Grand Theft Auto 4 Patch Notes Released After 6 Years

1 December 2016 at 07:08 in Gaming News with no comments
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Rockstar Games’ Grand Theft Auto 4, that is correct it is GTA 4 not GTA 5, received patch notes for its PC version of the game. GTA 4 was released on 2008 and the last released patch for the game was on 2010.

The announcement of the patch did come as a surprise to many considering that the game is already 8 years old. However, the developers of the game must be seeing something special in the game to produce a new patch for it.

The update mainly focuses on the game’s compatibility with Windows 8, 8.1, and 10. Mostly making the game compatible with modern operating systems and PCs. There were also a few bug fixes as well as performance optimizations.

GTA 4 Patch 8 Notes (PC Only)

  • For Windows Live Servers, the error code “WTV270” has been added to indicate a problem when connecting to Windows Live Sign In Assistant/Games.
  • A compatible OS check was added for Windows 8, 8.1, and 10.
  • A Display Controller image has been added in the Controller Configuration.
  • A bug that made the completing “Out of Commission” mission impossible when frame rates exceed 60 fps has been fixed.
  • The bug that indicates “Resource Usage” on graphics cards with more than 2 GB of VRAM is fixed.
  • The bug that makes restrictions on modern video cards has been fixed.
  • The bug with the map crosshair on certain resolutions is fixed.
  • The bug with the text scrolling in “Brief” Menu is fixed.
  • The “drawlist overflow” cash is fixed.
  • Some minor performance optimizations.

Most are still disappointed about the requirement to sign up for Games for Windows Live since it was not removed in the patch.

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