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Grand Theft Auto IV (Windows)

85
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
3.9
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.

Release dates, publisher and developer information for this game listed by platform:

Windows

Outsource Testing by
Rockstar Lincoln
Country
Other flag Other
Release Date
2008
Comments
Asia Only release
EAN-13
5 026555 054225
Outsource Testing by
Rockstar Lincoln
Countries
United States flag United States, Canada flag Canada
Release Date
Dec 02, 2008
Comments
Direct2Drive release
Distributed by
Valve Corporation
Outsource Testing by
Rockstar Lincoln
Country
Worldwide flag Worldwide
Release Date
Dec 02, 2008
Comments
Steam release
Outsource Testing by
Rockstar Lincoln
Country
Switzerland flag Switzerland
Release Date
Dec 02, 2008
EAN-13
5 026555 053907
Outsource Testing by
Rockstar Lincoln
Country
United Kingdom flag United Kingdom
Release Date
Dec 03, 2008
EAN-13
5 026555 053839
Countries
Denmark flag Denmark, Norway flag Norway, Sweden flag Sweden
Release Date
Dec 03, 2008
Outsource Testing by
Rockstar Lincoln
Country
Poland flag Poland
Release Date
Dec 03, 2008
Country
Poland flag Poland
Release Date
Dec 03, 2008
Outsource Testing by
Rockstar Lincoln
Country
Japan flag Japan
Release Date
Dec 11, 2008
EAN-13
4 521923 002279
Country
Japan flag Japan
Release Date
Mar 20, 2009
Comments
Game and manual in Japanese.
Published by
1C Company
Localized by
1C Company
Outsource Testing by
Rockstar Lincoln
Country
Russia flag Russia
Release Date
Dec 19, 2008
Comments
Keep case version
EAN-13
4 601546 056450
Country
Russia flag Russia
Release Date
Dec 19, 2008
Comments
Jewel case version
EAN-13
4 601546 056443
Outsource Testing by
Rockstar Lincoln
Country
Germany flag Germany
Release Date
Nov 15, 2012
Comments
Software Pyramide budget release
Patch History
Dec 13, 2008
Patch #1

The patch contains the following changes and fixes:

  • A fix to the crash after legal screen that some German customers were reporting.
  • Numerous improvements to the video editor: Smarter naming of videos, improved rendering quality, better FX during replays.
  • Fix to bowling while using certain sensitive mice.
  • Fix for ATI 1900 shadows.
  • Overall savings to memory.
  • Graphic improvements to particle systems and mirrors.
  • Multiplayer character settings are preserved.
  • Support for DirectInput controllers.
Jan 24, 2009
Patch v1.0.2.0

This patch contains the following changes and fixes:
  • Added "Water Quality", "Shadow Quality" and "Reflection Resolution" sliders in graphics menu
  • Added "Definition" and "VSync" toggles in graphics menu
  • Rendering optimizations
  • VSync optimizations
  • Nvidia 7000 series Mirrors fixed
Jan 26, 2009
Patch 1.0.1.1 [RUS]


Release dates and company information contributed by Picard (29302), Cantillon (12933), Patrick Bregger (100549), piltdown_man (62984), MrMamen (4965), Foxhack (12491), jaXen (19034), U.V. Impaler (7260), Sicarius (61034) and Klaster_1 (58032)

Product codes contributed by Cantillon (12933), havoc of smeg (12138), Foxhack (12491), joyvalley (148928) and Klaster_1 (58032)