How to Pick Stuff Up in "Grand Theft Auto 4"

by Andy SmithUpdated September 22, 2017

"Grand Theft Auto 4," released for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC, gives players the ability to pick up weapons and other items. This task can be done while on foot rather than while driving. Each version of the game features its own control scheme for completing this task; all however, require players to be beside the desired item.

Press the "L1" button to pick up an item in the PS3 version.

Use the "Left Bumper" button for the Xbox 360 version.

Press the "F" button for the PC version.


  • "Grand Theft Auto 4" Manual; Rockstar North; 2008

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Andy Smith is a graduate of West Virginia University, where he maintained one of West Virginia's only columns dedicated to comic books—"Panel to Panel with Andy Smith." Honing his skills in reporting, video, still photography and various multimedia venues, he has appeared in several publications ranging from home state newspapers to abroad.

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