PS3 News: Grand Theft Auto Online Patch Available, Fixes Galore - PS3 News

Members Login: Register | Why sign up? | Forgot Password?

Grand Theft Auto Online Patch Available, Fixes Galore

Rockstar worked as quickly as possible, and now the epic Grand Theft Auto Online might actually be playable.

Per the developer's website, an all-important update for GTAO is now available for the PlayStation 3 and the Xbox 360.

The list of fixes and repairs is substantial; check 'em out-

  • Fix to address the issue where players were stuck launching a session before the Mall or Nothing race in the online tutorial.
  • Fix to address an issue where bank & cash were deleted incorrectly in some cases.
  • Fix to address incorrect amounts of cash being dropped when the player dies in Missions and Last Team Standing.
  • Fixes an issue where the Character Switch Wheel would disappear after a failed load.
  • Fixes an issue where attempting to enter GTA Online via the Character Switch Wheel caused a black screen.
  • Fixes an issue where temporary characters were overwriting main characters.
  • Fixes an issue where players were losing apartments and the money they spent on them.
  • Fixes an issue that caused Story Mode missions to be missed in some instances.
  • Removes the autosave that occurred when transitioning into GTA Online from within GTAV Story Mode to prevent the chance of Story Mode saves becoming corrupted.
  • Several tweaks to GTA Online including improving overall stability.

Here's hoping that GTAO is an experience mostly devoid of massive frustration, and players can finally appreciate the vastness of the world and the possibilities within it. A game with such huge potential shouldn't be crippled by such annoying glitches, but Rockstar warned users that they should anticipate some "growing pains."

Related Game(s): Grand Theft Auto V

Tags: grand theft auto v, gtav, grand theft auto online, gtao, grand theft auto online patch

10/5/2013 10:49:30 AM Ben Dutka

Put this on your webpage or blog:
Email this to a friend
Follow PSX Extreme on Twitter

Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on Google Share on MySpace Share on Delicious Share on Digg Share on Google Buzz Share via E-Mail Share via Tumblr Share via Posterous

Comments (17 posts)

NiteKrawler
Saturday, October 05, 2013 @ 11:27:26 AM
Reply

As of last night on PS3, GTAO was running flawlessly and I was having a blast. I figured I'd mainly only have fun with the free roaming, but the missions are actually very fun. You can even challenge players within free roam to a one on one deathmatch in real time. Loving it!

Agree with this comment 5 up, 1 down Disagree with this comment

Mr Bubbles IGR
Saturday, October 05, 2013 @ 2:41:29 PM

And if you have a friend that is on gta online in a different game. You can call him even though you are in a different play session seamlessly for $10 in-game cash. That was pretty cool.

Agree with this comment 2 up, 0 down Disagree with this comment

Knightzane
Saturday, October 05, 2013 @ 11:32:33 AM
Reply

Took a few days off. Been up about 32 hours playing GTAVO non-stop with 3 friends, who also took the next few days off. My girlfriend isn't very happy with me but GTAVO is so much fun. I'll be sure to sleep like..Sunday or something. And yes, every issue that was going on has been fixed. The overall Online mode is completely fixed, even my friend who has horrible internet is able to connect now with no problems. Warning though, it has the nasty stench of microtransactions, for people who haven't played online yet. I feel like in the coming months its going to be pay to win.

Agree with this comment 1 up, 4 down Disagree with this comment

richfiles
Monday, October 07, 2013 @ 2:29:21 PM

Sleep... It's for the week! XD

Agree with this comment 1 up, 0 down Disagree with this comment

Vivi_Gamer
Saturday, October 05, 2013 @ 12:35:22 PM
Reply

It's generally working fine for me now. However, I cannot get my initial car back... any idea how that works? I've already robbed all the stores, via a companion in an ape mask as my helicopter pilot.

So are all the missions in GTA Online set game modes like Deathmatch?

Agree with this comment 0 up, 1 down Disagree with this comment

NiteKrawler
Saturday, October 05, 2013 @ 12:49:28 PM

Nope. There are a ton of actual missions. A few I've played were: I was on a team trying to pick up evidence to deliver it somewhere, but the other team was also trying to get it to deliver it somewhere else. In another, my team just had to take out some AI guys and get some drugs to deliver. In another my team was tasked with getting a banker from the airport to his mansion while the other team was tasked with taking him out. Those are just a few examples. And of course there are Last Team Standing, regular and team deathmatch, water land and air races, parachute jumps to see who can get the most points, etc...

Agree with this comment 1 up, 0 down Disagree with this comment

WorldEndsWithMe
Saturday, October 05, 2013 @ 1:25:36 PM
Reply

Glad it's workin for folks.

Agree with this comment 1 up, 1 down Disagree with this comment

PC_Max
Saturday, October 05, 2013 @ 2:34:15 PM
Reply

Have fun GTA enthusiasts. I'm waiting for Beyond Two Souls myself for next week for some awesomeness. :)

Keep playing!

Agree with this comment 1 up, 0 down Disagree with this comment

Killa Tequilla
Saturday, October 05, 2013 @ 4:33:19 PM

Loved the demo. I couldn't help but think that you're supposed to be aiden (the thing?). You can choose how much you want to mess around or how little. And when the girl says, "stop aiden", it felt to me that she was talking to you. Or when she says, "go get em". I forgot what the girls name is BTW. Anyway, I knew I was going to buy this game, now I know for sure I want it.

Agree with this comment 0 up, 0 down Disagree with this comment

karneli lll
Saturday, October 05, 2013 @ 7:09:13 PM

I'm amazed at how i've played the demo twice and both experiences were different especially the train and escape part.Although i was sad that even when you ignore the prompts the story goes on.

Agree with this comment 0 up, 0 down Disagree with this comment

SoulController
Saturday, October 05, 2013 @ 4:15:43 PM
Reply

This whole thing was a big mess and still isnt fixed. That first patch totally screwed up my single player save. I cant switch characters or start a new mission..wtf

Agree with this comment 1 up, 0 down Disagree with this comment

TheAgingHipster
Sunday, October 06, 2013 @ 9:31:40 AM
Reply

I've been trying to install it, but the update locks up my PS3. Just goes to black screen and never recovers. So... no GTAVO for me.

Agree with this comment 0 up, 0 down Disagree with this comment

H0TSHELLZ
Sunday, October 06, 2013 @ 3:16:40 PM

Try to Delete your GTAV "Game Data" File ONLY.

Then re install disc and update.

Agree with this comment 0 up, 0 down Disagree with this comment

Nix50
Sunday, October 06, 2013 @ 3:06:11 PM
Reply

Well, I was laughing at everyone with their problems and karma hit me. My save data messed up and now I have to start afresh xD

Agree with this comment 0 up, 0 down Disagree with this comment

Saber1989
Sunday, October 06, 2013 @ 5:37:19 PM
Reply

The Loading times are so long, by the time I can play a mission, deathmatch, or race, I lose interest. Turned me off on GTA Online

Agree with this comment 0 up, 0 down Disagree with this comment

Bigworm
Sunday, October 06, 2013 @ 9:25:01 PM
Reply

How come nothing on how horrible bf4 beta is?

Agree with this comment 0 up, 0 down Disagree with this comment

tusunami
Sunday, October 06, 2013 @ 10:11:43 PM
Reply

Well I'm very pleased that the online is straightened out, just have to have patience. I knew RockStar would get the game fixed relatively quick.

Agree with this comment 0 up, 0 down Disagree with this comment

Leave a Comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

Our Poll

Got the Wii U?
Yep, had mine since day one.
Yeah; I just recently picked it up.
No, but I might get one soon...
No, and I don't ever want one.

Previous Poll Results