GTA Online player fixes the game’s terrible load times, gets $10k

Today’s GTA Online upgrade is brief, sweet, and consists of a “thank you” to a gamer called t0st. Rockstar is likewise granting t0st with $10,000. The factor for this benefit? After visiting to attempt the latest break-ins, t0st ended up being so annoyed by the load times that he continued to pursue an option to among the video game’s most long-lasting issues.

The complete spot notes can be discovered on Rockstar’s assistance website, along with previous updates.

[March 16, 2021] – General / Miscellaneous (PS4 / Xbox / PC)

General network connection enhancements

General / Miscellaneous (PC)

Improvements to PC filling times *Thanks to t0st for his contributions around this part of today’s title upgrade

This repair might look little, however it is a big enhancement to the GTA Online experience. The filling times for Los Santos were infamously long. When you’re primed and prepared to criminal activity, sitting and enjoying the filling screen for 6 complete minutes actually takes the wind out of your sails.

T0st’s upgrade shown to cut filling times by 70% on his test rig, and he launched his findings to the general public. Rockstar verified the repair was genuine to PC Player, and additional mentioned: “After a thorough investigation, we can confirm that player t0st did, in fact, reveal an aspect of the game code related to load times for the PC version of GTA Online that could be improved.”

The $10,000 benefit originates from a Bug Bounty program, which uses benefits to gamers who find personal privacy or security problems in Rockstar’s video games. The is the very first time the Bug Bounty has actually paid for somebody finding a technical problem.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.