Tomorrow comes Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy remasters – which bring together updates from GTA 3, Vice City and San Andreas – and prior to launch, the studio shared three new gameplay comparison videos and a handful of new details.
Elaborating on previously shared information, Rockstar has now provided a little more detail on the enhancements and quality of life features included in Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition, as the package is known.
For example, all three games will have a GTA V-inspired controller layout along with updated weapon and radio station selection wheels, plus an enhanced mini-map that allows players to set waypoints to destinations. Rockstar also promises improved shooting and goal management – which will include improved drive-by controls for San Andreas – plus the ability to restart failed missions, updated achievements and trophies, new achievements for Rockstar Social Club members and a host of new supported languages.
In addition, Rockstar promises enhanced graphics and fidelity across all platforms. Improvements in environmental details and lighting will, for example, provide better water and weather effects – including rain and fog – more marked time transitions during the day, improved shadows and reflections, improved wood and leaf details, new three-dimensional elements for buildings, increased drawing distances and higher resolution textures , visible on everything from figurines to vehicles and roads.
You can see some of these additions featured in Rockstar’s three new before-and-after comparison videos scattered around this page.
In terms of platform-specific enhancements, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X will support 4K resolution at up to 60 fps, PCs will have Nvidia DLSS support, and Switch players will be able to take advantage of gyro sights, along with touchscreens. controls for camera zoom, panning and menu selection.
Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition launches tomorrow, November 11th for Xbox One, Xbox Series X / S, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, PC and Switch, with iOS and Android versions coming in the new year. In addition, Game Pass subscribers will be able to play the remastered GTA: San Andreas as part of their subscription from tomorrow, while PlayStation Now members will get GTA 3 from December 7th.