Nostalgic for the days of getting home from school or work, firing up the PlayStation 2 and popping Grand Theft Auto: Vice City in the tray? Then get your smartphone ready: Rockstar Games on Friday officially announced the game will be ported to Android and iOS later this fall.
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Rockstar made the mobile versions, which will have some all-new bonus features and top-notch graphics, to celebrate the game's 10-year release. That's right: Vice City, the sixth Grand Theft Auto title, came out way back in 2002.
“Grand Theft Auto: Vice City gave players the freedom of a massive open-world in one of the most iconic and vibrant settings ever realized in a game," said Sam Houser, founder of Rockstar Games, in a statement. "It was a defining moment in the series and we’re delighted to be celebrating its 10th anniversary this year with a stunning, updated version for phones and tablets."
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As part of the anniversary celebration, Grand Theft Auto fans will find new promotional gear for sale at the Rockstar Games Warehouse and through online sweepstakes.
There's no solid release date for the mobile game yet: Rockstar's only saying "later this fall." The company's silent on any Windows 8 version, too.
Can't wait for your fix of old-school vehicular carnage? Check out Sega's mobile port of Dreamcast favorite Crazy Taxi while you're waiting for Vice City to arrive.
Below, one of the original trailers for the PlayStation 2 version of Vice City. Check it out, then share your favorite Grand Theft Auto memories in the comments!
This story originally published on Mashable here.
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