Rockstar’s new remastered trilogy of Grand Theft Auto III, San Andreas, and Vice Metropolis, collectively referred to as Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Version, is playable as soon as extra on PC. It’s additionally obtainable for buy once more.
This comes after the PC model of the trilogy was unplayable and never obtainable for buy starting November 12 as Rockstar’s launcher, which have to be used to play the trilogy on PC, went offline. The launcher (and subsequent means to play the sport and buy it on PC) was introduced again on-line yesterday.
Rockstar introduced this by the use of a tweet yesterday and, in the identical tweet, the corporate says it sincerely apologizes for the inconvenience and that it’s “working to enhance and replace general efficiency as we transfer ahead.”
Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Version is once more obtainable by means of the Rockstar Video games Launcher for play and buy. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience, and are working to enhance and replace general efficiency as we transfer ahead: https://t.co/hAfEKqYS3o
— Rockstar Help (@RockstarSupport) November 15, 2021
The unique story continues beneath…
Authentic Story, 11/12/21:
In the event you bought Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Version, you’re not really in a position to play it in the mean time as a result of the Rockstar Video games Launcher is down and has been down for practically 20 hours.
As first reported by IGN, Rockstar’s personal sport launcher went down about 18 hours in the past and since that’s how PC gamers should entry the trilogy, they aren’t in a position to play their new video games. Rockstar has additionally pulled the trilogy from sale on PC so for those who don’t already personal it, it’s not one thing you should purchase in the mean time.
“Companies for the Rockstar Video games Launcher and supported titles are briefly offline for upkeep,” the official Rockstar Help Twitter account tweeted yesterday. “Companies will return as quickly as upkeep is accomplished.”
Companies for the Rockstar Video games Launcher and supported titles are briefly offline for upkeep. Companies will return as quickly as upkeep is accomplished.
— Rockstar Help (@RockstarSupport) November 11, 2021
Rockstar Help tweeted out an replace 14 hours after that first tweet: upkeep was nonetheless occurring and the launcher was nonetheless down. There’s been no replace since then on the time of this writing.
Apart from wanted “upkeep,” Rockstar has not formally introduced precisely what’s incorrect or what’s occurring with trilogy. Maybe one thing occurred on the backend of the launcher or possibly one thing is tousled within the code of the PC model. Hopefully Rockstar updates gamers on what occurred when the sport goes again on-line (and is obtainable for buy once more).
Whereas ready for that, try the complete observe checklist obtainable within the trilogy after which examine how Rockstar needed to take away a few cheats from it attributable to technical causes. Take a look at this story about how San Andreas is being developed for Oculus Quest 2 after that.
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