All You Need to Know About the Remastered GTA Trilogy

All You Need to Know About the Remastered GTA Trilogy


The classic all-timerS GTA 3, San Andreas, and Vice City are finally re-releasing with improved visuals and controls. Gamers highlight that the new improvement reflects the popularity of these Grant Theft Auto games.

After the release of Definitive Edition’s trailer that includes the three most famous and classic GTA games, it was only a matter of time before the anticipated compilation gained more attraction in the market. The seminal video games have been famous since the 2000s and now they’re taking a center stage with revised controls and visuals.

In fact, the control schemes are (almost) on par with contemporary action games. The new Definitive Edition will come out on November 11 on all the major platforms. PC, Nintendo Switch, Xbox Series X, Xbox One, PS4, and PS5 will get the Definitive Edition collection at $60.

Different Dates, Different Platforms

What’s interesting is that there’s no single release date of the GTA 3, San Andreas, and Vice City. Instead, the trio of classic action games will be available on different dates on different platforms. For starters, the restored version of GTA 3 will be available for Xbox users on December 7, whereas the new restoration of San Andreas will be available on November 11.

Classic GTA Look with Improved Graphics

Right after the release of the Definitive Edition trailer, it became clear that the classic look of GTA 3, San Andreas, and Vice City will be more crisp and clear. And on top of existing controls, the developers have also added significantly improved visual quality improvements in all three games. But at the same time, developers have managed to maintain the same essence of three Rockstar games.

GTA Trilogy Restoration is Not a Remake

Contrary to misguided perception, the restored Definitive Edition is not a remake of three games. One of the most interesting things about Definitive Edition’s improvements is that it takes some cues from GTA 5’s shooting system.

Definitive Edition is also getting a lot of attraction because it’s the restoration of video action games that were last released on PS2. In fact, the games honor an era when the gaming industry was still thriving and it iterates how much of an important role these three GTA games played.

GTA Trilogy Restoration: What Else?

When it comes to Nintendo Switch, users will be able to play Grand Theft Auto Trilogy using gyro-aiming Joy controllers. It will allow players to drive and aim at the exact same motion as console devices. Although the success of GTA 5 is no secret, the legendary popularity and gameplay of GTA 3, San Andreas, and Vice City have become a worldwide phenomenon over time.

Sum Up

Once the release of the GTA Trilogy is complete, Rockstar plans to update its premier Grand Theft Auto 5 for the Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5. Even after 10 years of anniversary, millions of gamers continue to explore GTA online modes that grow its attraction in the market. And if the rumors are true and Grand Theft Auto 6 is in the works, then you can expect to see more brand repositioning and more franchise rounds from the Rockstar.