Grand Theft Auto V. Read The Review!
The PC version of Grand Theft Auto V is Eyecandy at the highest level. Grandiose graphics as well as detail density and foresight are particularly noticeable. Even off the look makes Rockstar everything right and packs all the features of the next-gen version directly to the launch in the code. The extensive Editor with Director mode sets the PC hit 2015, the Open World crown.
Back to Los Santos and Blaine County
In the middle of a multi-lane intersection on Vinewood Boulevard traffic comes to a standstill. Rockets, grenades and bullets whistle over the asphalt. Cars chase through the air in powerful fireballs, while smoke and fog worsen the view. Sirens whine and the distant chatter of the helicopter comes closer at the same time. Again, the projectiles hunt for anything that can burst and explode. Policemen fall as if struck by lightning to the ground, the blue flickering light of the emergency vehicles fails. A shot, hits. The view blurs, red drops obstruct our view. One more hit and it's over - Wasted.
Welcome back, Los Santos
What sounds like the worst popcorn movie variety after an action movie was our first minute in the PC version of Grand Theft Auto V. After many hours of the ultimate GTA experience on the Windows PC, we again cause fear and chaos in Los Santos. For the third time since the end of 2013 (PS3) and the end of 2014 (PS4) we slip into the skin of the three iconic protagonists Michael, Franklin and Travor and are thrilled again.
GTA5 in 4K is a special kind of experience
When console and PC gamers struggle, it's usually about the level of graphics. So only on the PC, the perfect look guaranteed, because consoles anyway would calculate much less powerful. In fact, this is not just a prejudice, but in many cases a fact. Unless developers deliberately do without graphic details to keep the console and PC versions identical, Windows gamers usually get the best graphics. GTA 5 is no exception. On the contrary: Rockstar presents the finest 4K resolution, high detail density and largely stable 60 frames per second (FpS). That's no wonder for our review test system (Core i7-4790 and Geforce GTX 980). However, liquid 60 fps at Full HD resolution and high details are realistic with the recommended system requirements.
There is much to do in Los Santos
The core element in the PC version is the missions, which result in a coherent storyline. At the beginning, these tasks serve to get to know the manifold possibilities of the city. We shop in the Ammu Nation, jet-ski through the canals of Los Santos, deliver sprint and bike races, or dragged-down cars with a truck. Thus, we earn our first spurs, free recreational opportunities and get to know the backgrounds of the main characters. In the later stages, the missions become more and more demanding and also divided into several sections. However, all missions are easy to master - and if necessary, you can skip difficult parts after a few failures. GTA V generally differentiates between major and minor missions marked with different characters on the map. The first letter of the first names (such as M for Michael or F for Franklin) marks story-relevant tasks. Question marks are short missions that either bring in money or improve one's reputation.
Random events, such as those in Red Dead Redemption, add to the portfolio. At these you can just pass or do it by the way. Quasi in the course of various missions and various hobby activities, we also increase the character values of our anti-heroes. Stamina, strength, shooting, driving, flying and other qualities improve the characters successively.
Even more fun in the video editor
The great video editor, the GTA-IV players have already used extensively, there is also the successor - but again massively expanded. Basically, players resort to two shooting modes. At the press of a button, you can record individual video files that are automatically split up into handy individual parts for up to a minute. Alternatively, the recording routine constantly picks up snippets of the same length and discards them until you tell the system to save it. The first method is suitable for the concrete recording of arbitrarily long sequences, while the second method ensures that random (
The PC version of Grand Theft Auto V is Eyecandy at the highest level. Grandiose graphics as well as detail density and foresight are particularly noticeable. Even off the look makes Rockstar everything right and packs all the features of the next-gen version directly to the launch in the code. The...Read more...
- Sensational open game world
- Grandiose graphics on the PC
- Interesting story & missions
- Soundtrack of the very finest
- GTA Online keeps game alive
- So far no story DLC planned