Rockstar developers have begun working remotely to help curb the spread of COVID-19.
A tweet from the official Rockstar account confirmed today that the studio has “implemented work in family policy” in its international offices and studios “to reduce the possible impact of COVID-19”.
"After a lot of research and consulting with teams around the world, we h ave begun to promote remote work solutions globally over the past week, and we believe we have a strong system that allows our team to continue them with minimal disruption work. "
"Our online games will continue to operate as usual, and all support teams will continue to be used by our players. The health and safety of our employees and their families remains our top priority, and as the situation evolves, we will continue to adjust our own We appreciate your patience and understanding, and wish you and your family good health during this unusual time. "
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-Rockstar Games (@RockstarGames) March 15, 2020
The GTA maker is the latest developer to take action because of fears that the outbreak will increase. Last week, Bungie, the developer of fortune developer, announced that it would mobilize all employees to work from home indefinitely.
In addition, Microsoft requires its Seattle headquarters and San Francisco employees to work from home until March 25. Both Bunge and Microsoft live mainly in Seattle, and the state currently has the highest coronavirus mortality rate, with 10 deaths.