[Update]: Nvidia has released a statement to clarify its comment regarding Grand Theft Auto V coming to the PC. Apparently it was made in error.
This statement was made with the intent of expressing enthusiasm for the games industry in general, and was not intended to represent specific knowledge possessed by NVIDIA. NVIDIA does not have information on any possible PC version release of Grand Theft Auto or its availability. We deeply regret the error.
[Original]: While Rockstar Games has only confirmed PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of Grand Theft Auto V, it appears that the game may be coming to PC after all. That is, if a recent statement from Nvidia's Senior IR Director Chris Evenden is to be believed.
During an earnings call (transcribed by SeekingAlpha, via CraveOnline), Evenden mentioned GTA V as one of the many games coming to PC this fall that will continue to elevate the platform among the gaming crowd.
The PC market is evolving. As entry level laptops face pressure from tablets. Yet sales of specialty PCs like gaming systems and work stations continue to grow. The disparity reflects how consumers use these different classes of PCs. Many consumers look for PC as a general purpose device they can use for browsing, email, social media video. But much of this can be better served by a tablet. In contrast, gamers are preparing their systems for a strong roster of games coming this fall, including blockbuster franchises, such as Call of Duty: Ghosts, Grand Theft Auto V and Assassin's Creed IV.
Our friends over at Rockstar Games have yet to make an announcement along these lines, so PC gamers will need to keep their excitement in check. That said, a PC version this fall would certainly be a huge win for the elite gaming crowd. Just imagine what the modding community will inevitably create.