GTA on PC (official)

#1 Edited by Hell_Dude (47 posts) -

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Rockstar Games Announces Grand Theft Auto IV for the PC

New York, NY – August 6, 2008 – Rockstar Games, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO), is proud to announce that Grand Theft Auto IV will be arriving on the PC on November 18th and 21st in North America and Europe, respectively.

"We are very excited to be releasing the PC version of Grand Theft Auto IV," said Sam Houser, Founder of Rockstar Games. "The whole team is dedicated to bringing an amazing gaming experience to the PC. The game looks and plays beautifully on PC and we can't wait for people to play it."

Developed by series creator Rockstar North and set in Liberty City, the latest installment in the enormously successful Grand Theft Auto series features a painstakingly detailed and life-like city for players to explore; a rich, immersive narrative experience; an original soundtrack highlighting the cultural eclecticism of Liberty City; and newly expanded multiplayer just for the PC.

For more information please visit: http://www.rockstargames.com/IV

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http://kotaku.com/5033671/rockstar-confirms-gta-iv-for-pc

Why did R* did this? I have no idea. For mods maybe. For money? I don't think so.

#2 Posted by floorswine (169 posts) -

Amazing! Please let me buy it on Steam!!

#3 Posted by DeadlyPain (397 posts) -
Hell_Dude said:
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____________________________________________________________________________________________

Rockstar Games Announces Grand Theft Auto IV for the PC

New York, NY – August 6, 2008 – Rockstar Games, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO), is proud to announce that Grand Theft Auto IV will be arriving on the PC on November 18th and 21st in North America and Europe, respectively.

"We are very excited to be releasing the PC version of Grand Theft Auto IV," said Sam Houser, Founder of Rockstar Games. "The whole team is dedicated to bringing an amazing gaming experience to the PC. The game looks and plays beautifully on PC and we can't wait for people to play it."

Developed by series creator Rockstar North and set in Liberty City, the latest installment in the enormously successful Grand Theft Auto series features a painstakingly detailed and life-like city for players to explore; a rich, immersive narrative experience; an original soundtrack highlighting the cultural eclecticism of Liberty City; and newly expanded multiplayer just for the PC.

For more information please visit: http://www.rockstargames.com/IV

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http://kotaku.com/5033671/rockstar-confirms-gta-iv-for-pc

Why did R* did this? I have no idea. For mods maybe. For money? I don't think so.

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why did they do it?.....hmm.....because Vice and san andreas are still one of manys fav games to play, - for the money YES this game will sell out fast for the PC
For mods? No, companys don't care about that, Gamers care about modding, and GTA 4 will be riddled with them tbh :S

i for one want GTA 4 on the PC.....i actually demand it and glad we don't need to wait till end of 2009 before we can play :/
#4 Posted by qiika (4 posts) -

Surprise.

#5 Posted by DeadlyPain (397 posts) -
qiika said:
"Surprise."

AHHHH.....Don't sneak up on me like that ¬_¬
#6 Posted by clubsandwich (3795 posts) -

have the specs been revealed?

#7 Posted by Ma7moud (805 posts) -
clubsandwich said:
"have the specs been revealed?"
Recommended specs
  • OS: Windows XP SP2
  • Processor: Dual core processor (Intel Pentium D or better)
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Hard Drive: 18GB free hard disk space
  • Video Card: 512MB Direct3D 10 compatible video card or Direct3D 9 card compatible with Shader
  • Drive: DVD-ROM dual-layer drive
Online
#8 Posted by clubsandwich (3795 posts) -
Ma7moud said:
"clubsandwich said:
"have the specs been revealed?"
Recommended specs
  • OS: Windows XP SP2
  • Processor: Dual core processor (Intel Pentium D or better)
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Hard Drive: 18GB free hard disk space
  • Video Card: 512MB Direct3D 10 compatible video card or Direct3D 9 card compatible with Shader
  • Drive: DVD-ROM dual-layer drive
"
I hope my new laptop can run this.
#9 Posted by breton (1437 posts) -
clubsandwich said:
I hope my new laptop can run this.
O_o
#10 Posted by xruntime (1920 posts) -
Ma7moud said:
"clubsandwich said:
"have the specs been revealed?"
Recommended specs
  • OS: Windows XP SP2
  • Processor: Dual core processor (Intel Pentium D or better)
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Hard Drive: 18GB free hard disk space
  • Video Card: 512MB Direct3D 10 compatible video card or Direct3D 9 card compatible with Shader
  • Drive: DVD-ROM dual-layer drive
"
I wonder what the minimum specs are....these look pretty steep, tbh.

I'd think GTA would make it scalable because its a very casual game and and casual gamers don't have high end PCs.
#11 Posted by ZeroCast (1869 posts) -

As taken from my Blog, here are some of the new features expected for the game:

As you all already know GTA IV for the PC is coming in November ,now according to the Games For Windows listing, GTA: IV will hit PC on November 18, 2008.

Microsoft's website also included a list of PC exclusive content and features:

  •  New high resolution technology brings Liberty City to life with even more stunning graphical detail.
  • Expanded multiplayer will require even more strategy and skill to come out on top.
  •   Match Filtering allows you to pick your favorite multiplayer options and then instantly find online matches that fit.
  •   Record gameplay clips and edit them together with a variety of options using the Video Editor and upload via the Rockstar Social Club.
  • Optimized for PC controls and Xbox 360 controller.
#12 Posted by clubsandwich (3795 posts) -
breton said:
"clubsandwich said:
I hope my new laptop can run this.
O_o"
what?
#13 Posted by Gamer_152 (14111 posts) -

I suppose Rockstar could make a bit of cash on this but it's rather strange seeing them trying to sell to the very small market of PC-driving games/third person shooters fans.

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#14 Posted by breton (1437 posts) -
Gamer_152 said:
"I suppose Rockstar could make a bit of cash on this but it's rather strange seeing them trying to sell to the very small market of PC-driving games/third person shooters fans."
Oh, fuck that! PC GTA has a great following with GTANet, and the GTA Forums. I don't know how the numbers compare exactly, but you don't get online multiplayer mods for both VC and SA from a 'small market'.

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