San Andreas Now Available for iOS

Posted on December 12 2013, 2:46pm | Author: R* Q | Filed Under: Games

Today we're proud to announce that Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is now available for select iOS devices. San Andreas for iOS features a vast open-world covering the state of San Andreas and its three major cities – Los Santos, San Fierro and Las Venturas. In addition to enhanced visual fidelity and over 70 hours of gameplay, the game has received several technical upgrades for the iOS version and has been specially modified for use with mobile devices. Upgrades and enhancements include:
  • Re-mastered, high-resolution graphics including lighting enhancements, an enriched color palette and improved character models 
  • Dynamic detailed shadows and real-time environmental reflections (iPhone 5 series/iPad 4th Gen and above) 
  • Physical controller support for all Made-for-iOS controllers
  • Cloud save support for playing across all your iOS devices for Rockstar Social Club Members
  • Updated checkpoint system
  • Dual analog stick controls for full camera and movement control
  • Three different control schemes and customizable controls
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is available for $6.99 from the App Store on iPhone 4s, iPhone 5, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPod Touch 5th gen, iPad 2, 3rd and 4th generation, iPad Air, iPad Mini and iPad Mini with Retina Display. Check out screens from the iPhone and iPad versions below and stay tuned for more info on the Android, Amazon Kindle and Windows Mobile versions coming soon:
iPhone / iPod touch Screens
iPad Screens


  • R* Qon December 12 2013, 4:12pmFlag
    Hey guys, it's great to see so much excitement for the release of San Andreas on mobile. Please note that it's also currently available for Android, and please stay tuned for the Windows Phones version release coming soon.
  • Drake833251on December 31 2014, 11:36pmReplyFlag
    • gtakid1342on July 6 2014, 10:42pmReplyFlag
      hi rockstar u should bring out a update so gta sa ios is compatible with ipod 4 A4 chip like u did with gta vc ios PLZ I BEG U
      • Jjcool5010on May 7 2014, 11:29amReplyFlag
        This game needs multiplayer to be San Andreas you could do it through Bluetooth or wifi like minecraft
        • Flightsim-Xon April 17 2014, 6:51amReplyFlag
          Blue Hell Glitch on san andreas at zeroes shop..... Impossible to get out of it im stuck there till next update ;(
          • V1RU5X640on March 1 2014, 6:16pmReplyFlag
            some one can pass for me the app store account plc ???
            • val.willon February 16 2014, 3:40amReplyFlag
              Each time I go in the app on a iPad 2 it goes out of the app
              • thesoap20on January 25 2014, 11:39pmReplyFlag
                wanna know whether san ios will upgrade or sth?
                hope it can support ios 5.1.1 with A2
                • Silithason January 25 2014, 7:30pmReplyFlag
                  "sweets girl" makes the game crash on iphone 5s.

                  • OldMaNBlunTZon January 20 2014, 8:07pmReplyFlag
                    Hurry up with the Windows Phone version already!!!
                    • DragonCell33518on January 13 2014, 2:27pmReplyFlag
                      We want a Windows Phone version now, why first on KINDLE? what the hell is using that?... seriously rockstar what means "coming soon" a year?
                      Really... it's not very dificult port the ios version to windows phone...
                      • WantedBountyon January 12 2014, 1:56pmReplyFlag
                        Rockstar why does it say compatible for Galaxy Tab 3 when i go onto Play store and then i click download but its not!
                        • WindowsPhone8on January 11 2014, 8:06amReplyFlag
                          What mean Comming Soon ? two months ? 7 months ? 2 years ???
                          Please, give us some news about Windows Phone version.
                          • vhj1995on January 8 2014, 8:26amReplyFlag
                            Hey R* ,
                            there is flikering bug when any car is behind player, the triangle type fliker generates and disappears in 2-3 seconds after car went out behind play. and sometimes randomly.

                            Android Version.
                            • demonzooon January 7 2014, 10:20pmReplyFlag
                              Why don't you port it on PS Vita????!! I hate touch controls and it sucks so much!!!
                            • BigJman123on January 7 2014, 3:01pmReplyFlag
                              I have an Idea! Put GTA 3 HD, GTA: Vice City HD, and GTA: San Andreas HD in an HD collection and put it on consoles!!!!
                              • luigeeeeon January 7 2014, 11:24amReplyFlag
                                Launch game on the iPhone 4s when the loading screen has finished it crashes to home screen.
                                • datessson January 7 2014, 10:44amReplyFlag
                                  I'm still waiting for the windows phone version (said it would soon and already spent a month ...
                                • NeeZumon January 7 2014, 10:43amReplyFlag
                                  If I may share my knowledge on games development, it is easier to develop games for iOS because the device sizes are straightforward and require minor adjustments. For Android devices, the screen sizes vary very much including the hardware, so what seems compatible for an Android device in terms of screen size may be set back by its hardware limitations.

                                  In any case, Rockstar keeping mum on the progress for Android devices and Windows Phones is disappointing. I check this site everyday and I'm greeted with silence for too long. I'm starting to think that WIndows Phones wasn't their intended release and may have been a misaligned announcement.

                                  I'm fine if they are bound by technical limitations but please let us know if there is going to be a long delay. Meanwhile, they can consider giving us Chinatown Wars. That game has been in NDS, PSP, iOS so I'm guessing it is more flexible to be reprogrammed for Windows Phone version. Chinese New Year is coming, so I hope we get Chinatown Wars by then. -Peace-
                                  • teddyboxon January 7 2014, 8:22amReplyFlag
                                    Does a person Rockstar Games can answer the Windows Phone community on the delay of the release of Windows Phone Grand Theft Auto San Andreas?
                                    Why so late, while the Android version is already available for more than three weeks and the iPhone version for more than 4 weeks?

                                    We continue to listen, but we unfortunately entonds nothing.
                                    A small return on your part would be nice.
                                    • MSZikaon January 7 2014, 8:57amReplyFlag
                                      @teddybox I'm really tired of waiting for news of the WP version. I look at this page everyday expecting some news about it. Rockstar, we love your games and we want to play them. Please, give us some news.
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