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#51
Must we go over this again and again... They always release GTA for PC after they release it for console

GTA3 - 211 days
GTA VC- 197 days
GTA SA -224 days
GTA4 -217 days

GTA5 should be release for PC within 212 days of release for console
Math wins the day yet again. :toast:
 
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#52
must we go over this again and again... They always release gta for pc after they release it for console

gta3 - 211 days
gta vc- 197 days
gta sa -224 days
gta4 -217 days

gta5 should be release for pc within 212 days of release for console
212.25*
 

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#54
well i bought the ps3 version so i wont lose the fun, then ill sell it and get a pc one in a steam sale.
 
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#55
Remember consoles had GTA IV too, and they handled them the same as any other console game
If I remember correctly console version of GTA IV had FPS dips to around 15 fps quite often in some places in liberty city.
Pretty much like PC version has FPS dips to 40-ies in same places. All that with huge draw distance, huge detail distance, huge vehicle count, high res textures, high res shadows, high res reflections, better water and night-time headlight shadows.
Pretty consistent behavior with all platforms if you ask me, just not as optimized as it could be in general.
From what I see on you-tube GTA V is much more optimized.
 

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Found out how to get GTA V on PC

 
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Found out how to get GTA V on PC
I did exactly as video instructed, but I can't set anisotropic filtering to 16x.
I used blonde Barbie, maybe that's it.
 

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#58
Like Easy Rhino, I won't be waiting for this game to release on PC to get it. Ill get it on Xbox first, and then if it does end up releasing on PC, ill probably get it during a Steam sale.
Eh, I did that with GTA IV. Then never was able to get into it on PC since I already played it so much So I think I'll wait, it'll be sweeter later rather than satisfying now.
 

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Eh, I did that with GTA IV. Then never was able to get into it on PC since I already played it so much So I think I'll wait, it'll be sweeter later rather than satisfying now.
I did that too, and the same results happened. Although It had something to do with GTA IV not really having a high gameplay value once you finish the story, you can't do anything worthwhile anymore after the last mission, mods made me play it for some time like the LCPDFR, but constant crashes and performances issues kept me from playing more.

In GTA V's case there's alot to do in the game. I'm gonna get it for Xbox 360 for the missions, story and messing around. Then I'm gonna get it for PC for the multiplayer, mods and increased performance. Although I might have to download a game-complete save to jump start my progress on the PC version
 
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#60
Really wished they would have released it alongside the 360/PS3, I would have pre-ordered. 400K people signed a petition, so there was a demand for the game.

I'm leaving the country maybe next month or November and will not be taking my rig. I'm really tempted to buy it for my nephews 360, but I'd rather not buy a game twice.

Guess I'll get it during the next Steam sale when I come back :D

Rockstar doesn't want to shut up and take my money, I suppose.
 

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bawahaha this game is hilarious!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! so much fun!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 

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GTA 5 is so much fun. Excellent story and SOO much to do. Can't wait until the online play begins.
 
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Still waiting for RDR to come to PC....
I bought LA Noire on PS3 because of that...

Really pissed me off when it came out on PC a few months later
 
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Funny... GTA never really had good GFX, especially compared to other offerings...

Thats like comparing Wolfenstein 3d to FarCry :rolleyes:

IMHO MaxPayne 1 & 2 along with FarCry & HalfLife were just to epic! We got spoiled. Now, we're getting f0ked :laugh:
 
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I bought LA Noire on PS3 because of that...

Really pissed me off when it came out on PC a few months later
Did absolutely the same thing and bought it cheap on Steam and have never gotten around to actually playing it again on PC...
 

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Does it got a purple dildo in it???
 
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don't be nervous nervous Ron
 
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#72
I see people say this a lot.

So many people say the PC port "wasn't optimized" or was "a crappy port" just because maximum settings overpowered high end PCs at the time of release. However, that isn't how you measure how well a game is optimized. A real measure of a games optimization is if it can play on a wide range of hardware, and GTA:IV could. When GTA:IV came out for PC in Dec. 2008, I played it using an HD4670 and an Athlon X2 4400 . The GPU at the time was pretty new to the market, but it was also a mid-range card, the processor at the time was several years old, in fact the CPU was bought all the way back in 2006. The game ran just fine and looked good too, in looks significantly better than the console version that's for sure. To me, being able to run on a mid-range-ish system and look better than the console translates into a pretty good port.

The sad thing is that most people would have never complained about the game "not being optimized" if Rockstar had just limited the maximum settings to half of what they did, but instead Rockstar gave us the option to crank that shit up knowing it would bring hardware to it's knees, and I applaud them for that.
I'd say yes to this post.

a good optimized game isn't about running it on max settings on an intel 2000 chip, but being able to play it on decent settings, 30 fps, on A LOT of different systems.
 

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#74
Max Payne isn't even the same type of game............
an 11 year old PC game with a similar graphical style, looks superior to this game everyone wont shut up about.

really does say it all - i found skyrim on xbox 360 to be nauseating to look at, and this is no different.
 

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#75
I'd say yes to this post.

a good optimized game isn't about running it on max settings on an intel 2000 chip, but being able to play it on decent settings, 30 fps, on A LOT of different systems.
Pretty hard to do when there was so much physics in the game.. Although if it had adjustable physics i bet that would of helped a lot but to me that would spoil the game to me..


GTA 4 was more about physics than any thing else, and considering whenn my brother came over to the US and played it and said it looked and played much better than the xbox pretty much said it all.

I am sure they tweaked it more now and more people have better systems to run. I just hope if theey do bring out a GTA 5 for PC that they do not nerf the physics as that was the thing i loved about GTA 4