A class-action lawsuit filed against Rockstar Games and Take-Two has been dismissed by a US District Court in California today, Game Politics
The plaintiffs in the class-action suit argued that Rockstar and Take-Two failed to deliver the full, promised Grand Theft Auto 5
experience – specifically, the online portion of the game, GTA Online
. The suit claimed the state of Grand Theft Auto 5
at launch last September was "unlawful," "unfair" and "fraudulent" on the part of Take-Two and Rockstar. Judge Virginia A. Phillips disagreed, citing there is no language on the Grand Theft Auto 5
packaging guaranteeing the online portion of the game "immediately."
launched on October 1, weeks after GTA 5
made its $1 billion
debut at retail. Since then, Rockstar has iterated on its multiplayer offering by adding race and deathmatch creation tools
, along with Rockstar Verified Jobs
. Co-op heists will be added to GTA Online
later this year.