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Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy - The Definitive Edition is a compilation of three remastered Grand Theft Auto games from the 3D Universe. It includes Grand Theft Auto III, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City and Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, originally released on the PlayStation 2 in 2001, 2002 and 2004 respectively. The three games have been marketed as a trilogy since 2005 and in online PC gaming platforms such as Steam since at least January 2011[1]. The Definitive Edition was officially announced by Rockstar Games on October 8th, 2021.

The games are expected to be released during Grand Theft Auto III's 20th Anniversary some time after October 2021, and they will be available on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC; and later for Apple iOS and Android in the first half of 2022. The games 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". [2]

Synopsis

LIBERTY CITY, USA. The Worst Place in America. You've been betrayed and left for dead. Now you're taking revenge, unless the city gets you first. Mob bosses need a favor, crooked cops need help and street gangs want you dead. You'll have to rob, steal and kill just to stay out of serious trouble. Anything can happen out here.
Grand Theft Auto III official synopsis (set in 2001).


Welcome to Vice City. Welcome to the 1980s. Having just made it back onto the streets of Liberty City after a long stretch in maximum security prison, Tommy Vercetti is sent to Vice City by his old boss, Sonny Forelli. They were understandably nervous about his reappearance in Liberty City, so a trip down south seemed like a good idea. But all does not go smoothly upon his arrival in the glamorous, hedonistic metropolis of Vice City. He's set up and is left with no money and no merchandise. Sonny wants his money back, but the biker gangs, Cuban gangsters, and corrupt politicians stand in his way. Most if not all of Vice City seems to want Tommy dead. His only answer is to fight back and take over the city himself.
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City official synopsis (set in 1986).


Five years ago Carl Johnson escaped from the pressures of life in Los Santos, San Andreas... a city tearing itself apart with gang trouble, drugs and corruption. Where film stars and millionaires do their best to avoid the dealers and gang-bangers. Now, it's the early 90s. Carl's got to go home. His mother has been murdered, his family has fallen apart and his childhood friends are all heading towards disaster. On his return to the neighborhood, a couple of corrupt cops frame him for homicide. CJ is forced on a journey that takes him across the entire state of San Andreas, to save his family and to take back control of the streets.
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas official synopsis (set in 1992).


Development and Release

In August 2021, a report published by Kotaku detailed that Rockstar Games was developing a remastered trilogy of Grand Theft Auto titles: Grand Theft Auto III, Vice City, and San Andreas, originally developed by Rockstar North. According to the report, its development will be led by Rockstar Dundee and will use the Unreal Engine. [3] In September, the Game Rating and Administration Committee in South Korea gave the trilogy a game rating. Media speculation about the game continued in early October after an update to the Rockstar Games Launcher included related data to the game in addition to logos, art, and game achievements.

Several days later, on October 8th 2021, Rockstar officially announced the remastered trilogy on its website and social media pages.

Existing versions of the three games were removed from digital retailers on 11 October 2021. Audiences and journalists criticised the move, citing concerns with video game preservation, a lack of choice between versions, and the potential removal of music due to expired licenses, which had occurred with previous re-releases. [4]


Trailers

Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition Coming Soon

Controversy

In the lead-up to the announcement of the remasters, Take-Two Interactive had been aggressively acting against many Modifications, especially those involving the trilogy titles and their assets, including issuing DMCA takedowns and lawsuits, leading to both speculation of the upcoming release and animosity among the modding community.[5]

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