Grand Theft Auto IV

Save Game Location

Grand Theft Auto 4 (GTA IV) is this eleventh installment in the GTA series and was first released on 29th April 2008. Run on Rockstar Advanced Game Engine, the game was developed by Rockstar North and published by Rockstar Games, also known for games such as Red Dead Redemption and May Payne.

Set in a location named ‘Liberty City’ which mimics the features of New York City, players control a character named ‘Niko Bellic’ from a third person perspective. Through single player gameplay, users control Niko on foot or by vehicle to escape the debts and enemies he has made in the past, dodging loan sharks and gang leaders.

Players have rated the game highly, giving it a score of 10/10 on GameSpot and 5/5 on GamesRadar. Highlights of the game include its graphics, particularly on PlayStation and Xbox 360, storyline and its realism. Users can access the game on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Microsoft Windows.

GTA 4 Game Save Location

You may wish to access your Grand Theft Auto 4 saves for modding, or to modify them in some way. It's also good practice to back up your game saves every now and then in case they are ever corrupted, or your computer runs into issues. Whatever the reason for needing to access them, you can find them on Windows at the following path:

%LocalAppData%\Rockstar Games\GTA IV\savegames

To go to this path, simply:

  1. Open up File Explorer - this can be done by right clicking your start menu button in the bottom left hand corner of your screen and clicking File Explorer
  2. Paste %LocalAppData%\Rockstar Games\GTA IV\savegames into the address bar at the top of the File Explorer window and hit ENTER
  3. And that's you inside your GTA 4 game saves folder!