Rockstar says Grand Theft Atuo 5's gameplay trailer was from PlayStation 3
For the bickering fan boys who've spent the last few years arguing over which console is better, the Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3, Rockstar has a bit of news for you to keep the flame wars going on the messageboards into the wee hours of the morning. After finally showing some gameplay from Grand Theft Auto 5, the company confirmed that everything seen in the footage came from the PS3 version of the game.
"Just to clarify for those asking, this particular video was captured with footage from the PS3 version of the game," said a recent post on the company's newswire.
Does it really matter? Probably not, as I'm sure the game will be similarly impressive visually on the 360, as well as the not yet announced, but no doubt eventual PC version. And at this late in the game, with the next generation of consoles arriving in the coming months, no one's going to abandon one console for the other based solely on a single video of some gameplay footage.
Exact details about the story aren't known, but the game centers around three characters performing a number of heists, each with their own reason for doing so. Players have the ability to switch back and forth between each character on the fly (when not taking part in a mission). First up, you have Michael, who seems to act as a sort of leader of the trio. He's a career criminal whose patience for his family and his wallet are both running dry. Next up, the story is set for repo man Franklin who wants out of the life he's dug himself into.Finally, the resident redneck Trevor, definitely the most colorful of the bunch, but also potentially the most dangerous
Rockstar has confirmed there will be multiple endings, and the story will be about the same length as Red Dead Redemption, at about 25 - 30 hours, and that's before the massive amount of secondary things to do, or release of the obligatory DLC, so this should be a monster of a game.
Originally slated for a Spring release, Rockstar's Grand Theft Auto 5 will be available on Sept. 17th.