The time has come people!!!!!!!
So perhaps October 2013 is not out of the woods after all. Still have a hunch the game is next gen. Its the only thing that make sense given Rockstars behavior the past year. Game Informer is not excatly the Newsweek of gameing mags, would think one of the bigger mags would want it. Also bear in mind that it was still a LONG time before GTA IV was released when they had mag coverage.
I still dont expect anything big news wise this year. Rockstar seems content to just let things be, which tells me they know the game is no where near release, and anything past Octo 2013 gets into next gen land.
You have to admit, they still have not confirmed on their own website that the game is current gen (PS3/360). It still says TBD. In my mind, if your working on the game, youd think that would have been decided.
And for those who think I am full of crap, fine. Its better than what the "AHHHH ITS COMING IN OCTOBER!!!" crowd is full of. Dont be trying to pass and drug tests people.
Zoomer, Let it go man. It's not next gen and it's for dam sure not coming out in oct 13 or spring '14. Stupidest thing i've ever heard. Let it go, YOU WERE WRONG!!!! HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHA. Sweet Revenge.
GTA V RELEASE DATE: SO CLOSE IT'S NOT VAPORWARE OR NEXT GEN
So October (aka a long time from now ) 2013 is probably the month they are aiming for. Consider the pre-order programs they will want to run, the fact that we really dont know how far along the game development is, we could be looking at anohter 12 months. Then add to that that Rockstar still has not said the game is for the current gen. That still bugs me. That BASIC info, thats like the FIRST THING you decide when you start making a game: What machine it will be for. Go to RSs own site on GTA V and under PLATFORMS it still says TBA (or TBD, cant remember)
it says tba (to be announced) not tbd (to be decided) we wil find out when gameinformer mag hits the shelves, and trust me it will b on current gen consoles there is no solid evidence to back up next gen and for a game this far into the development, at the point its at now where gi and others have gone to have a look and play a bit of the game, next gen is ZERO doesnt even exist and a game after a cover feature in g.i mag tends to be instore 6 months after, that makes may 2013 the most likely date for release
DONT BUY INTO THE RUMOURS ZOOMER
I'vE found that when given a bad thing and a good thing, the bad thing seems to happen in this business. So when given 'the game will ship in March with almost no
hype' or 'that the game is 50% done and looks like October 2013' I'll go with Oct 2013. assuming its current gen. Its still possible they have not said either way since its next gen.
Zoomer, It's NOT getting a release in Oct 2013 as R* has said Spring 2013 which means between Wednesday, 20March 2013, and ends Thursday, 20June 2013 when spring officially begins and ends, & also this whole next gen thing is so far fetched it's not worth discussing lad!
Rockstar Comment: Hey guys, glad to see so much enthusiasm about the release announcement. For those asking about the PC platform, we're currently focused on the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions of the game and don't have any details to share about a PC version at this time
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Update: Time added in bold.