Company contributing proceeds to a charity of the publishing giant’s choosing.

Video video games huge Take-Two Interactive has actually killed a website that made and dispersed exploits for GTA Online.

As identified by Eurogamer, LunaCheats has been closed down after having had “conversations” with – read: legal hazards from – Rockstar’s moms and dad company. This has actually led to the attire closing down its business, with its site stating that it will be contributing proceeds from selling GTA Online cheats to a charity of Take-Two’s choosing.

” After conversations with Take-Two Interactive, we are immediately stopping all maintenance, development, and circulation of our cheat menu services,” checks out a message on LunaCheats’ website.

” We will likewise be contributing our profits to a charity designated by Take-Two.

” We excuse any and all issues our software has actually caused to the GTA Online community.”

Cheating has long been an issue in GTA Online, as it is any online experience. Back in 2016, Rockstar began resetting the characters of people caught unfaithful – for their first offence – while a 2nd offense would see gamers banned from the video game entirely.

Later that year, Rockstar started draining pipes in-game cash from the accounts of players utilizing mods and hacks.

GTA 5 being provided away for free on the Legendary Games Store in 2015 appeared to result in a spike in cheating in GTA Online, too.

Take-Two isn’t the only triple-A giant to be handling cheaters. Previously in January, League of Legends and Valorant maker Riot Games and Fate studio Bungie took GatorCheats to court, alleging the firm has actually done “enormous and permanent damage” to their organizations.