GTA mod creator kills ‘Liberty City in GTA V’

Is Take-Two stifling community creativity?


The nail is in the coffin for the anticipated mod ‘Liberty City in GTA V’ for Grand Theft Auto V.

Announced earlier this year, the GTA mod team OpenIV had been working on this since 2015.

With a recent cease and desist order from Take-Two Interactive, it seems that the OpenIV team has decided to stop development of the mod according to a post on

Unfortunately, our highly anticipated mod ‘Liberty City in GTA V’ will not be released because it clearly contradicts with Rockstar modding policy. Liberty City mod is a big loss for us, since it was a huge part of our motivation to push OpenIV functionality.

The development of the modding tool OpenIV will still continue but they have no word on additional content at this time.

Check out the mod that could have been below:

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