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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2 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 13 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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sir-mr-dr-professor
sir-mr-dr-professor Jan 1 2012, 3:58pm says:

Does this work with steam?

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Zango
Zango Jan 1 2012, 7:53pm replied:

Not natively, but it can be made to work: See: Wiki.multitheftauto.com

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reece101
reece101 Dec 31 2011, 5:03am says:

Fantastic,This Mod Is Mod Of The Year!

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DilinDafonte
DilinDafonte Dec 29 2011, 10:57pm says:

Turns out the version i have is 2.0 but it says i need 1.0 why do i need 1.0?

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Zango
Zango Dec 30 2011, 7:39am replied:

Please read this post > Forum.multitheftauto.com < for help on patching your 1.01 or 2.0 version of gta_sa.exe to 1.0.

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DilinDafonte
DilinDafonte Dec 30 2011, 6:32pm replied:

Thanks! I tried the mod and all i can say was nothing! My Jaw dropped to the floor and i gasped with awesomeness.

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DilinDafonte
DilinDafonte Dec 29 2011, 5:19pm says:

Alright I bought the Game VIA EBay Now to install this!

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Darth_grave
Darth_grave Dec 28 2011, 3:53pm says: Online

Sweeet!

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-XIII-Assa
-XIII-Assa Dec 26 2011, 6:06am says:

congratulations and a happy new year MTA !!!

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jhxp
jhxp Dec 26 2011, 2:36am replied:

Yes, it will work. Might require a bit of tinkering, but you should be able to get it working.

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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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