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GTA 6 Fans Concerned About Having To Wait For PC Release

The much-anticipated Grand Theft Auto VI, the next installment in the beloved open-world crime game...

GTA 6 Fans Concerned About Having To Wait For PC Release

The much-anticipated Grand Theft Auto VI, the next installment in the beloved open-world crime game series, has been in development for an extended period. However, Rockstar Games has yet to make an official announcement, leaving fans in eager anticipation. 

While speculations abound, with some suggesting a possible release in 2024, others anticipate a potentially longer wait, particularly for the PC version.

Many avid GTA enthusiasts favor the PC platform for its superior graphics, performance, and extensive modding capabilities. Nevertheless, PC gamers have often found themselves trailing behind, as Rockstar typically prioritizes console releases. 

A glaring example is the release of GTA 5 on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in 2013, with the PC version arriving a year and a half later. Similarly, Red Dead Redemption 2 made its debut on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in 2018, but PC players had to exercise patience until 2019.

This discrepancy has raised concerns among GTA 6 devotees, who worry they might face an even more protracted wait for the PC edition. This anxiety is amplified by Rockstar’s probable emphasis on next-generation consoles, namely PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S. 

For the love of God, please release console and PC editions together. We live in an age where all platforms can be acknowledged for their respective benefits. I really hope to see this.
byu/SunTzuTrippa inGTA6

There’s even a lingering fear that Rockstar might altogether forego a PC release, mirroring their approach with Red Dead Redemption, which never saw a PC version.

Nevertheless, there is a glimmer of hope that Rockstar may revise their approach and orchestrate a simultaneous release of GTA 6 across all platforms, or at the very least, narrow the gap between console and PC releases. 

The Reddit thread highlights a divided sentiment among gamers regarding the release of GTA 6. Some PC players express a willingness to invest in consoles like the PS5 and Xbox Series S|X to enjoy the game without encountering early spoilers. 

On the flip side, many are hesitant to make this additional investment and believe Rockstar Games should reconsider their approach to PC ports, especially considering the substantial growth in the PC gaming industry since the release of GTA 5.

Steam’s remarkable success in 2023, boasting over 32 million concurrent players, underlines the thriving PC gaming landscape. This surge in popularity could potentially prompt Rockstar Games to reevaluate their PC porting strategy.

Regardless of the outcome, GTA 6 enthusiasts are eagerly on the lookout for any tidbits or developments from Rockstar Games regarding their beloved title. Until then, speculation and anticipation remain the order of the day, with hopes that GTA 6 will ultimately prove worth the wait.