Rockstar Games to release Grand Theft Auto: Vice City on iOS and Android

Rockstar Games today announced the upcoming launch of ‘80s themed Grand Theft Auto: Vice City on iOS and Android in celebration of the game’s 10th anniversary.

First released in Oct. 2002 for PlayStation 2, GTA: Vice City is an open-world action adventurer developed by Edinburgh, Scotland-based game studio, Rockstar North. The updated mobile version of Vice City will feature native high-resolution graphics and multiple enchainments to cater to the mobile platforms.

Rockstar Games previously gave Grand Theft Auto 3 the same treatment for its 10th anniversary with iOS and Android releases. The iOS version saw early success, ranking as the No.2 paid app for iPhone and the No. 1 paid app for iPad. According to traffic tracking service AppData, Grand Theft Auto 3 is currently ranked No. 56 in the top iPad apps games genre on iOS.

Aside from the Grand Theft Auto, Rockstar Games brought its Max Payne franchise to mobile with Max Payne Mobile, which released back in April on iOS and June on Android. The title is a port of the original title for PC and consoles and ranked No. 1 on the top grossing iOS app charts for two weeks after its release.

GTA Vice City will hit the App Store and Google Play later this fall.

Publish date: October 26, 2012 © 2020 Adweek, LLC. - All Rights Reserved and NOT FOR REPRINT