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I find it funny how i go to my local walmart, Gamestop, and Bestbuy and i see a stack of GTA4 Discs for sale for the PS3 and But the 360 version was sold out.
This might have something to do with that:



http://vgchartz.com/hwcomps.php?reg1...39040&weekly=1

PS3 is way behind at this point in America. Like others, I'm not sure what this "GTA4 saved X-box" stuff is about...
    
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I think that if Rockstar wanted to make the most money possible they would have included PS2 in their multi-platform GTA IV release. Afterall more people own a PS2 then do X360 and PS3 combined.
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I think that if Rockstar wanted to make the most money possible they would have included PS2 in their multi-platform GTA IV release. Afterall more people own a PS2 then do X360 and PS3 combined.


A PS2 would probably explode trying to run GTAIV...
    
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On the part about Rockstar going PlayStation only, I can see that. It might not be the smartest financial move, but hell, they don't need the money now, lol. One console means 1 processor to code for and 1 set of limitations like HDD, Graphics, etc. Plus they might like that fact that Blu-ray holds more. I heard that they had to trim GTA down a little to fit it onto 1 DVD for the 360. I don't know but it'd make it easier for Rockstar to produce the game.
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Microsoft’s Xbox 360 has become the definitive machine for JRPG’s.
That's what i hate about that :swearing: console!!!

Give me IdolMaster for the PS3/PC!!!!!
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This is the first Rockstar game I've played that is not filled with glitches.

I don't think that the Xbox360 needed saving... People are not going to buy one console over another for a single game that has been released on both. If the xbox is cheaper, they will buy that for GTA4. Most people buying a console now don't care that GTA4 looks better on the PS3, or runs smoother, or that the xbox version might have new stuff later on. They care about the price, and when they see the xbox360 for $350 or a PS3 for $400, they go for the xbox. Plus their friends have an xbox, probably, since most high schoolers and bros like to bro-out on halo/live.
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how does a console that is in second place need saving from a console that is in third place in terms of sales? where does this logic come from I ask you? Neways from the looks of it in my store, the 360 version of GTA IV is going to sell more then the PS3, we still have about 2 boxes full of the ps3 version with about 8 special editions left.
    
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That's what i hate about that :swearing: console!!!

Give me IdolMaster for the PS3/PC!!!!!
Well, looking at the specs for your PC, as well of the fact that you own a PS3, getting a 360 wouldn't set you back very much. Plus, you can't really have a valid opinion of a console unless you've actually owned it.
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...that their are PS2 owners...
Im 14 and i caught that one right away, sadness.

Nice read, go ps3! gopefully we'll get gtaiv on the pc, MODS
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At both gamestops near me GTA IV sold roughly 5x more copies on the 360 than the PS3. (Thats not just a guess, I actually have seen the sale numbers)

I highly doubt its just around here.. Rockstar would be stupid to give up the 360, consider that it is selling alot more copies than the PS3.

GTA IV was also developed on the 360, and will have exclusive DLC for the 360.. why would they all a sudden switch the PS3 exclusive? That would be a very bad business move.

I also highly doubt there will be a GTA5 before the next consoles come, it will most likely be DLC expansions instead, for about $30 a pop.
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