Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – Definitive Edition grew to become unavailable on the Rockstar Games retailer the identical day it launched. The Trilogy, which comes packaged with the remastered variations of GTA III, GTA: Vice City, and GTA: San Andreas, was presupposed to be playable on November eleventh, however on account of upkeep and different points, it’s been something however that.
The Rockstar Games Launcher is now on-line, however GTA: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition is unavailable to play or buy as we take away recordsdata unintentionally included in these variations. We’re sorry for the disruption and hope to have appropriate ones up quickly. https://t.co/NiMNXUKCVh
— Rockstar Support (@RockstarSupport) November 13, 2021
Rockstar Support despatched out a tweet saying that the remastered bundle is at present “unavailable to play or purchase,” whereas it takes out “files unintentionally included in these versions.” It doesn’t inform us what kind of recordsdata it is eradicating, or present an estimated time-frame of when the sport may come again on-line, solely noting that it hopes to exchange the wrong recordsdata “soon.” And as for anybody who managed to snag copies of the video games earlier than it was taken down, Rockstar has barred them from playing. Rockstar additionally took down the older variations of the video games from its retailer — together with Steam — previous to the release of the remastered trilogy.
Unfortunately, the launch of the three remastered video games has been nothing however tumultuous. The Rockstar Games Launcher went down for “maintenance” on Thursday, making not solely the remastered trilogy unplayable, but additionally rendered Rockstar’s complete lineup of video games, its retailer, downloads, and cloud system unusable for over a day. Rockstar lastly restored service to its Games Launcher and different companies final night time.
So far, early opinions of GTA: The Trilogy – Definitive Edition aren’t wanting promising. Reviewers are finding the game stuffed with glitches and bugs, primarily affecting the sport’s graphics. Some customers have posted their expertise on Twitter, and it doesn’t look fairly — from a rainstorm with blinding white droplets, blatant spelling errors, to only all-around funky-looking characters, the sport has some critical quirks.
The Verge reached out to Rockstar Games with a request for remark however didn’t instantly hear again. Despite not being obtainable on PC, the video games are nonetheless obtainable for buy on the Rockstar Games Store for PlayStation 4 and 5, Xbox One and Series X/S, in addition to the Nintendo Switch.