Rockstar Games has shared a new blog post confirming the release date of Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition, its upcoming collection of GTA remasters comprising GTA III, GTA: Vice City, and GTA: San Andreas. The title will be released on November 11, 2021 for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and the Rockstar Games Launcher for $59.99. Rockstar has also complemented the announcement with a new trailer that shows off how better the remasters look versus their older counterparts.
Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition introduces wide-ranging modern control upgrades, including improvements to targeting and lock-on aiming, updated Weapon and Radio Station Wheels, updated Mini-Maps with enhanced navigation allowing players to set waypoints to destinations, updated Achievements, Trophies, and more. The Nintendo Switch version also features Switch-specific controls including Gyro aiming, as well as touch screen camera zooming, pans, and menu selections, while the PC version includes support for NVIDIA DLSS and additional new Accomplishments via the Rockstar Games Social Club.
Additional enhancements across all three titles include a completely rebuilt lighting system; improved shadows, weather, and reflections; upgraded character and vehicle models; along with new higher resolution textures across buildings, weapons, roads, interiors, and more. Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition also features a range of environmental upgrades including all new foliage, smoother surfaces, and increased draw distances to provide a new level of depth and clarity throughout the world.
Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition was developed by Grove Street Games using Unreal Engine. Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas – The Definitive Edition will be available on Xbox Game Pass starting November 11, while Grand Theft Auto III – The Definitive Edition will be available on PlayStation Now December 7.
Source: Rockstar Games