News today proves that The PS2 Era Grand Theft Auto Trilogy is reportedly being Remastered by Rockstar. The Rockstar games Dundee studio is said to be working on remastered versions of the three of the PlayStation 2 era Grand Theft Auto. The titles of these three games are Grand Theft Auto 3, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, and Grand Theft Auto: Vice City. This news is based on Kotaku reports.
The PS2 Era Grand Theft Auto Trilogy is reportedly being Remastered by Rockstar
Plans to tentatively release the remastered versions of the games in late October or early November are said to have been made. The remastered versions of these games are planned to be released for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X and S, Stadia, PC, and mobile phones.
Further News on the Topic
Frankly, rumors of the remastered Classic PlayStation 2 era Grand Theft Auto has been floating for some time now. This month, however, Rockstar Games parent company Take-Two Interactive confirmed that it has plans to release three announced iterations of old games. In addition to the release of these games, they are also going to release current-gen ports of GTAV, GTA Online, and Kerbal Space Program.
Honestly, if we are to consider Take-Two Interactive library of games these three games could literally be any game from Bioshock to Bully or Max Payne. According to the information from Kotaku, these three GTA games are being remastered using Unreal Engine with one source commenting that look like heavily modified versions of the existing game.
Will this Affect the Gameplay?
While the game is being highly modified, there might be a slight change in the gameplay. However, the gameplay is said to be staying true to the originals while the UI should also retain its classic style. According to an article on The Verge, the game release dates have reportedly been shifted as a result of the worldwide pandemic.
Rest assured knowing that the current plan is said to be a simultaneous digital release for all three classics across most platforms this year (2021) with PC and mobile versions following up in 2022.