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NVIDIA Unleaks GTA5 PC Comment - New Trailers Released

Two new trailers are available for Grand Theft Auto V, revealing the gubernatorial campaigns for two candidates. There's a clip showing off the Jock Cranley Campaign and another showing the Sue Murry Campaign. Also, Forbes has a statement from NVIDIA attempting to put the horse back in the barn after spilling some beans about the PC edition of Grand Theft Auto V. They claim this "was made with the intent of expressing enthusiasm for the games industry in general," and that "NVIDIA does not have information on any possible PC version release of Grand Theft Auto or its availability." This may very well be true, but it certainly sounds like full-on spin. Here's the full statement:

“Please note, during our Thursday’s earnings call, our investor relations team provided a list of important games that gamers are looking forward to on PC this fall, and included Grand Theft Auto V on that list. This statement was made with the intent of expressing enthusiasm for the games industry in general, and was not intended to represent specific knowledge possessed by NVIDIA. NVIDIA does not have information on any possible PC version release of Grand Theft Auto or its availability. We deeply regret the error.”

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22. Re: NVIDIA Unleaks GTA5 PC Comment - New Trailers Released Aug 14, 2013, 18:14 Creston
 
Aero wrote on Aug 14, 2013, 17:44:
I definitely do wonder, though, why they didn't wait a few months and make it a Xbone or PS4 exclusive.

Pure market share. 360 and PS3 combines is a ~150 million potential customers. GTA4 sold like 15 million in the first two months, IIRC? And you gotta figure Rockstar hopes to beat that number. They're sure putting the money into the game to beat it, anyway.

They wait a few months to make it next-gen exclusive, and they're looking at, what? Five million people at most? Sony and MS won't be able to put more product into the channels than that. So even if you assume that every single next-gen console customer buys a copy, they're missing out on 10 million sales.

Neither MS or Sony is going to pony up 600 million dollars to make it worth it for Rockstar. (Well, actually, MS might. In fact, I'm still surprised they haven't done so.)

I'm sure we'll see a next-gen version come out before March 2014.
 
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