GTA IV patch for PC

Rockstar PC News Adventure Action

While PS3 users are enjoying the “Tales From Liberty City” add-on, and Xbox 360 users are snickering in the background because “We have like had it forever man!”* PC players are getting a brand new patch for the game. By the looks of it though, they are mostly performance improvements, so don’t get too excited.

Read the list of updates below:

  • Rockstar Games Social Club
    • Remove Rockstar Games Social Club application
    • Separate RGSC application no longer required to launch game
    • Social Club login now occurs during the launch process
  • Shadows
    • A new, less memory-intensive, and better-looking scalable shadow solution has been implemented
    • Enhanced Night Shadows added with user-selectable level of detail (replaces Shadow Density)
  • Performance
    • Rendering optimizations have been made to improve performance, particularly when enabling shadows
    • User-configurable graphics settings have been added for shadow control
    • Improved memory management
  • Multiplayer
    • Enhanced security to isolate users from cheaters and hackers
  • Episodic Content
    • Provide in-game support to purchase “The Lost and Damned” and “The Ballad of Gay Tony” (Not available in Russian/Japanese Versions)
  • Bug Fixes
    • Vehicle shadows re-enabled between 8pm and 6am
    • Fix floating street textures
    • Pedestrians in vehicles appear further out from the player to allow for long range sniping
    • The Moon has been implemented with simulated lunar phases o Fixed garbled text in Japanese Multiplayer menus
    • “RESC 10” error fix for specific hardware configuration
*actual response from a kid in Modern Warfare 2 when I said that PS3 players can play the GTA4 expansion now.

Lost Password