After many, many leaks, Rockstar Video games has formally introduced the Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Version, comprising Grand Theft Auto 3, Vice Metropolis, and San Andreas. The up to date video games can be launched for PS5, PS4, Xbox Sequence X/S, Xbox One, Nintendo Swap, and PC (by way of the Rockstar Video games Launcher) “later this yr”. Cellular ports will comply with subsequent yr.
All three video games “will characteristic across-the-board upgrades together with graphical enhancements and fashionable gameplay enhancements for all three titles, whereas nonetheless sustaining the basic appear and feel of the originals.” Extra particulars will comply with within the coming weeks. Rockstar has not but confirmed if the video games can be launched as a single bundle, as particular person titles, or each.
The present variations of all three video games can be faraway from digital storefronts subsequent week. Rockstar additionally introduced that the video games will come to iOS and Android within the first half of 2022.
The remasters have been rumored for months and there have been a number of main leaks together with references to the trilogy in Rockstar’s personal sport launcher, leaked logos and achievements, and the trilogy was even rated in South Korea.
The remasters are being launched as a part of GTA 3’s twentieth anniversary, and GTA On-line may even be up to date with anniversary 0themed occasions, clothes, liveries and extra. Rockstar teases that there can be surprises in retailer for GTA On-line gamers, “together with the upcoming risk of some uncommon exercise occurring in and round Southern San Andreas…”
On prime of the anniversary celebrations, Rockstar additionally teased what appears to be a brand new GTA On-line enlargement for this yr, saying that “some well-known contacts and acquainted associates want your assist in increasing their “legit enterprise” — with many extra surprises quickly to be revealed!”
Grand Theft Auto 3, Grand Theft Auto Vice Metropolis, and Grand Theft Auto San Andreas are thought of a few of the finest video games within the collection. As with all Grand Theft Auto video games, every title focuses on the life and crimes of the primary character attempting to make it huge in a fictional metropolis in the USA.
Vice Metropolis for instance is predicated on Miami whereas San Andreas is an amalgam of southern California and Nevada. Take a look at all our opinions for GTA 3, Vice Metropolis, and San Andreas.
The trilogy will hopefully tide followers over as Rockstar readies a next-gen model of Grand Theft Auto 5 for PlayStation 5, which has been delayed till 2022. Although of us appear looking forward to information of Grand Theft Auto 6 greater than something.
Matt T.M. Kim is IGN’s Information Editor. You’ll be able to attain him @lawoftd.