Grand theft auto iv remains the most important gta

     

Gr& Theft Auto IV still relies of Games for Live Windows, which Microsoft no longer supports. Rockstar is looking at the options for bringing it baông xã.

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If you"re one of the few people out there who doesn"t already own Grand Theft Auto lớn IV, unfortunately you can no longer buy it on Steam.

As The Verge reports, although the listing for GTA IV is still present on Steam, the "Add khổng lồ Cart" button has disappeared. The blame lies firmly with Rockstar for not acting more quickly.

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GTA IV relies on Microsoft"s old Games for Windows Live sầu (GFWL) platsize, which Microsoft confirmed would be discontinued back in 2013 before it shut down in năm trước. GFWL was an online gaming service allowing multiplayer gaming using Microsoft"s Live service. When it became clear Microsoft was ending support, developers started updating their games lớn move away from the service (e.g. Batman: Arkyêu thích games, BioShoông xã 2, và Dark Souls). Rockstar didn"t, though.

In a statement sent to The Verge, a Rockstar spokesperson explained, "Gr& Theft Aulớn IV was originally created for the Games For Windows Live sầu platsize ... With Microsoft no longer supporting Games For Windows Live sầu, it is no longer possible to lớn generate the additional keys needed to continue selling the current version of the game. We are looking at other options for distributing GTAIV for PC & will tóm tắt more information as soon as we can."

The good news is, if you already own a copy of GTA IV through Steam it will continue to be available khổng lồ install and play. GFWL can cause some problems, though, và there are a few workarounds to ensure the game runs as intended. The best guide can be found on the Steam Community diễn đàn written by AntiqueGamer.

As games age they can become victims of the software và services developers used when creating them. It"s not a problem that will ever disappear, but one lớn keep in mind the next time you buy a game advertised as running on service X. Even new Rockstar games could face the same problem a few years from now. They rely on Rockstar"s own games launcher software, so what happens if Rockstar closes its doors in the future?


If you're one of the few people out there who doesn't already own Grand Theft Aulớn IV, unfortunately you can no longer buy it on Steam.

As The Verge reports, although the listing for GTA IV is still present on Steam, the "Add khổng lồ Cart" button has disappeared. The blame lies firmly with Rockstar for not acting more quickly. GTA IV relies on Microsoft's old Games for Windows Live sầu (GFWL) platform, which Microsoft confirmed would be discontinued back in 2013 before it shut down in năm trước. GFWL was an online gaming service allowing multiplayer gaming using Microsoft's Live service. When it became clear Microsoft was ending support, developers started updating their games to lớn move away from the service (e.g. Batman: Arkđê mê games, BioShoông xã 2, and Dark Souls). Rockstar didn't, though. In a statement sent to lớn The Verge, a Rockstar spokesperson explained, "Gr& Theft Auto lớn IV was originally created for the Games For Windows Live sầu platsize ... With Microsoft no longer supporting Games For Windows Live, it is no longer possible to lớn generate the additional keys needed khổng lồ continue selling the current version of the game. We are looking at other options for distributing GTAIV for PC & will nội dung more information as soon as we can." The good news is, if you already own a copy of GTA IV through Steam it will continue lớn be available to install & play. GFWL can cause some problems, though, & there are a few workarounds lớn ensure the game runs as intended. The best guide can be found on the Steam Community forums written by AntiqueGamer. As games age they can become victims of the software và services developers used when creating them. It's not a problem that will ever disappear, but one to lớn keep in mind the next time you buy a game advertised as running on service X. Even new Rockstar games could face the same problem a few years from now. They rely on Rockstar's own games launcher software, so what happens if Rockstar closes its doors in the future?

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