Grand Theft Auto IV: The Complete Edition - A New Way to Experience Liberty City
Grand Theft Auto IV: The Complete Edition is the ultimate version of the acclaimed open world action game from Rockstar Games. It includes both Grand Theft Auto IV and Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City, which feature the stories of Niko Bellic, Johnny Klebitz and Luis Lopez as they struggle to survive in the worst city in America.
The Complete Edition was released on March 24, 2020, replacing the original versions of the game wherever they were digitally available. It also became available via the Rockstar Games Launcher. The Complete Edition features some important updates to ensure that players can continue to enjoy these games, such as:
Removal of Games for Windows Live, which means no more multiplayer mode or leaderboards.
Compatibility with current game save files.
Support for Japanese subtitles for Grand Theft Auto IV, but not for Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City.
Temporary unavailability of some radio stations due to expired licenses.
The Complete Edition is available for $19.99 on Steam and other digital platforms. It requires a 3rd-party account: Rockstar Games Social Club. The update file size is expected to be approximately 22GB for Steam users and 6.5GB for non-Steam users.
If you are a fan of Grand Theft Auto IV or Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City, or if you have never played them before, this is your chance to experience Liberty City in a new way. Whether you want to explore the city, engage in missions, or cause mayhem, Grand Theft Auto IV: The Complete Edition offers hours of entertainment and immersion.
Sources: Steam, Rockstar Games, PCGamingWiki
Grand Theft Auto IV: The Complete Edition has received critical acclaim from many reviewers, who praised the game's immersive story, realistic characters, detailed world, and varied gameplay. The game has a Metascore of 90 out of 100 on Metacritic, based on 40 critic reviews. IGN gave the game a 9.2 out of 10, calling it \"a vivid tale of Niko Bellic\" and \"a different style of game\". Gamer.nl awarded the game a perfect score of 10 out of 10, saying that it \"captures the essence of the american society with black humor, great narrative and the characteristic 'sandbox' gameplay\". Eurogamer also gave the game a 10 out of 10, stating that it is \"a genuinely ground-breaking blockbuster in videogame history\".
However, not everyone was impressed with Grand Theft Auto IV: The Complete Edition. Some reviewers criticized the game's technical issues, such as long loading times, poor optimization, and frequent crashes. CPUGamer gave the game a 7 out of 10, expressing disappointment with Rockstar and saying that \"the game suffers from some noticeable performance issues even on rigs that far exceed the unreasonably high recommended system specifications\". GameSpot gave the game an 8.5 out of 10, but noted that \"you need to be prepared to tweak your system and perhaps even upgrade your hardware to get the game running smoothly\".
Despite these drawbacks, Grand Theft Auto IV: The Complete Edition remains one of the most popular and influential games of all time. It has sold over 25 million copies worldwide and has won numerous awards and accolades. It has also spawned a vibrant modding community that has created countless modifications and enhancements for the game. Whether you want to play as Iron Man, Hulk, Spider-Man, or Batman, or add new vehicles, weapons, maps, or missions, there is a mod for you. You can also use the video editor to create your own movies and share them online with other players.
Grand Theft Auto IV: The Complete Edition is a must-have for any fan of the Grand Theft Auto series or anyone who enjoys open world games. It offers an unparalleled level of freedom and fun that few games can match. If you have not played it yet, now is the time to join Niko Bellic and his friends in their unforgettable adventure in Liberty City.