Fix Rockstar Games Launcher Error Code #6000.87 and #1000.1 with GTA 5 and RDR2

Users of Rockstar Games like Red Dead Online, Red Dead Redemption 2, and GTA 5 and Online are unable to get online and the launcher shows offline with the Rockstar Games Launcher Error Code #6000.87. Other users are seeing the #1000.1 error code, which also prevents them from launching the game. We have solutions both of the above problems with Rockstar games. Keep scrolling to know more.  

Fix Rockstar Games Launcher Error Code #6000.87 with GTA 5 or RDR2

There are several reasons why you could be seeing the Rockstar Games Launcher Error Code #6000.87 either with Red Dead Online, GTA 5, or RDR2. As such, you must try a bunch of solutions before the problem is fixed and you get online. Here are all the solutions you can try to fix the error.

Open the Rockstar Games Social Club Website

For some users, they may be seeing the error code #6000.87 because Rockstar has blocked their IP due to suspicion of unlawful activity. In such a case, try to visit the Rockstar Games Social Club Website and see if you can access it. If you cannot then, reboot the router to get a new IP address. You can also run the Release/Renew IP command in Command Prompt. Once, you have the new IP, try to get online.

You may have to reboot the router a few times before you obtain an IP that’s acceptable by Rockstar, so, don’t give up on the first try. After each reboot of the router, check if you can access the website. If the website works, you should be able to play the game.

Use a VPN

For users who are trying to access the game from college or campus Wi-Fi and the option to reboot the router is unavailable, you can rely on a VPN. Choose a good VPN that shields its identity as a VPN or it might be blocked as well. Any tier 1 VPN should be able to do the job. We suggest ExpressVPN.      

Create a New Windows Account

A user on Reddit has shared that creating a new User account on Windows and use the account to play the game got him online. So, it’s worth a try given the simplicity of the solution. Some other players have also confirmed the fix works. In order to create a new user account, press Windows Key + I and click on Accounts. Go to the Family & other users and create a new account. Once you have created the new account, log into it and try to play the game.

Update the Game or Verify the Files

If you are running a different version of the game than that on the server, the Rockstar Game Launcher error code 6000.87 with GTA 5 and RDR 2 can arise, meaning, if you have not updated the game in a while.

If the game files are corrupted, it can also lead to the Rockstar Games Launcher Error Code #6000.87 with GTA 5, RDR2, Red Dead Online. As such, you must repair the game files using the verify files feature of the launcher.

Fix Rockstar Games Launcher Error Code #1000.1 with GTA 5 and RDR2

Some of the solutions for the above error should work to resolve the Rockstar Games Launcher Error Code #1000.1 with GTA 5 and RDR2, particularly starting the game using a VPN.

That’s all we have in this guide. At the time of writing, the errors are nearly non-existent. So, if more users encounter the problem, we will expand the guide and suggest more solutions. If you have something positive to add that can help others, share them in the comments.

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