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Submitted by lifesanrpg 450d ago | news

Rockstar looking into fix for disappearing cars in GTA 5

GameZone writes, "Apparently there's a glitch in Grand Theft Auto 5 that results in your car disappearing. Several players have reported vehicles mysteriously disappearing from their garage, or flat out losing upgrades following completed missions." (Grand Theft Auto V, PS3, Xbox 360)

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xHeavYx  +   450d ago
Hasn't happened to me yet, but I better save my money until a patch comes out
badboy776  +   450d ago
Me neither must be the 360 versions.
AngelicIceDiamond  +   450d ago
Finally!

That happened to me and its been pissing me off.

I buy a car go to my garage it'll be there for a little bit. Then I leave that character for a while only to come back to my garage and it'll be empty.

No cars or bikes I bought, its retarded...
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vishmarx  +   450d ago
i constantly loose my vehicles.
the game force switches your cars occasionaly and you most certainly loose it after your mission.
it can happen even during random events.

there should be a way to replace those default vehicles
Saints94  +   450d ago
Happened to me with my Dominator on the X360 :/
DARK WITNESS  +   450d ago
I have to say it's just about the one and only issue I really have with the game that really takes a lot of fun out of the experience.

I am not a big fan of comparing saints row with GTA, in my opinion saints row is not even close, but if there is one thing that they got right in that game, it's the way storing your cars works.

now at first i thought R* have just kept the system this way based on how it worked in past gtas or just to try and make it more real or something.... but the thing is they have used the saints row system with the doc and the helipad inventory, so why oh why could they not do it with the cars??

you have a list for the "special" car, all they need to do is make it so if you buy a car and customize it, you then have the option to add that car to the special car list and anytime you want that car you can get it from the list.

if they want to go down the make it real rout..

they should make it so that when you buy a car you have the option of making that your default car. Then any other car you buy goes into the garage but it only holds a limited number. if you lose a car you the option to get a new version of that car + mods etc, by paying insurance in the game.

well, something like that anyway...

I love the game, really do.. .but it's not perfect and for me this is it's biggest problem.

and before anyone mentions it, I know that if you leave a car somewhere or you have to leave it because of a mission then it should show up in the impound. the keyword here is should, as I have gone to impound a few times to get cars I had to leave because of a mission and no joy, the car is not there..
Tvensky  +   450d ago
I lost 3 cars and sometimes Map Icons are swiched places... My garage was shown like a plane or something... etc.. considering the scale of the game, it runs smooth and silk... couple of problems is nothing..
3-4-5  +   450d ago
I just use the garages you buy and can save 4 cars each in.

If I OWN the impound lot as Franklin, I should be able to fill it with my own cars. I mean I do own the place right ?

game is awesome though.
hellzsupernova  +   450d ago
My garage at home as Michael won't open lol but I don't mind I bought a storage garage in the city
d3nworth1  +   450d ago
Lol you got to appreciate the irony of your cars disappearing in a game called Grand theft Auto.
MRMagoo123  +   450d ago
I think you mean coincidence right ? Irony doesnt make sense at all here, i did agree because its a funny coincidence and i gave you a funny bubble but its def not irony lol definition of irony is cut and paste as follows:

"The expression of one's meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite, typically for humorous or emphatic effect."

Now if the game was called "keep all the cars and never lose them"(not as catchy as GTA i guess) then it would be irony.
pedrof93  +   450d ago
Yes, I spent a lot of money equipping cars and then they suddenly disappear after cut scenes, never to be seen again.

But seriously Cheetah and Infernus never looked so good :D
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xHeavYx  +   450d ago
Did this happen on the 360 or PS3?
Schizoid  +   450d ago
It's happening to me on my ps3. Franklin takes a new pimped out car to his purchased garage only to return later and finds its not there. Franklin gets mad and starts killing people near the garage just in case they might have had something to do with it. Franklin usually ends up dead. I kept thinking I was doing it wrong. That splains it lol.
tcozzens  +   450d ago
Happens to my buddy and I on the 360. So with what @Schizoid said I guess it is both.
PoSTedUP  +   450d ago
because the gamer is way more important than responding to the issues of the disappearing brains in the media. not sarcasm, the gamer Is more important.
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ThatCanadianGuy514  +   450d ago
Yeah lost franklins fully pimped out buffalo.Such a shame.
No problems at all until i switched back to frank, went outside and it was a normal stock buffalo in the driveway.
tcozzens  +   450d ago
I haven't had this issue with the characters special car that they always have. The only time that mods disappeared on a car that was a special car to one of them was the elegy, the rockstar club one (looks like Nissan GTR), I fully upgraded and then crashed it lol
MRMagoo123  +   450d ago
I have had Franklins car fully decked out since the first time i had the cash for it (I think right after the first heist) and luckily for me its still fully decked out and out on the driveway in the new house on top of that giant hill.
Gamesgbkiller  +   450d ago
Happened to me as well.

I just turn my back to enter my car and it was gone.
lifesanrpg  +   450d ago
what system you playing on?
Gamesgbkiller  +   450d ago
PS3.

Happened only once.

I thought somebody stole my car.
Dfooster  +   450d ago
The helicopter doesn't spawn either. You have turn around and back again for the game to make it appear.
tigertron  +   450d ago
Good because I became victim to this earlier today. I spent a load of money modding a Coquette as Franklin and stored it in his Vinewood garage, and all of a sudden it disappeared. It was with me for a long time too...

Also, has anyone else experienced problems purchasing vehicles off the website? I purchased a Vacca/Lambo and it took about 5 minutes to appear with me having to constantly go in and out of Michael's 4-space garage. I also can't seem to buy boats/planes/tanks etc because they don't appear, though I bought a a boat as Franklin and it appeared.

Just for the record, I'm playing the PS3 version.

I hope this isn't an issue for GTA Online.
Mustang300C2012  +   450d ago
Did you purchase the boat, plane and garage locations for the vehicles?
tigertron  +   450d ago
Yeah.
llMurcielagoll  +   450d ago
Ive been waiting for this since GTA 3 -_- I park my car somewhere and walk Chop on the beach, come back POOF its gone
Mustang300C2012  +   450d ago
This has happened to me. I am on the 360 version and sometimes I find my vehicles in the impound. But yeah after missions I find the cars gone. I figured I just got jacked.
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jelydonut  +   450d ago
I had the opposite issue on PS3 so far.. did a quick save and came back the next day to find franklins empty garage now had 2 cars in it.. One on top of the other..
Mkai28  +   450d ago
Well it happened to me once, so I started quick saving before a mission and it seems to work.. But I never drive my custom cars on a mission.. You will lose your car 90% of the time..
MultiConsoleGamer  +   450d ago
I have both versions, only happened to me on ps3.
Reborn  +   450d ago
Happened to me.

Very annoying.
sovietsoldier  +   450d ago
best be careful because Trevor's black pickup truck with custom accessories is missing and he isn't happy. his truck was last seen at the meth lab.

i like many are concerned, because we know how Trevor gets when hes mad.
buynit  +   450d ago
Man I blew like over 50k on a damn car drove it for a few min. And never seen it again so no more customs for me not for a while anyway..
Varmint  +   450d ago
First car I customized, I lost out of Trevor's garage beside his trailer in Sandy. Spent a bunch on a BF Injection for offroad racing, came back to the garage after saving, and it was gone. Really annoying.
animegamingnerd  +   450d ago
and this is why i am just customizing the main characters default cars after michael's garage decided to get rid of a sports car i spent more then 50.000$ customizing
LAWSON72  +   450d ago
I have lost every single car I have purchased so I really wish a patch would have came sooner.
Steve6669  +   450d ago
Check the impound
LAWSON72  +   449d ago
Sadly I only had luck of finding one car there
Alex249  +   450d ago
It's happened to me :( also the helicopters i buy never get delivered :/ I've lost millions.
Steve6669  +   450d ago
Your car's in the impound
Alex249  +   449d ago
thanks!
Truth  +   450d ago
Haven't had this issue happen to me yet. The character cars usually always spawn at their houses and if you have cars in the garage, as long as they don't disappear from within the garage you should be able to find them in the Police impound. It hold two for each character.
LightningSamus  +   450d ago
Franklin's garage is glitched, don't bother storing anything in there until they patch it.

I mean the garage to his 2nd house by the way.
Steve6669  +   450d ago
If your car that you bought disappears go to the impound!!!!!! That's where they go
=)
DARK WITNESS  +   450d ago
no, they don't always go there.

They "should" always go there... but they don't.

I have had cars vanish and I have checked the impound and it's not there.
erick21093  +   450d ago
And I thought this was just me. lol I've spent close to 100k on several cars I steal from the pedestrians and first thing I do is go to upgrade and customize it in the car shops and then go home to save the car in my garage, Afterwards I take it for a spin and if I start a mission or die somewhere, I'll spawn at my house never to see it again.

I've shed a tear or two for my babies disappearing after buying Full Armor and Custom paint jobs etc for them. :'( lol
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