Rockstar’s incredibly anticipated Grand Theft Auto V has yet to be announced for PC. According to Rockstar, it’ll only make its way to the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 when it sees release later this year. That’s rightfully raised the ire of PC gamers, who so far have put 143 000 impotent digital signatures to a petition to bring the game to PC. Their wishes, however, might come true.
The French arm of global e-tailer Amazon has put the PC version of the game up for pre-order. This wouldn’t be the first time Amazon France had sprung a leak, outing Black Ops 2m, the Assassin’s creed Anthology and Apple’s 3rd generation iPad well before they were officially made public.
It’s worth taking with a boulder-sized grain of alt right now – but the PC version of GTA V is more than likely going to happen.
“Everything else is up for consideration,” said Rockstar’s Dan Houser in response to a question on the possibility of the game hitting other platforms. “That’s all I can give you. The main thing is we are not…we are a third-party publisher. We’re not Nintendo, we’re not Sony, we’re not Microsoft.
“We love all of them in different ways. But we can do what we want wherever there’s the appropriate business opportunity and chance to find a market. If that’s on Apple we put something on Apple.
“Wherever it might be. I think that’s the fun in what we do. We see ourselves as a content company that uses technology. We don’t make it; we use it to make the most fun stuff.”
With all the mods and eye-candy upgrades available for the PC version of GTA IV, this one would be the one to get. If it coms to PC, that is.
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