NVIDIA doesn’t know if GTA V will be released on PC

Yamilia from Twinfinite writes: "Yesterday we covered how NVIDIA supposedly leaked the Grand Theft Auto V release for PC. Today in our inbox we received word in the form of an official NVIDIA statement that this was not the case."

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Snookies122288d ago (Edited 2288d ago )

Then they shouldn't have opened their mouths... Nvidia is really going downhill as far as I'm concerned. I used to love them, but now I'll go with AMD all day long. Nvidia is just way too outspoken against consoles for its own good. I'm primarily a PC gamer, but I can (and do) appreciate what consoles have to offer. As an old school, and real gamer. I openly embrace all consoles (PC, Nintendo, Xbox, and PlayStation).

jeffgoldwin2288d ago

Personally I'll stick with buying hardware based on performance, which NVidia still does have an edge and runs cooler/more efficiently.

I could give 2 cents about what some PR is blowing smoke about while another guy is shoving a carrot up his behind. I'll make my own opinions and decisions and if a pc gpu maker sayss he thinks consoles are underpowered, so what, he has the right. He's entitled to own opinion, which face it isn't totally off base. In some ways yes, but I do see his point.

guitarded772288d ago (Edited 2288d ago )

I think they went... OOPS!!!, and are now trying to revert. Everyone knows GTAV will eventually come to PC, and probably PS4 and XBOX One too.

I'm 36, been gaming since the beginning. I'm also a computer programmer, but I prefer consoles for gaming. Yes, I clearly understand the advantages that the openness of a PC provide. But it is the ease of access of the consoles which makes me prefer them. At the end of a work day, I don't want to be on a PC (even though my gaming rig is two 24" monitors with consoles and PC side by side). Even among the people I work with, there are some that prefer PC, and some that prefer consoles... but most game on everything. There are just some experiences unique to each platform, so I choose to have it all, but when it comes to multi-platform games, I typically buy for a console. There are some games that I have bought for multiple consoles and/or PC, just because the communities are so different, and I have friends on each.

XB1_PS42288d ago (Edited 2288d ago )

@jeffgoldwin I base my purchases purely from a product stand point. Not from what they say about consoles. I really couldn't care any less than I do now about how Nvidia feels about consoles. Nvidia makes the best product, so I'll buy Nvidia.

I still hope GTA 5 comes to pc, nothing is better than a modded GTA..

Man2bFree2288d ago

It will come to PC eventually!! Rockstar got too many sales to lose! BUt Nvidia...its just whatever!! when new consoles were announced they said some shit as well! who cares!!

Amazingmrbrock2288d ago

Nvidia may make better hardware but in my experience amd does better drivers. The drivers seem to come out more often, the games are better optimized, and more stable graphics wise. Also more and more games seem to be optimized for amd cards. With that being the case sure nvidia has more power but they need it to brute force unoptimized code.

FATAL1TY2287d ago

hahaha Nvidia sucks

Console forever -_-

Mr Tretton2287d ago

"but in my experience amd does better drivers. The drivers seem to come out more often, the games are better optimized, and more stable graphics wise."

*spit take*

Yukicore2287d ago

@Mr Tretton
Are you being sarcastic? With AMD I had the most horrible driver experience for GPU ever, I had a Sapphire HD 7950, performing to it's promises on benchmarks, but on games it was just horrible, stuttering, bad frame rates etc.

Now I have exchanged it to Gigabyte GTX 770, as the HD 7950 died just before it's first year in my hands. The card had excellent temperatures, I didn't over-clock it, but it still died on me...

With the GTX 770 I am very satisfied, I can actually play GTA IV, with HD 7950 it had texture load problems & lags. I won't be purchasing any AMD product for the next 5-10 years for sure.

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HammadTheBeast2288d ago

It was an Nvidia investor who said that.

It will come to PC later, but from Rockstar's own words, they said development for PC port would begin after consoles.

I'm personally probably getting it for both PS3/PC.

But Nvidia do seem mad, they're being a bit too aggressive about consoles meaning "they be mad bro". They're also slowly losing market share to AMD (not too much of concern), getting destroyed by the Snapdragon and Qualcomm in the mobile department, and they just seem bitter now lol.

Somebody2287d ago

Nvidia is talking about those games in general term (since GTA series tend to be released late on the PC)and doesn't seem to predict anything specific. It wasn't even a public announcement, a challenge to AMD or some interview (as this article suggested). It was none of that. It was something said by a PR guy to investors during a meeting that was uncovered by some other gaming site. Those words were never meant for us gamers, they were for the investors.

You're going anti-Nvidia for the rest of your life based on that? A journalist's knee jerk reaction to what a PR guy said to investors?

aliengmr2287d ago

Going downhill for talking up their primary platform...riiight.

Please, any article on this site talking up the PS4 is met with absolute praise, but anyone NOT affiliated with the almighty Sony is just butt-hurt.

kevnb2287d ago

I dont care what some PR guy says about consoles, I just buy the product I like.

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capitanandi2288d ago

It'll probably go to PC later on anyway.

Donnieboi2288d ago (Edited 2288d ago )

Not the point. They shouldn't have lied. What kind of a response/logic is that?

capitanandi2288d ago

Yeah, totally. Perhaps that initial list that was leaked was a rough estimate. Still, there's no justifying them going on a limb after and saying it was true.

Mr Tretton2287d ago

They didn't lie. They leaked. Now they have to pretend they didn't tell the truth we already know.

snake_eater2288d ago

Wtf? to express enthusiasm? more like to piss of gamers

RBdrift2288d ago (Edited 2288d ago )

uhh...NVIDIA sounds like that dumped jealous girlfriend that we've all had that just talks shit to get attention.

ape0072288d ago (Edited 2288d ago )

im no PC gamer but i hope there is a PC version for 2 reasons

1-more people enjoy GTA

2-to port the PC build to X1 and ps4

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