It has been almost 5 years since GTA 5 hit the PC and on Xbox One and PS4 and it is still one of the most played games on Steam. Rockstar keeps adding new content to GTA Online keeping the players’ interest in the game. GTA is a perfect combination of amazing singleplayer and multiplayer. With the new content there are some errors and bugs with the players might face while trying to play GTA 5 on PC. Here is how you can try to fix GTA 5 1000.50 error in Rockstar Launcher when launched via Steam on PC in case you face it.
Thanks to EPIC Games disaster, many GTA 5 players who have bought the game long before are also, unable to play the game. First it was Epic Games Store issues and then Rockstar potato servers were unable to handle the load due to the massive influx of new users. Almost all players worldwide were facing connectivity issues around the world on PC, PS4, and Xbox. But now most of the connectivity issues are fixed.
Solution to Fix GTA 5 1000.50 ERROR ON PC
Here are some workarounds to get this error fixed on Steam,
1) RESTART STEAM
Sometimes, most of the problems can be fixed by very simple methods. This is also the most basic fix that you can try for the error.
Go to the Windows System tray and find Steam.
Right-click Steam and click on Exit.
Now open Steam again from your desktop or Start menu.
2) VERIFY DOWNLOADED FILES
This is also a very basic and common solution for most errors occurring on Steam. Verifying downloaded files will check all of the files on your HDD and compare it with the files on the Steam server. If you got any file corrupted during the download it will fix it without having to download the game from scratch. Here’s how you can verify files on Steam:
Open Steam from your desktop or start menu.
Left-click GTA 5 from your Steam library.
Now right-click GTA 5 and select Properties.
Click the LOCAL FILES tab.
Now click the “VERIFY INTEGRITY OF GAME FILES…” option.
It will then check all of the GTA 5 files and it will take a few minutes depending on the type of storage you have installed GTA 5 on.
3) RESTART PC
Try restarting your PC if any of the above fixes doesn’t work. Hopefully you will not face the error after restarting your PC.
4) REINSTALL ROCKSTAR LAUNCHER
If you’re still facing the error after following the steps above, try reinstalling Rockstar Launcher. You can Uninstall it by:
Open Start Menu and search and open Control Panel.
Click “Uninstall a program” under Programs category (in case you haven’t found it change the view from small/large icons to Category)
Now find Rockstar Games Launcher from the list and click Uninstall.
After uninstalling open your GTA 5 folder and find Redistributables folder (located in mostly C:\Program Files(x86)\Steam\Steamapps\common\GTAV\Redistributables)
Right click Rockstar Games Launcher shortcut which can be found on your desktop.
Click Open File Location.
Click “up-to” button on the left side of the Windows address bar.
Now delete the Launcher folder.
Hopefully these workarounds will fix the GTA 5 1000.50 error you are facing while launching the game on Steam. In case you still face the error make sure to stick around as we will post the confirm solution as soon as we will find it. Let us know if these fixes worked for you or not. You can also check out the fix for GTA 5 1000.186 error from our article. GTA 5 is available on PC via Epic Games Store and Steam.