No more trips to North Yankton in GTA Online

Say goodbye to the quirky Grand Theft Auto Online glitch that spawned North Yankton as a floating city in Los Santos.

Rockstar has patched out the exploit that allowed players to explore North Yankton in GTA Online.

North Yankton was the snowy area that featured in the prologue of Grand Theft Auto 5's single-player campaign, and will now be inaccessible after the game's 1.08 update.

When using the exploit, players would be able to hop into a helicopter and fly to North Yankton--which, bizarrely, spawned as a floating city in the skies of Los Santos.

Title update 1.08 also increases the cash payouts for the losing team in team deathmatches and last team standing, as well as for multi-lap races. The patch also claims to improve the spawning in deathmatches, with Rockstar saying that spawn points were previously too far apart.

The full list of patch notes for GTA Online title update 1.08 can be read on Rockstar's site.

While the glitch will be removed, Rockstar will be adding a capture the flag mode into GTA Online tomorrow.

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122 comments
rotchild
rotchild

Hey Rockstar... If it ain't broken, don't fix it!

Sw1tched
Sw1tched

Really? i don't care about anything in this update besides they fact they fixed a glitch that was awesome! .. why?????? it wasn't like we were cheating

diogofonseca
diogofonseca

The only thing I hated in this video is that I can't stop singing the sticky bomb song when using it while playing.

jekyll
jekyll

"Players in Tanks now have more protection from other players attempting to deliberately give them a Bad Sport rating"

Really? Players in tanks are the ones who are the Bad Sports. There's no reason to be in one except to be an ass to everyone else. The fix to this is to stop allowing tanks to be purchased, and for those that have them take them away and refund their money.

cvantu
cvantu

Wow, gamers are becoming the most self entitled losers on this planet. It's their game, you don't "own" it, and if they don't want people to have access to the extra content (obviously because you had to glitch to get there), then they don't want you to, and it is their right. They obviously have plans that they don't want spoiled so some people can "have fun". Also, to those people saying that online is boring, maybe if you didn't play religiously every day of every night to jump 100 levels in a mere few days, you could still have fun with the game. Don't blame Rockstar for your compulsive personalities/actions. The hours most of you put into the game far beats the 60 dollar purchase, so the whining is moot and somewhat unwarranted when you think about that.

thatjuanguy
thatjuanguy

Sad face.... I bet rockstar almost gave a fuck

kytomasi
kytomasi

GTA online's boring. I don't think heist will bring much excitement. I have a apartment, 10 cars, every piece of cloths. It's still ok doing stupid stuff with friends but its like eh.... I've moved on. When you say "Heist are a big part of this game" Then remove it before release is a little misleading.


People that brought the game on release already bored with it, only people that get it on christmas will have fun but then again they wont be able to experience 80% of the content because no one will join the games. 

xXxIRyanxXx
xXxIRyanxXx

Im so glad R* is taking away fun harmless glitches before giving us heists and everything else that was promised ... Not

PlusFour
PlusFour

PC GAMING MASTER RACE. #jussayin

frylock1987
frylock1987

"WHats that? YOU FUCKING HAVING FUN WITH OUR GAME?! WHAT THE FUCK KIND OF BULLSHIT IS THIS?! PATCH THIS BULLSHIT SO THE SCUMBAGS STOP RUINING EVERYONE ELSES FUN!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

Fuck you Rockstar. I'm happy GTA 5 was the last game I will ever buy from you.

lusa2106
lusa2106

Just Cause 2 MP mod FTW!!!

Merseyak
Merseyak

lol yup exactly why there is no pc version they dont want mods that will make the game 10x what it is rdr also rockstar are like the spoiled little brat its mine ALL MINE!!!!

RicanV
RicanV moderator

Having fun with something? No you're not.

-Rockstar

pszone
pszone

Why some people gta online sucks.            Its better online since last game and every month they realse new dlc to players come back for more .  

b74kd3th
b74kd3th

I don't care what anyone says rockstars online sucks

Vexov
Vexov

You all fear it, and its very likely to be a DLC. I don't know the size of the area, but if it was something like 1/10th of the GTA map, it would probably cost 1/4 of game price($15).

AuronAXE
AuronAXE

GTA III had something like this in the very beginning, and San Andreas had a snow-covered Liberty City. The only way to access those past their respective missions was by going under the map and finding the correct spots to get there. Maybe it's still somewhere.

SweetPandaLove
SweetPandaLove

Inb4 "WAHHHH, EVEN THOUGH IT'S ROCKSTARS IP, I SHOULD HAVE THE RIGHT TO DO WHATEVER I WANT IN IT BECAUSE ENTITLEMENT GENERATION!"

Ah, that felt good.

mariokart64fan
mariokart64fan

@jekyll then take out the attack planes and helicopters to , in fact make the game as boring as possible

Kinguard73
Kinguard73

@cvantu You are right and I mean the stuff is free but if no one is playing then their future dlc which will cost money won't be coming in so yeah we have the right to complain and yeah we have the right to laugh in your face because you can't grasp the concept. It's not self entitled. It's do this or your paid for DLC isn't gonna see money. period.

jellyman68
jellyman68

@cvantu Rockstar might have the right to do what they want with their game, but don't gamers have just as much right to complain about it?

BradBurns
BradBurns

@cvantu 

Generally speaking, I don't go out of my way to defend companies.

I don't think they need the support.

I think people need to complain more, not less.

xXxIRyanxXx
xXxIRyanxXx

@kytomasi I think people who play this game legit want heists because it is supposed to have a big payout at the end, or at least that is what was promised. But everyone is just glitching millions, and the economy is totally broken.

CruiserCaptain
CruiserCaptain

@xXxIRyanxXx Yeah, I'm glad they are getting rid of certain rare-cars too, like the Rat-Loader.

Because even though it wasn't that fast, or handled that well, we all know what a game breaker a stylish vehicle could be. And it's great you can still find it, upgrade it and bring it back to your garage only to be told 'You can't save this "Utility Vehicle"... 'cause that makes sense. Its fun to waste money twice.

I feel bad for the people who may have spent real money for these car upgrades only to find they have been removed with no compensation.


MirAGe01
MirAGe01

@Merseyak  Punctuation, it's your friend. It's okay to use it from time to time. That way you don't sound like a babbling idiot.

frylock1987
frylock1987

@SweetPandaLove

Well....North Yankton is already in the fucking game....so....I dont want to see you bitching when they put out a DLC with North Yankton and charge you dumbasses for it.

Vexov
Vexov

@SweetPandaLove You, crying about people crying. I can see few people complaining about the removal until 1.08, but you got to come online to cry like a little kid over people complaining.


That is the difference thoe, "you cry like a little kid" "People complain". After all it wasn't hurting anything if they did leave it, but people shouldn't complain about stuff that not mean't to be playable yet.

Deadlysyns87
Deadlysyns87

@SweetPandaLove your not Inb4 anything the fact is they have left out big portions of online that would of made it worthwhile and are removing the glitches that make the game fun. We want the whole online experience already not just bits here and there. They announced that GTA online was going to be an amazing online experience so far its nothing like what they said it would be when they announced it.

mariokart64fan
mariokart64fan

@BradBurns@cvantu especially when all rockstar gave us was 500 k  ,for our lost profiles , and progress         which didn't help because then we had to waste that money again to get the house we once had  ,   so  ya give me my rank back to about 125    ,     which is where I would have it because im a rank 110 now  and I had to reset my profile twice -at level 15     ,

Kinguard73
Kinguard73

@xXxIRyanxXx It's been broken since the first patch.. punishment to all those who ARE legit.

xXxIRyanxXx
xXxIRyanxXx

@CruiserCaptain Yeah this patch was a complete waste of time, not giving people a penalty in tanks is stupid. Ive never seen anyone drive their car into a tank because the tank always blows up the car, and then just goes on a killing spree. Its amazing how R* managed to screw up online so bad

PlusFour
PlusFour

@Spartan_418 @PlusFour What you talking about. I play GTA at like 1000 fps. The first one that is! HOHOHOHOHOHOOOHOHOHOHO MERRY CHRISTMAS!

RicanV
RicanV moderator

@HesamB @pszone He was simply stating that he doesn't understand why people have so many complaints. The DLC that was released has been enjoyable and more and more players are returning.

phoenix1289
phoenix1289

@Deadlysyns87 You realize it's not done right? They haven't left out anything, they are still working on getting it ready. Quality takes time. If they just rush it out then it won't work properly and you still won't be able to enjoy it. Better they take their time and do it right than rush it out and have it not work. You wouldn't want a baker to give you a cake before its cooked right, so why demand parts of a game that aren't finished. Give them time and they will get everything out. And considering they are going to be adding this stuff for free you have no room to complain.


And they have given exactly what they said they would. They said the online would be something that would be built on as they went. They were open about the fact that not everything would be there immediately. 

frylock1987
frylock1987

@phoenix1289@Dragon_Nexus@Deadlysyns87 

lol....the online IS on the disc...... where the fuck does the online get all its data for the maps, character models, cloths, weapons, ect?

THE FUCKING SINGLE PLAYER WHICH IS ON THE FUCKING DISC.

Deadlysyns87
Deadlysyns87

@phoenix1289 @Dragon_Nexus @Deadlysyns87 The problem with your Argument is they told us about GTAO before the game was released so if we wanted only it we still had to buy GTA 5. As for older games not having Online San Andreas was Ps2 no one had online back then or very few did.

nl_skipper
nl_skipper

@logangta5  Are you kidding me, the online in GTA IV was better than V.  All they did in 5 was remove the best game type (cops n' crooks) and make it more difficult to find a game you actually want to play due to limited filter options and a terrible matchmaking system that splits the online community into 3 small groups due to whatever aim mode the preson is using in Single player.  It's a mess!

logangta5
logangta5

@phoenix1289 You´re absolutely right my friend. How much did they pay for GTA San Andreas? Did it include online multilayer? Heck the online in GTA4 sucked and I dont think anyone regret having payed the exact same price  of GTA5.

phoenix1289
phoenix1289

@Dragon_Nexus@phoenix1289@Deadlysyns87 Except you can use the product fully. The single player was the product. The online was akin to being a seperate entity. The online wasn't even on disk at release


The product was the GTA V campaign. The online mode is a free bonus they are giving to people as they put it together.

Dragon_Nexus
Dragon_Nexus

@phoenix1289@Deadlysyns87 I love how "It's not ready yet" is somehow an excuse when people have boght a product.

How many products do you buy in your day to day life that require you to wait 6 months before being able to use them fully?

Deadlysyns87
Deadlysyns87

@phoenix1289 @Deadlysyns87 They left out simple game modes like Capture the Flag. Quality takes time yes but they are fixing shit now that doesn't need "fixed" people are not going to wait a year to do heists heck everyone i know has stopped playing GTA online.