GTA 4 - Patch für Steam veröffentlicht

Rockstar Games veröffentlicht Patch zum Actionspiel GTA 4.

von Frank Maier,
15.04.2009 08:45 Uhr

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
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