Take-Two delivering takedowns over Grand Theft Auto map mods

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Rockstar parent firm Take-Two Interactive is apparently handing out DMCAs for user-made maps mods in Grand Theft Auto 5.

In the official GTA Forums — as spotted by PC Gamer — user Ash_735 noted that Take-Two has been “going heavy with the DMCAs this week”, issuing takedowns to modded maps including GTA3 Portland, Vice City Overhaul, and GTA: Liberty City, a 15 year old project.

According to Ash, Take-Two made an agreement with its modding community in 2017 after it “tried to make modding Grand Theft Auto games illegal.”

“The original [agreement] was drafted up in 2017

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