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It's not our PCs that can't run these games ported from consoles, the problem is they are poorly ported to PC and it may be that they don't care about a perfect port because 30% of the PC crowd pirates.

The problem is, Rockstar didn't really make any "real" games before GTA IV on the RAGE engine.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rockstar_Advanced_Game_Engine

They were inexperienced with it. GTA IV ran terribly on consoles as well, does this mean Rockstar didn't want to make a proper game because people were going to pirate it on console?
    
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The problem is, Rockstar didn't really make any "real" games before GTA IV on the RAGE engine.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rockstar_Advanced_Game_Engine

They were inexperienced with it. GTA IV ran terribly on consoles as well, does this mean Rockstar didn't want to make a proper game because people were going to pirate it on console?

isn't there more pirate PC users than pirate console? Pirating console games involve modding the console buring the game to a disc and hoping the console doesn't know the disc is pirate and all PC gamer's have to do is pirate game, copy and paste a few files and done.

Rockstar may not mind the pirate PC crowd but other company's seem to
Edited by jcrew3002 - 5/19/13 at 2:23pm
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IIRC Halo 4 (XBOX 360 exclusive) was pirated by at least 4 million people a couple of weeks before it was even released.
    
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IIRC Halo 4 (XBOX 360 exclusive) was pirated by at least 4 million people a couple of weeks before it was even released.

ok at least the playing field is even, seems that the reason for some crappy PC ports is that its harder to code for PCs since they can have vastly different hardware and software, while consoles are all the same hardware/software, makes since that it would come out for console first and im sure it cost much less than coding for PC. I think it would be worth the wait though
Edited by jcrew3002 - 5/19/13 at 3:23pm
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seems that the reason for some crappy PC ports is that its harder to code for PCs since they can have vastly different hardware and software, while consoles are all the same hardware/software

No seems about it. You summed it up perfectly.

I hope GTA V will be a MP3 level of quality port and not a GTA IV train wreck port.
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It's not our PCs that can't run these games ported from consoles, the problem is they are poorly ported to PC and it may be that they don't care about a perfect port because 30% of the PC crowd pirates.
Hence the comment about optimization.
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No seems about it. You summed it up perfectly.

I hope GTA V will be a MP3 level of quality port and not a GTA IV train wreck port.
Problem is that MP3 wasn't a port.
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Problem is that MP3 wasn't a port.

Problem? No, that's not a problem- that is a good thing.
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Sneak preview of the map as well as some other things biggrin.gif

http://www.rockstargames.com/newswire/article/50061/announcing-the-grand-theft-auto-v-special-edition-and-collectors.html


You were faster than me...Came here to post it biggrin.gif

Here again, only consoles.... mad.gif

That is one other thing I hate about PC being delayed, we do no get those special Editions!!!!
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