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GTA 5 for consoles only?? =[

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November 23, 2012 12:15:31 PM

Just wondering if the GTA 5 would be released on pc? I just read a few articles saying its only confirmed on 360 and ps3. It would be a huge disappointment if it wasnt. I do own a ps3 so i can easily purchase it on that, but i was looking forward to the game being on PC, it would of been awesome seeing the massive graphical difference between gta4 and hopefully would be coded better than gta 4. Would loved to have tested my desktops capability of running GTA5 which i assume would of also been much more both graphics and cpu demanding, running directx11 as appose to directx 9 found on gta4.

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November 23, 2012 3:19:00 PM

its coming to pc and this time its being released at the same time going by ROCK* yes it should be a dx11 game as for gfx difference there wont be much. higher rez textures and better shadows will likely be about it.
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November 23, 2012 5:54:36 PM

The PC version has not been yet announced, though odds are they will do one eventually, though expect a six month delay for the PC version like all Rock Star titles (aside from Max Payne 3). Whether GTA V will support DX11 or not be a horrible mess of a port like GTA IV was is still up in the air.
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November 24, 2012 12:06:04 AM

Hope it isn't butchered like GTA 4, if it is I think we should just not buy it until they release it for a sale on steam, that'll show them how unhappy everyone is...
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November 24, 2012 12:31:49 AM

After the terrible port job in GTA IV, and the fact that I just find this series distasteful and sort of a perfect definition of anti-fun, I'd just as soon not even see this on PC.
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November 24, 2012 10:08:18 AM

Cheers for the responses, but dont you reckon game developers like rockstar would improve their coding of its game from gta4, and hopefully utilize its resources better (hopefully utilize 6 core cpus). But yea i can understand how gta4 was terrible, having bought a high performing graphics card 4 years after the release of the game, just to play it on max settings with graphics equivilant to that of a 2007 title.

However i got high hopes for gta5,since its based on san andreas(favourite game of all time), i was hoping to get the best gaming experience possible, which meant getting it on PC. From my memory GTA4 already maxed out the consoles hardware capabilities, so gta5 wont be much of a difference in terms of graphics on console platforms.
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November 24, 2012 2:02:54 PM

azed3000 said:
Cheers for the responses, but dont you reckon game developers like rockstar would improve their coding of its game from gta4


Nope. It's a port-job. It's all about getting quick purchases, and GTA IV sold a lot of copies.
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November 24, 2012 2:15:14 PM

its gonna be odd if its not on pc because the videos i saw were dx11 full on hbao and ssao which the consoles cant do. gfx wise they are much better than the last game so i cant see it not being on pc.
just look at the promo stuff. the screen shots are 1080p and have full msaa. gta 4 couldn't even manage x2 fsaa to me lit looks like the game may well be already on pc but is gonna get ported to console then back to pc which is a big problem because thats what caused the poor perfomance last time round.
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November 25, 2012 12:00:50 AM

GTA V for the PC will likely be released 6 months - 12 months after the release for the consoles.

Who knows? They may even recommend that the PC have an 8 core CPU to run the game.... 'cause the port is gonna be crap.
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November 25, 2012 12:01:27 AM

Oh, yeah, I recently decided to play GTA 4 again...
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November 25, 2012 7:10:04 AM

Check out "Sleeping Dogs" very GTA like, too much for my taste, not enough for some, but get PC specific textures package and story line.
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December 1, 2012 11:02:50 PM

I already finished sleeping dogs, its a good game but doesnt feel like a gta type game if you know what i mean, feels more like saints row 3. Hopefully it doesnt take 6 to 12 months to be released on pc, that would suck, rather just get it on ps3, ill get it on pc later if it does take a while to come out.
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December 1, 2012 11:03:54 PM

Best answer selected by azed3000.
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December 24, 2012 2:49:40 PM

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Hm.. I tested it myself now and took me to download a file containing a link to rockstar spring pre-release
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December 24, 2012 3:01:49 PM

edvisual said:
Hm.. I tested it myself now and took me to download a file containing a link to rockstar spring pre-release


That's not all it contained. lol
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December 24, 2012 3:51:14 PM

edvisual said:
Hm.. I tested it myself now and took me to download a file containing a link to rockstar spring pre-release


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