Grand Theft Auto Remastered Trilogy trailer reveals Nov. 11 launch date

Rockstar Video games has simply revealed a brand new trailer together with the discharge date for the hotly anticipated compilation Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy — Definitive Version, and it’ll land on fashionable platforms this coming Nov. 11. As remasters of Grand Theft Auto 3, Vice Metropolis and San Andreas — which first appeared on the PlayStation 2 — these seminal open-world video games from the early 2000s can have improved visuals and revised management schemes that put them nearer to par with fashionable motion video games.

The $60 assortment is coming to PS5, PS4, Xbox Collection X, Xbox One, Nintendo Change and PC. The consoles will even get bodily version on Dec. 7. PlayStation Now customers will be capable of play the GTA3 Definitive Version on Dec. 7, whereas Xbox Recreation Go house owners can bounce into GTA San Andreas Definitive Version on Nov 11, the identical day the compilations drops.

Together with the reveal of the discharge date, we additionally obtained to see a brand new trailer that gave us our first take a look at the sport’s up to date visuals and management scheme, which can make heading again to those basic video games all of the extra engaging. Over the previous couple of weeks, particulars about this assortment of Rockstar’s hottest video games leaked on-line, so it’s kind of of a shock that we’ll be capable of get our fingers on it a lot before anticipated.

With the Definitive Version, the builders added an assortment of quality-of-life enhancements to the three video games, specializing in making certain that they are true to the originals. Whereas it is thrilling to see that GTA 3, Vice Metropolis and San Andreas have improved efficiency and visuals, together with an up to date management scheme that takes cues from Grand Theft Auto V’s capturing system — the Definitive Version is not a full remake, and it largely retains the look of the unique.

The discharge of the Definitive Version not solely marks the primary time that the PS2-era of GTA video games are on fashionable consoles, nevertheless it’s additionally the primary time that these video games shall be playable on a Nintendo console. The final time a Grand Theft Auto recreation launched on a Nintendo platform was 2009’s Chinatown Wars on the DS, which was extra of a spin-off that experimented with the hand-held’s dual-screen format. The Definitive Version would be the debut of GTA 3, Vice Metropolis and San Andreas on a Nintendo console. To associate with this primary, the Nintendo Change model additionally has an unique possibility to make use of gyro-aiming with the Pleasure-con controllers, letting you purpose and drive with the movement of the gadgets.

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Definitive Edition

Tommy Vercetti and Lance Vance are prepared for motion within the modernized model of Vice Metropolis.


Whereas the GTA franchise would go on to have astronomical success with newer entries, the three video games of this compilation stand as probably the most iconic and prolific video games of the sequence, which additionally formed a complete style of video games. The unique Grand Theft Auto was launched in 1997, however the sequence turned a mainstream hit — and a lightning rod for controversy — with Grand Theft Auto 3 in 2001.

GTA 3 finally was a watershed second for the video games business, equally pioneering and popularizing the construction of what we now name an open-world recreation. By letting gamers discover a big metropolis with an unprecedented quantity of freedom, letting them tackle quite a few actions and hijack tons of automobiles, it supplied tons of hours of enjoyment find your individual sort of enjoyable.

The announcement of the discharge date for GTA Trilogy additionally coincides with the twentieth anniversary of Grand Theft Auto 3. Together with the announcement of the discharge date, Rockstar North’s head of growth, Aaron Garbut, had some feedback concerning the significance of GTA 3 and the way its influence formed the developer into what it’s immediately.

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Definitive Edition

CJ will blaze a path of destruction within the up to date San Andreas.


“GTA 3 helped make clear our method to creating video games, and it is one thing that has caught with us in each recreation we make,” Garbut mentioned. “From GTA 3 via to GTA V, the Pink Useless Redemption sequence and the whole lot else: we’re targeted on constructing worlds — and on making these worlds as plausible, detailed, fascinating, different and alive as attainable. We need to make worlds that you simply really feel like you might be dwelling in, that really feel dynamic and full of different characters. The place it isn’t only a facade that comes alive round you and for you, however as actual a spot as we are able to handle, and one that’s full of tales, characters, occasions and enjoyable, fascinating issues to do.”

Together with the discharge of the GTA Trilogy, Rockstar Video games can also be engaged on updating Grand Theft Auto 5 for the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Collection X. Because it approaches its tenth anniversary, GTA V stays Rockstar’s hottest recreation. The viewers for the sport, and its on-line mode, manages to develop yearly, so even with rumors about Grand Theft Auto 6 nonetheless making the rounds, we’ll be seeing extra of the Grand Theft Auto franchise for a while to come back.

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