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Old 11-06-10, 10:33 AM   #1
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Default GTA IV - Worth getting?

So are all the PC issues for this game sorted now? I've wanted this from launch but was put off from purchasing because of all the issues.

I still want to get it, but don't want to get a game that crashes all the time or won't even run!
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Old 11-06-10, 10:36 AM   #2
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The latest patch adds a better shadow system but on some systems it runs slower.. If you can pick it up cheap, definitely.
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Old 11-06-10, 10:43 AM   #3
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So all the issues with launching the game etc. are now fixed? Great stuff!

I also have IE 9 Beta installed and read the games uses IE. Does anyone know if it's working with IE 9?

I can buy the GTA and 2 expansions for just under 25 on Steam at the moment, so really tempted... but don't want a nightmare where I just can't get it running.
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Old 11-06-10, 11:13 AM   #4
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lol, that's ridiculous, I know you need Flash installed within IE to make the frontned view the extra stuff, but IE9 causing issues? That's too funny.

Get GTA IV from Steam if I was you, since you don't get the GFWL crap or do you?
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Old 11-06-10, 11:22 AM   #5
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I wouldnt play it on anything below your rig tho for the best experience.
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Old 11-06-10, 11:29 AM   #6
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Mojo is kind of correct, as long as you have a good grfx card which you do, and have an SSD, which you do, GTA 4 will run amazing. I'll post some shots of my modified GTA IV...they look pretty darn good!

Mind you they are not on the latest patch through steam, matter of fact I don't have GTA IV through steam. But it's a good game especially with the DLC!
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Old 11-06-10, 11:33 AM   #7
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I wouldnt play it on anything below your rig tho for the best experience.
Yup. Game is still a horsepower hog if you want it to beautiful and high res.
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Old 11-06-10, 12:54 PM   #8
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i think its worth getting
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Old 11-06-10, 01:58 PM   #9
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You tell me if it's worth getting?
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Old 11-06-10, 02:37 PM   #10
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It's a great game on any platform. I beat it on PS3.
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Old 11-06-10, 02:53 PM   #11
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Thanks for all the replies guys! It does look gorgeous I was worried that the game had some issues, causing crashes and not starting etc. but it sounds like that's been sorted.

Strange that Steam doesn't have the latest patch though... What's with that?

You've all convinced me though - downloading
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Old 11-06-10, 03:04 PM   #12
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I never had any issues, always ran great for me. I HIGHLY recommend it.
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