Rockstar Games has decided to modify the outfit of one of the GTA Trilogy characters to avoid potential controversy. This is Phil Cassidy, who was originally shown in a T-shirt with the Confederate flag, which in the United States has been associated with racism.
Less and less is left for the new pack of redesigned classics known as GTA trilogywhich will be launched on November 11th.
Little by little details of the trilogy are revealed, like what graphics engine it will be on, some of the gameplay and the requirements our PCs will need to run.
This is how a change was leaked recently that will affect the outfits of an icon Character difference of the epic.
refer to Phil Cassidy, who appeared in GTA 3, Vice City, Liberty City Stories and Vice City Stories, who will no longer wear a shirt with Confederate flag In the United States, but instead we’ll see a skull.
This was announced through a forum in reddit From GTA, where the user uploaded a screenshot indicating: “What else have they changed to satisfy a contemporary audience? Radio ads/discussions? Character dialogue? Goals?”.
It should be noted that this flag has been associated with racism in some areas of the southern United States and, more recently, with far-right groups such as the Ku Klux Klan.
This change caused some concern and even annoyance with some fans, who pointed out that because it is a character in a work of fiction, the user does not have to agree with or sympathize with the idea of that character.
“I don’t like the Confederate flag in real life but I am against removing it from games, and it was the subject of being featured in the game because Parody And spelling, to make fun of these retards,” another follower said.
The discussion was also generated on social networks like Twitter, where some agreed to scrap symbols like the Confederate flag, all out of respect for ethnic minorities like, for example, in this case, African Americans.