Rockstar Might Be Looking For Someone To Port GTA V To PC

Written by GAMER1998 on Tue, Jul 9, 2013 11:50 AM

The first GTA V gameplay trailer is coming this afternoon, which is going to make people incredibly excited; but that might not be the only GTA news today.

Rockstar has posted a job opportunity on the site for their Leeds studio, asking for a programmer to help port their "latest titles" to PC...

From the job advert:

"Rockstar Leeds are currently looking for a talented graphics programmer to help bring our latest titles to the PC platform. Working together with the other Rockstar studios, you will be responsible for maintaining the studio’s uncompromising quality bar, delivering the highest quality PC experience possible."

The post also mentions "working with skilled developers on Next Generation games", which suggests that we might be seeing a full release of the game on Next Gen consoles as well.

Just recently, when asked about the possibility of GTA V on next-gen consoles and PC, Rockstar told fans that they have nothing to share. This job posting isn't anything conclusive of course, but it does suggest that a PC port is in the works; although when we'll actually see it is anyone's guess.

Grand Theft Auto V is due for a September 17th release on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Don't forget that in just a few hours we'll be seeing the first ever gameplay trailer for GTA V, so keep an eye on our front page!

So what do you think, is this part of the effort to port GTA V to PC? Or are they only porting some of their other games? Tell us below!

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19:38 Jul-11-2013

For everyone hoping for RDR, Rockstar has unfortunately said that under no circumstances will they put it on pc. :(

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09:42 Jul-10-2013

Heheh. They took down the job application.

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09:51 Jul-10-2013

Hahaha yeah, maybe they have received enough of them :P

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10:08 Jul-10-2013

Or maybe they found someone...hopefully someone who cares about a good product.

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10:17 Jul-10-2013

Hopefully :D

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21:45 Jul-10-2013

hopefully now we will get read dead and gtaV on PC..

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08:39 Jul-10-2013

I want red dead redemption on pc!!!

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17:54 Jul-10-2013

we all feel your pain :)

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21:36 Jul-10-2013

If you Rockstar is serious about finding a Guy to port their games on PC, Then Red Dead might actually get a PC port! Be optimistic who knows ::P

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07:45 Jul-11-2013

The post mentions about porting their upcoming next-gen games to PC, not the previous ones, so RDR on PC seems unlikely.

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09:45 Jul-11-2013

But a Boy can Dream can't he ;D

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13:21 Jul-11-2013

Sure, sure, carry on :P

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14:11 Jul-11-2013

8)

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21:39 Jul-10-2013

Man if RDR was on the pc, I would gladly spend money on it, as I always do. Rockstar made a classy and big mistake not releaseing RDR on the pc.

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21:45 Jul-10-2013

Hope it does!

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00:36 Jul-10-2013

Hey, at least we'll get the game on PC most likely now. I don't mind if it's a port. I didn't expect them to rebuild the whole game just for PC. As long as it runs smoothly without any gamebreaking issues. Remember, not all ports are bad...people instantly assume that since GTA4 was pretty much broken at the time that porting = trouble. Not always the case, as Max Payne 3 proved, another game from Rockstar. Maybe they've learned their lesson. I'm just happy that there's hope for a pc version, port or not.

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20:20 Jul-09-2013

all the 3D GTA's on PC right up to 4/EFLC were ports and they were great. As messed up as GTA 4 was they did fix it (mostly) I never really had too much trouble with it once they fix the rsc10 error problem... I'm good with this.

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20:28 Jul-09-2013

GTA IV does have FPS drops on low-end rigs though; I myself get around 25-30 FPS most of the time. However, they did one bad port, that doesn't mean every other game of their's will be ported like that.

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22:29 Jul-09-2013

i didn't get fps drop too...

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05:22 Jul-10-2013

what? at max settings my fps usually dropped to 60 to45 then 50 then back to 60...it was such wierd smmoth one moment lagging the other.....but still i loved that game..it was awesome..but very bad optimization

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19:55 Jul-09-2013

Give me an example of bad port. Never really seen one:/

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20:16 Jul-09-2013

Dark Souls

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20:27 Jul-09-2013

GTA IV only.

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20:46 Jul-09-2013

I haven't had any problems with GTA IV. Dark Souls yeah, needed some fixing...only game I've needed to resort to my gamepad for. It's almost impossible with mouse & keyboard.

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20:47 Jul-09-2013

I have played both without problem. How? I used a controller... I play all 3rd person games with my ps2 controller.
(E) And I remember starting GTA with my other computer Mouse+keyboard and it was just fine.

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20:48 Jul-09-2013

Hitman Absolution, Coj cartel, battlefield 3, ghost recon future soldier...

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20:55 Jul-09-2013

Haven't played cartel and bf, but hitman wasn't bad and I am even now playing Future Soldier with M+K?

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22:05 Jul-09-2013

Battlefield 3? No... Batlefield 3 was and is optimized.

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22:07 Jul-09-2013

yea battlefield 3 is good optimized i run it on ultra settings with 40FPS

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18:58 Jul-10-2013

i can't run it even on small maps smoothly...

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20:56 Jul-09-2013

yea gta 4 was badly ported.
And Saints Row 2 ,assassins creed 3 ,Splinter Cell: Double Agent

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21:05 Jul-09-2013

Binary Domain was another, and Spec Ops the Line never felt right with KB+M

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20:59 Jul-09-2013

What bad there was in GTA IV? I really have no idea...

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21:06 Jul-09-2013

gta 4 was realesed 2008 .
If you take a look at the gfx in 2008 you will notice that the best gfx was geforce 280.
So with a geforce 280 you can not play gta even on medium settings.
So imagine that there wasnt any pc that could play gta 4 on max settings in 2008 .
And to mention that gta 4 gives the same fps on low and high settings ,only if you change the res. you will notice fps changes.
Everytime you look around fast with your char. the fps drops drastically.
They are tons of reasons why gta 4 have one of the worst ports ever but i cant remember a played the game long time ago.

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21:07 Jul-09-2013

If you play on highest settings you will get some intense stutter and the amount of vram it uses suggests a massive memory leak,the textures in that game cannot be classified as "high resolution" and there is not in-game Anti-Aliasing so where does all that extra video memory go? just something to think about :)

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21:10 Jul-09-2013

When it was 1st ported it had bad memory leaks and massive FPS drops but they fixed most of it in time.. by EFLC there where only a few FPS drop really

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21:12 Jul-09-2013

they must not like AMD/ATi cards then XD i have the latest version,drivers,etc still random drops, but, it is a game i seldom play now, but thanks for mentioning that, glad to see leaking doesn't occur on nVidia's cards

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21:17 Jul-09-2013

I ran almost maxed with my old 4870 and Core 2 Q6600 with most of my FPS drops where only in China town and near the golf netting on the water front

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21:16 Jul-09-2013

Wow! I just figured that my video card is newer than I knew...
Now I'm wanting a good port as well... You would need a super computer for gta V.
But are there anything else in dark souls than KB+M?

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22:36 Jul-09-2013

GTA IV, L.A Noire And Crysis 3. For me

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22:48 Jul-09-2013

Crysis 3??? that game wasn't unoptimized it was just demanding.....

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04:21 Jul-10-2013

Oh, I didn't know that haha, I can play barely on high @ 1920x1080

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04:23 Jul-10-2013

0.0 woah what drivers are you on? my card runs it on Very High Settings, you should have slightly better results.

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20:06 Jul-10-2013

13.4 Catalyst And 6.14.10.12217 Open Gl

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20:37 Jul-10-2013

Crysis 3 have issues with 13.4 drivers, try rolling back to 13.1

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23:02 Jul-10-2013

Really? Will it screw up my res etc? Thanks in advance.

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16:42 Jul-09-2013

ass*les
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17:30 Jul-09-2013

why so negative ? who knows if it is a good port ? :P

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17:44 Jul-09-2013

no port is ever good, in my experience
i dont want a port
they will release a next gen console version, cant they just develop the game on a high end PC and then port that to the new consoles

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18:00 Jul-09-2013

90% games are ports nowadays. But not all of them are bad. Max Payne 3, for example, was a very good port.

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16:16 Jul-09-2013

ahahahhahahahaaaaaaaaaaaa ×Đ

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16:32 Jul-09-2013

What ? :D
Did you apply ?

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16:32 Jul-09-2013

no, I am only laughing :P

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16:33 Jul-09-2013

aaand, what's the reason behind it ? :P

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13:16 Jul-14-2013

Rockstar suddenly realized they are not making it for PC and somehow people want it :P

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16:05 Jul-09-2013

Don't be mad guy one day someone will find how to put this game on pc and he is going to make a lot of money :)

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15:57 Jul-09-2013

Just about 95 precent of all of you say its a Sh!t port... Look at MP3.. one of the brilliant ports ever made. And that is a huge thing for Rockstar, so give them a break, if they actually release it on the PC, I hope then it will be like the MP3 port.

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14:43 Jul-09-2013

We have gathered here today to say "Rest In Peace Grand Theft Auto for PC"

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14:31 Jul-09-2013

Well RIP GTA on PC, guess they don't want the game to do really well.

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14:21 Jul-09-2013

REALLY A ****IN PORT!!

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Hey Tazz, you should apply, and if you get selected, tell them you were trolling and can't do anything C:

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14:23 Jul-09-2013

@tazz we found you a job =D

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Hahaha!

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15:06 Jul-09-2013

made my day man, +1for you !

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13:50 Jul-09-2013

The words port put me off buying this.

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14:47 Jul-09-2013

Don't just presume that all ports are bad. Who knows ? Rockstar might do some miracle :)

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15:58 Jul-09-2013

:P i know its impossible.

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13:39 Jul-09-2013

although I'm not really interested in this game anyway. hearing that the PC version is going to be a really **** port, like all console ports are. has put me off getting it even more

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12:56 Jul-09-2013

if ubisoft work with rockstar then it will be AWESOME!!!!!!!!

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13:10 Jul-09-2013

Yea, but not going to happen.

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12:51 Jul-09-2013

They said "latest games", meaning there's more than 1! Maybe Rockstar is also releasing Red Dead Redemption on PC?... But also, this practically means that GTA V is surely going to be on PC, so I hope it doesn't take too long after the console version

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13:18 Jul-09-2013

Yeah it would be nice to see Red Dead Redemtion on PC

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14:18 Jul-09-2013

very nice...

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12:50 Jul-09-2013

link to the job listing look at the bottem of SKILLShttps://www.rockstargames.com/jobs/position/84c091acdcb515e1eef08f4e4c4687f0/rockstar-leeds

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