Grand Theft Auto IV

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Grand Theft Auto IV
Developer(s) Rockstar Games
Publisher(s) Rockstar Games
Series Grand Theft Auto
Release date(s) April 29, 2008
Release type Multi-platform
Genre(s) Action, Adventure
Mode(s) Single-player, Multiplayer
GameID(s) BLES00229 (IRD), BLUS30127 (IRD), NPEB00882, NPUB30702
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BLES01128 (IRD), BLUS30682 (IRD)
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Grand Theft Auto IV was developed by Rockstar North and is the eleventh title in the Grand Theft Auto series, and the first main entry since 2004's Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas. Set within the fictional Liberty City (based on New York City), the single-player story follows a war veteran, Niko Bellic, and his attempts to escape his past while under pressure from loan sharks and mob bosses. The open world design lets players freely roam Liberty City, consisting of three main islands.

The game is played from a third-person perspective and its world is navigated on-foot or by vehicle. Throughout the single-player mode, players play as Niko Bellic. An online multiplayer mode is included with the game, allowing up to 32 players to engage in both co-operative and competitive gameplay in a recreation of the single-player setting. Two expansion packs were later released for the game, The Lost and Damned and The Ballad of Gay Tony, which both feature new plots that are interconnected with the main Grand Theft Auto IV storyline, and follow new protagonists.

Configuration

Only options that deviate from the default configuration to ensure best performance are listed below. The full list of default options is available here.

CPU configuration

Setting Option Notes
Accurate xfloat On Fixes missing collision. Requires SPU LLVM recompiler.

GPU configuration

Setting Option Notes
Renderer Vulkan Recommended for getting the best performance.
Write color buffers On Fixes missing reflections.

Known Issues

This game is currently not playable.