Grand Theft Auto 3 release date for iOS/Android

10th Anniversary Edition will set you back $4.99.

Grand Theft Auto 3: 10th Anniversary Edition arrives on the App Store and Android Marketplace on 15th December, Rockstar Games has announced.

Priced at your local equivalent of $4.99, it's the same game you played back in 2001, updated with touch screen controls. See the screens below for a better idea of how it looks.

As detailed on Rockstar's official site, it's compatible with the following devices:

  • Apple iOS Devices: iPad 1 & 2, iPhone 4 & 4S, iPod touch 4th Generation
  • Android Phones: HTC Rezound, LG Optimus 2x, Motorola Atrix 4G, Motorola Droid X2, Motorola Photon 4G, Samsung Galaxy R, T-Mobile G2x
  • Android Tablets: Acer Iconia, Asus Eee Pad Transformer, Dell Streak 7, LG Optimus Pad, Motorola Xoom, Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 and 10.1, Sony Tablet S, Toshiba Thrive

"Grand Theft Auto III showed us the potential of open world games," commented Rockstar founder Sam Houser back in October.

"It helped set the vision for the company, and we have been expanding on those possibilities with every game ever since."

Eurogamer's Tom Bramwell awarded the open world crime epic a perfect 10/10 upon its original launch.

"GTA3 is a luscious, sprawling epic of a game and one of the most complete experiences I have ever encountered," read his Grand Theft Auto 3 review.

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