Rockstar has confirmed to CVG that "both versions of Grand Theft Auto IV will have an online multiplayer component", so it looks like Don Mattrick did get his words mixed up.
at least this is one rumor that both 360 and PS3 fans knew would be debunked. and proving untrue
Debunked quickly. :)
everyone wanted to get the news story if true! Anyway, no way rockstar would spit in the face of the playstation fans that helped make the series what it is today.
I'm sure MS was hoping for more than a couple of hour before this got debunked. But hey, anyone can get "Misquoted" right :)
Oh yes way. Another 50 mil and thats exactly what they could have done. Money is way more important to these companies than loyalty and fanbase.
for extra content not a core part of the game. there is a major difference between the two.
ive always wanted an online multiplayer GTA game, imagine the chaos that would be going on with 16 people on a san andreas map
i want co-op more than multiplayer maps...
@fzss1 imagine if it was more than 16 maybe 32 or 60 perhaps. I dnt think he was misquoted he jst didnt word his sentence properly leaving openings for various ppl to interprete however they choose
I think both The Executive and Burekman have good points. The game developers should show some loyalty towards platforms that made them famous, but money talks. If companies did show loyalty to platforms then a bunch of titles would still be exclusively PC.
so yeah... how bout them Giants?
Face it, there is no way 360 can ever be better then me!!!!
or lied...... what a shifty fella. Reaks of desperation that shane kim bloke.
he was trying to confuse people and sway them toward 360. At least when peter moore mis-spoke, you could actually chalk it up to the fact that he was delusional. If you need a refresher on what I'm talking about" " Devil may cry is only the beginning. I hope to get Final Fantasy and Metal Gear as well" -Peter Moore on jacking Sony exclusives.
No sooner do I post on the rumour article that it is complete bull$h!t then the rumour is completely debunked. Never believe what Microsoft say without confirmation by another source.
Ofcoarse they'll both have multiplayer, *sigh* ill be playing GTA online free on PSN OH yee
It was obvious indeed, how can people disagree with the comment above?
Don Mattrick has some explaining to do.
This comes to mind
This is first time I heard that either is getting online. Sweet.
sorry but that was more then obvious the last rumour was a fake
wow that was pretty fast.
it had to be debunked before it was able to circulate around the web.Because it would have done more harm than good to Rockstars image if people got wind of it.
this was obvios the psp gta's had multiplayer so there was no way the wouldnt include it lookin forward to the multiplayer hope they come up with with what me and my m8s used to do carnage competition u know when u got ur m8s round and u'd all see who can cause the most destruction b4 dying only this time u all play at once lol
what a jackass
Your a moron
Before insulting someone's intelligence, you should probably check to see if YOUR grammar is correct otherwise YOU'RE going to make yourself look a bit moronic.
my comment got deleted. i guess it got out of context
and because of you i got deleted for the 1st time as well.Please lets try and keep our comments mature.Open zone is for trash talk
okay mate lol. have bubbles :D
so how long did that take to debunk... 2 hours...
when i read about that 360 owners will have exclusive multiplayer, i was already thinking wtf?. Some guy in MS tells something which is logically impossible, i mean c`mone how many belived that Rockstar, Rockstar!! wants to screw with sony ps3 owners, it would be insane. I dont know how true is to say that GTA is a playstation franchise but we all know that playstation have played a very big role helping GTA (rockstar) to become Globally so HUGE, so well known and loved!!
we have to look at how gta sold the ps2 as well, im happy they stick with the playstation brand
their trying a lil 2 hard to get people to know gta is betta on 360. They feel their momentum slipping away. They rushed the 360 to beat ps3. Now it seems its all for nothing. Rushing the faulty hardware is costing them now. People are afraid 2 buy anything named xbox. Especially outside n. America. Gta will b betta on 360. Rockstar knows their system a lot better than ps3. Ps3 graphics will almost b the same. A lil blurry. N ps3 will have framerate issues.
Where did you hear the PS3 has framerate issues? Check GTA4.net for their playstation 3 preview of GTA4 where they say the game looks fantastic and the framerate is very smooth and didn't drop throughout the entire demo. Also, FYI the PS3 version isn't a port off the 360 version. It was built from the ground up using the PS3 dev kit. There were separate teams developing for both consoles.
Framerate issues, and a little blurry? LOL. Seeming as PS3 has proven that it has the upper hand in the graphics department, I don't see the logic in your comment.
"both versions of Grand Theft Auto IV will have an online multiplayer component" Lets break it down. Both will have an online component. That doesn't mean the PS3 will have the same features as the 360 will have. Seen XBL is premium in features and PSN is on a lower level, the PS3 component could be less, much less then the 360 one @ Mighty Douche (below) Dude, what I am saying could be reality. Do you know for sure it isn't? There are many games out there that have no online or less features online then their 360 counterpart VF5 no online for PS3, full online for 360 Major League Baseball, big differences in online features Skate (slowdown PS3 in online mode) Go check it out there are more games that lack the 360 features. I can imagine GTAIV could have differences also.
oh give it up Mart.... both have online, simple enough for you?
And you pay a premium for XBL!
blah blah blah blah blah. lol
what does this show?
ill tell you, for microsoft to need to spin such tragic lies it just shows that the launch of GTA4 is the biggest event for them and the 360 in 2008!
ps3 owners on the other hand have a wealth of AAA titles in the coming months that might even surpass GTA4 for GOTY in 2008
the futures bright
Your fanboy rants actually get really boring after awhile. Others can be convincing, yours are just...pathetic. :(
Up until now you've been pretty good at posting in the non gamer section Mart. Looking at what you just typed, I'd suggest you continue. OPEN ZONE mate =========>
yeah, thats why you have to PAY to play with 15(max) other people and we can play with 16, 32, 40, 59 other players.
thats why you have P2P and we have dedicated servers, right?
your arguement holds no water. you've been throwing sh!t at the PS3 for a long time now and nothings sticks.
"both versions of Grand Theft Auto IV will have an online multiplayer component"
Lets break it down.
Both will have an online component.
That doesn't mean the XBOX will have the same features as the PS3 will have.
Seen PS3 is premium in features and XBOX is on a lower level, the XBOX component could be less, much less then the PS3 one
Yes all i did was change what you said around because you are showing pure fanboyism and it none of it is true except in ure head ... as far as we know everyone will get the same content, dont change the facts without knowing what they are
Almost every reply to his comment should be in the open zone so don't try preaching that crap.
i think you're outnumbered. the PSN/XBL differences are really only optional or bonus features (in-game friend list, etc.) that have nothing to do with the developer's abilities to implement an online component.
I hope one day your brain gets an RROD and we never hear from you again . You are such an annoying fanboy, its ridiculous.
Don Mattrick probably meant the exclusive episodic content. It's just a matter of how you interpret what he said. Everything gets taken out of context...
his statement wasn't taken out of context it was just plain wrong. Mattrick says that it's "an amazing piece of software and I'm really excited with its downloadable content and online multiplayer support. Again, that's something that's unique to 360."
People who talk in marketing-speak tend to say the same thing over and over so many times that they don't even consciously process what they're saying anymore. I doubt this was intentional, he probably just got a bit tongue-tied while trying to brag on the exclusive DLC they paid so dearly for.
Pay attention because it doesn't say "same online component"
you guys use whatever made up thing to smash each other?
this place is weird...i tough this was a gaming site...
Rockstar has made it clear the only differences between the PS3 version and the 360 version is the episodic content that will be available later, as in next year, for the 360. That's it! Is it just me or are 360 customers dieing for games this year that they either go about trying to take exclusive games from the PS3 and claim it's coming to the 360 and/or make claims that both aren't made equally. Are you guys that depressed with your '08 lineup?
Julie, it is. Jason is just commenting in the wrong zone.
Then this is the gamer zone :O , but both zones seems the same, and i dont like fan fights, i like the games not the systems ^.^
Typical MS LYING like usual
Don't be so rude with them. They are just a couple of good persons on heart. [/sarcasm]
who would think R* would do that to SONY.
R* loves SONY, GTA could have been out a while ago for ps3, but who held in back R*.
because they love SONY.
and GTAV will be exclusive, atleast timed.
R* has already stated their issues w/ DVDs this GEN.
The Day GTAIV is released and still see people arguing? IDK anymore
I've already said that earlier and here comes the "article". That's so ZZzzZZZzzzzzZzZz... Tomorrow: "GTA IV XBox 360 with rumble feature only !!!" 1 hour later, debunked: "Both, PS3 & XBxo 360 with rumble feature !!!" Ridiculous and boring.......
The great thing about the PS3 version is that it will be free to play it online.
And the great thing about the 360 version is, you can invite your mates by chat while they're playing other games and they don't have to leave their game to retrieve their message in the first place.
Totally irrelevant, all that matters is everyone gets a chance to play this game, i'm really happy to see it going multi-plat, way to go Rockstar.
PS3 version for me though.
The BABOONS just love paying for a service that Sony gives out for free.....AAAHAHHAHAHHAHAHH
WELL WELL MR GATES LOOK AT WHAT WE HAVE HERE!! I SUPPOSE I'LL LET YOU LIVE.
JUST TO SEE YOU FALL WHEN THEY CANCELL GTA4 ON PLAYSTATION 3 AND MAKE IT 360 EXCLUSIVE AHAHAHAHAHAHAH