MCVUK:New versions of Grand Theft Auto V could come to other platforms, if that's where the gamers are, says Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick.
Meanwhile PC gamers still cry out for a PC version....
We have been since before the game launched on 360 and PS3.
The reason I haven't picked up the 360/PS3 version, is because I've been waiting for a next-gen version. Really looking forward to playing the game. I just hope they'll take their time and release a fantastic next-gen version, instead of a rushed lazy port. I don't mind waiting if it's worth the wait.
GtaSA- PS2 (in its prime), Xbox AND PC: 21.4M GtaIV- PS3, 360, AND PC: 25M GtaV- PS3/360 ONLY: 34M in a short time/record breaking sales given the steady increase in sales (steady incline from gtaIII), and the biggest increase being with the absence of the PC version, its a bad look for PC. i dont think its worth bringing to PC, too many piraters. pc gamers buy games, but pirating is still a big issue.
@PoSTedUP No offence but for the record , Every PC version of any GTA Series was released at least six months after the console release So the sales has nothing to do with the PC version If you looked any time at Steam's current top 100 games for Concurrent players of the games you will see that GTAIV is a constant game in the list with a high rank since launch
@chillout- the time of release doesnt make a difference and these numbers are accumulative of all platforms it was released on including PC, sorry idk what you were trying to get at. another example would be BO2: first day (or maybe week) sales were like 6Million on ps3, 7Million on 360, and 0.4M on PC......
Hm... Gamers or consumers? Not being released on PC might be due to the "slight" difference between these two groups.
We're getting the PC version. It just always takes them time to release it on PC.
I hope it comes to ps4 I didn't get the chance to play it gtav yet
It is fun a lot of ppl cry about the micro transactions but it does not affect game play imo only problem is if you do not have a few friends with you you may become a target some ppl are a holes I just hope ps4 online players can play against ps3 online players if not I will just stick with the ps3 version.
Is that the original heading of the story? Because if it is, it pretty obvious that there is a extremely large PC fanbase, and it's also apparently clear that gamers are taking the plunge to this gens consoles quicker than anyone anticipated! Even the console makers didn't see this coming. So the question I'll ask is what really is the problem? Or are they afraid of spending a little of the billions they've made?
Really good news for those who waited, but I would not buy it again. Off topic: I hope my asshole friend doesn't start f***ing with my comments.
i really hope gta 5 comes to pc, my pc couldnt handle it but seeing the mods for gta 4 is awesome like i c enhancer. still bums me out red dead never got that chance either.
Of course there will be PC< PS4 and Xbox One version, just a matter of time I always wanted to play it through a second time so I will wait and hold off now until this happends
I'm waiting on the pc version because i want mods
I will laugh when they bring it to the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and not for PC. xD
He said they would launch on other platforms if that's where the consumers are. Going by that you'd think a PC version would come first simply because there is a far bigger install base at present than there is on the next gen consoles.
While I am a PC gamer at heart and there is no argument that there are more PCs than consoles, I always get irked by the automatic assumption that PC is a larger market. While there are a huge number of PCs, how many of them are modern enough to run a newly released game like GTA 5 that will most likely be a bit of a resource hog? How many of those PCs are owned by gamers? How many of those gamers are actually going to want to play GTA 5? How many of those gamers who want to play GTA 5 are actually going to buy it instead of pirating it? Currently the PC install base may exceed the "next gen" console install base, but how long is that likely to be the case? Which one is more likely to grow the most in the next year? There are too many unknowns to be certain but the trend of developers and publishers moving more and more to consoles and "console style" games makes me suspect that a next gen console version is a bit more likely.
Even though there's billions of pcs out there. The majority of consumers don't play enhanced games on their PC. I myself have a windows and a mac but I feel uncomfortable playing on them that's why I game on a console
Im Pc gamer but that not suprise me at all and to be honest?? Dont care any more cos when rockstar realise Gta5 I was angry there is no Pc version, but now dont give a shit!!
@TheOrder You are a class act.
That's fine. Where are my heists?
Xbox One and PS4 versions please :)
Skipped the PS3 version, waiting on the PS4 version. Hope it comes sooner than later.
Please Rockstar release GTA V on PC and 'current gen' consoles. I already have Xbox 360 version but if they released it for more platforms I would definately get it on both PC and PS4. GTA V is the only reason I'm keeping my Xbox 360. Also GTA V has unbelievable levels of modding opportunity. Rockstar you cannot waste it so please release it on PC so I can do some crazy modding. Also I can't be bothered to take out my HDMI cable out of my PC and put it on my Xbox 360 every time I want to play GTA V (I share one HDMI cable with my PC and Xbox 360).
They have already sold 32 million. Even if they launched on Xbox one and PS4 tomorrow, I would bet they could sell 3 million copies fairly quick and double that by the end of the year. I wouldn't be surprised if they waited until after the DLC comes out before releasing "game of the year" editions on the new consoles.
Enough with the ports, although if they bring out a brand new standalone dlc disc pack on next gen as well as last gen ,like with GTA IV episodes i'd buy it.
lying sacks of shit wont admit last gen was a beta release and next gen will be finished product
Ruling out Vita then? mkay.
They might wait another while before the release on ps4/xbone and PC but PC should be first since they will get more sales.
We want it on the Vectrex! Right guys? Hello? I'll see myself out...
If it was in full 1080 glory I would definitely buy again
What R* is really stating is that the PC platform lacks the amount of honest and paying customers. The key word is *customers* and customers pay for goods and services, they don't pirate and steal them. For anyone who disagrees with me, question why R* themselves stated this. PC gamers outnumber console gamers worldwide 4:1. So why would doesn't R* release this game on PC? Its simple, the game would get torrented, gutted, modded and GTA5 online would be way more of a mess than what it is on consoles. R* has stated that they want to build the online part of the game so it evolves over the years and continue to support it. How can they do that when PC modders will hijack the online and R* will lose profits. Just because the previous games were on PC doesn't mean R*'s plans for future of this franchise include a PC version. They made the game and want full control over it and a PC version with GTA online they would definitely be in for tug of war among all the entitled whiny PC gimme gimme software gamers. Also because they made a billion doesn't mean you can steal. The billion they earned were due to PAYING CUSTOMERS, see its called capitalism. Stop acting entitled because you spent thousands on a rig an the software maker made a billion, They don't owe you shit!!!!