Grand Theft Auto III Mobile available next week

Grand Theft Auto III's 10 Year Anniversary Edition will be available on select iOS and Android devices on December 15, Rockstar has announced. The list of devices in question has grown since the game's announcement, giving you a better chance of enjoying petty crime while out and about – and at $4.99, you probably won't even have to mug anyone for a copy. (Please don't do this anyway.)

Above: Images from the Android port see Claude looking better (and more like Stephen Dorff?) than ever

GTA III: 10 Year Anniversary Edition will run on iPad 1 or 2, iPhone 4 or 4S, and iPod Touch 4th Generation. The game will also be compatible with HTC Rezound, LG Optimus 2x, Motorola Atrix 4G, Motorola Droid X2, Motorola Photon 4G, Samsung Galaxy R and T-Mobile G2x Android phones, and Acer Iconia, Asus Eee Pad Transformer, Dell Streak 7, LG Optimus Pad, Motorola Xoom, Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 and 10.1, Sony Tablet S or Toshiba Thrive tablets running the OS.

Above: A look at the iOS version shows the game's new controls

Optimized with touch-screen controls and graphics that certainly look a lot crisper than the 2001 original's, the 10th Anniversary Edition's $4.99 price-tag is good value for a game that you could once have paid ten times as much for. Here's Rockstar's 10th Anniversary tribute to its own game – which is the kind of self-congratulation you can get away with if you're R*.


  • D0CCON - December 6, 2011 7:04 p.m.

    Steam beat these guys to it and gave me the rest of the GTA's for just $2.50 more (not to mention better controls).
  • SoonSometimes - December 6, 2011 4:34 p.m.

    I really wish this would work on the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play, that would of been perfect, but oh well. Just got GTA III (and the rest) back in the Steam sale, so I guess I'll be doing my first play-through of it on my laptop instead. :)
  • Twistedevil - December 6, 2011 3:37 p.m.

    Ahh, U remember how Kool it was to have a different camera view than up in the clouds looking down :)
  • tymillz102 - December 6, 2011 3:11 p.m.

    To think that I'm just 7 cents short. Just like I was for Infinity Blade 2 and Black Ops: Zombies. :(

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