GTA 4 : GTA 4 Multiplayer GTA 4 Multiplayer Knapp drei Wochen nach der Veröffentlichung der Downloadversion des Patches hat Entwickler Rockstar Games das Update zum Actionspiel GTA 4 nun auch für die Steamversion veröffentlicht. Der Patch bringt in erster Linie Verbesserungen und Optimierungen hinsichtlich ATI-Grafikkarten, Performance, Controller, Multiplayer und Sicherheit mit sich.

Die komplette (englische) Liste aller Änderungen im Überblick:


  • Interior Lights for ATI 1900 series cards

  • All light sources appear for users with 1900 series ATI cards. (ie. Pool Mini Game)

  • ALT-TAB fixed


  • Added menu option "OFF" for Reflection quality

  • Added menu option "OFF" for Shadow quality

  • Scrolling signboards: Activate missing scrolling signboard text (ie. highway signs, Star Junction, Clock Tower Sign)


  • Physics optimizations to improve situations with heavy physics calculations (ie. 32 player races)

  • Graphical Performance Optimizations


  • NAT Type detection

  • Detect if user has a "strict" NAT and displays message for user

  • Voice chat is received even if your microphone is turned off


  • Remapping restrictions removed

  • Allow Enter, Backspace, and Arrow keys to be remapped by user

  • Allow multiple mouse buttons to be mapped

  • Enable/Disable DirectInput in Menu

  • Users can now activate/deactivate Direct Input devices from "Controls" menu

  • If commandline "-usedirectinput" is active, it will override pause menu setting

  • Use 2 direct input devices simultaneously (ie. Wheel and Gamepad)

  • Users can now use 2 different controllers at once, including 1 XInput and 1 Direct Input device

  • Added more Direct Input / XInput device support

  • Saitek P380/P480/P580/P990

  • Saitek PS1000/PS2700/P3200/P3600

  • Gravis Eliminator Shock gamepad


  • Detect modified files and prevent users from entering multiplayer if found

  • Game will prompt with a message after blocking user with modified data files from entering multiplayer

  • Should prevent multiplayer access from cell phone and GFWL join in progress

  • Detect modified / non-original game launcher

  • Prevent game from Launching if modifed/non-original game launcher is found