“Industry Sources” – GTA V PC Release in Q1 2014


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Grand Theft Auto V will be released for PC in the first quarter of 2014 “multiple industry sources” have told EuroGamer. We know it’s not much to go on, but EuroGamer is probably the most reputable publication to have come out and say what everyone thinks/hopes is going to happen anyway – GTA V’s eventual arrival on PC, one day.

It’s also the second significant “GTA V on PC” story to come out this week with just a few days ago Intel marketing director Chris Silva saying that GTA V won’t remain exclusive to the Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 for very much longer.

The Q1 2014 timing would also put it slightly ahead of the predictions that we made back in August. Having analysed the number of days it took for Rockstar to release each of GTA III, GTA: Vice City, GTA: San Andreas and GTA IV on PC after launching each on consoles, we concluded that April 17 2014 would be the day. Of course averages (like we used in that calculation) are exactly that and a release three or fours weeks earlier (maybe 19 or 26 March) would still not be too far off.

It would also mean that Rockstar’s parent company, Take-Two Interactive, could book what we’re sure will be record breaking pre-order and sales numbers into its financial reports for the first quarter of 2014. Just look at how many people have signed the GTA V on PC petition – it’s up to just under 600,000 signatures now!

As always, just don’t expect Rockstar to comment on the issue. Time will answer this one…

Trevor Phillips
Founder of GTA BOOM, Trevor has been a long-time fan of the GTA series but probably isn’t quite as hardcore a gamer as you’d think. When he isn’t tweaking the content on GTA BOOM, you’ll find him working on the server or making other improvements to hopefully make the site better. Other than that, Trevor enjoys getting outside in the sunshine!

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