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GTA: San Andreas Xbox and PC release dates

PS2 hating gamers will have to wait until June.

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is due out on PC and Xbox in June 2005, Rockstar Games revealed this week as part of mother-publisher Take-Two's latest financial statement. Both versions will ship on June 10th in Europe, having appeared in the US three days earlier on the 7th.

This marks the first time that Take-Two/Rockstar has discussed the Xbox version in public, although having released an Xbox "Double Pack" of GTA III and Vice City as soon as their PS2 exclusivity arrangement on those titles expired at the beginning of 2004, San Andreas had been widely tipped to make the leap to Microsoft's format.

Whether Rockstar chooses to make any improvements to either version remains to be seen, but typically the PC and Xbox versions have benefited from superior visuals and, in the case of the PC versions, a radio station set aside for playback of your own MP3 music whilst driving.

Hardly surprisingly, Take-Two chairman and CEO Richard Roedel was able to confirm San Andreas "was the largest videogame launch in Take-Two's history", although there's no specific info on how many units it's sold so far. The game sits at number two in the UK Charts this week having launched and gone straight to number one at the end of October.

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