With the launch of Grand Theft Auto IV upon us, many Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 owners are more than ready to get started on the title, but will PC gamers have something to look forward to this November?
My PS3 copy will arrive tomorrow but I'll still be picking it up for PC when it's out for that silky smooth framerate and over 16 man multiplayer courtesy of dedicated servers :D (lets hope they manage 100 man servers like multi theft auto did with san andreas)
multiplayer in games is great and all. but in a world the size of gta, its an uncomon event to come across each other. its like having you and 15 other mates try and find each other in new york. but then again i havn't played gta 4 so they may of gotten around that somehow. btw gta:sa did have multiplayer on ps2. it just really sucked lol
Will definitely be better than the BS3rd verion. (ps3 also has an attach-rate lower than Wii LOL)
Time to change account troll. XD
doesn't seem to quit but he still get ownz like getpwnz hey where sammy show this two which version is superior Ps3 or 360 cause these seem to confuse them
Man u a Sad delusional kid. Fact PC Version is the REAL XBOX Version...Not the Hold back on that Over Priced old gen PC hardware u kids call XBOX 360. and are u running out of things to bash PS3 with u use Attach rates ??? wow u sad...sad...sad..kid. and dont PM me crying pwnd..dont need to lose a I.Q point reading what crap u have to spew.
gta 4 on pc will be the best among console later but worth waiting
Yep... waiting for the PC version... no rush :)
Hate to rain on the party but I heard that Rockstar has a press statement saying that a PC is NOT coming out. I hope it does though, I could not imagine the system requirements though
No, what you read was a blog post that gave no source.
Dude it was the co-founder of Rockstar, he spoke about it in that press release where he said he preferred the PS3 version of GTA4, it's on the N4G website.
Rockstar has yet confirm a PC release of the game, but hasn't denied one either.
happy noodle/ they ve already told that gta v could not be on xbox 360.. but ps3 version posibble.. if they did stg like you said, they would loose huge amount of money.. best gta exprience always be on PC.
PC ver is the ver to get. Will probably release exclusively on Steam.
I could see Rockstar striking a deal with Valve for steam digital distribution. To my knowledge Rockstar and TakeTwo have no games on steam at the moment. Still, I cant imagine the system requirements, have you seen Assassin's creed's requirements, it's cheaper to buy a 360 or PS3 at that point then buy a gaming PC. I have a hard enough time running Crisis on my Alienware Laptop with SLI enabled. @AcidZ You like the PC controls better, seriously? Any other game I could understand (especially if it was an FPS).
Then you aren't very knowledgable are you DevonTheDude535. It is a fact that Rockstar and Take 2 put every version of GTA on steam some months ago from GTA 1 right up to GTA SA. I also believe they have put Midnight Club on Steam as well. So it is obviously something they are interested in utilising. As for the controls you talk as if GTA is nothing but a driving game. It is far more than a driving game, alot of the game centres around aiming and shooting for that a mouse is vastly superior. To be honest it is a personal thing how you like to play the game, but at least with the PC you have a CHOICE with a console you don't.
I haven't used Steam in months, actually since I beat the Orange Box back last Fall, hence why I didn't remeber if TakeTwo games were there on steam, actually I remember BioShock being on Steam I forgot about that. Personally I have been a keyboard and mouse champion my whole life, up until I got my Alienware laptop. It's a lot more convenient playing with a game pad while laying down on the couch (with a laptop), keyboard and mouse is not practical on the couch, at a desk thats a different story. Your speaking to me like I never played GTA on PC, quite the contrary, I have played almost every GTA game except the GTA Stories games (which are not on PC), and Vice City. Yup, GTA 1,2,3 and San Andreas on PC. I bought both versions of GTA 3 when they came out respectively (GTA3 came out later on PC, still before original Xbox version). I remember that the controls were somewhat tight, but the game (GTA3) was originally conceived for a PS2 controller not a keyboard and mouse. I loved the custom soundtracks and high res textures the PC version had over the PS2, but the controls were not perfect unlike everything else. FPS games are better with keyboard and mouse, but GTA with both car and on foot mechanics don't work outrageously well using WASD to move and steer. If GTA was a FPS game I would completely agree with you, GTA is not a game that needs extreme aiming precision, thats why there's auto aiming in GTA. Games that are essentially ported to PC like GTA (since GTA3) are designed first for a controller and second for a keyboard and mouse. Other games like UT3 were designed first for keyboard and mouse and second for a controller.
I can't believe the constrols can ever be considered as an issue for the PC. Use the keyboard/mouse for FPS, or use the 360's pad for console games like GTA4. Thats it.
DevonDude, someone else said it, but not only Rockstar, but Take 2 has embraced Steam big time, releasing Bioshock through Steam at midnight. Also, I find myself using Keyboard/Mouse during the on foot sequences, while using my Logitech rumblepad gamepad for the driving sequences. I have Assassins Creed on the PC and it does run silky smooth on the recommended as well as the required specs.
Well didn't I read somewhere that Dan Houser said that there isn't going to be a PC version. I remember reading it somewhere.:|
Thats exactly what I said earlier, it was in the press release where he said he liked the PS3 version of GTA 4 better. Told ya TheIneffableBob, I'm not the only one saying this.
http://whatifgaming.com/gta... Check it out. Blog post. No source.
Nothing beats playing GTA on consoles, be it PS3 or xbox 360.
playing on console feel like amateur autolocking system i hate that
Well, thats ur personal preference. I find it rather difficult and unrealistic to play 3rd person games using a keyboard, especially when it comes to driving. However, u PC gamers can always hook up a good controller to enjoy the same benefits as console gamers. This is just one reason why PC pwns consoles.
Too bad the best PC gamepad out is the 360 controller. No others come close (most don't even have rumble). I only use a gamepad if I'm in the living room laying down on the couch playing my laptop, otherwise I'm a keyboard and mouse guy.
tamd +1903 I'm unanimous with u.. We want completely control the game.. and that would only be with mouse&keyboard..
hopefully there will be mods with the pc version. just like san andreas
Hope it comes out on pc, but i prefer playing GTA on consoles controller-wise...
I expect to see 500 torrents the day after it's released on PC lol
What, you mean like the 500 that popped up a week before the 360 version released? ;)
Lets hope they fix the ugly textures, and frame rate that plagues the consoles.
Forget about the graphics. The PC's version will be king in content and multiplayer making the 360's DLC nothing more than a drop in the pond. With all the new mods, missions, guns, vehicals and NPCs...all completely FREE, that the PC version will pump out, you'll never be able finish this endless game. Its like an off line MMO. It makes a mockery outta the PS3 version vs 360's dispute.
that would be Badass, it would make 360 exclusive DLC laughable, judging by Vice City an San Andreas´ mods, its an endless experience. believe me.
who would play this on PC?
not a game made for PC
prob need an 8800gtx and ownage processor, not for casual pc owners... no thanks
Let the mods come
Being able to replace the car models was the best part in a PC GTA but the hardware requirements would be massive and my pc and wallet just can't handle that.
I'm definitely gonna get the PC version when it comes out but there's no way I'm gonna deprive myself of the greatest game in many years to get a better version 6 months later.
Then buy it for the console now. One of the thing that makes PC gaming great is the price. When GTA 4 hit the PC it will do so at a lower price than the console, you could even get a digital copy. If you wait for about two weeks after release you might even be able to grab it for $35 on sale.
Gee I really cant wait - high res textures, mods and mouse-aiming FTW! particularly the mods - I spent hours playing a tonne of different ones and edited the odd config file - so much fun can be gotten out of it, GTA is ultimate living sandbox!!!!
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