GTA Guide

How to Clear the Game Cache in GTA V & Online

PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 4

  1. Fully shut down your console.
  2. After 30 seconds of the console being shut down, restart the console.
  3. Launch GTA V.
  4. When launching GTA V, wait until a black screen appears after the initial splash art has disappeared, and hold down L1+R1 throughout the opening scenes.
  5. If successful, you will be prompted to re-calibrate your language and brightness options.

Xbox One

  1. Hold the power button until the console turns off.
  2. Unplug the console from its power source for 20-30 seconds.
  3. Reconnect the power to the console
  4. Turn the console on
  5. Load GTA Online in Story Mode
  6. Select “Go Online” from the pause menu


  1. Load Steam
  2. From the Library section, right-click on the game and select Properties from the menu.
  3. Select the Local files tab and click the “Verify integrity of game cache” option.
  4. Steam will verify the game’s cache file. This process may take several minutes.
  5. Once the process is completed, the Check Window will automatically exit.

Social Club (Non-Steam Only)

  1. Hit the Home key to bring up the Social Club Overlay.
  2. Go to Settings.
  3. Under “Profile” select Delete Local Profile.
  4. Click Confirm.
  5. Sign in again using your email and password for the Social Club account that activated GTA V.
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