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Amazon Germany Lists GTA V for Playstation 4. Could Rockstar’s Game Be Coming To Next-Gen Consoles?


Needless to say there were many surprised people when Rockstar announced GTA V for current generation consoles, but not for the Playstation 4 or Xbox One.

However, Amazon Germany has just listed GTA V for Sony’s PS4, sparking up the debate once again: will Rockstar’s latest title be coming to next generation consoles after all? Or is it just a simple mistake?

Though it may not yet be officially confirmed for next-gen consoles, Rockstar themselves believe that GTA V feels like a next-gen game. Speaking to IGN Phil Hooker  had this to say:

“Every aspect of the game had to be better, richer in gameplay, and more fluid – and knowing that we were launching on the same platforms meant that we could focus on extracting the most out of those consoles and making the game as fantastic as possible. In the end, we surpassed our own expectations, and during development I think that everyone working on the game has been astounded by the improvements to the graphics, or new mechanics, or artificial intelligence, or mission scope along the way.”

He concluded by saying: “Hopefully the gamers will see all of these improvements at once in one go. Compared to Grand Theft Auto IV, this definitely feels ‘next generation’ to us.”

There would certainly be plenty of people happy to see the game arrive on next-gen consoles, but the question that must be asked is whether or not it’s a financially sound thing for Rockstar to do. How much would it cost them to bring the game to the next generation of consoles? Or have they already done so, and are just waiting to make the announcement? However, if that’s the case then it would be a bit of a dick move on their behalf to let everyone buy the game next week and then announce that they’ve already got a next-gen version lined up.

If that’s not the case then that means they’re still in the process of deciding whether or not to do it, in which case how would Amazon already know about it?

As you can probably tell I have some doubts, then.

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About Baden Ronie

I always hate writing about myself, it's such a pain in the ass to know where I should start. I'm twenty-two years young and love to play, as you may have already guessed. When WolfsGamingBlog.com started up it was simply because I found writing to be a good form of stress relief for when my Cystic Fibrosis was getting me down or simply because I had been having a bad week. When I started writing I never dreamed that people would actually read it, or that it would ever get this big. It's mind boggling. My writing isn't the best, but through trial, error and the comments of readers I strive to improve it so I can provide fair reviews. My ultimate goal is to prove that not everyone in the gaming media are corrupt idiots intent on delivering false reviews. Other than that I'm a fully qualified lifeguard and used to teach first-aid and life-saving skills to kids. What more is there to say? Hmmm, well I love music, reading and films. I'm a drummer, enjoy going swimming and tend to get distracted by shiny objects. Is that a fifty-pence?

One comment on “Amazon Germany Lists GTA V for Playstation 4. Could Rockstar’s Game Be Coming To Next-Gen Consoles?

  1. I think Rockstar will benefit by bringing GTA V to next gen consoles. As for the cost of doing this, I think it would be worthwhile considering that that XBox one and PS4 have been gaining a lot of popularity amongst video game lovers lately. Therefore, Rockstar would definitely increase their profit margin in the long run by making GTA V available for next gen consoles.

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