Did Rockstar make a bad move not making GTA V a PS4 title?
Arguably one of the biggest titles is set to hit PS3 and Xbox 360 in september, but with the PS4 coming out late this year, this leaves people thinking if bringing GTA V out on the PS3 is a smart move.
GTA V comes out just 2-3 months before the PS4 is set to release in the states. These are the three reasons which could possibly make GTA V a worthwhile wait if it was to be released on next gen consoles.
Graphics: With the PS4 having much superior specs to the PS3, GTA V would look out of this world if it was to be released on the PS4. Releasing GTA V on the PS4 will show just how good the PS4's graphics can be, in the early stage of its life cycle.
Community: No doubt, when the PS4 arrives, the most of the PS3 community will migrate within a space of the year, leaving the PS3 with a small community and the PS4 with a big one, especially in the long term. If Rockstar are to benefit heavily from the game, they need to release it on the PS4 so the game fits for the long term.
Sales: This is similar to the point above, except its about financial benefits. Not whats good for the community, but whats good for Rockstar, and how to maximize their profit from GTA V sales. If rockstar release it on just the PS3 console, the sales will be booming in the first month or two, but once the PS4 comes out, sales will start to decrease drastically as everyone will be buying the PS4 and all its cool games.
The perfect scenario for Rockstar is to release the game on both platforms, current gen and next gen. Graphical tweaks to the next gen versions would have to be made, but the benefits financially and for the GTA community will be great.
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