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Grand Theft Auto 5 hacked to allow for modding

It's been a little over 48 hours since Grand Theft Auto 5 released, but modders have already been able to hack into the game to allow for modding.


It’s a little over 48 hours since Grand Theft Auto V was released on PC, and Rockstar’s latest open-world game has already been cracked to allow for modding.

According to popular GTA modder ENB, Rockstar released the PC version of GTA V with some safety measures to ensure it isn’t modded prior to the developer giving the go ahead. “Rockstar did everything to prevent modding of GTA V,” ENBSeries wrote on modding website ENBdev.

But shortly after modders thought it would be nearly impossible to hack into GTA V, GooD-NTS revealed they have hacked into the game and have gained access to its file archives. GooD-NTS backs up their claim of hacking into GTA V by posting several screenshots on

Now that GTA V’s archive files have been exposed, modders will be able to mod the game to their heart’s content as they can access character models, textures, and A.I. scripts. Considering just how much modding prolonged the life of Grand Theft Auto IV on PC, we certainly think this is a step in the right direction to keep GTA V going strong for years. It’s just a shame Rockstar didn’t think so in the first place.

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    April 16, 2015 6:18 AM

    Daniel Perez posted a new article, Grand Theft Auto 5 hacked to allow for modding

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      April 16, 2015 6:21 AM


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      April 16, 2015 7:00 AM

      Can't wait to see what people come up with. I know I'm in the minority here but I'd love to see a zombie horde mode mod or something like that. Also a cannonball run style 30 man race all around the island.

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      April 16, 2015 7:53 AM

      Considering how good the game looks already I cant imagine what it will look like with the iCEhancer mod.

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      April 16, 2015 8:08 AM

      The game makes you connect to their servers when you play. How long before they patch whatever the loophole is? Gotta figure they'll try.

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      April 16, 2015 8:34 AM


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      April 16, 2015 9:05 AM

      those mods plus that editor, people are going to come up w some amazing shit. the pic on the front page shows a guy in an iron man suit. if it's fully functional that would be fun as hell

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      April 16, 2015 11:46 AM

      Where is the iron man thing from on the front page picture?

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        April 16, 2015 12:30 PM

        That looks like GTA IV to me. There is an ironman mod for that.

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          April 16, 2015 1:51 PM

          Correct. It's from GTA IV. There are very few images of GTA V mods out there at the time I was working on this story.

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