Following the difficult launch, of Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition Rockstar Games announced that physical editions have been delayed for all platforms.
Originally planned to launch on December 7th 2021, the physical release for Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy has been pushed back to 2022 for Nintendo Switch and to December 17th 2021 for Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. At the time of this writing, no specific reasons for the delay have been given, but it is likely due to the bugs and graphical issues the game had when it launched.
The release dates for the physical versions of Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition have changed.
Xbox Series X / Xbox One and PS4 will now release on December 17. The Nintendo Switch version is coming in early 2022.
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— Rockstar Games (@RockstarGames) November 30, 2021
In addition, Rockstar Games will also be releasing another patch for the game which fixes even more of these issues, although it will take some time before it arrives on Switch.
A new Title Update is now available for the PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC versions of Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition.
This contains several fixes and will also be available for the Nintendo Switch in the coming days: https://t.co/otGLbh9onV
— Rockstar Support (@RockstarSupport) November 30, 2021
About Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition
Three iconic cities, three epic stories. Play the genre-defining classics of the original Grand Theft Auto Trilogy: Grand Theft Auto III, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City and Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas updated for a new generation, now with across-the-board enhancements including brilliant new lighting and environmental upgrades, high-resolution textures, increased draw distances, Grand Theft Auto V-style controls and targeting, and much more, bringing these beloved worlds to life with all new levels of detail.
Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition includes:
- Grand Theft Auto III: It all starts in Liberty City. With the revolutionary freedom to go anywhere and jack anyone, Grand Theft Auto III puts the center of the criminal underworld at your fingertips, if you have enough guts to take it.
- Grand Theft Auto: Vice City: Welcome to the 1980s. From the decade of big hair and pastel suits comes the story of one man’s rise to the top of the criminal pile. Grand Theft Auto returns with Tommy Vercetti’s tale of betrayal and revenge in a neon-soaked tropical town full of excess and brimming with possibilities.
- Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas: Five years ago, Carl ‘CJ’ Johnson escaped the haze of Los Santos, San Andreas…a city tearing itself apart with gang trouble, drugs, and corruption. Now, it’s the early 90s. CJ’s got to go home – his mother has been murdered, his family has fallen apart, and his childhood friends are all heading towards disaster. On his return to the neighborhood, a couple of cops frame him for homicide, forcing CJ on a journey that takes him across the entire state of San Andreas, to save his family and to take control of the streets in the next iteration of the series that changed everything.