«Rockstar update service is unavailable (error code 201). Please, try again later». This problem occurs at many owners of GTA 5 Online disk version. In this article we consider the ways to solve this problem.
For GTA 5 disk version on PC. The first way to solve the error 201 is to update Social Club to the latest version. The fact is that the latest version of the program installs during game installation from disk to your computer. Without an updated version of the Social Club, you simply won’t be able to download the necessary files from the Rockstar servers.
- Delete Social Club if the program is already installed on your computer (Default location — C:\Program Files\Rockstar Games\Social Club).
- For unknown reasons, Rockstar closed the ability to download the latest version of Social Club on own servers, in this regard, we had to find another trusted source. Do not be surprised that the website is Russian and you can safely download the Social Club there while your language will be determined automatically.
- Download the last version of Rockstar Games Social Club.
- If doesn’t help then you need action menu the latest version of the launcher for GTA 5. http://patches.rockstargames.com/prod/gtav/versioning.xml on this link you can always find the latest version of launcher
- All done. Problem with the error code 201 must be solved!
- Go to your location of where your GTA 5 was installed.
- Right click on «GTAVLauncher.exe» and create a shortcut.
- Right click on the shortcut & go to properties.
- Now go in target and type «-verify -noChunkedDownload» at the end of it. Like this. «D:\RockStar Games\GTAVLauncher.exe» -verify -noChunkedDownload
For everyone who is having Problems with Error 201 in Further Adventures in Finance and Felony update on GTA Online:
Just download both, first start the Social Club Patch and then the GTA Update , after that start GTA via Launcher and Enjoy the Update.
The latest version of the GTA 5 launcher is always available on this page — Download GTA 5 Launcher