How to install FiveM Mod for GTA 5 (Epic / Steam) and Play Multiplayer

FiveM Mod for GTA 5

Epic Games Store is getting close to become a true Steam competitor every day. Epic surely knows how to attract the attention of games like recently they have made GTA 5 free for everyone and not for a single day but rather than almost a week. This stunt not only attracted many new potential customers but it also crashed their servers.

If you haven’t claimed it yet you still have time as the game is free until 21 May 2020. GTA Online is very fun and it’s like a totally different GTA tile. FiveM makes it a lot better. Here’s how you can install FiveM Mod for GTA 5 for GTA Online.

Guide to Install FiveM Mod for GTA 5

Before getting started you might be wondering what is FiveM? Well, FiveM is a modification of GTA 5 which allows you to play GTA Online on dedicated servers instead of P2P servers. That means you will play GTA with others with the same ping as everyone else. Installing the mod is really easy just follow the steps down below and you will be good to go.

  1. First, if you have any Antivirus installed on your PC disable it for a smooth installation. Vendors like Avast tend to delete mods like FiveM. After disabling the antivirus, select FiveM to the exclusion/blocklist.
  2. Make sure GTA 5 is updated and installed to the latest version.
  3. Download FiveM from their website.
  4. Run FiveM.exe. If the setup is run in an empty folder the mod will download there. Otherwise, it will install in %localappdata%\FiveM
  5. Start FiveM by the shortcut in the Windows start menu.

And you’re good to go.

How to uninstall FiveM?

The uninstallation method is quite straight forward.

  • If you have installed FiveM into an empty folder just delete that and it will be uninstalled.
  • Otherwise, follows these steps:
    • Press Win + R on your keyboard
    • Type %localappdata% in the dialog that opens
    • Hit Enter
    • Delete the FiveM folder

Will I get banned for Using FiveM Mod for GTA 5?

No, it is completely safe to download and install FiveM for GTA Online. FiveM does not interact with the Rockstar Online Services other than to validate your game copy the first time you launch it. This validation emulates the game’s interaction, and can not be detected by Rockstar. The mod also doesn’t modify the files of your game at all you don’t have to worry about moving files between FiveM and GTA 5.

What will happen to my GTA 5 original files?

Nothing at all, the mod doesn’t tamper with the GTA 5 files at all so there is nothing to worry about.

I hope this guide helps! Let us know if you face any installation issues down in the comments below. Do you keep dying in GTA Online by annoying people? Here’s how you can avoid being killed all the time.