Not content to let PlayStation 2 owners have all the antisocial fun, Rockstar Games, the publishing arm of Take-Two Interactive Software, is bringing Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas to the Xbox. Developed by Rockstar North, the award-winning sequel will be available for Microsofts gaming console and for PC in North America on June 7th, 2005, and in Europe on June 10th, 2005.
A follow-up to the hugely successful Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas was named Game of the Year at Tuesdays second annual Spike TV Video Game Awards. The game features the voice of actor Samuel L. Jackson (Pulp Fiction, Jackie Brown), who took Best Performance by a Human Male at the Spike TV kudo fest.
More than 30 million units of the Grand Theft Auto franchise have been shipped to date, including more than 11.5 million units of Grand Theft Auto: Vice City and more than 10.5 million units of Grand Theft Auto 3.