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The Trilogy - The Definitive Edition is dated November 11 and offers us a trailer

The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition is dated November 11 and offers us a trailer

Rockstar announced the date of November 11th digitally for Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition and you December 7th for physical output. The developer also gives us a first look at the updated versions of the three classic games with a gameplay trailer.

The three remasters include: GTA 3, GTA: Vice City, and GTA: San Andreas, which were created for modern platforms with the Unreal Engine by Grove Street Games, who previously worked on the mobile ports of GTA 3, Vice City, and San Andreas. as well as the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of the latest title. The trilogy is coming to PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X / S, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC (via Rockstar Games’ launcher).

Rockstar says the games will give us “a completely redesigned lighting system; enhanced shadows, weather, reflections; updated character and vehicle models; as well as various high-resolution textures for buildings, roads, weapons, interiors, and more. Viewing distance has been deepened, new vegetation has been installed, and surfaces have been smoothed.

Rockstar explains that all three games also offer convenience enhancements such as GTA 5-inspired controls, “auto-aiming and aiming facilities, an updated wheel for weapons and radio stations, better minimaps with more comprehensive navigation tools that allow players to position beacons for destinations, new achievements, trophies and more. It will also be able to automatically restart a failed mission, which should remove some of the known frustration from the original games.

The Switch version uses gyroscopic orientation, as well as touchscreen support. The PC version will be compatible with Nvidia DLSS. For its part, the versions of the game for PS5 and Xbox Series X will show 4K up to 60 FPS in performance mode.

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It is not confirmed at the time of writing this news, folks the game could be released individually in addition to the collection. – San Andreas The Definitive Edition will be released on Xbox Game Pass on November 11, while GTA 3 – The Definitive Edition will be added to PlayStation Now on December 7.

Physical releases for the trilogy are slated for Xbox Series X / S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PlayStation 4. There is no mention of a physical version for PS5, although the PS4 version is most likely supported. No date has been announced for the promised mobile version.

After months of rumors, it was in early October that Rockstar confirmed the remastering of the trilogy. Before launch, Rockstar pulled the older versions of all three games from digital stores, which was not well received by all fans.


Erwan Lafleuriel is editor-in-chief of IGN France. A slave to video games for 40 years, he only escapes occasionally to mourn his defeats in Twitter.