Developer / Publisher

Rockstar Games

Rockstar Games
Parent Company

Take-Two Interactive

Subsidiaries

N/A

Summary

YouTube Monetization:

Yes

Twitch Subscriber Streams: 

No

Example Games
  • Agent

  • Bully

  • Grand Theft Auto series

  • L.A.Noire

  • Manhunt series

  • Max Payne series

  • Midnight Club series

  • Red Dead Redemption series

  • Red Dead Revolver

  • Table Tennis

  • The Warriors

Details and Conditions

From Rockstar's support website:


"Generally Take-Two Interactive does not object to fans using materials for non-commercial uses in a manner which does not intentionally spoil the plot for others. "Non-commercial" includes that you don't sell site membership, or use the material to promote a product you sell on the site like a shirt or wallpaper.  Take-Two Interactive does reserve the right to have its copyrighted material taken down at any time."


Take-Two, Rockstar's parent company, may issue take-down notices for the following:

  • Pre-release footage

  • Spoilers

  • "In-game entertainment" (fake TV shows, movies, etc)

  • Encouraging cheating


See more details by clicking the "source" link below.

What it Means

  • Videos and streams ARE allowed

  • You CAN monetize on YouTube and Twitch with ads and subscriptions

  • You CANNOT sell or charge for access to your content (this would include Twitch "subscriber only" streams or selling merchandise)

  • Any licensed IP or music not owned by the publisher are not covered by this policy

  • You CANNOT intentionally spoil a game's ending/plot

  • You CANNOT post cutscenes without adding additional creative narrative

  • You CANNOT use "in-game entertainment" featured in games

  • You CANNOT encourage cheating