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The wait for GTA 5 PC players is now over with the release of the PC edition of the popular game from Rockstar. GTA 5 PC was released on PC for 14 April 2015.

Here we provide with the comparison between PC vs PlayStation 3 vs PlayStation 4 and how lights flash in Logitech G910 keyboard when in wanted level of GTA 5 PC.

Complete List of Command Lines and Default Controls

Players, leaning on information to know the list of Command Lines and how these can be used in GTA 5 PC, will be happy to find the below list.

Also, players, who want to know the default controls in GTA 5 PC, will also find them in the guide-lines below.

How and Where to use Command Lines

Players can add the Command Line parameters to the "commandline.txt" file. This is in the root of the game folder. However, if there is no file, players can also create one. In order to create it, they have to right-click in the game-install directory, and then select New >> Text Document.

Now they have to rename this file as commandline.txt. Below are some of the different command lines that players can use:

  • UseAutoSettings:
    Use automatic generated settings
  • benchmark:
    Starts the benchmark test from the command line
  • benchmarkFrameTimes:
    Optionally output the individual frame times from the benchmark
  • benchmarkIterations:
    Specifies the number of iterations to run the benchmark for
  • benchmarkPass:
    Specifies an individual benchmark scene test should be done, and which test that should be
  • benchmarknoaudio:
    Disable audio processing for graphics benchmark purposes
  • disableHyperthreading:
    Don't count hyperthreaded cores as real ones to create tasks on
  • goStraightToMP:
    Jump straight to MP while loading
  • ignoreDifferentVideoCard:
    Don't reset settings with a new card
  • ignoreprofile:
    Ignore the current profile settings
  • mouseexclusive:
    Game uses mouse exclusively.
  • noInGameDOF:
    Disable In-game DOF effects
  • safemode:
    Start settings at minimum but don't save it
  • shadowSoftness:
    Selects between linear, rpdb, box 4x4, soft 16
  • uilanguage:
    Set language game uses
  • useMinimumSettings:
    Reset settings to the minimum
  • HDStreamingInFlight:
    Enable HD streaming while in flight
  • SSA:
    Enable SSA
  • SSAO:
    Set SSAO quality (0-2)
  • anisotropicQualityLevel:
    Set anisotropic Filter Quality Level (0-16)
  • cityDensity:
    Control city density (0.0 - 1.0)
  • fogVolumes:
    Enable lights volumetric effects in foggy weather
  • fxaa:
    Set FXAA quality (0-3)
  • grassQuality:
    Set grass quality (0-5)
  • lodScale:
    Set LOD Distance Level (0.0-1.0f)
  • particleQuality:
    Set particle quality (0-2)
  • particleShadows:
    Enable particle shadows
  • pedLodBias:
    Set Pedestrians LOD Distance Bias (0.0-1.0f)
  • postFX:
    Set postFX quality (0-3)
  • reflectionBlur:
    Enable reflection map blur
  • reflectionQuality:
    Set reflection quality (0-3)
  • shaderQuality:
    Set shader quality (0-2)
  • shadowLongShadows:
    Enable shadow rendering for dusk and dawn
  • shadowQuality:
    Set shadow quality (0-3)
  • tessellation:
    Set tessellation on or off (0-3)
  • textureQuality:
    Set texture quality (0-2)
  • txaa:
    Enable NVidia TXAA
  • vehicleLodBias:
    Set Vehicles LOD Distance Bias (0.0-1.0f)
  • waterQuality:
    Set water quality (0-1)
  • keyboardLocal:
    Sets the keyboard layout to the specified region.
  • hdr:
    Set the whole rendering pipeline to 16-bit
  • noquattransform:
    Don't use quaternion transforms for placed entities
  • DX10:
    Force 10.0 feature set
  • DX10_1:
    Force 10.1 feature set
  • DX11:
    Force 11.0 feature set
  • GPUCount:
    Manual override GPU Count
  • adapter:
    Use the specified screen adapter number (zero-based)
  • borderless:
    Set main window to be borderless
  • disallowResizeWindow:
    Do Not allow the window to be resized
  • frameLimit:
    number of vertical synchronizations to limit game to
  • fullscreen:
    Force fullscreen mode
  • height:
    Set height of main render window (default is 480)
  • multiSample:
    Number of multisamples (1, 2, 4, 8, or 16)
  • width:
    Set width of main render window (default is 640)
  • windowed:
    Force windowed mode
  • StraightIntoFreemode:
    If present the game will automatically launch into the multiplayer game in freemode.

Default PC Controls in GTA 5 PC

  • Caps Lock – Special Ability
  • Space – Jump/handbrake
  • V – Change view
  • Shift – Sprint
  • L-Alt – Character switch
  • Q – Cover
  • L-Click – Fire Weapon
  • R-Click – Aim/zoom
  • M-Click – Phone
  • WASD – Forward, backward, strafe left, strafe right
  • F – Enter/exit vehicle
  • R – Reload
  • Tab – Weapon Wheel
  • 1,2,3,4 etc – Quick switch weapon category
  • M – Player interaction menu
  • M-scroll – Quick switch weapon
  • M-scroll (zoomed) – Aim mode

Rockstar DIRECTOR MODE Default Controls:

  • Director Mode Menu - M
  • Speech - L Ctrl
  • Action - Caps


  • Start Recording - F1
  • Stop Recording - F1
  • Cancel Recording - F3
  • Turn on Action Replay - F2
  • Save Action Replay - F1
  • Turn Off Action Replay - F3


  • Edit a Clip - Enter / Left Mouse
  • Delete a Clip - DEL
  • Trim Audio or Text Start - Hold Q
  • Trim Audio or Text End - Hold E
  • Trim Clip Manually - [ / ]
  • Switch between Timeline & Menu - ESC / Right Mouse
  • Control Playhead - Mouse wheel
  • Navigate Timeline - WSAD / Cursor Keys
  • Pick Up a Clip - L Ctrl + X / Drag Left Mouse
  • Place a Clip - L Ctrl + V / Enter / Left Mouse
  • Duplicate a Clip - L Ctrl + C
  • Snap Trim Audio Clip - Cursor Left / Cursor Right
  • Preview Audio Clip - Space
  • Stop Audio Clip Preview - Space


  • Play Clip - Space
  • Pause Clip - Space
  • Cycle Markers - [ / ]
  • Add Marker - M
  • Select Marker - Enter / Left Mouse
  • Delete Marker - DEL
  • Move Marker - Drag Left Mouse
  • Scrub - Mouse Wheel
  • Scrub Fine - Cursor Left / Right
  • Hide HUD - H
  • Save - F5


  • Move - WSAD
  • Rotate - Hold Left Mouse
  • Height - Q / E / Mouse Wheel
  • Zoom - Z / C
  • Roll - Cursor Left / Right
  • Reset Camera - L Ctrl
  • Save - F5


  • Orbit Target - WSAD
  • Offset Target - Hold Left Mouse
  • Move In / Out - Cursor Up / Down
  • Height - Q / E / Mouse Wheel
  • Zoom - Z / C
  • Roll - Cursor Left / Right
  • Reset Camera - L Ctrl


  • Move In / Out - Cursor Up / Down
  • Zoom - Z / C
  • (Reset Camera - L Ctrl


Cheat Codes for Invincibility, Maximum Health and More

Reports suggest that the cheat codes for GTA 5 PC is out. If players want to activate a particular cheat then they have to pull out their in-game phone by pressing UP Arrow. Then head to Contacts and press middle mouse button that will bring up the dial pad (or 'X' for Xbox controller).

Complete List of Cheat Codes:

  • Increase Wanted Level: 1-999-3844-8483 (FUGITIVE)
  • Invincibility (Only lasts about 5 minutes): 1-999-724-654-5537 (PAIN KILLER)
  • Max Health and Armor: 1-999-887-853 (TURTLE)
  • Fast Run: 1-999-228-2463 (CATCH ME)
  • Recharge Special Ability: 1-999-769-3787 (POWER-UP)
  • Give Parachute: 1-999-759-3483 (SKY-DIVE)
  • Skyfall ((Spawns you mid-air)): 1-999-759-3255 (SKY-FALL)
  • Explosive Melee: 1-999-4684-2637
  • Flaming Bullets: 1-999-462-363-4279 (INCENDIARY)
  • Slow Motion Aim: 1-999-332-3393 (DEAD-EYE)
  • Drunk Mode: 1-999-547867 (LIQUOR)

GTA V PC World Cheat

  • Change Weather (Cycles through sunny, clear, cloudy, smoggy, overcast, rainy, thunder, clearing, and snowing): 1-999-6253-48-7246 (MAKE IT RAIN)
  • Moon Gravity: 1-999-356-2837 (FLOATER)
  • Slide Cars (Your car has less friction): 1-999-766-9329 (SNOWDAY)
  • Slow Motion (Effect increases each time it is entered, 4th time returns the game back to normal): 1-999-756-966 (SLOW-MO)

GTA V PC Spawn Vehicles Cheat

  • Buzzard (Attack Helicopter): 1-999-289-9633 (BUZZ-OFF)
  • Comet (Sports Car): 1-999-266-38 (COMET)
  • Sanchez (Dirt Bike): 1-999-633-7629 (OFF-ROAD)
  • Trashmaster (Trash Truck): 1-999-872-433 (TRASHED)
  • Stretch (Limousine): 1-999-846-39663 (VINEWOOD)
  • Mallard (Stunt Plane): 1-999-2276-78676 (BARN STORM)
  • Rapid GT (Sports Car): 1-999-727-4348 (RAPID-GT)
  • PCJ-600 (MotorCycle): 1-999-762-538 (ROCKET)
  • BMX (Bike): 1-999-226-348 (BANDIT)


Guide to Spend Pre-order Bonus

GTA 5 PC players who are looking at ways to spend the bonus pre-order GTA money ($1M online, $500K story, depending on the Tier) now have a guideline on how to use it appropriately.

So first let us see on what tier each one of them falls in:

Tier 1: Preorder by 1st February

  • $500k for single-player Story Mode
  • $700k for GTA Online
  • Extra $300k for GTA Online
  • Free bonus game from list

Tier 2: Preorder by 31st March

  • $500k for single-player Story Mode
  • $700k for GTA Online
  • Extra $300k for GTA Online

Tier 3: Preorder by 14th April

  • $500k for single-player Story Mode
  • $700k for GTA Online
  • Extra $150k for GTA Online

One of the best ways to spend the pre-order bonusis to:

  • Buy 200K Apartment that has a 10 Car Garage.
  • Buy weapons.
  • Once you are level 12, complete the first heist and buy the Armored Kuruma and upgrade to your liking.


Comparison Screenshots of PC vs PlayStation 3 vs PlayStation 4

Reddit user PunxGamer has revealed screenshots comparing PC vs PlayStation 3 vs PlayStation 4. The images clearly show the visual superiority of the game on PC.

Comparison Screenshots of PC vs PS3 vs PS4Reddit

Keyboard Lights Flash in Wanted Level

A Reddit user, blow_me, has shared a small video that shows how the keyboard lights flash in red and blue when the wanted level goes up. It must also be noted that players can enable/disable this option. They can enable/disable under this - Keyboard/Mouse tab > Auto centre mouse in aircraft slider > Keyboard Light effects.

The keyboard being used is Logitech G910 Orion Spark. Players can enable 'Application controls lighting' in the Logitech Gaming Software.

Rockstar Video Editor Trailer

Rockstar has released a trailer that shows how versatile and potential the new video editor in GTA 5 PC is. This video allows players to record, edit, and share videos created from game footage.

Check out the below video:

[YouTube Courtesy: Rockstar Games]