24 Oct 2020 2:31 PM +00:00

GTA V: Steam Error Code 1000.50 - How to fix

GTA V may have released way back in 2013, but the game is still going strong with a massive community of online players.

The game is available to play across pretty much every platform, including on PC via Steam.

However, some of you PC players might be having a little trouble playing the game, faced with the Error Code 1000.50 - keep reading to find out how to fix this issue!

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Error Code 1000.50

Many players have complained that they are faced with error code 1000.50 on the Social Club launcher when trying to play GTA V on Steam.

Rockstar has said that this issue is a result of a communication error with Steam.

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DON'T PANIC: The error is a server issue so there it's unlikely anything is wrong your side

This means that the issue is unlikely to be due to anything wrong your side, and Rockstar should find a fix for the issue whenever it occurs.

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Nevertheless, some players complain of a persistent issue with this error.

The good news, however, is that if you're one of the unlucky few who can't shake the error, then Rockstar has suggested a relatively easy fix!

How to fix error 1000.50

Although relatively easy to do, the fix does require a fair number of steps.

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QUICK FIX: Follow the steps below and you should be playing GTA again in no time

Firstly you'll want to restart your PC, before restarting your internet router also.

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Next up you'll need to launch Steam, then right click on GTA V.

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Then select Properties, go to the Local Files tab and select "Verify Integrity of Game Files...".

Wait for the file verification to complete then start GTA V!

What if this doesn't work?

If this doesn't work, some gamers on Reddit have suggested following the first few steps, right-clicking on GTA V in Steam, going to Properties, but then selecting the ‘Betas’ tab and initiating the ‘Steam update’.

However, this fix isn't 100%, with some reporting success and other's attempts not proving as successful.

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PATIENCE IS A VIRTUE: If your game still isn't working you may have to sit tight for a Rockstar fix

Fundamentally this error is Rockstar server issue, so if all else fails I'm afraid you'll have to sit and wait for Rockstar to resolve the situation.

You might also want to reach out to Rockstar Support to report your problem, so they're aware of the error.

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