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PC Version of GTA V Appears on Amazon in Europe

Back in October, we heard that GTA V would come to PC in early 2014. At the time, it seemed like an age to wait. Yet, here we are.

Initial reports said we'd see GTA V for PC sometime in Q1. Now, the game has appeared on Amazon, seemingly confirming that a release is not far off. TechRadar reports that both Amazon Germany and Amazon France had the listing online, but Amazon France has apparently already pulled the offending listing. 

 

No word on an official launch date, but pricing for the PC version in Europe is set at €59.99, about €15 more than what the PS3 and XBox 360 version currently go for (though those have been out for several months, so that makes sense).

Rockstar is keeping quiet about the PC release of GTA V. In fact, the company hasn't even said if there will be one. GTA 5 hit consoles in mid-September, and Rockstar enjoyed a rocky launch with GTA Online a couple of weeks later. The silver lining for PC gamers is that console users will have suffered through the majority of GTA Online issues before the game hits desktops. At least, that's the hope.

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  • nitrium
    Well I'll be getting it. Loved the GTA games, and frankly the PC is the only platform I want to play them on.
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  • oxiide
    With so many excellent GTA-style games already available on PC, with the complete disregard Rockstar has shown us so far, with Rockstar's history of shoddy PC ports, I have zero interest in GTA V on PC at this point. There's just too much competition that treats us better and looks more interesting, both on the market now and coming in the future.
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  • Morbus
    I won't be getting it. GTAIV was a big let down, and from what I've seen, GTAV, while definitely better, still very much follows GTAIV's trend of driving around a lot without any real excitement in missions...GTA SA is still, for me, the best GTA experience around.
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  • ToiletNinjaa
    With so many excellent GTA-style games already available on PC, with the complete disregard Rockstar has shown us so far, with Rockstar's history of shoddy PC ports, I have zero interest in GTA V on PC at this point. There's just too much competition that treats us better and looks more interesting, both on the market now and coming in the future.
    The guys who ported Max Payne 3 to PC are in charge of this port as well, and from what I've heard, the Max Payne 3 port was quite good. Rockstar hasn't officially announced GTA V for PC yet because of obligations to the console makers; there might be a certain date they need to reach before they can say anything. I loved GTA 4 and its community who are still releasing mods for the game today, and even if it was a mess at launch on PC, the patches have fixed the majority of issues. I think with the new people in charge, there shouldn't be large problems when GTA V launches on PC.
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  • Lee-m
    March is the date being bounded around the internet for the pc release. You would expect it to have been announced by now if that was the case.

    Rock*'s treatment of the pc has been awful the last 10 years. GTA V is a last gen game now, and looked pretty shoddy on the 360.

    I'll most likely still buy it on release lol lame huh
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  • brandonjclark
    I just finished Sleeping Dogs on PC. Honestly, unless GTV has combat as good as SD then I don't want it. Those fighting mechanics in SD were just excellent for an open-world game.
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  • ferooxidan
    I just finished Sleeping Dogs on PC. Honestly, unless GTV has combat as good as SD then I don't want it. Those fighting mechanics in SD were just excellent for an open-world game.
    I feel you bro, Sleeping Dogs fighting mechanics is really awesome and felt real especially in using their surroundings. But if GTA gonna use similar mechanics, then Franklin, or Michael, or whoever, needs to be a kung fu master lol. But yeah, I'll probably buying the game for PC only to enjoy the view to its fullest and the ability to mod this game on PC. I played it on the console anyway.
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  • jimmysmitty
    With so many excellent GTA-style games already available on PC, with the complete disregard Rockstar has shown us so far, with Rockstar's history of shoddy PC ports, I have zero interest in GTA V on PC at this point. There's just too much competition that treats us better and looks more interesting, both on the market now and coming in the future.
    Considering that Max Payne 3 came to the PC only 15 days after the PS3 and 360 and as well had the best graphics and DX11 capabilities at the time, I would say Rockstar has shown the PC plenty of love. When GTA 4 came out, it had a lot of issues but they fixed them all and even added in advanced menus and the ability to record video, mix it and upload it.Rockstar is one of the only other companies I will insta-buy their PC games from. VALVe is number one, for good reason with Rockstar and Bethesda holding second place. The rest are only if the game is good enough.
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  • bochica
    let the mayhem begin.
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  • blppt
    Agreed with jimmysmitty---Max Payne 3 ran flawlessly on my PC...it was just the game itself that was rather underwhelming, IMHO.Contrast that to a brilliant Rockstar game with a terrible port, L.A. Noire PC. They didn't get that one ironed out for a while.
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