Lead Multiplayer Designer on Rockstar’s Red Dead Redemption Kris Roberts recently revealed that he believes a PC port of the game was never seriously considered.
Speaking abour RDR during a Twitch stream, Roberts said “I don’t think there was ever an intention to have a PC version of Red Dead Redemption. Obviously in development, we were all PC based and had it running for Win32 clients for the entire development.”
Roberts also said that he was surprised a PC version of GTAV surfaced some 18 months after the last-gen release. “I was honestly very shocked when they did a PC version of Grand Theft Auto V,” he added.
While development of RDR was done in the Win32 environment Roberts believes Rockstar only ever intended console releases, “To the best of my recollection, we never even seriously talked about optimising for PC,” he explained.
Red Dead Redemption is available for PS3 and Xbox 360.
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