To celebrate the tenth anniversary of the original release of GTA: Vice City, Rockstar will be bringing the popular franchise to iOS and Android devices with a revamped version of the original game.
According to Rockstar Games, the GTA: Vice City app will be released on December 6th, and will be priced at just $4.99, making it a must buy for big fans of the franchise.
The developer’s press release stated that the full experience of Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, will be brought to iOS and Android devices with ‘high resolution graphics, and several several enhancements unique to the iOS and Android platforms including updated character models and lighting effects, new and more precise firing and targeting options, a fully customizable control layout and native support for Retina display devices’ Sounds rather exciting right?
Vice City was the fourth installment in the popular Great Theft Auto franchise, and is known for being the best selling PlayStation 2 game of all time. Set in the 80′s, the game follows the character Tommy Vercetti who has just been released from prison, around the city, as he takes revenge on former gangs he has had dealing with in the past, and builds up a large enough gang for himself, so he can take control of the fictional Vice City.
It was a brilliant game, that instilled great amounts of fear in the parents of whose children were eagerly playing it and adding it to their Christmas and birthday wishlists.
This game, for iOS and Android devices, will be eagerly anticipated by many fans, and involves a bigger world, with the chance to play three different characters that have intersecting storylines.
The full list of devices that can play the game are listed below. Will you be buying this game? I certainly will, it is the perfect release to make me feel very nostalgic around Christmas, maybe it will make me break out the PlayStation 2 again shortly after!
Apple Devices – iPad, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone5, and iPod touch (4th gen and above)
Android Phones - Motorola Razr, Razr Maxx, Razr Maxx HD, Motorola Atrix, Motorola Photon, Motorola Droid Bionic, HTC Rezound, HTC One X, HTC One S, HTC Evo 3D, HTC Sensation, HTC Droid Incredible 2, Samsung Galaxy Nexus, Samsung Nexus S, Samsung Galaxy Note 1 & 2, Samsung S2, Samsung Galaxy R, Sony Xperia Play, Sony Xperia S, P, T & TL, Sony Walkman Z Series Media Player, Samsung Galaxy S2, Samsung Galaxy S3, Google Nexus 4
Android Tablets – Acer Iconia, Asus Eee Pad Transformer, Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime, LG Optimus Pad, Medion Lifetab, Motorola Xoom, Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 / 10.1, Samsung Galaxy Tab 2, Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1, Sony Tablet S, Sony Tablet P, Toshiba Thrive, HTC Flyer, Google Nexus 7, Google Nexus 10