Rockstar patches PS3 and 360 GTA IV

By Patrick Garratt, Monday, 23 June 2008 18:38 GMT

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Rockstar’s patched both PS3 and 360 versions of GTA IV, a fix mainly mainly geared towards the multiplayer aspects of the game.

A bunch of issues have been addressed, including connectivity lapses between players and bugs in various game modes.

Full patch notes can be found below.

By Ellen De Tarrier

  • Fixed an issue where players were unable to enter or exit vehicles in GTA Race.
  • Fixed an issue where scripted vehicles were causing games to unexpectedly crash.
  • Improved reliability and frequency of PS3™ online leaderboard updates.
  • Fixed a rare hang some players encountered when moving from a Race or GTA Race lobby into gameplay.
  • Fixed a hang that would occur when players were switching teams during the countdown in the lobby.
  • Fixed an issue where players were able to get ridiculously high scores from Cops ‘n Crooks matches.
  • Changed GTA Race and Race so that the last player remaining always receives a reward of $250.
  • Fixed an issue where spectating players would prevent the game from finishing.
  • Fixed an issue where players were unable to spectate in Round 2 of Cops ‘n Crooks games.
  • Changed countdown timer in lobby so that it no longer resets when new players join a game.
  • Changed the kick option so that kicked players are no longer brought back to single player.

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