The release of Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – Definitive Edition It turned out to be so malicious that Rockstar Games is now offering PC owners a free copy of one of its other games as a touch-up.
Eurogamer reports that Rockstar is making one of the following games available for free to owners of the GTA Trilogy remastered PC:
- Grand Theft Auto 5: Premium Edition
- Grand Theft Auto IV: Complete Edition
- Max Payne 3
- The black one
- Bully: Grant issue
You have until January 5th, 2022 to claim any of the above games if you already own the GTA Trilogy Remaster on PC. You can redeem the offer here in the Rockstar Games Shop, or accept an alternate offer for a Great White Shark card in GTA Online or 55 gold bars in Red Dead Online.
Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – Definitive Edition has received critical scrutiny thanks to numerous (and egregious) errors, technical issues, and artistic directional decisions. In our reviewAuthor Tristan Ogilvie noted that Vice City’s Tommy Vercetti turned into a walking Rorschach painting thanks to a mistake, and that the collection as a whole “cuts more corners than a yakuza stinger in a Liberty City street race”.
Rockstar has been working on fixing complaints surrounding the remastered trilogy since it was released in early November. the The physical edition for consoles has been delayed, and are the original versions of the games that were removed before the remaster was released should be re-listed on the PC. Rockstar-like gifted PC owners the classic versions of the trilogy as another make-good.
the first major update for the remastered trilogy was released on November 20th and addressed important issues with in-game rain effects, “holes in the map”, and “issues with character models in cutscenes”.
About a week after it was released, Rockstar said in a blog post that “the updated versions of these classic games have not been released in a condition that meets our own quality standards or the standards our fans have come to expect.”
Joseph Knoop is writer / producer / number 9 for IGN.