Rockstar shutting down online access to GTA Online, Red Dead Online during memorial service for George Floyd

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 4 June 2020 17:26 GMT

Rockstar Games will shut down its online games for two hours this afternoon to honor George Floyd.

The developer announced on Twitter it will shut down online access to GTA Online and Red Dead Online for two hours during the memorial service for George Floyd.

Online access to both games will be unavailable from 2pm ET to 4pm ET.

Floyd’s service is scheduled to start at 1 pm central time, US.

Rockstar is the latest to show support and solidarity in the wake of continued protests against racism in the US and around the world. Other studios showing support include Sony, Microsoft, Riot Games, Capcom, and others.

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