As of as we speak, you’ll be able to not buy Grand Theft Auto IV on Steam. Rockstar’s immigrant story continues to be listed on the shop, however there’s not an choice to buy it. This impacts each the unique recreation and the Full Version, although the standalone DLC assortment Episodes from Liberty Metropolis continues to be obtainable at its regular worth.
We’ve reached out to Rockstar for clarification, however didn’t obtain an instantaneous response. For now, gamers are left to invest in regards to the the reason why GTA four has been faraway from sale. In 2018, a considerable chunk of songs were removed from the game’s radio stations in mild of expired music licenses, and plenty of suppose one thing comparable is going on right here – however it’s odd that we didn’t simply get one other patch to take away the affected songs if that had been the problem.
If GTA four is already in your library, you’re nonetheless capable of obtain it, however you’re in any other case out of luck. You possibly can nonetheless purchase digital variations of Grand Theft Auto IV on the Xbox and PlayStation shops, and even the Steam model is technically nonetheless obtainable via websites like Humble. GTA four is, nonetheless, not obtainable on the recently-minted Rockstar Games Launcher, so it’s uncertain it is a platform switcheroo.
The one different excellent problem is that GTA four nonetheless makes use of Microsoft’s ill-fated Video games For Home windows Stay wrapper in any case these years, however a handful of different Steam video games – like Lost Planet 2 – additionally warn of its inclusion.
Grand Theft Auto IV has been delisted on Steam for no matter motive.https://t.co/nOwEpDwv6f
— Pixelbuster (@Nitomatta) January 10, 2020
GTA 5 has completely supplanted its predecessor and change into one of many greatest multiplayer games available on the market, however it certain can be good to have the ability to go bowling with Niko once more.