Rockstar Video games formally confirmed the rationale for Grand Theft Auto four’s mysterious disappearance from Steam, and it’s Video games For Home windows Stay. In a press release despatched to IGN, Rockstar Video games confirmed that “With Microsoft not supporting Video games For Home windows Stay, it's not potential to generate the extra keys wanted to proceed promoting the present model of the sport.” [widget path="global/article/imagegallery" parameters="albumSlug=every-ign-rockstar-game-review-ever&captions=true"] The choice to buy Grand Theft Auto four disappeared over the weekend, creating hypothesis over the rationale. Grand Theft Auto: Vice Metropolis was briefly unavailable for buy because of licensing points with a few of the songs within the recreation, and whereas GTA four confronted comparable points Rockstar patched the game with updated music tracks. As an alternative, Rockstar confirmed the difficulty was with Video games For Home windows Stay, a service Microsoft shuttered in 2013. Video games For Home windows Reside has created different points with Steam video games together with on titles like Batman: Arkham Metropolis and Dark Souls. Curiously, Rockstar hasn’t confirmed precisely when to anticipate Grand Theft Auto four to return on PC. As an alternative, a Rockstar spokesperson advised IGN, “We're taking a look at different choices for distributing GTAIV for PC and can share extra info as quickly as we will.” [ignvideo url="https://www.ign.com/videos/2009/01/12/gta-iv-x360-ign-best-of-2008-nominee-grand-theft-auto-iv"] Whether or not this implies an up to date port will turn out to be out there on Steam or the Rockstar Launcher (or each) continues to be unannounced. In the meantime, take a look at IGN’s Grand Theft Auto 4 review for our tackle Rockstar’s journey into Liberty Metropolis. [poilib element="accentDivider"] Matt Kim is a reporter for IGN. You'll be able to attain him on Twitter.