MCV reports that Rockstar have suspended the system until it can be sure purchases will be successfully completed, and the purchased items won't be lost.
Despite the latest issues, Rockstar insist they have made a number of key updates to both the PS3 and Xbox 360 version of the game.
All of these initial technical issues will be ironed out as soon as we can. Please know that the entire team here at Rockstar and all of our relevant partners are and will continue to be working around the clock to get the experience to be as smooth as possible, as soon as possible. In the meantime, for anyone experiencing technical problems, we encourage you to report them to our dedicated Support Team at Support.RockstarGames.com and at twitter.com/RockstarSupport. This is the best place to get direct technical help and we are constantly looking at the most commonly reported issues there to resolve.
In the meantime it seems like it might be worth waiting a while before jumping in.
Mario Kart 8
The Koopalings have been revealed on the February 13th Nintendo Direct to be playable characters in Mario Kart 8.
Ubisoft has revealed just how long it'll take the average player to finish the upcoming hack-centric open world adventure.
Drive Club is the exclusive racing game the PS4 needed at launch, but lacked. It's certainly beautiful, and detailed, but we're hoping for subtly enhanced gameplay from the pretty staid title we played at Gamescom.
Bayonetta was a ridiculous, combo-filled romp that divided people for its "enthusiastic" (arguably sexist) aesthetic, but thrilled with its fast-paced gameplay. The Wii U exclusive sequel promises more of the same - and a welcome shot in the Gamepad for Nintendo's console.
The developers of Ubisoft's upcoming shooter The Division discuss the amazing capabilities of the Snowdrop Engine.
Assassin's Creed V: Unity
We don't know much about this yet - but it's set in the French Revolution, and it's beautiful.
We gather together industry experts from Official PlayStation Magazine, PC Gamer and CVG to preview upcoming survival horror game Alien: Isolation. Can the team at Creative Assembly mend the damage previously done the revered sci-fi franchise?
Check out this time lapse trailer showing off how you can build in EverQuest Next.
The Order: 1886
Venture into the neo-Victorian London fog with Ready at Dawn's PlayStation 4 exclusive The Order: 1886.