The statement from Rockstar
They told us it’s the 20th anniversary of the release of GTA 3 and the impact this GTA Trilogy has. The other gages being Vice City and San Andreas. But it’s what followed which has people more interested
In honor of the upcoming anniversary. today we are excited to announce that all three games will be coming to current generation platforms later this year in Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and the Rockstar Games Launcher on PC. Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition will feature across-the-board upgrades including graphical improvements and modern gameplay enhancements for all three titles, while still maintaining the classic look and feel of the originals. We’re extremely excited to share more about these groundbreaking titles in the coming weeks — stay tuned!
GTA Trilogy. What we know
The leaked name for the GTA Trilogy we posted was indeed correct. Coming sometime this year is Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – Definitive Edition. The games included also match the leak. These being
- Grand Theft Auto 3
- GTA: Vice City
- GTA: San Andreas
The announcement as we saw is not going to be just a simple port. It will be upgraded completely so expected will be graphical improvements whilst being true to the original.
The other news for this release.
They confirmed below it’s coming to mobile devices but also they are removing the existing digital copies from sale starting 11th October. But if you own them digitally the support page confirms you won’t lose access.
To prepare for launch, we will begin removing existing versions of the classic titles from digital retailers next week. For more information, please visit Rockstar Games Support. In addition, Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition will be coming to iOS and Android in the first half of 2022.
The upgrade path for existing owners.
This at present is unknown. In fact, the only details we know are what we confirmed earlier. These are that the trilogy is upgraded across the board. And the fact it’s coming soon and the news about removed from digital storefronts.
What are your thoughts on this announcement? Are you excited to see how they upgraded these? As always we’d love you to share your thoughts.