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Rumor: Grand Theft Auto 5 Hitting the Wii U, PC, PS4, and Xbox 720

Holy smokes if this is true! Grand Theft Auto 5 has only been announced for the Xbox 360 and PS3, however, a new rumor has sprouted online that says otherwise. 

An inside source has stated that May 16th might be the day we get a release date for GTA V hitting the next generation systems. That is the same date Take-Two is having their investors meeting. In that meeting, it’s rumored Take-Two will announce Grand Theft Auto 5 is coming to the PC, PS4, Xbox 720, and Wii U.

While the GTA V release date is scheduled for the 17th September gamers can expect the next-gen versions to arrive later this year, although we are unsure how long after the new consoles launch.

“Considering the gap between instalments Grand Theft Auto games are very popular and GTA 5 on next-gen consoles will be an ideal way to branch out in sales with a multi-platform title that could attract many gamers to the new systems.”

Here are some details on what they could do with the Wii U version of the game.

“On the smaller screen you could navigate tabs that would display the map, allow you to equip weapons and items, view statistics, look at character profiles and mission objectives, etc all without pausing the game,”

Nintendo has never had a main GTA game hit one of it’s home consoles, so this big news, if true. Having a PS4 and Xbox 720 version of the game would be a welcomed edition as well.

What do you guys think about this news?


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  • Titan64

    If this is true, I keep asking the same question…How are Ps4 and the 720 going to compete?

  • James Cribbin

    I've had a strong feeling for a while now that Nintendo/Rockstar would announce this game for Wii U at E3 this year. Here's hoping I'm right!

    • Furious Francis

      Yeah, I hope Nintendo has some sort of reveal planned for E3.

    • RicardJulianti

      If the rumor turns out to be only that it is coming to Wii U and not PS4/720/PC…..the internet meltdowns will be massive. I can't see why they would do that though unless Nintendo parted with far too much money than should be acceptable.

  • RicardJulianti

    If true, I totally called it on that Pikmin 3 article, haha. If they were to get the Wii U version out on the 17th with the others and have the other versions out later, that would be huge.

    Announcing it this early would be a little interesting. People would either not want to wait for some (probably) minor improvements or wait to buy it making the first few months of sales not look as good. I kind of see the hype for this game being so much that people wouldn't want to wait. Sure people would buy it for the next-gen systems, but seeing all of the news and such for the game would make waiting hard. It'll be cool to see how it sells on each platform and if it sells the PS4/720, or if they will just buy it and save the money.

    Nintendo did say it was fostering relationships with 3rd parties and one of the biggest franchises people have talked about Nintendo needing has been GTA. They do have an okay relationship with R* after all…..they managed to get Manhunt 2 on the Wii due to its motion controls. I wouldn't be surprised if they showed Rockstar Pikmin 3 and the swapping Captain mechanic in order to sell them on the idea. If this pans out, I will absolutely buy it on Wii U over any other console (barring horrible glitches and such of course), if not I'll just pick it up on the PS3.

    Pretty exciting stuff.

    • Furious Francis

      I'll check it out for the Wii U as well.