Players have reported that GTA 5 Online and Red Dead redemption servers were down on Tuesday, April 21, but the official support page of both games says they are fine. According to the Rockstar Games Support Page, everything should now be fine with both of these games from the server-side, although for most of the day were not. Earlier, the page noted that both games were “limited” across all platforms, but they were not down. While the difference between down and limited is not clear, the latter means that servers having issues, but they are not completely down for everyone. This could be the reason Rockstar Games said that all servers “up” for a certain time.
GTA ONLINE AND RED DEAD ONLINE SERVERS DOWN? SUPPORT SAYS ‘NO’?
That is not the case of GTA Online and Red Dead Online as outages and issues are affecting both games, at least as indicated in updates from the Rockstar Games Support page. The service statuses are shown in color-coded buttons: green for up and red for down and yellow for limited. GTA Online and Red Dead Online are both available via the PlayStation, Xbox One, and PC. These platforms show both games on limited status. Meanwhile, GTA online is also available on Xbox 360, which is also having server issues.
On the other hand, Red Dead Online is also available on Google Stadia, Google’s new streaming platform, which is currently up and running. It is unclear what the exact issue is as of publishing. However, there are possibilities that issues are related to the influx of players who are trying to play both games while they are n quarantine due to the coronavirus pandemic.