Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas was released in Japan on the 25th of January, 2007, and sold 227,261 units in its debut week. San Andreas outperformed the second best seller, Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker, by over 120,000 units. The game has undergone multiple edits, as a result of scrutiny and complaints by the media. The japanese version makes it, among
IGN is writing that Capcorn, the publisher of the GTA franchise in Japan, has set a release date of Autumn for San Andreas in the Japanese market. IGN believes a simultaneous Xbox/PS2 release is likely.