GTA 5 PC Arrives On Steam, Gets Lightly Trolled
Steam's listing for the PC version of GTA 5 has gone live. The game was greeted by Steam users in the traditional fashion: with trolling.
Steam Tags have become a popular method for players to mock games. For example, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare was trolled with tags like "poo," "point and click" and "KEVIN SPACEY." GTA 5, by comparison, got off pretty light:
"Walking Simulator" continues to be the default tag for trolls. Other games hit with that one include Gone Home, DayZ and The Stanley Parable. I don't know if it really fits GTA 5 as well as it fits those games. If anything, GTA 5's more of a commute simulator or profanity-laced conversation simulator. I'm sure that trolls will come up with a few more slams as time goes on, though.
GTA 5 on PC sports several enhancements over the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions. They include "increased resolution and graphical detail, denser traffic, greater draw distances, upgraded AI, new wildlife, and advanced weather and damage effects" according to the Steam listing.
You can see some of the visual upgrades in this trailer posted on Steam. This is probably just the PS4 trailer shown off at E3 but should give you an idea of what graphics to expect. If anything, the PC version may look even better than this if you've got a state-of-the-art system. Rockstar hasn't released the minimum or recommended system requirements yet, in case you're wondering.
The PC version will also come with an exclusive feature: a video editor. This feature will give players the tools to make more polished movies. Rockstar noticed how popular GTA 5 is among amateur film-makers so they're empowering these gamers to do even more.
The Steam listing doesn't mention a price for the PC version. However, GameStop says that the PC version will be $59.99 like its PS4 and Xbox One counterparts. I expressed hope earlier in the week that Rockstar will offer a discount to owners of the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions of GTA 5 but Rockstar's made no announcement to that effect yet.
GTA 5 will hit the PC, PS4 and Xbox One at some point this fall.
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