Rockstar Comments on GTA:SA Leak

Rockstar Comments on GTA:SA Leak

It seems that no-one is safe from the post-Gold curse of the Leak. The latest title to suffer is GTA : San Andreas which recently turned up in all the download websites. Stramgely enough the latest trend is for developers to bring more attention to the leaks by releasing a statement about them.

Not to be outdone by Valve, Rockstar have also released a statement which, more or less says the same things that Valve said regarding the H-L 2 leak. Below is the full Rockstar press release:

Rockstar Games and Take-Two Interactive Software are aware that an illegally obtained version of Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas and images from the game and manual have been posted to various internet sites. The proper authorities are investigating the theft and are continuing to investigate all possible leads to ensure there is no further dissemination of our creative content. Downloading, possession and distribution of Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, including making the game available on the internet, is theft.

We take the theft of our intellectual property very seriously and we are and will continue to diligently and aggressively pursue this matter. If anyone finds information on websites with links to unauthorized downloads, information, scans or videos, please contact us at

The launch date of Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas remains the same. The game will be on store shelves in North America on October 26 and in Europe on October 29.

If you are one of the gamers that enjoys the full experience of a game, which includes visiting the store to select your copy, owning the original case and a full high-quality colour manual, then you only have to wait a few more days to get the game, so read about it in the Megagames GTA : San Andreas Preview.