Grand Theft Auto IV Patch

Though it's not on the Grand Theft Auto IV Title Update Page, a new version 1.0.6.0 patch for the Games for Windows edition of Grand Theft Auto IV is now available to accompany today's release of Grand Theft Auto: Episodes From Liberty City. The patch is available from ActionTrip, AtomicGamer, FileFront, and WorthPlaying. Also, Steam now has an automatic update for the Steam-powered version of the open-world action game. Among other things, after applying the patch, the Rockstar Games Social Club application is no longer required to launch the game. The patch notes follow.

  • 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
    • Fixed garbled text in Japanese Multiplayer menus
    • "RESC 10" error fix for specific hardware configurations
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Re: Grand Theft Auto IV Patch Apr 13, 2010, 19:18
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I found the MP to be a lot of fun, especially getting in a car full of other peeps to do some drive bys. But ya the i'net performance can be bad.
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