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Defective GTA trilogy released on Steam – Latest News

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Indie studio Running With Scissors has labeled externally developed for many years Postal 3 for AIDS for your Steam account. Then last year it released Postal 4 from Early Access itself, which didn’t fare much better. But now we have something that is even worse than these flourishes of game creation and that will probably put in the pocket of all the few crowns worth of madness that worships hentai, Nazis or ideally both at once. Yes, the project Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition from the folks at Grove Street Games and Rockstar, which should rather be called Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Defective Edition, it came out on steam for some reason.

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Rockstar’s failed attempt to release remasters of the classic GTA series is a mess, enough has been said already with the release of the version for PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Seriex X|S, Switch and Rockstar Games Launcher on PC in the fall of 2021. Even taking into account the time gap of more than a year and a considerable amount of very negative reactions, it is therefore really it’s a mystery why Rockstar, who, by the way, signed on to Steam as a developer during the whole fiasco, even bothered with a release on Valve’s platform. But it happened.

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Rockstar even on social media beckons on full Steam Deck supportwhile the brave who click on the product page of one of the definitely-not-remasters can see for themselves to support Steam achievements and the now relatively traditional requirement to have a Rockstar Games Social Club account created. The once famous studio somehow forgot to mention that the few updates it has released in over a year don’t address a whole host of absolutely critical bugs and flawswhich plagued the defective edition of the GTA trilogy when it was originally released.

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The so-called The Definitive Edition is still more than anything else a big shame and spitting on the legacy of three cult titles, i.e. Grand Theft Auto III, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City and Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas. Ugly graphics, an abundance of bugs, sloppy animations, errors in game logic, even today, the choice of reasons for criticism is quite rich. And for all this, you will pay “only” 60 euros, or 30 if you catch the current 50% discount, which is valid until February 2nd. But as far as we are concerned, this failure would be too expensive even for free.

Since at Rockstar they know what their customers want, it’s certainly no surprise that you still can’t buy the original versions of GTA III, Vice City or San Andreas on Steam. So they continue to be the prerogative of the Rockstar Games Launcher, although it should be noted that they’re not quite the originals, as they’re heavily influenced by works on several-year-old mobile ports. While not nearly as bad, stale and visually repulsive as the content of the defective 2021 trilogy, they are still a far cry from the original 2001, 2002 and 2004 versions due to a certain amount of edited content and missing songs due to expiring licenses. If you want a real original, you have to forget about digital distribution and look in bazaars for boxes.

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To make matters worse, according to recent reports, Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition will soon be available through the Epic Games Store. But so far, Epic’s client and business has been spared, although considering it’s also rife with a number of bugs and technical flaws, it feels like the perfect setting for such a disaster. In any case, it looks like the failed attempt to remaster GTA III, Vice City and San Andreas will be with us for some time to come. Which is a really terrible idea. Hopefully the user reviews on Steam will at least give us some entertainment.

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