Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Anniversary Release Date- Rockstar Releases New Trailer (Watch Here)

By Juan G. Rodriguez , Updated Nov 29, 2012 01:24 PM EST

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City 10th Anniversary Edition is launching for iOS via the App Store and Android through Google Play on Dec. 6 for $4.99 on both platforms. The new edition will bring the full Vice City experience to mobile devices.

According to Rockstar, the 10th Anniversary Edition comes "with native high-resolution graphics and several enhancements unique to the iOS and Android platforms including updated character models and lighting effects, new and more precise firing and targeting options, a fully customizable control layout and native support for Retina display devices."

Vice City originally released in 2002 for the PlayStation 2 and tells the story of Mafia hitman Tommy Vercetti, who was recently released from prison after serving fifteen years for killing eleven men.

Tommy is relocated from Liberty City will by his boss Sonny and sent to Vice City under the guardianship of Mafia lawyer Ken Rosenberg. In Vice City, Tommy act as the Mafia's buyer for a series of cocaine deals.

The game takes many cues from films and television specifically "Scarface," "Carlito's Way," and the TV series "Miami Vice." The game also sported many upgrades over GTA III including more vehicles like motorcycles.  

Here is the official announcement regarding the new trailer from Rockstar's newswire:

"To commemorate the anniversary of Vice City and its upcoming mobile release next week, please enjoy this new nostalgia-filled Anniversary Video celebrating a decade since the original game's launch.

Thanks to Grand Theft Auto fans the world over for the tremendous support through the years, and look for the release of the 10th Anniversary Edition for select iOS and Android devices on December 6th." 

Here is a list of compatible devices below.

Apple iOS Devices: iPad, iPad mini, iPhone 4, 4S & 5, iPod touch 4th & 5th Generation

Android Phones: Motorola Razr, Razr Maxx, Razr Maxx HD, Motorola Atrix, Motorola Photon, Motorola Droid Bionic, HTC Rezound, HTC One X, HTC One S, HTC Evo 3D, HTC Sensation, HTC Droid Incredible 2, Samsung Galaxy Nexus, Samsung Nexus S, Samsung Galaxy Note 1 & 2, Samsung S2, Samsung Galaxy R, Sony Xperia Play, Sony Xperia S, P, T & TL, Sony Walkman Z Series Media Player, Samsung Galaxy S2, Samsung Galaxy S3, Google Nexus 4

Android Tablets: Acer Iconia, Asus Eee Pad Transformer, Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime, LG Optimus Pad, Medion Lifetab, Motorola Xoom, Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 / 10.1, Samsung Galaxy Tab 2, Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1, Sony Tablet S, Sony Tablet P, Toshiba Thrive, HTC Flyer, Google Nexus 7, Google Nexus 10

Watch the trailer below...

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