Introducing the Rockstar Editor

Posted on April 13 2015, 10:08am | Author: R* A | Filed Under: Games

Presenting the Rockstar Editor – a special feature in Grand Theft Auto V for PC that allows players to record, edit, and share videos created from footage in both Story Mode and GTA Online.

Watch today’s video “An Introduction to the Rockstar Editor” for an overview of just some of the features of this powerful video creation tool including special camera modes, filters, depth of field and audio customization options - as well as the unique Director Mode feature that allows you to stage creative moviemaking sequences from a cast of characters ranging from familiar faces from Story Mode, to pedestrians and even animals. You’ll be able to upload your finished masterpiece to YouTube and to the Rockstar Games Social Club to share with friends.

The Rockstar Editor will be available for use in GTAV PC when the game is released tomorrow April 14th. For much more information and to start brushing up on all of the Rockstar Editor’s features, controls and settings, you can also check out the full Rockstar Editor Online Guide at the Social Club website.

Grand Theft Auto V for PC Interviews and Impressions: "This Absolutely Plays Like the Ultimate Version"

Posted on April 10 2015, 11:10am | Author: R* A | Filed Under: Games

With just a few days to go until the launch of Grand Theft Auto V for PC, select press across the globe have had a chance to experience Grand Theft Auto V in 4K at 60 frames a second. Read on for a quick sample of their thoughts and head to their respective sites for full impressions, new screenshots, and interviews with the development team about the road to the ultimate version of Grand Theft Auto V.

PC Gamer’s hands-on impressions: “I played the PC version for the first time recently... this absolutely plays like the ultimate version... I swore a hell of a lot (in a good way) at the gorgeous skylines during my hands-on. This is a handsome game... First of all, 60fps makes a hell of a difference. You can’t get this in any of the console versions, so on that level alone makes GTA 5 PC the superior version. Seeing this extraordinary environment run so smoothly while you’re driving through it is a treat... This is GTA 5 as I've always wanted to see it. The rich weather and day/night effects make this approximation of Los Angeles feel far nicer than the real thing... This looks insanely good... If you've never played GTA 5 and have been waiting all this time for the PC version, what a genuine pleasure you're in for... It's all ahead of you. If, like me, you're going back to Los Santos, it looks like it'll be more than worth the return journey on PC."

Read more at: http://www.pcgamer.com/why-gta-5-pc-is-the-definitive-version-of-rockstars-epic

IGN’s preview delves into many of the new features and options available in the PC release…

On GTAV PC's graphical detail:
"Depending on your hardware GTA V on PC also supports resolutions “up to 4K and beyond” and this brings an incredible amount of additional clarity to the world, both close up and particularly over long distances... Parachuting high above the Mount Chiliad side of the Alamo Sea I note Los Santos’ tallest buildings are not only completely visible from this distance, but amazingly crisp. Impressive, considering they’re nearly the entire length of the map away at this moment."

On GTAV PC's deep customization and settings options:
"Rockstar has also baked in a wide selection of options that players can fiddle with in order to either increase performance or visual fidelity, one of which is a city density slider which allows us to determine just how bustling streets and footpaths are and how busy the city can be around us at any given time."

On the Rockstar Editor video creator feature and its unique Director Mode:
"Some of the video content that players will create with more time to hone their productions will no doubt be fantastic, especially now that Rockstar has augmented the system with a new option it has dubbed Director Mode. Director Mode will allow us to stage elaborate scenes and control characters and animals, adjust weather and time of day on the fly, and trigger actions like gestures and dialogue phrases. Players will also be able to warp to different locations around the map and activate in-game cheats."

Read more at: http://www.ign.com/articles/2015/04/08/hands-on-with-gta-5-on-pc-at-4k

Check out GameSpot for an exclusive interview with GTAV PC developers ‘What New Things Should You Expect in GTAV PC?’ as well as their video feature explaining GTAV PC’s Video Editor and Director Mode.

And James and Dan from GTA V o’clock are joined by PC Gamer’s Sam Roberts for a special episode on GTAV PC which you can watch below:

Check out more impressions and interviews around the web and around the globe at Gameswelt (German), Meristation (Spanish), 3D Juegos (Spanish), Jeuxactu (French) and more.

In addition to a wide array of graphical and technical upgrades, Grand Theft Auto V for PC includes all Rockstar-created content for Grand Theft Auto Online including Heists, available on day one; a brand new Los Santos Radio station called The Lab featuring all new music from the album "Alchemist & Oh No Present: Welcome To Los Santos including the two singles "Play It Cool" and "Lock & Load"; and the all new Rockstar Editor for advanced movie making and sharing.

For those who've pre-ordered the digital version of the game, pre-loading is already underway. Digital pre-orders are still available via Rockstar Warehouse, Steam and other digital retailers. Make sure to pre-order GTAV PC before game release in order to get $1,200,000 in in-game money (as well as a bonus $150,000 for use in GTA Online if you pre-order the digital download version).
 

GTA Online Sessions: J.B. Smoove

Posted on April 5 2015, 1:46pm | Author: R* A | Filed Under: Games

Watch comedian, actor (and voice of WCTR’s Dr. Ray De Angelo Harris in GTAV) J.B. Smoove in the latest episode of GTA Online Sessions at the Rockstar YouTube channel. Playing alongside Lazlow and IGN’s Max Scoville & Brian Altano, J.B. officially brought the ruckus to Los Santos in the new Hasta La Vista Adversary Mode and lots of other challenges and Jobs.

Make sure you’re subscribed to the Rockstar YouTube channel for more episodes of GTA Online Sessions – and also make sure you’re following Rockstar on Twitch for the chance to see these sessions happen live and take part in the live Rockstar-hosted chat. Look for lots of great GTA Online livestreams happening throughout April including ones coming up with special guests The Diplomats (Wednesday April 8), Bodega Bamz and the Flatbush Zombies (Thursday April 9), as well as our first GTA Online PC community streams happening sometime later in April following GTAV PC’s launch on April 14th.
 

GTA Online Heists TV Spot

Posted on April 3 2015, 9:58am | Author: R* Q | Filed Under: Games

When GTAV arrives for PC in little more than a week, it will include the recently launched Heists, along with all the existing gameplay upgrades and Rockstar-created content released so far for Grand Theft Auto Online. Today, check out the new Heists TV Spot shot entirely on PC, that will begin airing this weekend.


Previously:
GTA Online Heists Now Available

Watch the GTAV 60 Frames-Per-Second PC Trailer

Posted on April 2 2015, 9:57am | Author: R* Q | Filed Under: Games

On April 14th, Grand Theft Auto V arrives on PC with a range of major visual and technical upgrades to make Los Santos and Blaine County more immersive than ever. Today, catch a glimpse of it in action - running at 60FPS with the official Grand Theft Auto V 60 Frames-Per-Second Trailer

For the best viewing experience, please make sure to watch on the most recent generation device and/or browser.

Grand Theft Auto V PC at 60 Frames-Per-Second: Official Trailer Coming Thursday April 2 10am ET

Posted on March 31 2015, 11:59am | Author: R* A | Filed Under: Games

This Thursday April 2 at 10am ET (7am PT / 3pm BST), look for a special Grand Theft Auto V PC 60 Frames-Per-Second Trailer to debut exclusively here at rockstargames.com.

For the best viewing experience, please make sure to watch on the most recent generation device and/or browser.

Welcome To Los Santos Album Now Available to Pre-Order

Posted on March 31 2015, 9:59am | Author: R* Q | Filed Under: Music, Games

Welcome To Los Santos, the genre-spanning collection of music inspired by the world of Grand Theft Auto V, is now available to pre-order at iTunes with the track 'Play It Cool', by Gangrene featuring Earl Sweatshirt and Sam T. Herring of Future Islands available for download now with every pre-order.

UPDATE: The track featured in the Grand Theft Auto V 60 Frames-Per-Second Trailer, 'Lock & Load' by MNDR featuring Killer Mike, is also now available for download with all iTunes pre-orders. Listen to the full version below:

Created and compiled by Alchemist and Oh No and heavily influenced and inspired by their work on the score of Grand Theft Auto V with late legendary composer Edgar Froese of Tangerine Dream and Woody Jackson, Welcome To Los Santos consists of all original tracks featuring a diverse array of artists spanning hip-hop, electronica, dancehall, rock, r'n'b and more. Music contained on Welcome To Los Santos will also feature on The Lab, a brand new radio station making its debut within Grand Theft Auto V for PC. The full album will be available on CD, vinyl and digital download on April 21 via Mass Appeal Records.
 
Check the album's full tracklist below:

1. Gangrene – Play It Cool feat. Samuel T. Herring (of Future Islands) & Earl Sweatshirt
2. Ab-Soul – Trouble feat. Aloe Blacc
3. Tunde Adebimpe – Speedline Miracle Masterpiece feat. Sal P & Sinkane
4. MC Eiht & Freddie Gibbs – Welcome to Los Santos feat. Kokane
5. Phantogram – K.Y.S.A 
6. Vybz Kartel – Fast Life 
7. King Avriel – 20's 50's 100's feat. A$AP Ferg
8. MNDR – Lock & Load feat. Killer Mike
9. Popcaan – Born Bad feat. Freddie Gibbs
10. E-40 – California feat. Dam-Funk & Ariel Pink
11. Wavves – Leave
12. Curren$y & Freddie Gibbs – Fetti
13. Little Dragon – Wanderer
14. Action Bronson & Danny Brown – Bad News


Previously:
New Music Coming to GTAV: The Alchemist and Oh No Present Welcome to Los Santos

Screens from Grand Theft Auto V for PC

Posted on March 27 2015, 12:13pm | Author: R* Q | Filed Under: Games

Today, we've got an all new set of high resolution screenshots for you from the forthcoming PC version of GTAV. Arriving on April 14th, GTAV for PC is fully optimized to support all the latest and greatest hardware with an abundance of PC-specific enhancements (system specs).

Look for the official GTAV PC trailer next week - and also, if you plan on getting the digital download version, make sure to pre-order by next week Tuesday March 31st to get $1.5 million in in-game bonus money to spend (GTA$500K for Story Mode and GTA$1M for GTA Online use).

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