GTA 5's Next PC Patch Out Now, Stops You From Getting Stuck in the Clouds

Here's the full rundown on patch 335.1.


Just days after the release of its first patch, Grand Theft Auto V for PC has been updated once again, resolving more of the issues that have been cropping up for players during its first week of availability.

Among these are continuing problems with appearance changes when transferring GTA Online characters from consoles to PC. Last week's patch included a fix for a problem where your "eyebrows or other facial features could change erroneously," which has the makings of a hilarious (if obnoxious) bug. Today's patch 335.1 addresses a problem where facial features don't save after transferring from Xbox 360 or PS3.

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Another fix involves an issue where players would get "stuck in the clouds" (where you wait between online matches) when they voted to quick restart the Humane Labs heist. Given that's a common thing to do after failing a heist--which isn't hard to do if you have even one person make a mistake--and how long GTA Online's load times can be, this was potentially a very frustrating bug, as funny as it may sound.

Also of note in this patch is the addition of a benchmark test in the main menu, as well as a resolution for the Windows Media Player problem. Players that didn't have WMP installed were unable to install GTA V, but following this patch, it's no longer a requirement--instead you'll only need Windows Media Foundation.

Read on for the full list of patch notes, courtesy of Rockstar's support site. If your issue is not addressed, check out our list of workarounds.

  • Players can no longer purchase more vehicles than their properties can store.
  • Players can now launch a video card benchmark test from the main menu.
  • Fixed an issue where facial features would not save correctly when transferring a character from Xbox 360 or PS3 and changing genders while editing the character's appearance.
  • Fixed an issue where players could become stuck in the clouds when voting to quick restart the Humane Labs Heist.
  • Fixed an issue where markers in the Rockstar Editor could not be deleted with the mouse.
  • Fixed various audio recording issues with Rockstar Editor clips.
  • Fixed an issue where the Yacht would not appear in some recorded Rockstar Editor clips.
  • Fixed a rare issue where some Rockstar Editor clips could not be opened for editing.
  • Fixed an issue where the GTA V Launcher would not display the correct amount of time remaining for file downloads.
  • The Steam overlay has been moved to prevent it from covering up Launcher buttons.
  • Fixed an issue where the game would not save your settings when restarting in some instances.
  • Fixed a rare issue where the Steam version of the game would crash right after launching.
  • Windows Media Player is no longer required to install GTA V. Instead, Windows Media Foundation will be required.
  • Fixed an issue where the game would show the pause menu without player input.
  • Fixed an issue where the max frame rate would be incorrectly low in rare cases.

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