GTA 5 will have unspecified PS4 exclusive

"GTA is a PlayStation franchise", John Koller says

Grand Theft Auto V for PS4 will boast some kind of selling point not found in its new counterparts.

[E3 2014: All the news | All the Nintendo news | All the Sony news | All the Microsoft news | All the new Xbox One/PS4 games | All the videos and trailers]Sony announced on Monday that GTA 5 was headed to PS4, and Rockstar added afterward that it would also hit PC and Xbox One. SCEA marketing vice president John Koller confirmed to Kotaku that the PS4 version will have a certain something to make it the most appealing option.


"I don't think we announced anything publicly on that, but there will be," Koller said.

Koller revealed that the game's index rate - "the amount of people who purchase one platform or the other relative to the install base" - swung "well in PlayStation's favor" for the initial release of GTA V. That was thanks in part to a partnership with Rockstar which included cross-advertising efforts and hardware bundles.

"We would expect that to happen here, too," Koller said. "GTA is a PlayStation franchise. It started with us. We really feel strongly that it belongs as a key platform driver for us."

Koller was evasive about GTA 5's PS4-exclusive elements, saying that the game and the franchise will be "very special on PlayStation."

Rockstar has said the new-gen version will feature "across-the-board graphical and technical improvements to deliver a stunning new level of detail".