Yet another rumor regarding NYC-based Rockstar Games’ “Grand Theft Auto 5” coming to PC and next-gen consoles has surfaced.
Romanian site Altex has listed the 2013 action-adventure title for sale for the PC, citing the release date as March 15, 2015. The site also listed PS4 and Xbox One versions of the game for release on June 15, 2015.
On April 4, manager of German retailer site Saturn.de tweeted about the game's upcoming launch on the PC and next-gen consoles. Though he later confirmed the upcoming launch to be a rumor, players are still curious as to whether the 2013 title will soon be available on platforms other than the PS3 and Xbox 360.
In February, a Czech game retailer SuperGamer.cz. listed the title for sale, showing availability for PS4 and Xbox One as well as the PC on June 13. Though many eager gamers are hoping for a PC and next-gen release, the PC cover art appeared to be somewhat suspicious. On the top of the cover, it says “Games For Windows Live,” the collective name for a set of services and software Microsoft no longer uses.
Leaked footage of the game may have appeared online in mid-January. User warrockteam1 posted the clip, claiming it showed gameplay from a PC version of “GTA V.” The video was quickly removed, with YouTube claiming copyright infringement from NYC-based Take-Two Interactive, the publisher which owns Rockstar.
In early February, Thiago Diniz, CEO of Rio de Janeiro-based electronic distributor Nuuvem, stated that the title was coming to the PC in March. "I see no problem talking. I think until now been confirmed. Is scheduled for March on PC, if I'm not mistaken, for the 12th," he said to Brazilian web site Condigo Fonte. An additional “GTA V” PC rumor began when a retailer in Norway stated that the game would be released on March 18 this year and was already available for pre-order. The same launch date was mentioned by an Amazon rep, who promised Rockstar would make an announcement by the end of 2013.
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