Xbox Game Pass members are getting San Andreas' new version on launch day, while GTA 3 comes to PS Now on December 7.
Thats a pretty big deal for Gamepass! I only cared about replaying San Andreas as I always felt it was too ambitious for its time, which resulted in chunky graphics and massive framerate issues. This was slightly better with the Xbox version, but still not adequate. It always bothered me that I was never able to fully enjoy SA because of this. I wonder if they're going to sell them separately at $20-$30 a pop? They might sell more that way, then give a slight discount on the package. Either way, I wont be buying this at launch now that I know about this. Ill just play SA on GP then buy the trilogy when it drops to $30 or so. GP saving me grands this gen!
"Thats a pretty big deal for Gamepass!" Indeed. SA is definitely the best game in the trilogy.
That's pretty subjective vice city has a huge fanbase still that would put it as number 1
As Profchaos said, Vice City was the best of the trilogy for me. Maybe I watched too much Miami Vice when I was younger.
Vice City, no question about it.
I don't understand how are you all loving gamepass and PSnw, too laggy. Hell my mouse wifi has a split second delay. How are you all loving it?
Most people are downloading the games, not streaming them.
You don't have to stream with Game Pass. You can download every game. Even on PSnow you can download some games.
your mouse uses wifi?
@Porkchop You can download more games on PSNow than on GamePass, which is more than "some". It's all PS4/PS2 games.
You don't stream the games on game pass they are download. You're misinformed if you think that.
@MrNinosan Either you're incredibly misinformed, or you are intentionally trying to spread lies. Every game can be downloaded on Gamepass.
What type of mouse use wifi?
I, uh, download the games from Gamepass.
Too laggy? Really? Game Pass, you download the games. LMAO! You clearly don't know what you are talking about.
Mouse wifi adapter. Corded wire is a thing of past. PSnow on pc I don't think you can download.
With gamepass all games are downloaded. Streaming is optional. PS Now allows you to download ps4 games. It's only the ps3 games that you're forced to stream. So no input lag on either service
Your mouse uses bluetooth. Not wifi 😂
@Gamer4Life1579 You probably misread my comment. I never commented on Gamepass games being streamed. I commented that the actual downloadable games are more on PSNow than on Gamepass, in number of games, not in percentage. So no lies being spread from me, and as I use both GamePass and PSNow on my Series X and PS5, I'm well informed thank you 👍
Then they’ll switch in 6 months.
A lot of people will be using free trials of PS Now and Game Pass to see what these upgrades feel like.
They don’t want to hear that, even now they are glorifying gamepass for getting San Andreas and not looking at GTA3 as a equally big deal for 2 remastered titles. The narrative only matters when it’s something THEY want to look better. But, watch it flip (just like Red dead Redemption Nier and many others) then they will talk about how amazing Gamepass is for getting GTA3 but not realize for 60 bucks less. They would’ve gotten both on psnow.
Wow, dope..SA and Vice city was definitely my favorite in the series.
As an Xbox owner I would’ve preferred GTA3, but it’s horses for courses.
Weird it's vice versa for me. But my fav is Vice City, so wish they the Vice City stories and Liberty Stories next.
VC map is just 2 roads , the fans of vc because of its songs , the gameplay is too punishing and fast , All these missed differences don't come together as a master piece.
VC is too punishing and fast? What nonsense is this? They even noobified the games now by letting you restart a mission as soon as you fail. I could've done with some more missions for VC actually, and some were challenging sure.. but that's what makes the game fun. San Andreas had way more missions than VC, VC only had like 50 odd but was still a fun game.
Can't wait to play all three and enjoy with graphical and gameplay improvements
I think it's insane that people are jumping at the chance to pay full price for minor upgrades to such old games, they don't even look as good as GTAIV.
Full price? The straight ports alone were $15 each. You get all three remastered for $60. If $20 each for three remastered classics with updated mechanics and gameplay improvements is too steep, these games weren't for you to begin with. $60 for three games is pretty standard for remaster collections.
Yes... Full price. I'm talking about the full trilogy, not the individual releases. Yeah, the straight ports were a ripoff too. I'm not going to applaud the remasters for being only a bit more expensive than overpriced ports. The upgrades are so minor that the remasters are on mobile. Single modders have done way better jobs ages ago on PC. $60 is usually standard for remaster collections, yes. But that's usually either for newer games, or for better remasters. I'm arguing that not enough effort went into these remasters to justify full price. But that's just me.
Your saying that the improvements are "so minor" and you're justifying that by saying they're on mobile too. So you're talking graphics being unimpressive because they can run on a phone. But that ignores all the gameplay improvements. This isn't just a graphics upgrade like most other "full priced" remasters. They've reworked some of the core mechanics that make the originals feel dated. No wonder you think it's insane if you're completely ignoring the fact that the games will play better.
I watched the trailer on a 4k TV, the update is pretty major and does much more than most remasters, not to mention how it feels to play will supposedly be much improved too (but that remains to be proven).
I'm still waiting for how the control is, especially is in Vice City.
Most of us don't own the hardware capable of playing these old games so yeah i'm jumping at the chance to play them even if the grapical upgrade is only small. Also they might not look a good as GTAIV but they were better games. Both GTA3 and Vice City gave me far more hours of enjoyment than I ever got out of GTA4
I've had an Xbox for 6 months now and haven't even bought a single game thanks to game pass. I got it mostly for Flight Simulator but there's been some good games and more to come. Great that SA is going to be on it because I wouldn't have payed for that again and it's my favourite of the 3.
Will Switch be getting Vice City?
One can dream
Why not add both to each service? What’s with the segmented release?
Gotta get people to buy the damn trilogy some way.
Dang it, Vice City is the only one I’m interested in and not for $60.
More old games milking from Rockstar. No matter how much money they have already did with those titles. Keep the money coming... Microsoft and Sony keep paying them....
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