Grand Theft Auto IV is a action adventure game that was developed by Rockstar North and published by Rockstar Games. The game was released on 29 April 2008.

The Australian version of the game was censored in order to be released with a MA 15+ rating. However, upon the release of The Lost and Damned, the Australian version of Grand Theft Auto IV was no longer censored and matched the uncensored version available to the rest of the world.


Australian censorship[]

  • Pools of blood around enemies was removed.
  • Blood splatter effects from gunshots were reduced.
  • The ability to leave bloody footprints was removed.
  • Most NPCs no longer show visible wounds when shot.
  • You can no longer get sexual intercourse from prostitutes.

Saudi Arabian censorship[]

  • The video game was banned due to its violent content.

Where to find it uncensored?[]

Every other country has it uncensored, and newer releases in Australia are uncensored now.