The Rockstar Games Social Club is an official online forum hosted by Rockstar Games; this site allows gamers to access gameplay information and community resources related to the company's titles, which include L.A. Noire and Grand Theft Auto. Users must register for an account in order to access the Rockstar Games Social Club's features. Once the user's account is created, he can interact with the Social Club's community, which includes other Rockstar Games players who can provide tips and tricks for successful gameplay.
In addition to serving as a traditional community forum that allows users to discuss a common interest, the Rockstar Games Social Club also links up with gamers' player accounts, allowing them to keep track of their playing stats. This can be useful either for personal benchmarking or for competition among members of a group. The Social Club provides additional social features such as the ability to form formal player teams, known as crews, for multiplayer games.
In addition to social features, the Rockstar Games Social Club offers gameplay guides and exclusive online content to help create a better gaming experience. The Social Club also grants its members access to exclusive events and merchandise giveaways that include products such as game memorabilia or inclusion in a Rockstar Games title.