Grand Theft Auto 5 patch fixes online character deletion

Grand Theft Auto Online's launch hasn't been without a couple of hiccups, the most serious of which has seen characters deleted entirely. Fortunately, Rockstar has released a fix in a new title update.

According to Rockstar, a new patch will solve the pesky character deletion problem, as well as other issues relating to lost progress. However, there's still a persisting issue involving purchasing a vehicle and having the cloud save fail that will still result in character deletion. A fix for this is currently in development.

Here's the changelog:

  • Fixes multiple issues causing character deletion or other loss of progress

  • Fixes issues causing infinite loading, infinite sky cams, and missing interface options between jobs

  • Fixes an issue causing the "replay" option to be locked out on certain jobs

  • Fixes an issue where a player would become stuck in the mod garage when respraying a Sanchez motor bike

  • Fixes an issue where the Player became stuck inside Los Santos Customs during Online tutorial flow.

  • Fixes an issue causing the loss of guns and ammo

  • Fixes issues causing GTA races ending early because of players spawning too far ahead

  • Fixes issues in Last Team Standing where sessions would not progress past the lobby

  • Fixes issues with network errors when joining Last Team Standing using Quick Job

  • Added clarifications around when a player is using a temporary character in GTA Online during Rockstar Cloud server outages

  • Adjusts the monetary penalty for being killed in a One on One match