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Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition

Rockstar recently said that the first update for GTA: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition would be released soon, and the company has followed through as version 1.02 is now live on Switch. It includes a ton of general fixes, along with specific fixes for all three games – III, Vice City, and San Andreas.

The full patch notes for the GTA: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition version 1.02 update are as follows:

Digital Foundry shared its technical analysis for GTA III: The Definitive Edition last week, and has now followed that up with another video highlighting Vice City and San Andreas that delves into various aspects like frame rate on Switch.

Below is a roundup of some of the more important points:

Rockstar Games has issued a statement surrounding the issues players have encountered with GTA: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition.

All platforms have been plagued by various problems. On Switch, there have been reports of frame rate slowdown in particular. Each one of the games on all systems has also seen their fair share of bugs.

In its statement, Rockstar apologized to fans and promised updates. The first one, planned for the “coming days”, will “address a number of issue”.

The full statement reads:

Digital Foundry has started its technical analysis of Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition by kicking things off with GTA III: The Definitive Edition, and as part of that, we have further information about the Switch version like frame rate and resolution.

Here’s the full roundup of tidbits:

Thursday was a big day for the Grand Theft Auto series. Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition launched on various platforms, bringing along updated versions of Grand Theft Auto III, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City and Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas. It was particularly notable for Switch as these titles have never appeared on a Nintendo platform until now.

Rockstar Games worked with Grove Street Games on the remasters. They have new graphics, some updated gameplay, and even some Switch features like touch screen usage and gyro aiming.

For those that have picked up Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition, what are your impressions thus far? Which one of the games is your favorite? Let us know in the comments below.

We’ve got a roundup of news pertaining to GTA: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition, including updates, a Big Head mode, and a comparison video for the Switch and PS5 versions.

The launch of these remasters have been a little bit rocky to say the least. There have been notable issues across all platforms, but as a Nintendo site, we’re naturally focusing on the Switch version. While this is also true for other systems, players on Switch have encountered significant issues with the frame rate and slowdown.

Now that Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition has launched on Switch, first proper gameplay is now available. A trio of videos have arrived for Grand Theft Auto III, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City and Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.

Here’s some additional information about the collection:

Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition has cheats, but it’s been confirmed that a few have been removed. According to producer Rich Rosado, some were taken out due to “technical reasons”. All of the remasters – Grand Theft Auto III, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, and Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas – now run in Unreal Engine. Unfortunately, there were some compatibility issues with cheats that were removed.

In an interview with USA Today, Rosado stated the following about the removal of certain cheats in Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition:

Rockstar Games has shared fresh information about Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition covering improvements, music, and other aspects. This comes ahead of the game’s launch tomorrow.

Here’s the full rundown on the improvements, music, and more in Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition, courtesy of Gematsu:

A new set of screenshots are in for Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition. The images show off the different games that are included: GTA III, Vice City, and San Andreas.

For more on Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition, read the following overview: