Take-Two Interactive took down a Goat Simulator 3 Twitter video after discovering that it featured GTA 6 gameplay that had been leaked.
The amusing advertisement featured an NPC named Shaun and was only online for a few hours. In addition to describing his NPC responsibilities, Shaun showed clips from the well-known GTA 6 leaks, which appeared online earlier this year and comprised more than 90 gameplay recordings.
meet shaun, the npc pic.twitter.com/vT5kMwJKvC— Goat Simulator (@GoatSimulator) December 19, 2022
After the video was DMCA’d the Goat Simulator 3 devs replied to the original tweet with a *Chuckles” I’m in danger” Simpsons GIF.
You can watch the re-uploaded video here:
Video: pic.twitter.com/l4HpD3kioR— FriendlyAaron (@FriendlyAaron1) December 21, 2022
It is unknown whether Take-Two Interactive will take additional legal action due to the video.
Even though the GTA 6 hack was regrettable, Take-Two stated during its earnings call that it didn’t think it would impact the game’s development.
CEO Strauss Zelnick stated on Take-earnings Two’s call that “the leak was sad, and we take those situations very seriously.”
Although there is no proof that any tangible assets were taken, which is positive, and the breach won’t impact development or anything, it is frustrating. It makes us more attentive to cybersecurity-related issues.
Reports suggest that a 17-year-old was arrested following the Grand Theft Auto 6 hacks and pleaded not guilty to the charges.
A Rockstar Games statement said, “Work on the game will continue as planned. At this time, Rockstar Games does not anticipate any disruption to its current services nor any long-term effect on its development timelines due to this incident.”