Why is Script Hook V causing critical error in GTA V?

By Melany Moncada


Jun 15, 2023

Reading time: 2 min

In 2023, GTA V players are still waiting for the release of the latest Script Hook V update. If you haven’t tried it yet, here is everything you need to know about this script.

Script Hook V is one of the most popular scripts developed for GTA V. On 5Mods, one of the main websites for GTA content by fans, it has over 16 million downloads. Script Hook V is described as “the library that allows to use GTA V script native functions in custom *.asi plugins.”

In other words, it grants access to new tools that allow players to max their stats, get cash, become immune, and many more. The script only works for GTA V and cannot be used on GTA Online.

This script was created by Alexander Blade, who shared it through his official website. According to his bio, Blade is a cross-platform software developer. On the website, Blade also shared scripts for GTA IV, GTA San Andreas, Skyrim, and Fallout.

GTA Script Hook V

On 5Mods, the profile by the name Alexander Blade has been banned with a note that the real Blade was never active on the website. It also clarifies that the moderators are the ones in charge of the Script Hook V page.

Earlier this year, players started looking for Blade and requesting a new version of Script Hook V. GTA V has updated to version 1.0.2944.0, which is no longer supported by Script Hook V, causing critical errors in the game.

Blade is inactive on all social media and is unlikely to release an update on the script.

What is the difference between script and mod in GTA V?

Scripts should not be confused with mods, these are two completely different tools. In simple terms, a script is used to modify an existing part of the game. For example, to change the color or appearance of an object. A mod is more advanced because it adds to the game, creating something that wasn’t there before.


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