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Tear Up Liberty City and Rally Your Crew for Battle during our Social Club Multiplayer Event Weekend

As we get ready for the very first Grand Theft Auto Online events coming this fall, now's the time to rally your Crew and brush up on your online target practice in the last Social Club Multiplayer Weekend before GTA Online's release. Join us on Sunday August 25th from 12-4PM ET for a day of gunslinging, shoot dodging and car chases as we battle unsavory, rival varmints in Red Dead Redemption, dose up and dress down for some Max Payne 3 Bullet Time action, and of course take it back to Liberty City's mean streets with GTAIV and Episodes from Liberty City. For those of you looking for a bit of shelter from the storm of gunfire we’ll also be playing some off-stream Table Tennis and Midnight Club Los Angeles throughout the afternoon. Triple XP will be in full effect for Red Dead and Max from Friday morning through Sunday evening – while the live stream will run from 12-4pm EDT / 4-8pm GMT on Sunday. To chat with us or just observe the action like a good voyeur, you can visit our Social Club or Twitch pages.  Live Streaming Schedule: 12-1pm Grand Theft Auto IV 1-2pm Max Payne 3 2-3pm Episodes from Liberty City 3-4pm Red Dead Redemption Prizing Details: Aside from the pleasure of soaking up the triple XP and getting together with old friends and enemies, 20 randomly selected winners will receive a GTAV Logo Tee, GTAV stickers and some Rockstar logo stickers as you enter to win all weekend long on the Social Club.  Bonus XP: Triple XP will be live for Red Dead Redemption and Max Payne 3 from Friday morning August 23rd through Sunday evening August 25th. Gamertags/IDs of Rockstar Players: PlayRockstar (PS3 / Xbox 360 / Max Payne 3 on PC and Mac) PlayRockstar2 (PS3 / Xbox 360) PlayRockstarPC (GTAIV on PC)

July 4th Multiplayer Weekend: Four Days of 3XP in Red Dead and Max Payne 3 Plus Sunday Live-Stream Play Session

  Update: Triple XP and Sunday's multiplayer event have ended. Thanks to everyone that joined in, whether in-game, to watch the stream and chat or just dropping by to enter the sweepstakes!   Four days of bonus XP begins our Independence Day multiplayer Social Club weekend starting at midnight on Wednesday evening Eastern Time July 3rd in Red Dead Redemption and Max Payne 3. Then on Sunday the 7th from 12-4pm Eastern, we'll be live-streaming and playing Grand Theft Auto IV, Episodes from Liberty City, Max Payne 3, Table Tennis, Midnight Club Los Angeles and Red Dead Redemption with a Rockstar-hosted chat for four hours both on Social Club and at our Rockstar Twitch page - and giving away 20 Grand Theft Auto V prize packs of tees and stickers.   The times below show our live-streaming schedule, and you can expect us to also hop into some Table Tennis matches and Midnight Club races throughout the afternoon. Gather your Crew mates as Max Payne 3 leaderboards will be live with the Social Club Multiplayer Event playlist.   Live Streaming Schedule 12-1pm Red Dead Redemption 1-2pm Grand Theft Auto IV 2-3pm Max Payne 3 3-4pm Episodes from Liberty City   20 GTAV Prize Packs — Enter Thursday- Sunday! If you're interested in winning a GTAV t-shirt and stickers, this weekend is your opportunity as 20 prize packs will be up for grabs. Enter anytime Thursday through Sunday for the opportunity to receive a GTAV Logo Tee, plus some GTAV stickers and a package of various Rockstar logo stickers. To enter, visit the Social Club multiplayer events page and fill in your details under the "Sweepstakes Entry" tab. Be sure to click "Confirm". Winners will be randomly selected and contacted on Monday.   Gamertags and IDs to look out for during the afternoon: PlayRockstar (PS3 / Xbox 360 / Max Payne 3 on PC and Mac) PlayRockstar2 (PS3 / Xbox 360) PlayRockstarPC (GTAIV on PC)  

Rockstar Multiplayer Memorial Day Weekend with 3XP

Update: Triple XP is live for Red Dead and Max Payne 3 until Tuesday morning. And thanks to everyone that joined in Saturday for the six hour playsession, including those chatting, watching and entering the sweepstakes on the event page, and those that were playing in-game. Get ready for a mighty weekend of multiplayer action coming up including Triple XP activated all weekend (Friday through Monday) for Red Dead and Max Payne 3 as well as an epic Social Club community live-streaming play session happening this Saturday May 25th when you'll be able to face your friends – and us – in your favorite Rockstar titles. Feel like taking speed runs in Midnight Club: Los Angeles' Ordered Race? Check. Want to light up someone in a rival Crew? We'll be in full attack mode with Max Payne 3 and Red Dead Redemption. We're also featuring Table Tennis, Grand Theft Auto IV and Episodes from Liberty City, all from 12-6pm EDT / 4-10pm GMT. If you were feeling the expansive format of our previous multiplayer Saturday, we'll be at it again but to up the ante we're playing in all six games during all six hours. We're also featuring one solid video stream all afternoon so you can follow the action without fumbling between two channels. We'll also have some exclusive limited edition Grand Theft Auto IV Prize Packs to give away. Three Grand Prize winners will receive a full size GTAIV dart board, pool cue with case and chalk, Swingers foam finger, Tw@ Internet C@fe mouse pad, a Statue of Happiness figurine, a pin set, license plate, coasters and stickers. If you don't win a Grand Prize, entering still puts you in for the second random drawing for one of twenty runner-up prize packs, each containing a Rockstar t-shirt, GTAIV coasters, a Tw@ Internet C@fe mouse pad and stickers. Enter on Social Club on Saturday May 25th, and good luck to all. Again, we'll be playing all six games during all six hours. The schedule below only reflects what you'll be able to watch on the video stream that'll appear on our Social Club and Twitch pages during the afternoon. GTAIV, 12-1pm EDT / 4-5pm GMT (Streaming on PS3) EFLC, 1-2pm EDT / 5-6pm GMT (Streaming on Xbox) Max Payne 3, 2-3pm EDT / 6-7pm GMT (Streaming on PS3) Table Tennis, 3-4pm EDT / 7-8pm GMT (Streaming on Xbox 360) Red Dead Redemption, 4-5pm EDT / 8-9pm GMT (Streaming on PS3) Midnight Club Los Angeles, 5-6pm EDT / 9-10pm GMT (Streaming on Xbox 360) Gamertags and IDs to look out for during the afternoon: PlayRockstar (PS3 / Xbox 360 / Max Payne 3 on PC) PlayRockstar2 (PS3 / Xbox 360) PlayRockstarPC (GTAIV on PC)  

Join Us April 13th for an Epic Rockstar Games Multiplayer Event

Update: This event has now concluded. Thanks to everyone who joined us. For all those who've been asking about the next chance to throw down online with Rockstar, clear your schedule for this Saturday afternoon April 13th as we'll have six hours of non-stop Rockstar Games multiplayer action. Prepare for a blockbuster event beginning at noon EDT / 5pm BST playing ALL of our multiplayer titles from the past few years including Max Payne 3, Red Dead Redemption, Grand Theft Auto IV and Episodes from Liberty City and by fan request even a dose of Table Tennis and Midnight Club Los Angeles, so brush up on your ace top spin moves and polish up those customized hot rods. Plus we'll have Triple XP ticked on all weekend long in both Max Payne 3 and Red Dead Redemption. In Max Payne 3 Multiplayer, you'll also notice updated selectable playlists as well as the permanent and free unlocking of two new multiplayer modes: Last Man Standing and Team Last Man Standing (available after the event in the playlist Last Stand). Some of you may remember getting a sneak peek at the modes many weeks ago during another multiplayer event, and now they're here to stay. Can you outlast the comp? Prove it starting this Saturday. And what would a Social Club multiplayer extravaganza be without some rare and exclusive prizes? Three lucky sweeps winners will be randomly selected out of all the entries submitted all weekend long, and each will receive a package with the following gear... Winners will receive a rare Midnight Club remote control car and seat belt cover, a GTAIV pool cue set and collectible Statue of Happiness, Red Dead playing cards and dice, a Max Payne 3 Bullet Pen and Flask, plus assorted stickers. Plus when you enter you'll also be in the running for 1 of 20 runner-up prize packs, each with a Max Payne 3 t-shirt, deck of Red Dead Redemption playing cards, a Grand Theft Auto V sticker, a Vice City Tenth Anniversary Edition t-shirt and Rockstar stickers. Enter all weekend, and good luck! After you enter the sweepstakes, watch and chat about the action as it unfolds on the Social Club Multiplayer Event page and on our Twitch.tv channel. Here's when we're playing: Max Payne 3, 12-2pm EDT / 5-7pm BST Midnight Club Los Angeles and Table Tennis, 1-2pm / 6-7pm Red Dead Redemption, 2-4pm / 7-9pm Grand Theft Auto IV, 3-5pm / 8-10pm Episodes from Liberty City, 4-6pm / 9-11pm Gamertags and IDs: PlayRockstar (PS3 & Xbox 360) PlayRockstar1 (PS3 Only) PlayRockstar2 (Xbox 360 Only) PlayRockstarPC (PC Only) We always attempt to get everyone in for a few games, but please be patient and have fun playing with and against your friends while we're working our way toward your name. Let us know if you end up uploading any GTAIV event videos to Social Club TV, or if you're broadcasting your own game stream live online over the weekend, and we might include it in a future recap.

GTAIV Social Club Multiplayer Event Saturday February 23rd

Update: The event has ended. Thanks to all the players, chatters and video stream viewers for joining in, and look for more opportunities to play with us in the future. Sweepstakes winners will be contacted within the next week. On Saturday February 23rd we'll be hosting our scheduled GTAIV Multiplayer session as part of the Winter Calendar of events. It's time for residents of Liberty City to batten down the hatches as the Social Club community rolls into town for a session of street racing and all out mayhem in Grand Theft Auto IV multiplayer. Join us from 11am-2pm EST / 4pm-7pm GMT, to play along with our devs and watch the action unfold on the double live stream over at the Social Club Multiplayer Events page. We'll also have a giveaway to win one of 10 deluxe Grand Theft Auto Prize Packs, each including a pair of GTAV t-shirts, GTAIV license plate, and select gear from the Vice City 10th Anniversary Collection. We'll also host a bonus live chat and stream at twitch.tv/rockstargames. We're kicking things off in original GTAIV multiplayer for the first hour, before moving on to The Lost and Damned and The Ballad of Gay Tony for the second and third hours, respectively. Feel free to add the dev accounts below to your friends list and we'll try to get in a round with as many of you as possible. However, do remember that we clear our friends lists right at the start of the event, so your best bet is to wait until then to add us. ROCKSTAR DEV ACCOUNTS PlayRockstar (PlayStation 3) GwRockstar3 (Xbox 360) PlayRockstar11 (PlayStation 3) GwRockstar1 (PC) We'll accept as many invites as we can during the event, but we do recommend playing with Social Club members to make sure you get in on the action. Getting in a game with a dev is not a guarantee, but it is something we absolutely attempt to do for as many people as we can when we host a multiplayer event. ADDITIONAL DETAILS Pay attention to the live chat on the Social Club Multiplayer Event page to find out which game modes we're playing. And again, we recommend waiting to add the dev accounts until the moment the event begins. As stated before, this is because we delete all old/offline friends and friend requests to make way for all of you that want to play with us. If you have any additional questions, feel free to ask in the comments below, or you can drop us a line at mouthoff@rockstargames.com.

GTAIV Social Club Multiplayer Event Including Double Live Stream and Prize Packs (January 25th, 11am-2pm EST)

Update: The multiplayer event has ended. Thanks to everyone that joined us. Get ready for our next Social Club multiplayer event happening Thursday Feb 7th. Check the Winter Calendar for info and stay tuned for more details as we get closer to the date. This Friday January 25th, 11am-2pm EST / 4-7pm GMT, our latest live-streaming Social Club Multiplayer Event invades Liberty City for three hours of melees, mayhem, and mischief in Grand Theft Auto IV. Come look for our dev players in-game on PC, PS3 and Xbox 360, or tune in to our double live-stream on the Social Club Multiplayer Events page. There you'll also find our Rockstar-hosted Social Club chat and the chance to win one of ten GTAV prize packs, each including the GTAV Logo Tee, GTAV Tee, and GTAV and Rockstar logo stickers, in our giveaway. We'll play a mix of original GTAIV modes, as well as The Lost and Damned and The Ballad of Gay Tony multiplayer modes, and you don't need to own the Complete Edition to play in the event - you can join us whenever we're playing a mode that you have. Our devs will clear their friends lists beforehand, and you can enter the giveaway on this page under the Sweepstakes Entry tab. Two of our devs will be streaming their GTAIV gameplay live on the Social Club Multiplayer Event page with a live chat, and a third video stream will run on our Rockstar Twitch page with a second hosted chatroom. ROCKSTAR DEV ACCOUNTS PlayRockstar11 (PSN) GwRockstar3 (Xbox LIVE) GwRockstar1 (PC & streamed on our Twitch TV channel) PlayRockstar12 (PSN) We'll accept as many invites as we can during the event, but we do recommend playing with Social Club members to make sure you get in on the action. Getting in a game with a dev is not a guarantee, but it is something we absolutely attempt to do for as many people as we can when we host a multiplayer event.FINDING US IN-GAME Want to know which multiplayer mode our devs are about to play? Pay attention to the live chat on the Social Club Multiplayer Event page. We'll begin in Grand Theft Auto IV in GTA Race, and later progress to The Lost and Damned in the second hour and The Ballad of Gay Tony in the final hour. Use the in-game cellphone to select the mode we're playing during the event.NEED A PARTNER? For team-based modes such as Team Deathmatch, gather your friends using Party Mode. You can also hit up the chat during the event or just post your PSN ID/Gamertag in the Comments section below.ABOUT PARTY MODE Party Mode is an easy way to get your group together and find matches.  Here are the three quick and easy steps to get you up and running: In single player, open the in-game mobile phone by pressing "Up" on the d-pad. Select Multiplayer > Party Mode > Yes. Next, open up your phone again and select the Friends option to invite at least one person into your Party Mode game. Once your team is ready to roll, open up the in-game phone again and select Games > GTA Race.   Previously:Recapping the November Social Club Multiplayer Events with Fan Videos & MoreRecap from our September Max Payne 3 and GTAIV Social Club EventsRecap from the GTAIV & Max Payne 3 Doubleheader Multiplayer Event (August 30)

GTAIV + Episodes from Liberty City PC/PS3/360 Multiplayer Event Thursday November 29th (4-7pm EST)

Update: The event had ended. Thanks to everyone that joined in to watch, play, chat and to enter to win prizes. Play Grand Theft Auto IV multiplayer, enter to win cool prizes, watch Rockstar play the game and chat with other Social Club members Thursday November 29th from 4-7pm EST / 9pm-12am GMT. We'll be playing both GTAIV and Episodes from Liberty City on PC, PS3 and Xbox 360, switching to The Lost and Damned for the middle hour and finishing with The Ballad of Gay Tony for the finale. Five nifty prize packs will be given away. Each one includes a Rockstar Machine Tee, GTAIV license plate, a bonus Max Payne 3 t-shirt and a bunch of stickers. All you need to do to enter is give us some information so we know, should you win, where to send the package. All the details stay with us. We don't give them out to anyone that's going to spam you with emails or whatever. If you want to go in fully prepped and ready to go, we recommend doing the following: Head in-game before things begin Thursday to prepare your multiplayer avatar's look. Gotta look sharp for the video streams on the Social Club multiplayer event page and Twitch. Be sure to hit up your friends ahead of time so you can get together in Party Mode to strategize for Team Deathmatch. Rallying points, places to avoid, body armor spots, etc. Take a few practice runs at the tracks in GTA Race so you're solid on the shortcuts and weapon pickups. Enter a few Deathmatch games to warm up on your shooting and aiming skills. Quick, efficient kills. And most importantly, be sure you've got the discs nearby and the games and patches installed. Game installation is optional on 360. ROCKSTAR DEV ACCOUNTS GwRockstar3 (Xbox LIVE) PlayRockstar (PSN) GwRockstar1 (PC & streamed on our Twitch TV channel) GwRockstar4 (Xbox LIVE) GwRockstar2 (PC) Only add one of our devs to your friends list to play. We will clear each account's friend list at the start of the event and accept as many invites as we can. We recommend playing with Social Club members, as getting in a game with a dev is not a guarantee. It is, though, something we attempt to do for everyone each time we host a multiplayer event.FINDING US IN-GAME Pay attention to the live chat on the Social Club multiplayer event page. We'll announce where we're at in there. We'll begin in Grand Theft Auto IV in GTA Race, and later progress to The Lost and Damned in the second hour and The Ballad of Gay Tony in the final hour. Use the in-game cellphone to select the mode we're playing during the event.NEED A PARTNER? For team-based modes such as Team Deathmatch, gather your friends using Party Mode. You can also hit up the chat during the event or just post your PSN ID/Gamertag in the Comments section below.ABOUT PARTY MODE Party Mode is an easy way to get your group together and find matches.  Here are the three quick and easy steps to get you up and running: Save your current game. To get started, fire up the in-game mobile phone by pressing "Up" on the d-pad. Select Multiplayer > Party Mode > Yes. Next, open up your phone again and select the Friends option to invite at least one person into your Party Mode game. Once your team is ready to roll, open up the in-game phone again and select Games > GTA Race.

The Winter Multiplayer Events Calendar Featuring Max Payne 3, Red Dead Redemption and Grand Theft Auto IV

Announcing the Winter Calendar lineup of official Rockstar Social Club Multiplayer Events with action lined up across Red Dead (including Undead Nightmare and the Complete Edition), Grand Theft Auto IV (including the Episodes modes) and Max Payne 3 (including all the latest and greatest DLC modes). A whole new slate of opportunities to prove your mettle online against your fellow sharpshooters of Social Club, as well as taking on our Rockstar Devs in all of your favorite game modes. The Social Club multiplayer events page will be fired up with a hearth of live streaming action for each event and exclusive prize pack sweepstake gifts - not to mention event leaderboards, live Rockstar-hosted chat and bonus XP de rigueur. Also keep an eye out for chances to unlock new and exclusive Social Club avatar items for your Max Payne 3 Loadouts - we'll of course announce specific details along those lines about unlocks, prizing, special guest players and more in the days leading up to each event.  Here are the Winter Calendar dates: Friday, December 7th Red Dead Redemption (including Undead Nightmare) PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 4-7pm EST / 9pm-12am GMT Saturday, December 15th Max Payne 3 PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 11am-2pm EST / 4-7pm GMT Friday, January 11th Max Payne 3 PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 4-7pm EST / 9pm-12am GMT Friday, January 25th Grand Theft Auto IV & Episodes from Liberty City PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 11am-2pm EST / 4-7pm GMT Thursday, February 7th Max Payne 3 PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 12-3pm EST / 4-7pm GMT Red Dead Redemption (including Undead Nightmare) PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 4-7pm EST / 9pm-12am GMT   Saturday, February 23rd Grand Theft Auto IV & Episodes from Liberty City PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 11am-2pm EST / 4-7pm GMT Events will always include: Chances to Play with/against Rockstar. Some of the very folks who helped create your favorite Rockstar multiplayer games jump online in these sessions to play with fans across Xbox LIVE, PlayStation Network and on PC.   Exclusive Prize Packs. Enter on the day of each event to have your name drawn to win gear in each of the six events - some of these will definitely include chances to score Grand Theft Auto V gear. Prizing also includes official t-shirts and special collectibles such as Rockstar keychains, Red Dead playing cards and GTAIV license plates, as well as Rockstar stickers and more. Live Video Streams. Flip between two live high resolution video streams on our events page, each showing the in-game view of a Rockstar dev player. We're also on our Twitch page with another stream, showing the stream of a third Rockstar player. Listen in as Rockstar devs often coordinate over headset to dominate the competition. Leaderboards and Unlocks. Participate with us in Max Payne 3 multiplayer during the dates listed above to compete in the leaderboards and for your chance to receive new unlocks. Back in October we gave away some new Max Payne 3 skull masks, and we have a few more we're lining up to give away during the winter. Bonus XP. More weeknights and weekends of bonus XP are coming for Red Dead and Max Payne 3. Live Chat. We'll have two Rockstar-hosted chatrooms running during the day, the first being on the events page and the second on Twitch. We're also known to jump online to play completely unscheduled and unannounced, just throwing out an impromptu word via Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and Steam (for PC matches) when we feel like a bit of multiplayer mayhem. So do make sure you're following us at any or all of those places to get that word as it happens...  

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