Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – Definitive Edition turned unavailable on the Rockstar Video games retailer the identical day it launched. The Trilogy, which comes packaged with the remastered variations of GTA III, GTA: Vice Metropolis, and GTA: San Andreas, was speculated to be playable on November eleventh, however attributable to upkeep and different points, it’s been something however that.
The Rockstar Video games Launcher is now on-line, however GTA: The Trilogy – The Definitive Version 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 Assist (@RockstarSupport) November 13, 2021
Rockstar Assist despatched out a tweet saying that the remastered bundle is at the moment “unavailable to play or buy,” whereas it takes out “recordsdata unintentionally included in these variations.” It doesn’t inform us what sort 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 “quickly.” 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 discharge of the remastered trilogy.
Sadly, the launch of the three remastered video games has been nothing however tumultuous. The Rockstar Video games Launcher went down for “upkeep” 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 Video games Launcher and different companies final evening.
Thus far, early critiques of GTA: The Trilogy – Definitive Edition aren’t trying promising. Reviewers are finding the game full of 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 simply all-around funky-looking characters, the sport has some severe quirks.
The Verge reached out to Rockstar Video games with a request for remark however didn’t instantly hear again. Regardless of 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 Collection X/S, in addition to the Nintendo Swap.