PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 Owners Share Their Best GTA Online Memories Following the Game’s Shutdown

Published 12/17/2021, 7:57 AM EST


The time has finally come for all the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 users to bid farewell to GTA online. The developer, Rockstar Games, has officially shut down the GTA online servers for these two platforms.

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In fact, this news saddened the entire gaming community because the game provided a great experience on the consoles for a long time. In this moment of sorrow, the fans have shared their favorite GTA online memories on Twitter.

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In the month of July, developer Rockstar Games made the announcement that they’d be shutting down the servers in December on their official website, and on December 16, the servers were rendered inactive.

The devs also mentioned that GTA online server shutdown wouldn’t affect the GTA V story mode for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 4.

Well, this is it guys, the GTA Online servers of PS3/Xbox 360 went offline, I’m still in a game for now, but it’s only a matter of time until I get kicked out. What’s your best memories about the OG GTA Online? from gtaonline

The game was super fun to play on both consoles, and now that the servers have been taken down, people have shared how they feel on Twitter.

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Fans sharing their favorite GTA Online memories

One Twitter user named The Tories Out Project has expressed their love for this game by saying. “This is where the GTA 5 dream started. I have fond memories. The billion $ bounties. Rooftop Rumble. Car swapping. Having jets, tanks, & rare vehicles in my garage. Yankton DNS servers. RP & $ DNS servers. Ground fights were more fair & better on PS3. Amazing memories. Thank you.”

It seems as though the game made quite an impact on the people that played it.

One Twitter user shared a picture of their first car in this game.

This person isn’t the only one who skipped school to play the game.

 

 

Moments like this are a testament to the level of hype that this game had when it was newly launched in the market.

One Twitter user has shared memories of when they used to stay awake all night just to wait for the release of new DLCs.

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Though the servers are dead, GTA Online will live on through the memories of those who played it on their Xbox 360/PS3.

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Comment down and share about your favorite GTA Online moment.

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Swetabh Shekhar

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Swetabh Shekhar is an eSports author at EssentiallySports and holds a Master's degree in Mass Communication. He has been playing video games since his childhood days and has witnessed the evolution of the gaming industry. GTA, Assassins Creed, Call of Duty, and The Walking Dead are some of his all-time favorites.

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