Posted on Monday, September 24th, 2012 at 7:38 PM by Guest
Grand Theft Auto III will be released for Playstation Network in the North America region tomorrow (25th September) for $9.99. It will be released as a “PS2 classic”, meaning no HD remake or trophy support, and was scheduled for release back in July, but had to be postponed when developer Rockstar had “complications” regarding licences relating to some of the audio tracks played on the radio stations in the game. There is no word on whether the issue has been resolved, or whether the offending track(s) has been removed from this release.
Release dates for other territories are due to follow shortly, and speculation is rife across the internet that Grand Theft Auto: Vice City will be announced in the near future.
The game was originally released in 2001 for the Playstation 2 console, and became one of the most successful titles for the format and recently lead to an iOS release of the 10th Anniversary edition of the game, which went live on the app store in February.
See the comparison between the Xbox/PS2 version and the iPad version of the game below:
Will you be buying the re-release tomorrow (or when it arrives in your territory), or would you have preferred a HD remake with trophy or PS Vita support for the 10-year-old game? Leave your comments below.
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