That's the one that Steam will automatically update to.
Unfortunately, it breaks a lot of mods designed to run on version 126.96.36.199.
Spark IV, Scripthook, xliveless If you have a mod that adds new character/car models and animations, you can import the new files into your GTA 4 file structure using Spark IV .
Now he's the deputy editor of PC Gamer; commissioning features, filling magazine pages, and knowing where the apostrophe goes in '90s.
GTA 4 ran like a slug with hiccups when it first landed on PC.
There is a bit of housekeeping to consider first, though.
Choose your patch: 188.8.131.52 is the latest patch for GTA 4.
In spite of the poor optimisation and the bloated Steam/Rockstar Social Club/Games for Windows Live wrapping, it's surprisingly easy to mod.