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'GTA 5' PS4 port compared to PS3 and Xbox 360 versions

'GTA 5'
'GTA 5'
Photo courtesy of Rockstar Games, used with permission

A comparison has been made in regards to the upcoming PS4 release of "GTA 5." According to a report from Gamepur on June 19, the debut trailer for the next-generation version of the fifth numbered "Grand Theft Auto" game was first shown off at the E3 2014 press conference held by Sony Computer Entertainment the day before the show floor was opened to attendees. The footage hinted at some changes being made to the original versions.

Eurogamer revealed that Rockstar North have increased the native resolution to 1080p while potentially improving the frame rate as well with "GTA 5" on PS4. The development team also decided to overhaul a lot of the other visual elements as well. The draw distance, foliage, lighting and textures got improved when compared to the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions. Los Santos also appeared to be more busier with increased amounts of traffic and wildlife.

The same improvements should be included in "GTA Online," which is also included in the PS4 release, as well. Rockstar North has already updated the multiplayer mode with new contents on a regular basis. All of the DLC packs, which are free, are automatically be added onto the disc and digital versions of the next-generation port. One of the updates should be multiplayer heists, which ended up being delayed again as the missions were initially set to deploy in the spring.

Along with the announcement for the PS4, Rockstar Games also confirmed that the same game is also heading to the PC and Xbox One. All three ports will most likely feature the same visual improvements. The "GTA Online" updates should also be applied for the video game on the computer platforms as well as Microsoft's next-generation console. You can find a promotional image advertising the upcoming ports with the photo near the top side of this article (courtesy of the official Rockstar Games Twitter page).

"GTA 5" on PC, PS4 and Xbox One may end up being be a massive success as the new improvements could entice existing PS3 and Xbox 360 owners to upgrade. Furthermore, a lot of the next-generation console games were recently pushed back to next year, leaving big software gaps on the PS4 and Xbox One. As a result, next-generation console owners may opt to purchase the open-world action-adventure video game during the holiday season. Rockstar Games should be providing more details on the upgraded features on the port in the near future.