Pre-Release Info and Screenshot Dump

It’s Friday! And with that we’re officially less than a week until the launch of The Definitive Edition. Today Rockstar revealed some pre-loading and launch time information on this final countdown to release.

In addition, late last night and into this today, several previously unseen screenshots were discovered on Xbox and Amazon store pages in preparation for pre-orders. You can see a gallery of these below.

Dates to remember

Digital release date: 11th November 2021 for PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Nintendo Switch, PC (RSG Launcher)
Physical release date: 7th December 2021 for PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Nintendo Switch
Mobile release date: 2022
Xbox Game Pass: 11th November 2021 for GTA San Andreas – The Definitive Edition only
Playstation Now: 7th December 2021 for GTA III – The Definitive Edition only


Xbox: pre-load from today (5th November)
Nintendo: pre-load from today (5th November)
Playstation: pre-load from tomorrow (6th November, midnight regional local time)
PC: no pre-load available (download at launch)

Release Times

The collection will unlock at 10am ET on all platforms; click here to view a countdown with worldwide conversions, plus some select cities below. A timer is also live across our Trilogy areas on GTAForums!

Los Angeles: 7am
Brasilia: 12pm
Lisbon: 3pm
Edinburgh: 3pm
Berlin: 4pm
Moscow: 6pm
Cairo: 4pm
Cape Town: 5pm
Mumbai: 8:30pm
Beijing: 11pm
Sydney: 2am (Friday)

New Screenshots

Previously unseen screenshots have been discovered on platform store pages as well as Grove Street Games’ website and the Rockstar Store pre-order pages by the community over the last 24 hours. Just how many are out there?! There are possibly more to come, and we’ll update this gallery if they happen to reveal themselves. Click to enlarge, but note that these screens are from varying platforms, hence the resolution differences.

Thanks go out to: Rockstar Universe, GTA Series Videos, wellgamer161, panelaeletricaa, DjSan_, MasterDesmond

You can see comparisons in our GTAForums analysis topics for III, VC and SA.