening, with several videos showing the leaked footage being taken off YouTube at the company’s request. Take-Two has also functioned takedown notices on two major GTA communities: the Grand Theft Auto 6 subreddit page and GTAForums, the actual source of the leak.

So according to VGC, the GTA6 subreddit was temporarily taken down whereas moderators excluded any imagery of the leaked material. It has since been reopened with a warning that “no one can post links, photos, or videos of recent leaks” in order to avoid the subreddit from being “obliterated by Rockstar Games.”

Besides that, the GTAForums thread that initiated the whole matter was removed, and links to the leaked material were either removed or tucked away. The thread has been repaired, but it is now locked with the message, “All sensitive media in this thread has been hidden, and the thread has been made public again for preservation purposes.”

Take-Two also addressed the leak in a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, affirming that ongoing projects and online services will not be impacted and that it has After the leak went viral, Tea Pot updated their original post with a message to Rockstar and Take-Two, claiming they were “looking to negotiate a deal,” though they didn’t specify on what sort of deal they were proposing.

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