Tech News Nintendo Switch News and Updates: Grand Theft Auto 5 to Feature in the Console? By Argha Ghosh Posted on December 1, 2016 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Reddit Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin Share on Tumblr Nintendo Switch has been in the headlines for quite a long while now. And we are slowly approaching towards the official release of the device which is reported to be in the month of January. With more than just a month left for the gaming console to be released, news and rumours have been rife in the market. The latest developments have revealed that the makers of the game Grand Theft Auto 5 is highly optimistic regarding the availability of the game in the upcoming gaming console. Grand Theft Auto 5 might be made available for the Nintendo Gaming Console Negotiations have already begun between the makers of Nintendo Switch and the game developers regarding making the games available to the forthcoming gaming console. Take-Two, Ubisoft and Bethesda are reported to be in line to patch up with Nintendo for the upcoming game. And we can expect the collaboration to happen in reality. In fact, the President of the Take-Two Interactive sounded very optimistic regarding the possible patch up with Nintendo Switch for making the game GTA 5 available in the upcoming gaming console. Karl Slatoff has been quoted saying, “With any new hardware, there is always an element of ‘wait and see,’ and the install base is going to drive a lot. We’re very intrigued and excited about it.” He added during the 20th Annual Credit Suisse Technology, Media & Telecom Conference “I would say we’re very optimistic and they’re good partners. We’re excited to work with them in the future on it.” Bethesda’s Director Todd Howard also sounded really excited regarding the Nintendo Switch. Relating to the possibility of Nintendo Switch compatible game version he said, “”I love it. I got to play it. I will tell you – well, maybe that’s an N.D.A. thing. One of the best demos I’ve ever seen. Probably the best demo I’ve ever seen.” These words from the game developers really make the fans of the gaming device from Nintendo very excited since there are quite clear hints that many new games will be made available. Grand Theft Auto 5 is definitely one of those games that might come out in Nintendo. At least, the optimistic words from Karl Slatoff provide enough hints that this game will be coming once the Nintendo Switch releases in 2017. Also the fact that Nintendo Switch will come with a highly-customized NVIDIA 16nm Pascal-grade Tegra processor makes things all the more plausible that GTA 5 will come to the gaming console. However, nothing has been announced officially by the makers of The Nintendo Switch. And we will have to wait for that as the official release of the gaming console is going to come out in January 2017. The eager wait for the confirmation will keep on going till then.