A group of modders have introduced character switching into Grand Theft Auto IV.

Modding group GTA X Scripting has found a way to switch between main protagonist Niko Bellic, The Lost and Damned’s Jonathan Klebitz, and The Ballad of Gay Tony’s Luis Lopez.

There are still some kinks to be worked out: characters not currently under the player’s control don’t evade the police, and the transitions between each are still taking shape.

The modders hoped to have characters not under player control performing random tasks soon.

GTA X Scripting was previously responsible for adding Iron Man and The Incredible Hulk to the game.

The ability to switch between protagonists has been one of the most-discussed new features of the upcoming Grand Theft Auto V.