Take-Two Interactive and Grand Theft Auto V have received major backlash ever since the company sent a cease-and-desist letter to Yuriy “Good-NDS” Krivoruchko, the developer of OpenIV. Now it appears that the modding community has receive a major endorsement by Take-Two Interactive subsidiary and Grand Theft Auto V developers Rockstar Games.
In addition to telling Motherboard they are in contact with Krivoruchko to resolve the issue, Rockstar said in a statement on their website..
“Rockstar Games believes in reasonable fan creativity, and, in particular, wants creators to showcase their passion for our games. After discussions with Take-Two, Take-Two has agreed that it generally will not take legal action against third-party projects involving Rockstar’s PC games that are single-player, non-commercial, and respect the intellectual property (IP) rights of third parties. This does not apply to (i) multiplayer or online services; (ii) tools, files, libraries, or functions that could be used to impact multiplayer or online services, or (iii) use or importation of other IP (including other Rockstar IP) in the project.”