Connect with us

Technology

Lone Developer Stands Up To Grand Theft Auto DMCA Claim, Wins – Kotaku Australia

A Kiwi developer has won their DMCA claim against the makers of Grand Theft Auto.

Published

on

Article feature image

Earlier this year fans reversed engineered the source code to Grand Theft Auto III and Grand Theft Auto: Vice City. They released it to the web, but Grand Theft Auto copyright holder Take-Two pulled it offline via a DMCA claim. But now one fans stood up to the publisher and succeeded in getting the fan-derived source code back online.
Deriving the source code through reverse-engineering was a huge milestone for the GTA hacking scene. Players would still need the original game assets to run either…

Click here to view the original article.

Continue Reading
Advertisement

You might also like ...

Article feature image
Tamagotchi is coming back… as a smartwatch? – TechRadar
Article feature image
George RR Martin says his work on ‘Elden Ring’ was done “years ago” – NME.com