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Rumour: GTA V PC Releasing In March, PS4 And Xbox One Announcement In January

PC announcement coming tomorrow?

It looks as though Grand Theft Auto V could be releasing for PC in March, with an announcement coming tomorrow, according to a German Facebook page who posted a screenshot of an Amazon chat stating that the game would release on the 12th of March 2014 in the USA, with an announcement on the 24th of December 2013.

The rumour spread to Reddit, with further people contacting Amazon and being told a release of March 2014. The post seems to have flown under the radar.


I did ask Amazon myself when the game would release, and they replied “The computer version will apparently come out in the United States first on March 12, 2014.” but went on to say that this was not an official confirmation from the manufacturers or from Amazon themselves, but rather an outside source.

A second Amazon worker had some information about stock of the game, and confirmed that they’d expect it by February:

Unfortunately we do not have an exact date for it to be in stock as of yet. You may think of to contact Rockstar for further information. We are expecting it next year by February, but no clear date is guaranteed for now.

The PC version of the game is not listed anywhere on the website for pre-order just yet.

The problem with this is that there’s no true origin to the story, and it could just be an Amazon worker googling and finding a made up piece of information, which has now become widely spread. Perhaps even the original screenshot could have been a fake, though Amazon expecting stock by February is interesting.

If true, we’ll have to wait until tomorrow to see confirmation of a PC version.

Furthermore, when questioned about a PS4 or Xbox One version, the representative stated: “I am sorry but for PS4 and Xbox One there is no update yet, please check back by first week of January. We might have the update by then please.”

26 Comments
  1. Jas-n
    Since: Aug 2008

    *drools*

    Comment posted on 23/12/2013 at 17:05.
    • Jas-n
      Since: Aug 2008

      Although I can’t imagine it being the leep it was between GTA IV on consoles and PC.

      Comment posted on 23/12/2013 at 17:07.
      • whoelse
        Writer
        Since: Forever

        Full HD would be nice.

        Comment posted on 23/12/2013 at 19:06.
  2. 3shirts
    Member
    Since: Aug 2008

    A PS4 GTAV would be great, especially if we can do a £10 upgrade!

    Comment posted on 23/12/2013 at 17:07.
    • Youles
      Member
      Since: Feb 2011

      I concur. As much as I like it, the RP nerfing online is a joke and the PS3 game is more than sufficient that I wouldn’t bother buying the next gen version at £50

      Comment posted on 23/12/2013 at 17:13.
    • cam the man
      Member
      Since: May 2009

      If it does come out on PS4 an upgrade offer would be welcome.

      Comment posted on 23/12/2013 at 17:39.
      • gaffers101
        Member
        Since: Oct 2008

        I would only do the upgrade if I could transfer my game save too. I’m not playing all those missions and side quests again.

        Comment posted on 23/12/2013 at 18:28.
      • bunimomike
        Member
        Since: Jul 2009

        Staggeringly good point. I’m not doing this all over again. PS3 to PC, please.

        Comment posted on 23/12/2013 at 19:15.
  3. Vallon
    Member
    Since: Sep 2013

    I’d probably buy it again for the PS4

    Comment posted on 23/12/2013 at 17:12.
  4. lambchop
    Member
    Since: Aug 2013

    oh yeah baby! Bring it on!!

    Comment posted on 23/12/2013 at 17:13.
  5. JigsawPieces
    Member
    Since: Sep 2010

    This sounds pretty flimsy, especially as far as the next gen consoles go :/

    I really hope it’s true though; this is one of the games that’s got lost in the platform change for me, and I’ll snap it up if they release a PS4 version.

    Comment posted on 23/12/2013 at 17:18.
    • ron_mcphatty
      Member
      Since: Sep 2008

      It’s bound to be coming, ever since GTA 3 the console version has preceded and unannounced PC version, I’ put money on it!

      Comment posted on 23/12/2013 at 18:54.
      • JigsawPieces
        Member
        Since: Sep 2010

        Yeah, I don’t doubt there’ll be a PC version. I want it for PS4 though :)

        Comment posted on 23/12/2013 at 20:35.
  6. colmshan1990
    Member
    Since: Apr 2009

    Meh.

    I got bored of the game very quickly. Fun at first, but soon the repetition kicked in.

    Too much driving around between missions, only to find the exact same type of mission I’d just finished.

    Same old problems it’s always had. And I don’t care if it’s satire- the ridiculous stereotyping is old now, it’s beyond the point of grating.

    It’s time to find something new to build Grand Theft Auto around- by far the best parts of GTAV were the references to other, better entertainment media, and that’s a bad sign.

    Comment posted on 23/12/2013 at 17:21.
    • Taylor Made
      Member
      Since: Oct 2011

      Word my brother word! The game was good to a point then boring after, Trevor was funny for 5 minutes then he just became annoying, I just want punch franklin in the face & Michael well he needs balls

      Comment posted on 24/12/2013 at 09:10.
  7. bunimomike
    Member
    Since: Jul 2009

    Wonderful game. Currently playing it now. Also, it makes sense that it might launch six months (or so) after the initial console release as that’s how it happened on GTA IV (for the PC version).

    Fingers crossed, PC and new gen gamers get to enjoy GTA V.

    Comment posted on 23/12/2013 at 18:05.
  8. gazzagb
    Master of speling mitakse
    Since: Feb 2009

    Would love a PC version, that’s why I held off getting it on PS3. A fully optimised PC version would be incredible!

    Comment posted on 23/12/2013 at 18:20.
    • TheDemocrodile
      Member
      Since: May 2010

      Fully optimised? Rockstar Games?!? Not a hope in hell.

      GTA4 was one of the worst examples of shoddy ports in PC gaming, even after it’s release months of patches by the devs could’nt sort out the myriad of issues the game had with some system configurations.

      That includes my machine, to this day it is the only game I own that i cannot play due to a constant 18fps. Even Rome 2 on maximum settings hits an average of 26.

      Sceptical this reptillian is.

      Comment posted on 23/12/2013 at 20:58.
      • gazzagb
        Master of speling mitakse
        Since: Feb 2009

        I found it alright actually, especially after I changed some of the launch parameters in Steam, it ran absolutely fine.
        There’s quite a few mods as well which fiddle with the settings, but in the end I didn’t bother with them as I was happy with the performance I got.

        Comment posted on 23/12/2013 at 22:39.
  9. DividSmythe
    Member
    Since: May 2012

    Please be true I really want it on Ps4 I only stopped playing due to Ps4

    Comment posted on 23/12/2013 at 19:35.
  10. double-o-dave
    Member
    Since: Nov 2008

    It would be nice to see but I don’t think I’d buy it again for a next gen console. I enjoyed it but I wouldn’t really want to play through all the single player campaign more than once & wouldn’t want to spend another £50 just to play it online with prettier graphics.

    Comment posted on 23/12/2013 at 20:33.