GTA V bug: Rockstar warns about parking cars in garages
- 24 September 2013
- From the section Technology
The makers of Grand Theft Auto V (GTA V) have warned players about parking cars in garages in the game until a bug can be fixed.
Rockstar Games say they are looking into a glitch that sometimes causes cars to lose upgrades or completely disappear from safe houses.
In a support forum developers said they are "looking into" the problem.
"Unfortunately, we do not currently have a workaround to recover a car if it is missing," they added.
"In the meantime, please try to avoid parking a car in a garage, driving one already in a garage, or getting in a default vehicle, when playing as a character other than the one with your upgrades."
Grand Theft Auto V, which is set in "a satirical reimagining of modern Southern California", is the first game in the series that allows players to jump in and out of the lives of three simultaneously playable lead characters.
Rockstar suggested the issue may occur if players drive different characters' personal vehicles.
They added: "Also please note that vehicles saves in the garage of one safe house (Franklin's Aunt's) may not show up in the garage of a different safe house (Franklin's Vinewood Hills)."
It has been reported that GTA V has taken more than $1 billion (£624 million) in worldwide sales since being released on 17 September.
Rockstar suggested players should subscribe to their support site feed for automatic updates on the issue.
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