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GTA Online: Rockstar to Implement Fan-Designed Fix That Slows PC Load Times

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Rockstar Games announced that the fan-designed solution for long load times that impact GTA Online The PC version will be officially implemented in a future update. Github user tostercx, who also goes through t0st, posted a blog post who detailed how they 70% reduction in GTA Online screen loading time. This change would reduce the time players wait for loading into the game from six minutes to just one minute and 50 seconds.While you did share the fix, they cautioned that this was unsubstantiated “proof of concept” and was “not intended for occasional use”. They also mentioned that “it shouldn’t take more than a day for a single [Rockstar] dev to fix “the problem.

Rockstar has taken note of this situation and issued a statement to PC player, confirming that t0st’s conclusions were correct. In addition, he has stated that he will release an update that will incorporate his solution to improve GTA Online load times on PC.

“After further investigation, we can confirm that the player did not in fact reveal an aspect of the game code related to the load times of the PC version of GTA Online that could be improved,” the company said in a statement. . “As a result of these surveys, we’ve made some changes that will be implemented in a future title update.”Rockstar has not shared when the patch will be available, or if fans can expect a 70% reduction in load times, but did share that he had been in contact with t0st and the company did. had thanked for his efforts.

T0st shared that Rockstar awarded them $ 10,000 as part of its Bug Bounty program. This is an even more impressive result as this service from Rockstar is generally aimed at those who discover a privacy security issue in the company’s online games. This was a special case, and Rockstar made “an exception” to honor t0st’s work.

IGN has reached out to Rockstar for comment.

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Adam Bankhurst is a news editor for IGN. You can follow him on Twitter @AdamBankhurst and on Tic.


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