announced that it would release Grand Theft Auto 3 and
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City in a “double-pack” for the
PlayStation 2 and Xbox consoles. The Playstation 2 release date is
October 22nd and the Xbox release date is November 4th.
A price for either pack has yet to be announced. Obviously, the big
news is that this announcement marks the first time Grand Theft
Auto 3 or Grand Theft Auto: Vice City will appear on any
console other than the PlayStation 2. Here’s the official
press release announcing the combo deal:
Games, the world-renowned publishing division of Take-Two
Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO), announced today that it
plans to ship the award-winning Grand Theft Auto 3 and Grand Theft
Auto: Vice City as a “double pack” for both the PlayStation®2
computer entertainment system and the Xbox® video game system from
Microsoft. The Grand Theft Auto “double pack” is set to hit shelves
in North America on October 22, 2003 for PlayStation®2 and on
November 4, 2003 for Xbox.
Rockstar North, the Grand Theft Auto franchise has long been
applauded and praised for its expansive and open-ended gameplay,
cinematic scripts, and epic soundtracks. Since its introduction in
1997, the franchise has received countless awards of excellence and
universal critical acclaim. With sales of more than 25 million units
worldwide, Grand Theft Auto is one of the most recognized franchises
in the history of the videogame marketplace.
information about Grand Theft Auto 3 and Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
is available at: http://www.rockstargames.com/grandtheftauto.