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New GTA Online 1.54 update drastically reduces load times

Rockstar has listened to its fans and updated GTA Online to incorporate a recently-discovered method that will drastically reduce load times.

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P_Bomb51d ago

Downloading console version 1.37 now. Hopefully there’s some improvement there too. I’ve read about a couple bugs already regarding solo boots.

LucasRuinedChildhood51d ago

Should hire the fan who discovered this fix.

roadkillers51d ago (Edited 51d ago )

I'm sure he's already gainfully employed somewhere if he had the ability to do this while the rest of the IT department didn't.

Edit: Rockstar awarded the user t0st, who found the fix, $10,000

LucasRuinedChildhood51d ago (Edited 51d ago )

It's nice that he got paid. Not sure if he's employed full time as a game developer or anything though as he is a modder. Game development be a very tough scene to break into if you don't have connections

ChrisW50d ago

$10,000 in game cash? That's like a penny when it comes to buying some of the stuff on GTAV

Dee_9150d ago

@ChrisW
its called a bug bounty. they pay people who find bugs. apparently the long wait times were mostly caused by redundant files being read during loading

side note, loading times for me have been good for the past few years on pc ( even heavily modded) and ps4. compared to ps3 where I could make a whole meal before the lobby load.

anubusgold51d ago

They will sue him because thats what they have done to modder that made them look bad.

Kaii51d ago

Hats off to the explanation about the issue, also rs paid him £7k so kudos all around.

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