The GTA franchise has been a fan favorite, from a 2D game to the highest selling entertainment title of all time the rise has been meteoric. While GTA V is the latest it’s GTA IV that has a bigger fanbase when accessibility is taken into account. GTA V is a game made for powerful systems which is why not everyone can run it smoothly unlike GTA IV. Here’s how you can download a highly compressed GTA IV for PC.
How To Download A Highly Compressed Version Of GTA IV for PC?
While the process is simple it is long so be patient and follow the steps given below
- Go to http://www.pcgamespunch.com/dedicated-request.php site or click on this link
- On the website Click on “GTA IV PC Free Download Highly Compressed”
- Scroll down and at the end, you will see a red “Download Now” button.
- Click on it and your 4.4 GB zip file will start downloading
- After downloading the zip file right-click on it and select “extract here”. You will need Winrar for this step
- After extracting you will see a new folder has appeared. In the folder click on the “setup” button
- This will open a window where you will find an “install” button on the left, press it and GTA IV will start installing.
- The installation process will take around 1 hour so keep the system open and be patient
- After the installation process is over click on “Finish” and you will see a GTA IV icon on your desktop. Click on it and the game will star
Graphics Issue Fix
There is a fair chance you will encounter some graphics issues in the game. Don’t worry as we will tell you how to fix that as well, just follow the below-mentioned steps.
- Click on the game folder and you will find a file named “Commandline”. Copy the file and right-click on the desktop icon of the game. Select the “open file location” option and paste the file into this folder
- Now right click on the desktop icon and select the “run as administrator” option. The game will launch and you won’t face any issues now.
- In case you still face the same issues try changing the resolution, View distance, detail distance, and vehicle density of the game. You will find all these options in the settings option of GTA IV.
Minimum System Requirements
Now that you know how to download and start GTA IV it is important you also check the system requirements of the game.
- Supported OS: Windows 7/8/10
- RAM: Minimum 1.5 Gb the more the better
- Graphics: Minimum 512 Mb (usually PC’s or laptop have a basic graphic card which is 512 MB)
- Disk space: Minimum of 15GB of free disk space is needed
- Processor: The system should have at least Intel Core2duo.
The requirements are very minimal so you won’t have to get anything additional. Now that you know the basic system requirements go ahead and download the game using the above steps.
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