Multi Theft Auto: San Andreas (MTA:SA) is a multiplayer mod ("modification") for the Microsoft Windows version of Rockstar North's Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas that adds an otherwise absent online multiplayer component.

Although often referred to as a modification, Multi Theft Auto is based on code injection and hooking techniques whereby the game is manipulated without altering any original files supplied with the game. The software functions as a game engine that installs itself as an extension of the original game, adding core functionality such as networking and GUI rendering while exposing the original game's engine functionality through a scripting language.

Multi Theft Auto's latest release is for the game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas and is built upon a now open source game engine that has been in development for several years and is the only project that is still actively maintained. The engine provides users with all the necessary tools they need to create their own game modes and maps by exposing a large part of the original game functionality through a Lua scripting machine.

On Saturday, 22nd of August, 2009, Multi Theft Auto: San Andreas v1.0 was officially distributed as the first open source release. This release abandoned the now obsolete "Deathmatch" tag in the product name to emphasize on the versatility of the software. Gameplay functionality is solely provided by the scripting language, so users can choose or develop their own combination of scripts and other contents to customize and host their own type of game.

Winner of 2011's ModDB Mod of the Year Awards - MOTY Player's Choice.

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4 comments by jhxp on Jul 30th, 2014

This release focuses on introducing Object-Oriented Programming and adding localized user interface to the mod.
Installer and UI translations for the following languages are included in the package:

English, Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, Estonian, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian,
Lithuanian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (BR), Romanian, Russian, Slovakian, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish

You can find the full change log for this release on our wiki: Wiki.multitheftauto.com

Thank you to all the servers and clients who have updated to MTA 1.4 before it's final version, lots of bugs have been found and fixed and we appreciate that you have tested our sometimes particularly buggy builds, now we have finally got to a stage where we can consider 1.4 fit for a release version.


A shader ryden made

Updated Linux server files are also available.

Take care.
-- MTA Team

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Multi Theft Auto: San Andreas 1.4

Multi Theft Auto: San Andreas 1.4

Jul 30, 2014 Full Version 8 comments

Fifteenth stable release of the Multi Theft Auto: San Andreas multiplayer modification for GTA: San Andreas, this time focused on introducing Object-Oriented...

(outdated) Multi Theft Auto: San Andreas 1.3.5

(outdated) Multi Theft Auto: San Andreas 1.3.5

Feb 24, 2014 Full Version 33 comments

Fourteenth stable release of the Multi Theft Auto: San Andreas multiplayer modification for GTA: San Andreas, with several new features including voice...

(outdated) Multi Theft Auto: San Andreas 1.3.4

(outdated) Multi Theft Auto: San Andreas 1.3.4

Sep 7, 2013 Full Version 6 comments

Thirteenth stable release of the Multi Theft Auto: San Andreas multiplayer modification for GTA: San Andreas, with several new features including voice...

(outdated) Multi Theft Auto: San Andreas 1.3.3

(outdated) Multi Theft Auto: San Andreas 1.3.3

Jul 2, 2013 Full Version 13 comments

Twelfth stable release of the Multi Theft Auto: San Andreas multiplayer modification for GTA: San Andreas, with several new features including voice chat...

(outdated) Multi Theft Auto: San Andreas 1.3.2

(outdated) Multi Theft Auto: San Andreas 1.3.2

May 5, 2013 Full Version 9 comments

Eleventh stable release of the Multi Theft Auto: San Andreas multiplayer modification for GTA: San Andreas, with several new features including voice...

(outdated) Multi Theft Auto: San Andreas 1.3.1

(outdated) Multi Theft Auto: San Andreas 1.3.1

Sep 3, 2012 Full Version 5 comments

Tenth stable release of the Multi Theft Auto: San Andreas multiplayer modification for GTA: San Andreas, with several new features including voice chat...

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stroggoff
stroggoff Dec 26 2009, 2:04pm says:

Voted! Great work guys. And from what I read, you have many more to give us in the road ahead.

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Firemafia15
Firemafia15 Dec 25 2009, 8:08am says:

Best Mod for this Game

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Ronnie42
Ronnie42 Dec 14 2009, 10:33am says:

custom characters would be nice, luv to play as my hedgehog while others get to choose different people, etc....

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jmz
jmz Dec 12 2009, 7:05am says:

this mod looks cool

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luigi1798
luigi1798 Nov 28 2009, 4:56am says:

i think this is better then samp

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bmac5111
bmac5111 Nov 8 2009, 2:49pm says:

can i play this with steam version

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jhxp Creator
jhxp Nov 11 2009, 10:38am replied:

Yes, however you will have to find and download a working gtasa 1.0 executable (either for European or North American edition of the game) first. Once you have found it, you need to place it in your GTASA folder. Luckily, it will not overwrite any files as Steam uses a different executable name.

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LordV@d3r
LordV@d3r Oct 28 2009, 5:03pm says:

Meh,Even after the update my game crashes,even be4 it loads up a server

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LordV@d3r
LordV@d3r Oct 28 2009, 4:55pm says:

OMG 40 UPTADES (minus few uptades frm other games) AMAGADBIGGESTUPDATE

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elpy
elpy Nov 1 2009, 11:00am replied:

dude try to dl it from the internet or buy a copy(you already payed the money,i think theres no problem in it)=D
pm me if u will need a dl link

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MTA:SA was brillantly developed, allowing any kind of game possibility. From racing to role-playing, forest mazes to hay stack climbings, there are endless possibilities. That makes MTA a modification impossible to get sick of, there's always something new to try out. And everything you need to create your own game is your brain, lua knowledge and a bit of imagination...

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