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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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30. Re: NVIDIA Unleaks GTA5 PC Comment - New Trailers Released Aug 14, 2013, 20:30 Creston
 
finga wrote on Aug 14, 2013, 18:39:
Creston wrote on Aug 14, 2013, 18:14:
I'm sure we'll see a next-gen version come out before March 2014.
Would you have been sure of the same thing for the 360/PS3 and San Andreas? The Xbox version of GTA:SA was released only a few months before the 360 was, after all, and look what happened there: Rockstar moved on from SA and took years to release a next-gen GTA. (It was available via backwards compatibility, I guess, but I remember it running kind of like shit.)

I'm not saying it ain't gonna happen, just that it's a big possibility that it won't.

But you're talking about completely different consoles running on completely different architectures (between all of them), so the task of porting it over was probably fairly humongous.

In this case it'd be taking the (upcoming) PC version and porting it to slightly crappier PCs. I doubt it'll take them long. Maybe March is a bit soon, but we'll see a "next-gen" one right alongside a PC one.
 
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