GTA San Andreas hitting major mobile platforms in December

GTA San Andreas hitting major mobile platforms in December
Rockstar has been in the zone with pushing out mobile versions of its Grand Theft Auto series as "10th Anniversary" editions. GTA III hit iOS 10 years after its original release in 2001, and GTA: Vice City came to mobile 10 years after its initial release in 2002. But, Rockstar is jumping the gun just a bit with GTA: San Andreas, which was first released in 2004.

Of course, this is all just good news for us, because it means we get the game a bit earlier. Rockstar has announced that GTA: San Andreas will be released next month, and the best news is that it will be coming to all three major mobile platforms: Android, iOS, and Windows Phone. Usually, Windows Phone either gets left out of the equation, or is at least forced to wait for a big release like this. 

Interestingly, it sounds like Rockstar is planning on taking advantage of the horsepower available in current mobile hardware, because it is promising that this will be "the best-looking version of San Andreas yet." The on-screen controls are going to be improved with new contextually-visible controls, and full support for controllers using iOS 7's controller support

Rockstar has set the release window for December, but no specific date has been given. 

source: Rockstar via The Verge

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12 Comments

1. darkskoliro

Posts: 1092; Member since: May 07, 2012

YESSSSSS

2. D.Aceveda

Posts: 433; Member since: Jun 30, 2012

Finally!

3. Ravail

Posts: 182; Member since: Oct 14, 2011

WOOO! FINALLY!!!

4. Omarc07

Posts: 574; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

yes!! finally im sure this will play nice with my lg g2

5. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2361; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

Niceeee.. My iPad just became cool, ha

8. rodneyej1

Posts: 3576; Member since: Jul 06, 2013

And your Lumia❕

6. mr.techdude

Posts: 571; Member since: Nov 19, 2012

I can't wait for the era where smart phones are going to play Xbox one/ps4 console graphics. Thinking about it gives me goosebumps.

7. rodneyej1

Posts: 3576; Member since: Jul 06, 2013

Good for Windows Phone.. Don't care about no app gap❕

9. Dexxter

Posts: 10; Member since: Nov 04, 2013

HELL YEAH !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

11. scriptwriter

Posts: 396; Member since: Nov 13, 2012

shut up and take my money!!!

12. ilani

Posts: 90; Member since: Dec 23, 2011

can we have hot coffee too?

13. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

I hope its true FULL CONTROLLER support. Vice City on Android had various features stripped out of the game (such as the ability to change Radio stations, talk about a major oversight). I just cant see San Andreas even being playable without a controller.

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