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No PC Version of GTA V At Launch: Rockstar

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#76
OMG, I'm shocked!!! ...

GTA 4 looked good but the engine was a steaming pile of crap.

so GTA 5 will also be a steaming pile.
Not really... I guess you haven't played Max Payne 3 on PC... graphically and requirement-wise it's quite decent...

Or Red Dead Redemption on console... it looks and plays (30fps+ mostly) fantastic, as opposed to the 20-25fps GTA IV was on console, that looked like garbled-up vomit.

So, in essence, they've done a lot to optimize and enhance the engine, as well as make it more PC-friendly (AA, DX11, better scalability etc), so to say... Of course, the "port" (is it one?) itself, could still suck... And it still remains, as Max Payne 3 shows... one of the most VRAM-hungry engines out there... which I always foudn weird, considering the very limited/shared memory pools consoles have, at least this (sooo moldy) generation.
 
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#77
Rockstar is a console developer. GTA III was a port. Vice City was a port. San Andreas was a port. GTA IV was a port. Bully was a port. Manhunt 2 was a port. L.A Noir was a port. Midnight Club was a port.
 

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#78
Rockstar is a console developer. GTA III was a port. Vice City was a port. San Andreas was a port. GTA IV was a port. Bully was a port. Manhunt 2 was a port. L.A Noir was a port. Midnight Club was a port.
Yep sadly its true. Even though they were ports, they still played fairly decent especially since they modified vice city and SA with mouse fire support and it made gameplay MUCH better than the PS2/Xbox versions. Then only issues were the frame limiters and choppy rates even on higher end cards.
 
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I have no idea why people are surprised. This is how its ALWAYS been with Rockstar. If it was DICE and this was BF4 I would be blown away but, this is par for the course for Rockstar.
 
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Yep sadly its true. Even though they were ports, they still played fairly decent especially since they modified vice city and SA with mouse fire support and it made gameplay MUCH better than the PS2/Xbox versions. Then only issues were the frame limiters and choppy rates even on higher end cards.
yeah sometimes the ports are okay.

after Rockstar ported GTA III and Vice City to the PC they did it one more time for the XBOX and added a lot of graphic and audio enhancements the PC never got. it's called the Grand Theft Auto Double Pack.

http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/digitalfoundry-retro-face-off-grand-theft-auto-3
 
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This is an old thread, but I seen this today! Amazon is offering GTA V for windows. HERE
 
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Why would they list it on the French website and not the USA website? I don't see a date on the French site either. A mistake, me thinks.
 
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I'll stop being a skeptical hippo once I see it for pre-order on steam.
 
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Looks like some people are still mad Red Dead Redemption will never be coming to PC.
I do wish Red Dead Redemption does come out for PC but no huge loss.
Still would have preferred it to GTAIV though.
Bully took ages before it came out on PC and it turned out to be a fine game for me.
 

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Makes sense to me that they would come out with console versions before the PC. Hopefully the reason is that making it for the xbox 1st then improving on that for the pc release which i have no issue with what so ever if that's the reason..

To make a PC game it has to be so much more time consuming there for logically the pc would be late release unless they gave you xbox kinda graphics or delayed the console version which cannot be good.
 

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I do wish Red Dead Redemption does come out for PC but no huge loss.
Still would have preferred it to GTAIV though.
Bully took ages before it came out on PC and it turned out to be a fine game for me.
My god, Bully took 2 years for Wii, Xbox, and PC versions and 6 freakin' years for a PS3 version!? Anyway I have yet to play Red Dead.
 
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My god, Bully took 2 years for Wii, Xbox, and PC versions and 6 freakin' years for a PS3 version!? Anyway I have yet to play Red Dead.
I have played a little of Red Dead Redemption and found it a worthy title of making it for PC.
I played it on PS3 and have to say the graphics in the back ground were much left to be desired.
It's passable none the less, mainly due to gameplay.
 
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Still waiting for Red Dead on PC here (yes, I know it will probably never happen)
 

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Yea, I never said it was true or false.. hehe but I did see it and figured I'd share with you guys. :toast: It's probably a miss print or something, but I hope it is true.
 
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I bought LA Noire on PS3 on the basis that RDR didnt come out on PC.

LA Noire did, and was very quickly £3.50 in a steam sale *mad*
 

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I bought LA Noire on PS3 on the basis that RDR didnt come out on PC.

LA Noire did, and was very quickly £3.50 in a steam sale *mad*
I enjoyed that game on the PS3 and if it did come out on release or they had said it would of i would of waited and probably picked it up near full price.

Sad part is that game was a lot of fun and that's from some one who don't like consoles
 
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I enjoyed that game on the PS3 and if it did come out on release or they had said it would of i would of waited and probably picked it up near full price.

Sad part is that game was a lot of fun and that's from some one who don't like consoles
I bought it thinking it would be like GTA.
Lucky I bought it on sale.

Pretty good story though.

Just wish there were more side missions.
Would have been nice to race the old skool cars.