Word on the street says there’s actually an easy way to avoid freezing while playing Grand Theft Auto 4 on the Sony PlayStation 3 (also on Microsoft Xbox 360). From the looks of it, many players can testify to the improvement after disconnecting from PSN. Find more details at the full article.
It seems there’s no need to wait for Rockstar Games to fix the freezing errors players encounter in Grand Theft Auto 4 on the Sony PlayStation 3 (also on Microsoft Xbox 360). According to a respectable amount of Internet denizens, pulling the plug on the PlayStation Network keeps the single-player experience trouble free.
Since we reported on Sony responding to Grand Theft Auto 4 problems on the Sony PS3, claims of turning Internet connection off being a quick fix have become difficult to ignore. Aside from several QJ readers, people from various forums have noticed that playing offline eliminates chances of lock-up for the most part.
On the other hand, complaints of Grand Theft Auto 4 freezing on the Xbox 360 still surface. We are yet to confirm if avoiding Xbox Live makes for a smoother experience.