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GTA 5 patch 1.03 released, said to remove some GTA Online farming exploits

Wednesday, 9 October 2013 10:51 GMT By Dave Cook

GTA Online farming exploits are said to have been nuked following the release of GTA 5′s 1.03 patch. Check out the details here.

CVG reports that he patch weighs in at 39MB on PS3 and 59MB on Xbox 360. The site notes that patch details are yet to be revealed by Rockstar North but users have suggested that the update closes off XP and money farming exploits that saw players tackling the same mission repeatedly.

We’ll have more on the 1.03 update as it happens. The studio is also still working on missing player bugs.

How has your GTA Online experience been so far?

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22 Comments

  1. JimFear-666

    39 mb again? hahaha

    #1 1 year ago
  2. dsr

    How about fixing the disappearing characters first, and then removing ways to recoup losses after said disappearance, huh?

    #2 1 year ago
  3. GK

    people loosing they character,houses and cars and they just fixing a f****** exploits? R,you are f****** morons! one week disapear and still people cant play,F*** YOU!

    #3 1 year ago
  4. Johnnymaxx

    My online experience is being really lame so far. I still have a lot of trouble to play online. I could imagine that 2 or 3 days after release things would still be messy, but after one week, I immagined it would all be sorted out by now. I’m sad for it, because I can see it is way fun and I do have fun at the very few momments when I’m able to play.

    @1 Well… Online games, I mean, games in general have one core file that kind of sets the rule for the whole thing. Apparently, the one for GTA V mounts up to 39 mb.

    #4 1 year ago
  5. undermyrules

    They said the best gta experience will be on console….but how shity will be they never said…muhahahahaha…..the only best experience that will be seen i’ll be on PC…enjoy couple of months exlusivity console players and than let the big boys enjoy the game with no bugs,3xtimes better graphics ,supreme texures..2k even 4k rez AA 60 fps and mods….10 times better experience

    #5 1 year ago
  6. phatb0y

    Rockstar, you truly are my greatest ally.

    #6 1 year ago
  7. jon_

    @5 You can enjoy the game in a toaster and in the end I dont see why should anybody care what you do with your life.

    BTW, no bugs? Do you happen to know that GTA is well know for having a lot of bugs and glitches on any versión? That is part of the fun on any GTA game, but of course you know that right?

    The PC versión is not announced yet and you are shooting into the air. The “big boys” are so smart.

    #7 1 year ago
  8. sb319

    @1 of course it is. Every update is updating from the base version (ie the retail disc) of the game. Not from the previous patch.

    Personally, now that the worst issues have been ironed out on PS3, I’m having a great time with GTAO.

    #8 1 year ago
  9. undermyrules

    @7 Oh well i can feel the hate from you but i dont get it at least from the true gamers that denies where the best experience is…its on PC no matter what you say the fact its there…i never insultet any console gamer out there but lot of console gamers are kids that dont have anything better to do than trolling and hate towards PC community….my post was rather sarcastic but most of it its true.cheers

    #9 1 year ago
  10. AmiralPatate

    @9
    I’m PC. Most of your post was bullcrap.

    #10 1 year ago
  11. junguler

    havn’t play gta online yet, finishing things in campaign first, i just hope the fix this shit up real soon, don’t like buggy games :D

    #11 1 year ago
  12. undermyrules

    @10 http://gifrific.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/Jon-Hamm-Sure-Thing.gif im sure you are

    #12 1 year ago
  13. SkySi

    @12 If you are a PC player why you trying to make PC gamers sound like such douches? And what’s with the last post? Do you think you are the only PC gamer in the world?

    On behalf of PC gamers: these opinions do not represent all of us!

    #13 1 year ago
  14. NinjaHart

    @9 The best experience does not lie within graphics, it depends on what you make out of the game. GTA games will always be console games to me.

    True gamers don’t get hung up in graphics and run their mouth on internet, they simply enjoy the games and have fun.

    @Topic. GTA Online works pretty good for me now, I’m having a blast in it. Just waiting for some badass heists to do with my crew. :D

    #14 1 year ago
  15. undermyrules

    @13 im making you look bad? calling yourself PC gamer with 2 consoles in your living room makes you gamer…”But i game only on PC and im buying GTA 5 on my ps3 i cant wait so long” Yeah i make you look bad…My point is there is a difference between PC gamer and gamer…and i im making you look bad because stating the obvious just i little bit harsh with no shame…

    @14 The best experience is the best and nothing less than than…maybe for you its the best on console but im not talking about everybody opinions ….global thinking best experience= best graphic framerate huge the experience can be the same only better how? attach a controler there you go you will have the same experience like on console only multiplied by 100…i dont exept minority to understand what ive said by now but i dont care anyway i can see people only looking for flame wars and that was not my point i was just oversarcastic nothing more….

    #15 1 year ago
  16. Panthro

    @14

    Good for you, but GTA will always be a PC game to me… has been since the original, It all comes down to opinion…

    I just think that games are best enjoyed when played to there full potential how the developers intended, console versions of multiplatform games always felt incomplete to me due to the lack of AA, texture filtering and the native resolutions and I even had that opinion when I didn’t own a gaming PC. (I still play console games for exclusives)

    I guess what I’m trying to say is why settle for less when you can have more? I had the money for a good gaming PC so I bought one… And I haven’t regretted it, not even once.

    Btw I’m not bashing sony or microsoft, I better clarify that because I cant be bothered to argue with any fanboys.

    #16 1 year ago
  17. AmiralPatate

    @15,16
    Games are best enjoyed on your machine of choice. Because in the end, the other versions don’t matter to you. There is no best experience, there’s just your experience and others’ experience, which you shouldn’t give a damn about.

    And of course, some people feel the need to brag about their “superiority” like they have some to compensate for.

    #17 1 year ago
  18. NinjaHart

    @15 You don’t expect the minority to understand, but yet you are not interesten in a flaming war? Then you shouldn’t put the minority down like that.

    @16 I do enjoy PC gaming too, but GTA type of games just feel more like a console game for me, but saying that the best experience is where the best graphic is, is just stupidity. There are lot’s of games that have great graphics, but are crappy games.

    I don’t regret getting my gaming PC either, but that’s more for games like Skyrim, Fallout, Civilisation and XCOM type of games.

    #18 1 year ago
  19. undermyrules

    @17 yes you can enjoy it on a console just for 1 reason…if you dont own a PC…you can play it on PC its the same gameplay you can get your PC to the living room and plug it in on a full hd tv and with a controler you will get the same feeling…same game same gameplay just better….better graphics and much much more higher rez dx 11 features and most important thing 60 fps….and now tell my why im wrong just tell me 1 reason.

    #19 1 year ago
  20. Sanwiches

    @undermyrules Hey why don’t you just shut up.

    I’m seeing it this way: they removed the farming possibilities, so nobody else’s gonna have stuff of importance to lose if they happen to lose it in the future. Not a big deal.

    I made a new character, and in the first 3 days I was able to buy the 205k appartment without grinding. I’m sure you guys can do the same and have fun .

    #20 1 year ago
  21. Panthro

    @ninja

    People state their opinions on which is the best way to play a game… Like I said mine was just an opinion.

    Somehow its ok for console gamers to say which is the best way to play a game because when a PC gamer does it they get attacked, thats why I stated I didn’t want to argue with any upset fanboys.

    I love games and I wanted to play them to there full potential so I saved up and spent big money (for a student anyway) on a good gaming PC so I could do it.

    If I was on a budget I would probably buy the PS4 and X1 next year but I just dont see it happening as of now, unless the digital prices of games drop in their online stores, paying £45-£55 for a digital copy when its cheaper in stores to get a physical copy is just absurd.

    #21 1 year ago
  22. adambroun

    Hi check the webside GTA 5 Plus team. You will like it. http://tnij.org/11t2

    #22 1 year ago

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    Resident Evil: Revelations 2 fans should sit tight for a bit, as Capcom is working on some sort of solution to the co-op issue. Resident Evil: Revelations 2 doesn’t have local co-op on PC and fans are pretty mad about that, as it was advertised ahead of release as a key feature. Although Capcom has […]

  • The games industry is disruption, says Assassin’s Creed producer

    Former Assassin’s Creed producer Jade Raymond has characterised the games industry as one long series of upsets. The games industry changes all the time, and that’s one of its best qualities, Raymond said. The ex-Ubisoft leader told Polygon that the reason seh got into games in the first place was because it “is this undefined […]

  • GTA 5 made $31 million in digital revenue in January

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  • Destiny: Inferno playlists debut next week

    Destiny PvP will shake things up next week with a new way to slaughter your mates in the Crucible. Destiny is already a skilled PvP game, but the new Inferno playlists will turn things up a notch with a focus on “basic gunplay”. The first of these, Inferno Control, kicks off on March 3 and […]

  • First-person camera coming to Guild Wars 2 next month

    ArenNet has announced its adding nonrestrictive first-person view to Guild Wars 2. Here’s what top expect come March 10: First-person Camera: Zooming in all the way will allow players to experience a first-person view. First-person mode is available while standing in place, walking, running, jumping, playing PvP and just about anything else. There aren’t any […]

  • Shadowrun Online signs on with Nordic

    Shadowrun Online has been given a nice little boost thanks to a distribution deal with Nordic Games. Shadowrun Online is a new team tactical RPG from Cliffhanger Productions. Although it’s already available through Steam Early Access, Nordic has agreed to distribute the finished version, which is due on Linux, Mac and PC in the second […]

  • Final Fantasy 15 is 60% finished, game world ten times the size of demo

    Final Fantasy 15 is 60% finished, according to director Hajime Tabata. Speaking with IGN, Tabata said development will kick into high gear once the Episode Duscae demo is released. “It’s about 60% now. People may look at that and say ‘well, you’ve only done five more percent!’ [since 55% in September] but it’s actually a […]

  • Destiny: you don’t need to visit the tower to access your vault

    Destiny players, you asked for it and Bungie has delivered it: you can now swap items in and out of the vault using the companion app. “Destiny needs more vault space” you cry – and yes, this is true. But while we all struggle with the limitations imposed on us by Bungie, we face all […]

  • Mortal Kombat X will contain over 100 Brutalities

    During the Mortal Kombat X stream today, NetherRealm Studios revealed Brutalities are back for the game, and stated there will be over 100 to pull off. You won’t gain any extra experience for being overly cruel with your painful moves, but you will at least get to laugh at some and “cringe” at others, according […]

  • Numenera: Strand is a film based on the game up on Kickstarter

    Numenera, the 2012 Kickstarter success and foundation for Torment: Tides of Numenera, could become a film if the Kickstarter for the movie is successful. With five days left, Monte Cook Games and Swedish film company Valdes/Eriksdotter needs £22,542 to reach its goal. Titled Numenera: Strand, it tells the tale of a drifter who “roams a […]

  • Gran Turismo 6 update adds MINI Clubman Vision, more

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  • Nintendo is bringing New 3DS Xl and some playable titles to PAX East

    Nintendo is bringing New 3DS Xl and Splatoon with it to PAX East next month. The E3 2014 build of the game lets eight players transform into squids in a race for “splattered-paint dominance.” Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. will also be playable and featured in stage presentations at the Nintendo booth. Upcoming or newly released Nintendo […]

  • Battlefield Hardline Premium information seems to have slipped out early

    Battlefield Hardline Premium perks have apparently leaked a bit early, according to a post on Reddit. Over on the Hardline subreddit is an image which was take at a GameStop location, noting two week early access to content additional Battlepacks and more. Here’s the rundown: Four expansions Two weeks early access 12 additional Battlepacks Exclusive […]

  • Final Fantasy: Record Keeper arrives in the US this spring

    Final Fantasy: Record Keeper will be released in the US on iOS and Android this spring, DeNA and Square Enix today. The mobile titles allows players to “relive favorite moments” across all Final Fantasy installments and build a team of classic characters from across the entire franchise. If you sign up for email updates, you […]

  • Battlefield Hardline now available for pre-order, pre-download on Xbox One

    Battlefield Hardline is now available for pre-order and pre-download on Xbox One. You can pre-order it now from the Xbox Store and once you have paid for it, you can start your pre-download. Battlefield Hardline releases on March 17, and will be made available to pre-downloaders come 12.01am EDT. Check pricing and availability for your […]

  • Dying Light interactive video allows you switch between day and night

    A new video for Dying Light has been released, which allows you to hit the Z key to change between day and night. Titles Life and Death in the Quarantine Zone, the interactive story video showcases how the game changes between day and night. Daytime and nighttime are shown side-by-side but the z key allows […]

  • Havoc DLC for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare out on PS3, PS4; PC delayed

    The Havoc DLC for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is now available for PlayStation 3 and PS4. Havoc contains the four multiplayer maps Core, Drift, Sideshow, and Urban along with the AE4 directed energy assault rifle, its custom variant, and the Exo Zombies cooperative mode. You can purchase the DLC separately or pick up the […]

  • Here’s a teaser for Resident Evil Revelations 2: Episode 2

    A teaser video for the second episode of Resident Evil Revelations 2 is available, so if you’ve yet to play the first episode, you may want to skip this. Resident Evil Revelations 2′s first episode is out now. Thanks, GamesHQMedia.

  • North American eShop update is full of Donkey Kong games

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with Titan Attacks, Donkey Kong Land, Donkey Kong Country and more. eShop on 3DS Ironfall Invasion Titan Attacks! Donkey Kong Land – Virtual Console Donkey Kong Land 2 – Virtual Console Donkey Kong Land 3 – Virtual Console Luv Me Buddies Wonderland Around the World […]

  • Venture into the Valley of the Yetis next week in Far Cry 4

    The next batch of Far Cry 4 DLC, Valley of the Yetis, releases in March and Ajay Ghale will be tasked with surviving violent cultists and the mythical Yeti. Apparently the cult is looking for a secret hidden in the valley, and Ajay has discovered their motives. The DLC features co-op with a friend taking […]

  • The Butcher’s AK/CAR Mod Pack out for Payday 2, has dino masks

    The 19th DLC pack for Payday 2 title The Butcher’s AK/CAR Mod Pack is available on Steam from today. The pack will run you $4.99/€4.99 and features: 11 new weapon modifications for the AK rifles in the game 11 new weapon modifications for the CAR rifles in the game Four new masks together with their […]

  • Battle Chasers slated for PC, consoles; comic picks up where 2001 storyline left off

    Darksiders creator Joe Madureira and Vigil co-founder Ryan Stefanelli have confirmed a Battle Chasers game and a new comic are in the works at their new studio Airship Syndicate. Speaking to Polygon, Madureira and Stefanelli wouldn’t provide details on the the game, but did divulge it will be an adventure RPG with player-controlled Battle Chasers […]

  • Shovel Knight, Hotline Miami 2 discounted for Sony’s annual Spring Fever Sale

    Sony is hosting its annual Spring Fever Sale which runs for eight weeks and features a new title each week. The sale starts next week on March 3 with the launch of Helldivers. Here’s just a few items included in the sale: HELLDIVERS (PS4/PS3/PS Vita) March 3 Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number (PS4/PS3/PS Vita) March […]

  • The gold Super Mario amiibo is a Walmart exclusive

    The Super Mario Gold amiibo which surfaced via a CPSIA certificate earlier this month will be a Walmart-exclusive, Nintendo has announced. The gold-colored Mario amiibo will be released the same day as the Mario Party 10 game for Wii U and will run you $12,96 at 3,000 participating Walmart stores in the US. Along with […]

  • Here’s an overview trailer for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD

    As new gameplay overview trailer for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, culled from the Active Time Report, stream has been sent over by Square Enix. The video provides a look at the history and environments of the Kingdom of Orience; the 14 memebers of Class Zero; the battle system with customizable magic spells; and the ability […]

  • Final Fantasy 15 video gives you a look at the game’s wildlife

    A new video shown by Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata during the latest Active Time Report, contains a look at the game’s wildlife and ecology. You can watch the full stream two hour stream through here, or a smaller clip courtesy of GamesHQMedia below.

  • Lionhead ventures into the free-to-play space with Fable Legends

    Fable Legends will be free-to-play when it launches on PC and Xbox One. According to Lionhead, the one versus four cross-platform title borrows from MOBA games such as Dota 2 and League of Legends as it will contain free, rotating heroes which will be added to a roster for a two week period. Once the […]

  • Win! 5 pairs of tickets to the Call of Duty European Championships

    We have five pairs of tickets to giveaway for the Call of Duty European Championships, taking place in London this weekend. The event takes place this Saturday February 28 and Sunday March 1 at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden. Winners can watch teams will go head to head for a $10,000 prize pot […]

  • Republique Remastered has released on Mac and PC

    Republique Remastered, which was announced earlier this month, is now available for Mac and PC. The game is 20% off through Steam, GOG and the Humble Store for $19.99 until March 4. Thereafter, it will run you $24.99. The Remastered edition contains all five episodes of the game, with 1-3 available now and the remaining […]

  • LA Cops coming to Xbox One in March

    Isometric shooter LA Cops is coming to Xbox One on March 13. Already on Steam Early Access, the game looks like it’s been heavily inspired by Hotline Miami. Walk into a room, open fire, leave bloody puddles in your wake. It’s being published by Team 17. Check out the video below for some 70s cop […]

  • We have $500 of Steam Wallet funds to giveaway!

    We’re giving away 10 Steam Wallet prizes worth $50 each to VG247 readers, courtesy of Bundle Stars. All you need to do to be in with a chance of winning $50 Steam credit is to enter your details below. Join the Bundle Stars Steam group for entry in the sweepstake, and gain extra entries for […]