Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Now Available for Download on PSN - Watch "The Introduction"

Posted on December 11 2012, 5:19pm | Author: R* Q | Filed Under: Games

As promised yesterday, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is now available to download from the PlayStation Store. The game is currently available at the PlayStation Store in North America, Europe and Australia.

To help prepare you to go back-back to SA, what better to watch than "The Introduction" - the original 20-minute prologue video that highlights the action in the days before the story in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas begins. The Introduction is told from various characters' viewpoints, which are intertwined together to reveal the network of organized crime forces operating throughout the state of San Andreas. Tension builds as threats are carried out, stakes are raised and communication breaks down. In Los Santos, a drive-by shooting in Grove Street Family's territory ignites a series of events to be further explored in the game.

And quite timely in the midst of our Vice City Anniversary celebrations, "The Introduction" also helps provide some insight into characters like Ken Rosenberg and Kent Paul who made the trip from Vice's sunny beaches in pursuit of fortune and fame in Los Santos in 1992. Watch "The Introduction" above or as a new entry added to our Videos section at

Xbox 360 players can also get San Andreas from the Xbox LIVE Marketplace.

  • R* Kon December 12 2012, 12:28pmFlag
    Hey everyone, San Andreas is now also available in Europe and Australia now that SCEE has published it's PlayStation Store update. If you can't see it on the store front then head to the 'Classic Game' or the 'Latest > New This Week' sections in PS Store and the game will be there.
  • Siddarth.luthraon January 30 2015, 11:06amReplyFlag
    Can we see other people who are logged on in San andreas
    • Alexis110995on January 2 2015, 5:43pmReplyFlag
      I was looking for this game in the Playstation Store, and it wasn't there.
      • river_sparkson December 7 2014, 2:34amReplyFlag
        Where's san andreas on psn?(((
        • Number1Gojifan.on November 9 2014, 2:25pmReplyFlag
          Gta San Andreas is not on the PlayStation Store anymore!!!?
          • meltedDEXYONDY41on May 23 2014, 2:29pmReplyFlag
            his dex yon
            • PetrovTomon March 26 2013, 11:49amReplyFlag
              Good to know, but does it mean it will be available for the PS4 too? B-cause I am low on PS knowledge, and I don't even know if the PS4 will have that store... I guess it will, but I also guess nobody knows much about the PS4 either! (ThmUliey Faith :)
              • RacingKing012on March 24 2013, 9:39amReplyFlag
                Hey Rockstar, you are so frikin amazing! Thanks for the PS3 remake but please make a 10th aneversary San Andreas game for iOS and Android. You will make a lot of money (from us) lol. Best game you ever made... San Andreas. By the way. Could we have Midnight Club 3 Dub Edition on iOS?
              • Officer-69on March 18 2013, 7:32pmReplyFlag
                Will it be released for iOS? I really want to play on my Fruit Pad
                • PetrovTomon March 26 2013, 11:51amReplyFlag
                  @Officer-69 U Mean iFruit Pad? ROCKSTAR, HOWS IT CALLED, THAT THING IN THE GTA V?? DOES IT EVEN EXIST, OR DID iFRUIT LOSE A LOT OF MONEY IN THE GTA V?! HUH?!?!??!?!? U no be tolkin to me?
              • 10penny91on February 7 2013, 2:54amReplyFlag
                stil such a incredible great game. thank you R*. you did a very good job with it.
                • annonymous95on February 4 2013, 6:58pmReplyFlag
                  Is it possible to download mods for san andreas on the ps3???? someone please reply ASAP!!!
                  • DeathMetalGameron February 4 2013, 5:51amReplyFlag
                    Does Not Work.. ;L
                    • PatDegeon January 31 2013, 6:45amReplyFlag
                      To me it doesn't make fun playing this game which is very disappointing. It's because of the input delay. If I (for example) push square to jump it takes too much time until the player actually does. So am I the only one with this problem and/or is there a way to fix it? And the second thing is: Why does Sony create these prizes? I mean we Europeans always pay more than Americans because $ 9,99 isn't equal to 9,99€. I'm just saying...
                      • flateadon January 16 2013, 3:24pmReplyFlag
                        no mate sorry to disapoint. you seem a bit of a nob to tell the truth i was just making an observation is all why skimp on quality eh
                        • EnRaged_Assasinson December 29 2012, 11:09pmReplyFlag
                          Will you guys do an emulated version of GTA Vice City?
                          • Pinkie_Brownon December 27 2012, 11:56amReplyFlag
                            VERY dissapointed with this. It took 2 whole days to download and then it looks blurry and plays on a tiny screen. Why this game isn't playable on HD, I have no idea. Most console users play in HD.

                            This is the first time Rockstar have let me down.
                            • flippakon January 4 2013, 3:43pmReplyFlag
                              @Pinkie_Brown For best graphics on a widescreen TV, do this:
                              * In the in-game graphics menu select Widescreen On.
                              * Press the PS-button, and go to Other settings. Make sure Screen Mode is set to Full Screen, and Smoothing set to On.

                              (This also gives the best graphics for GTA 3 for PS3, plus you need to turn Trails Off in the in-game menu.)

                          • setmunkey69on December 26 2012, 1:38amReplyFlag
                            This video is so cool!! cant believe i haven't seen it before
                            • cris_a_lison December 23 2012, 9:03amReplyFlag
                              I downloaded San Andreas nearly a week ago and its the shiiieeet, i love this game! Brings back memories and does anyone remember left, right, L1, L2, R1, R2, up, down, left, right? Yeeeeeeaaaah jetpack cheat lol, anyways thanks Rockstar, your the babe!
                              • DroneSalonon December 23 2012, 5:01amReplyFlag
                                I'm most likely being a bit dim here and missed something but I've downloaded San Andreas to my PS3 and when I run it, it plays in black and white. I use an old skool telly and just run off a standard scart lead. Not a problem with all my other PS3 games. Best way to describe it is that it's like when you play a Blu-Ray through a non HD telly.
                                Is there a way I can get the game to show in colour? There was nothing to suggest I needed an HD telly at the point of purchase, so I'm hopinng it's just a setup issue.
                                • azz_90on December 22 2012, 7:06amReplyFlag
                                  Can GTA San Andreas be released on the XBOX Live for Australia?!! Dying to play the game again especially before GTA V comes out in stores
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