Some hackers and modders in Rockstar’s multiplayer Red Dead Online used some cheats to spawn KKK members inside the game. Rockstar updated the game, disabling that kind of racist features.

The KKK groups are not a part of Red Dead Online, but they exist in the singleplayer campaign of Red Dead Redemption 2. Hackers managed to use some mods to bring the white supremacist group to the online section of Red Dead Redemption 2. Many players have reported having issues with the KKK, both in Reddit and in Twitter.

The company had no other option that to update the game in order to disable the cheat. Earlier today, Tez2 reported on Twitter that a new update eliminates the ability to spawn KKK “peds”—Red Dead’s in-game models—in Red Dead Online on PC. Many players feel unhappy about Rockstar prohibiting them from doing what they like, but since the recent events with George Floyd there is no place for African  American hate in any game in my opinion. Rockstar did not make a formal statement about this update, but it did confirm with Polygon that they took the neccesary precautions.

 

The Ku Klux Klan commonly called the KKK or the Klan, is an American white supremacist hate group whose primary target is African Americans. The Klan has existed in three distinct eras at different points in time during the history of the United States. Each has advocated extremist reactionary positions such as white nationalism, anti-immigration and—especially in later iterations—Nordicism and anti-Catholicism. Historically, the first Klan used terrorism—both physical assault and murder—against politically active blacks and their allies in the South in the late 1860s, until it was suppressed around 1872. All three movements have called for the “purification” of American society and all are considered “right-wing extremist” organizations.

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