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When did GTA 4 come out?

When did GTA 4 come out?

When did GTA 4 come out?

The game Grand Theft Auto IV was originally going to come out in October 2007, but they had to delay it for nearly a year due to issues. It means that a lot of beta content and other stuff was removed from Grand Theft Auto IV, meaning it was finally released on April 29, 2008.

When the game was released, everybody hated it except for some people until the release of Grand Theft Auto V; many people noticed the downgradement of realism, causing them to make videos showing GTA 4 is better than GTA 5.

Before the release, there were many fake photos of Grand Theft Auto IV, and it was introduced in 2006 after the development of Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas and before or after Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories.

Rockstar Games all called them 100% fake because they look different from what GTA 4 looks like in its universal perspective. There were also fake screenshots of Grand Theft Auto V, with Rockstar Games calling them all fake.
After its release, many people gave it universal to critical acclaim due to the graphics, realism, Niko Bellic, and many more.

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When did GTA 4 come out?

When the game came out on PC, it had A LOT of problems; Rockstar Games tried doing their best to make the player rage in a fury; these were meant to slow down or even corrupt Saltine Crackers.

  • 1: Some of the missions had anti-piracy measures of specific missions. For example, in the mission where we had to steal Jimmy’s Blista Compact, Niko would automatically call Vlad, saying that the car was dirty and must be taken to a car wash near Little Jacob’s place. Still, on the cracked version, the game wouldn’t process the call for Niko. Another example is Police Missions. When Niko gets into a cop car and tries to commit a crime, the button for opening the police computer doesn’t work even if you press it rapidly.
  • 2: Rapidly Moving Camera
  • When you enter a mission or activity cutscene for about a few minutes, the camera will go into a geometric circle very rapidly; this annoys a lot of players when they download Grand Theft Auto IV in a cracked version, which is improperly bad. The longer you watch the cutscene, the worse it gets. It doesn’t only focus on the cutscenes; it also affects and focuses on the gameplay. With this version, killing any enemy you want to attack would be HARD.
  • 3: Optimization
  • When you try downloading GTA IV on a highly modelled computer with a lot of RAM and other stuff that can download and smoothly experience the PS3 games, it doesn’t work on GTA 4. When this stuff is put onto GTA 4, its FPS (Frames Per Second, a SI Unit) will dramatically decrease from 50–60 to somewhere from 40–10; many people criticized this Optimization for the PC.
  • 4: Four Major Car Piracies.
  • One of the piracies was the decreased of health the engine, as it would automatically go by 10% (Or in this case, 0.1(0)), meaning that you had to drive extremely carefully so you wouldn’t explode or damage the car you’re driving way too much. It would also affect Motorcycles (Bikes), Boats, and Helicopters.

The second Anti-Piracy was that your car would auto-accelerate, feeling like the key for stepping the gas pedal on an arcade car game feels like raging with fury. Sometimes, it would also be funny when you’re doing the swing set glitch. It didn’t apply to the Helicopter feature.

The third piracy was the same as the second but only applied to cars. The fourth piracy was that you wouldn’t reverse your car, meaning that you would have to drive very smoothly, have a lot of experience, etc,

In conclusion, GTA 4 came out specifically with one year of deployment on April 29, 2008. But the problems affected its universe and its scripts.

Why did GTA 4 fail?

Grand Theft Auto IV broke industry sales records and became the fastest-selling entertainment product in history, earning US$310 million in its first day and US$500 million in its first week. 

Considered one of the most significant titles of the seventh generation of video games and by many critics as one of the greatest video games of all time, it won year-end accolades, including Game of the Year awards from several gaming publications. 

It is among the best-selling video games, with over 25 million copies sold by 2013. It also gets very good ratings on IGN and Metacritic-like game rating sites; it’s a success.

How different would GTA 4 be if it was 100% realistic?

Well, this is a major problem for all players. Stealing a car will take a lot of work. You will be hunting for your crime for the rest of your game life. You cannot resume your game. You only have one life. Do you remember?

You have to work a proper way to gain some money. Getting a firearm would be difficult; ammo would be more complicated.

No more free fights. People will fight back for what crime you have done.

GTA with 100% realistic is not a GTA. Remember that.

How long is GTA 4 story mode?

I assume you’re talking about the standard GTA IV edition with Niko Bellic as the protagonist. It consists of around 80 missions and eight side missions. I completed the story mode in 2 weeks during this lockdown XD, and you get alternatives for the ending, so yeah, it’s a fun game and quite enjoyable. It has a better storyline than Vice City, San Andreas or V.

If you want to go in-depth into the story must play GTA 4 Ballad of Gay Tony and The Lost and Damned, apart from the standard editions, which consist of 28 and 22 missions each, respectively.

When will GTA 4 be released on smartphones?

On 2017’s base, there is only a single tablet model, namely Nvidia Shield Tablet, which can run a heavy game like GTA 4, but Rockstar will not release it for only one device model. I don’t want to talk about the capabilities of other phones and tablets, but we need at least five years more for powerful mobile devices to reach the market. 

A Snapdragon 1200 or 1400 with advanced Adreno GPU (twice or thrice as today) may hit the market one day, and R* games consider GTA 4 mobile. These are just my finest dreams :p. Keep eyes on devices and Rockstar games.

What is your favourite mission in GTA 4?

1. Blood Brothers

I find choice missions to be the favourite; in this case, it’s Blood Brothers. It’s also a simple mission, so there isn’t anything difficult about it.

As Niko walks down the street, Francis pulls up and asks Niko why he didn’t tell him his brother Derrick was back. Niko tells him that since he was a cop, he should have known himself. Francis makes excuses, but then he tells Niko to take Derrick out. Francis is to meet his brother at a park, and up on a rooftop, Niko must snipe him. 

However, Derrick has called Niko, telling him he believes someone will kill him. It’s up to Niko to kill either Francis or Derrick. It’s tough, considering both of these men aren’t exactly saints.

2. I go for Francis.

Francis is a crooked cop and pretty much already has dirt on Niko. Niko also killed people for Francis, allowing the Irishman to put the Serbian in jail if he screwed up once. Undertaker is also easier if you kill Francis, as you won’t have cops on you on the way to the cemetery.

Derrick is already dying, which Francis brings up, but I feel that Francis is way more of a threat being a cop. Derrick also acts like a madman with as many drugs as he takes, so people would think he’s lying.

Why is GTA 4 bad?

I don’t know about you, why do you think it’s bad? As for me, it’s the best GTA. I love Niko Bellic. His rise to a Famous Criminal from a cab driver is awesome. The storyline is great. The city map is great. Even the Story expansions are great. Every character in this game does a great job. 

The game depends on your choices, which means the storyline advances as per your decision. I can write a lot more about this game. But you should do it and decide whether it is bad or good.

What was in GTA 4 outside other parts of the GTA series and other games?

Several features in GTA 4 were unique to the game and were not present in other parts of the GTA series or other games, including:

  1. Cover System: GTA 4 introduced a cover system that allowed players to take cover behind objects such as walls, cars, and barriers during shootouts, making gunfights more strategic and dynamic.
  2. Phone System: The game’s system allowed players to make and receive calls, send and receive text messages, and access the internet from their in-game phone.
  3. Physics Engine: GTA 4 introduced an improved physics engine, making the game’s driving and shooting mechanics more realistic and immersive.
  4. Wanted System: The game’s wanted system was also improved, with police becoming more aggressive as the player’s wanted level increased.
  5. Multiplayer: GTA 4 included a robust multiplayer mode that allowed players to compete against each other in various game modes and activities.
  6. Storyline: GTA 4 featured a more serious and mature storyline compared to previous games in the series, focusing on the protagonist’s struggles and relationships.

GTA 4 was a major step forward for the series in terms of gameplay mechanics, storytelling, and overall immersion.

Is GTA 4’s Liberty City dangerous like GTA 3?

Not. Old Liberty City was a battlefield; you almost couldn’t drive around Saint Mark without getting blown up by Leone’s Mafia. And also, some random criminals would jack your car while you were still in it. There were gangs everywhere. 

New Liberty City is no such thing. There are few zones with gangs, like Broker, but if you leave them alone, they won’t bother you, and it’s also more common to see cops chasing other criminals.

Is GTA 4 overrated?

While I do love the game, it’s overrated.

There’s nothing too unique, and it’s just your typical GTA game where the protagonist gets involved with crimes. They also deal with people involved in crimes, such as gangs and mob bosses. All protagonists went to jail for something and got out for whatever reason.

However, I admit that Niko is the best protagonist out of all of them. It gets on my nerves when people say it’s the best when I don’t see a difference. It doesn’t stick out above the rest, and it’s equal to all the other GTA games that have come out over the years.

Why does GTA 4 run so trashy?

One main reason that GTA 4 could be better is that Rockstar made this game quickly and launched it too early in 2003. The game is not optimized for PCs, as frame drops can be experienced on even mid to high-end gaming PCs. The driving mechanics could be better.

If you make a sharp turn at even 30 miles an hour, the car would drift to the next block and hit someone or something. Coming to the story of GTA 4, it could be better or better. It’s average. The colouration of the environment looks pretty dull at night and in the morning, plus the weather system is horrible.

Is GTA IV better than GTA V?

I have spent a considerable amount of time playing both GTA IV and V, and those were times well spent. I would be willing to play through both these games if I get another opportunity to do so.

What would be the yardstick for comparison?

The next-generation version of GTA V looks much better than GTA IV. However, the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions resemble GTA IV.

GTA IV had a better soundtrack. However, for a game like GTA, having a better OST does not necessarily make a game better.

GTA IV had a very personal story. The game revolved around one character and took the gamer through a struggle, pain and achievement journey. Though the story was engaging and well-designed, many aspects felt disconnected, adding boredom to an otherwise brilliant game.

One of the major criticism factors with GTA IV was the often tedious process of building “friendships” with certain NPCs against which the protagonist Nico would gain benefits.

I enjoyed the bonding and banter. GTA need not be a continual driving and killing affair; you can take some time to become friends with a Rastafarian arms dealer or fly choppers with a workout-crazy metrosexual guy.

GTA V has three characters, and the game tells us a deeply engaging and entwined tale that involves all of them in variable capacities. At first, I was very sceptical about not having a lone character in a new GTA game, but after beating the game twice, I thoroughly enjoyed living these three people’s lives.

There’s much more to do in GTA V than in GTA IV. Simply roaming around the locations can keep the gamer engaged for hours. Whenever I would get a particular mission, I would free-roam a while before returning, but not least, I highly recommend playing both games.

Why is my GTA 4 not launching?

  • First of all, is it a CRACKED or ORIGINAL version
  • Secondly, can you explain which error you are getting
  • Try the following
  1. Run as Administrator
  2. Run with Compatibility mode ( Try Windows Xp SP3 )

When will GTA 6 come out?

With the success of GTA V, I’m starting to doubt if GTA VI even started production. By the way, GTA V reached all the standards of modern society with everything a gamer is willing to do in the game.

Why should there be a GTA VI??? Maybe for a different story, but I believe it’ll be no different from GTA V apart from the graphics, with the same thing when playing offline or online, killing people, making some contests, etc.…

Short answer:

Do you see how many players play GTA 5 daily? Rockstar doesn’t want to lose that opportunity to make so much money. The reason to trust me is to look at that one PS5 game reveal. Everyone thought it was GTA 6, but nope! GTA 5 with better graphics reveals more and more GTA 5 from release.

Can GTA 5 by Tencent games run on Android?

It doesn’t work that way, dear. PUBG and Fortnite were made using a Game Engine called Unreal Engine, developed by Epic Games (Yes, the same company that made Fortnite, too).

Unreal has developed its Game engine to use meshes for the characters, maps and assets even on low processing powers such as a mobile phone.

As far as I know, it primarily uses a concept of LOD (standing for Level of Detail), which optimises the usage of computing power on Video RAM (i.e., your Graphics Card). It is also the kind of mechanics Unity Engine uses. You can look up more on the LODs on the internet, but I’ll explain why GTA V can’t be ported to Mobile devices even though it buys Tencent or vice-versa.

Rockstar builds its game on its self-developed Game Engine called the Rage Engine. It also self-published its games. That’s why you don’t see any other company names (e.g. Square Enix, like in Just Cause 3) in any Rockstar Game. Rage Engine’s mechanics are unsuitable for present-day mobile computational power.

So, if Tencent needs to make a GTA V for mobile, it should make GTA V from scratch in Unreal Engine 4 or Unity 5, which will take at least five more years (considering it doesn’t work in any other projects) to get a working product ready.

Hence, GTA V by Tencent Games or any other publisher cannot be run on Mobile Devices.

Why is GTA 4 underrated despite it being better than other games?

The best things in life are always underrated. The thing with GTA 4 that makes it underrated is that it needs to be properly optimized for PCs. 

Apart from that, many people complain about the driving physics. But for me, GTA 4 is the best game on this earth as far as the story is concerned. The dialogues of Niko Bellic are practical and quite phenomenal.

Why does GTA 4 look so ugly and dull compared to GTA 5?

Well, I, too, had the same doubt when I started playing GTA 4, and though today I don’t know the exact correct reason, let’s give this a try:

  1. Firstly, keep in mind that this is Rockstar’s first-ever HD game. So when they are making something new, mistakes happen.
  2. Second, Rockstar Games could have knowingly done this to match the dark-themed story and the heartless character of Niko Bellic.

These are the two main reasons for the dark, greyish colours in GTA 4. However, it’s an amazing game that looks cool even in low settings (not as much as GTA 5).

Is GTA 6 real?

I assume you have seen YouTube, or somebody told you they’ve seen Grand Theft Auto 6. It’s safe to assume that they did not see anything, and for years to come, they won’t. There are several reasons for that.

First of all, Rockstar’s secrecy. Rockstar is known for keeping their mouths shut for as long as possible, so you have seen Grand Theft Auto V reveal just a year before its release on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. When it comes to other stuff. The same applies to Red Dead Redemption 2 as well. There were leaks, but you have wide-mouthed people in every company. So, they won’t let anyone see Grand Theft Auto VI shortly.

Regarding their secrecy, Rockstar North HQ in Edinburgh has extreme security measures. The building is an invulnerable fortress. There are a lot of security cameras outside, and they use security windows you can’t see through from outside. Sorry, no Bully 2 or Red Dead Redemption 2 gameplay to be seen. Just a lot of black mirrors. And possibly someone trying to laugh at you from within the building. 

The reception desk – actually the only thing you can see from the outside – is occupied by a security guard that you don’t want to get in trouble with, judging by his look. He has a large number of displays there. Oh, and even if you’re from the media, you must prove yourself and leave the camera at the security desk. And it’s them who invite you.

Anyway, based on what our industry sources have told us:

  • Grand Theft Auto VI is in the early stages of development.
  • The announcement will occur in a few years, possibly 2020–2021.
  • They’re toying with a VR experience similar to LA Noire: VR Case Files. However, the project is a low-priority and not a full game either. So, the next GTA game will again be tailored for flat screens.

Can I play GTA 4 on 3GB?

You are talking about 3GB RAM, but I’ll talk in both RAM and GPU context. The minimum requirement of RAM for GTA 4 is 2 GB so that you can play the game in low to medium settings.

Now, talking about graphics, GTA IV requires at least the latest Intel onboard HD graphics; a dedicated graphics card is better, but if you have a decent latest CPU (Intel Pentium 6th gen or i3 6th gen at least) can play the game.

When will GTA 4 be released on smartphones?

I don’t think so; GTA IV is too much for today’s smartphones; even if we talk about the latest snapdragon 821, 6 GB of RAM smartphones, those will have problems running a game like that.

They might release it when mid-range smartphones run it at 15fps or more. GTA IV should also come with multiplayer, like the PC version, and again, that will bring in more problems; I wouldn’t expect to see the game on the phone in the next three years…

On 2017’s base, there is only a single tablet model, namely Nvidia Shield Tablet, which can run a heavy game like GTA 4, but Rockstar will not release it for only one device model. I don’t want to talk about the capabilities of other phones and tablets, but we need at least five years more for powerful mobile devices to reach the market.

A Snapdragon 1200 or 1400 with advanced Adreno GPU (twice or thrice as today) may hit the market one day, and R* games consider GTA 4 mobile. These are just my finest dreams :p. Keep eyes on devices and Rockstar games.

GTA 4 was never officially released on smartphones. However, some third-party apps do the game on mobile devices, but they need to be approved by the game’s developers and may not work properly or even be hard.

Why are games like GTA 4 and GTA 5 not available on smartphones?

Think of it. Will high-graphic games like GTA 4 and 5 run on a smartphone? A phone capable of running these games would have to have PC-like specifications. 

Also, will we enjoy these games on Mobile? We have many different controls on PC or Consoles, which will not be present on Mobile. So yeah, that’s the reason why these games are not available on PC.

Why is GTA 4 no longer for sale?

The game is not currently available on the Steam store but is still available through other outlets. As for why it’s unavailable on Steam, it was pulled without an explanation a day ago. There may be some issues with licensing for some of the music used in the game (it happened with Vice City until the offending songs got patched out). 

Steam may also have run out of product keys and needs a restock from Microsoft. That’s happened with other games, but Steam’s practice in those cases was to sell the game and let the user fume and rage over being unable to activate it for a day or two until they got some new ones.

What are some of the best PC games with low system requirements?

Note that the list is in random order

1. Mafia 1 and Mafia 2

2. Godfather 1 and Godfather 2

3. Far cry 2 and Far Cry 3

4. AC 1, AC2 , AC brotherhood, AC revelation and AC 3(tweaked), AC liberation(need a lot of tweaks) and AC rogue(only 64 bit version)

5. Pop sands of time, Warrior within, the two thrones and forgotten sands

6. Cod 1, cod 2, cod waw, cod mw1, cod mw2, cod bo, cod mw3 and cod bo2

7. Halo 1, 2

8. Just Cause 1, 2

9. GTA 3, San Andreas, Vice City, Liberty City Stories, and GTA 4(such a filthy unoptimized game; I played it in window mode with resolution 800*600 and with an fps of about 22–35)

10. Driver 3, driver parallel lines, driver San Francisco

11. Counter strike 1.6, source, condition zero, cs go(tweaked)

12. NFS Hot Pursuit 2, Most Wanted 2005, Underground 1, Underground 2, Undercover, Hot Pursuit 2010, NFS MW 2012(tweaked) and NFS The Run

13. Fallout 3 and Fallout New Vegas

14.Borderlands 1, Borderlands 2 and The pre sequel

15. Mass Effect 1 and Mass Effect 2

16. The elder scrolls 5:skyrim, oblivion

17. Portal 1 and 2

18. Homefront 2011

19. Sniper Ghost Warrior 1 and 2

20. Sniper elite v2 and 3(tweaked)

21.Tomb raider 2013(great game) ,Tomb raider underworld

22. Toy Story 1,2 and 3

23. Half-life 2, episode 1, episode 2

24. Max Payne 1 and 2

25. Team Fortress 2

26. Total overdose

27. Freedom fighters

28. IGI 1 and 2

29. Saints row 2 and 3

30. Sleeping dogs(tweaked)

31. Resident Evil 4,5 and 6(tweaked)

32. Bioshock 1,2 and Infinite (tweaked)

33. Prototype 1 and Prototype 2

34. Spiderman 1, Spiderman 2, Spiderman Web of Shadows, The Amazing Spiderman 1 and 2

35. Metro 2033

36. Battlefield 2, bad company 2 and battlefield 3

37. Medal of Honor Allied assault, Pacific assault, Airborne and Medal of Honor 2010.

38. State of decay(tweaked)

39. Left for Dead 1 and 2

40. Alan wake 2010 and the American nightmare

41. Inversion

42. Remember me(need tweaks)

43. Alien rage

44. Crysis 1, warhead and 2(need some tweaking)

45. Dead space 1,2 and 3

46. Amnesia The Dark Descent (My favourite game from the horror genre)

47. F.E.A.R 1 , 2 and 3(This one sucks though)

48. DOOM 3(My first horror game)

49. Condemned Criminal Origins

50. Deus ex , Deus ex Human Revolution

51. Splinter Cell Chaos Theory, Conviction

52. Hitman 1, Silent Assassin, Contracts,

Blood money (Best Hitman game, IMHO)

53. Delta Force Black hawk down, Team sabre

54. Spec ops The Line (Underrated game)

55. Call of Juarez Bound in Blood, Gunslinger(Underrated franchise)

56. Thief 2004

57. Darksiders 1,2

58. Dark Souls 1, 2

59. Vampire The masquerade bloodlines

60. Dark Messiah of might and magic

61. Fable 1, 2, lost chapters, 3

62. Witcher 1, 2

63. Limbo

64. Brothers: A tale of two sons

65. Gun

66. Rage

67. Red faction Guerilla, Armageddon

68. The Saboteur

69. Dead Island 1

70. Dead rising 1,2

71. Mercenaries 2 World in Flames

72. Stalker Shadow of Chernobyl, Call of Pripyat, clear sky

73. No one lives forever 1, 2

74. Brothers in arms Road to hill 30, Earned in blood, Hell’s Highway

75. Castlevania lords of shadow 2

76. Dragon age origins, awakening, 2

77. Gears of War 1

78. Slender the arrival

79. FNAF 1,2,3,4,sister location

80. Transformers, revenge for fallen

81. Scarface, the world is yours

82. Singularity

83. Binary Domain

These are the games I remember right now. There is still much more than this, but I must remember those. By the way, the specs of my potato PC are- 2GB of RAM, 512 MB Nvidia ION dedicated graphic card, and Intel Core 2 Duo 2.20 GHz.

Can we play GTA on Smartphones with the help of Cloud Gaming?

Yes, playing GTA games on a smartphone through cloud gaming services such as Google Stadia or NVIDIA GeForce Now allows you to stream games to your mobile device. However, it would help if you had a stable internet connection with high speeds to ensure smooth gameplay.

Grand Theft Auto IV (GTA IV) was released on April 29, 2008, for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The Microsoft Windows version was released later on December 2, 2008. Developed by Rockstar North and published by Rockstar Games, GTA IV is the eleventh title in the Grand Theft Auto series.

When did GTA 4 come out?