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i heard that rockstar isnt have intention of releaseing gta 4 for pc?
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i heard that rockstar isnt have intention of releaseing gta 4 for pc?
Not right now, the PC versions are almost always released a few months to a year after the original release on the popular consoles. They have to be re-coded for PC.

I can see why they wouldn't release a PC version..piracy is a big problem on the PC. Also, developers don't like making games for PC, because if they do they have to make them work for a wide variety of different components, whereas for consoles its only 2 or 3 different possibilities.
    
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Not right now, the PC versions are almost always released a few months to a year after the original release on the popular consoles. They have to be re-coded for PC.

I can see why they wouldn't release a PC version..piracy is a big problem on the PC. Also, developers don't like making games for PC, because if they do they have to make them work for a wide variety of different components, whereas for consoles its only 2 or 3 different possibilities.
"So what if they don't like having to make them work on a wide range of computers (not as wide a range as you'd think with the high system requirements these next-gen ports always seem to have)."

"As for piracy, I doupt they actually loose as much money as they think, a lot of people just pirate the games that are good enough to mess around with for the weekend but not good enough to buy. Similar to renting a game at block buster or something. Other people seem to pirate because they figure they shouldn't pay if they don't have to. These people are cheap bastards anyway so I doubt they would buy the game even if they had to. They would probably just play the demo, or buy a console and rent games."

"Just make the port you lazy developers, we will give you money, you will more then break even. Just do it allready! They did it with GTA 3, Vice City, and San Andreas, they will do it with this as well. It will probably be out by Christmas. We started their GTA series when we all bought GTA 1 and GTA 2. But there is no loyalty to the PC community who built a lot of these console biatches up. Without Windows there would be no XBox. Without us buying X-Wing and Tie Fighter there would be no Force Unleashed (probably), without us buying Oni and Myth there would be no Bungie... I could go on..."

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Every single GTA game so far has been on PC. I'd honestly be surprised if it didn't come out for pc. I would expect it to be released within a year.
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i missed out on gta sa online.. i wonder if someone will be able to do the same with gta4?
    
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i missed out on gta sa online.. i wonder if someone will be able to do the same with gta4?
GTA4 has built in multiplayer. They'd be stupid not to carry that over to the PC.
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although they say its doubtful, i'm sure they'll get a team onto the challenge of porting it to PC in 2009. Atleast after theyve finished working on the DLC. Its always been tradition for GTA to be released on PC/
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im sick of everyone over looking us PC gamers.
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"After reading some posts people are ripping into the quote and its source. Whatifgaming.com... have you heard of it? No? Neither have I."

"I will be pissed off SOOOoooOOoooo much if I can't get GTA4 on the PC. The PC versions were ALWAYS better then the console versions."

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