GTA: Vice City hitting Android and iOS on December 6th for $4.99


In early October, Rockstar announced that Grand Theft Auto: Vice City would soon be released for smartphones and tablets. Technical details, such as what devices it would run on, as well as basic details, such as the release date and price, were unknown. Today, Rockstar announced that the game will be released on December 6th in the Google Play store as well as the App Store, priced at $4.99 as a special 10th-anniversary edition. You can also expect a new trailer to be launched within the next few weeks.

The game will feature “native high-resolution graphics and 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 customization control layout and native support for Retina display devices.” At its core, expect Vice City to feel and play a lot like GTA III.

Compatibility with devices is rather large, and for Apple, that includes the iPad (not sure if they’re referring to the original iPad, the new ones, or all of them), iPhone 4 thru 5, as well as the iPt4th-gen & 5th-generation. Here’s the list of supported Android smartphones:

  • 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

Lastly, for 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

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