Grand Theft Auto IV PC Update: New Ship Date, Details and Specs Revealed


Earlier in the week, Rockstar Games launched a new section on its GTA IV website dedicated to the upcoming PC version, and on this page some new details have been announced that should have PC gamers pretty excited.

Originally scheduled to ship November 18th (which obviously didn’t happen), GTA IV PC is now slated for a December 2nd launch (the 3rd in Europe). That’s actually good news because there had been some recent reports that it may slip into next year. When it ships, the PC version will also contain expanded features that’ll probably make console gamers pretty jealous, including 32-player multiplayer with Custom Matchmaking, higher-resolution graphics capabilities, a brand new Video Editor for making movies out of in-game footage, and the ability to customize a radio station with MP3s from your own personal music collection. Rockstar clearly isn’t skimping out on this port!

The new GTA IV PC page also comes with a listing of the game’s official minimum and recommended system requirements. I’ve posted those details for your perusal on the jump.

Grand Theft Auto IV Minimum System Requirements:
– OS: Windows Vista – Service Pack 1 / XP Service Pack 3
– Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 1.8Ghz, AMD Athlon X2 64 2.4Ghz
– Memory: 1.5GB Vista / 1GB XP, 16GB HDD Space
– Video Card: 256MB NVIDIA 7900 / 256MB ATI X1900

Grand Theft Auto IV Recommended System Requirements:
– OS: Windows Vista – Service Pack 1 / XP Service Pack 3
– Processor: Intel Core 2 Quad 2.4Ghz, AMD Phenom X3 64 2.1Ghz
– Memory: 2.5GB Vista / 2.5GB XP, 18GB HDD Space
– Video Card: 512MB NVIDIA 8600 / 512MB ATI 3870

Grand Theft Auto IV PC [Rockstar Games]

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