After much anticipation over the past year, Rockstar Games has confirmed at E3 2014 that Grand Theft Auto V will be coming to PC and 'next-generation' consoles this fall.

GTA V launched on September 13 last year on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, shortly before the launches of the Xbox One and PlayStation 4. At the time, many gamers were wondering why Rockstar didn't wait to launch on 'next-gen' consoles as well, or if they'd ever see the critically acclaimed game on the much more powerful systems.

An even larger portion of gamers were devastated when the PC wasn't announced as a launch platform for the hugely popular title. A petition to bring GTA V to PC gathered over close to 730,000 signatures, so the impending launch of the game should satisfy a lot of people.

There's no exact launch date for Grand Theft Auto V on PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 at this stage, aside from the 'Fall 2014' timeframe given in the trailer below. Graphically the game looks excellent, with the footage in the trailer being captured on a PlayStation 4 at 1080p; it should look even better on a suitably powerful gaming PC.

Now let's just hope that Rockstar has put time into the PC port of the game, and that we won't get a version as horribly unoptimized as Grand Theft Auto IV. With both new consoles using x86-based harware, it shouldn't be hard to get GTA V looking great and running smoothly on PCs as well.