Grand Theft Auto San Andreas The Definitive Edition Review (PlayStation 5)
For our Grand Theft Auto San Andreas The Definitive Edition Review we go back to the 3 distinct cities including the original Los Santos, as Carl ‘CJ’ Johnson battles the streets and corrupt cops to save his family in a loving homage to the ’90s.
Grand Theft Auto San Andreas The Definitive Edition Pros:
- Decent graphics.
- 22.85GB download size.
- Platinum trophy.
- Controller settings – 3 control schemes (modern/modern alt and classic), Invert axis and sensitivity sliders, 3rd and 1st person aiming sensitivity sliders.
- Graphics – fidelity, and performance. Bloom, lens flare, motion blur, depth of field, contrast, and brightness sliders.
- Subtitles – on/off, text size slider, and help text size slider.
- You get both the Playstation 4 and PlayStation 5 versions of the game.
- Rockstar social club integration with its own set of achievements.
- Action-adventure gameplay.
- Tutorial pop-ups as you play.
- The controls feel smoother and tighter than before.
- Full 3D camera support and you have four car views including first person and three views on foot.
- Stats screen.
- Bring up the map on the pause menu.
- Weapon wheel for quick weapon swapping.
- Brief shows all previous conversations and tasks.
- Can set your own route on the map.
- Can steal any unlocked car.
- The wanted level that increases with more killing but goes if you evade the police, the police gain more officers per wanted level until the army the turn-up.
- Full of nostalgic feels.
- Radio wheel to change stations quicker as seen and used in GTA 5.
- Multiple radio stations covering all types of music and the typical tongue-in-cheek humor.
- Still the same excellent voice work.
- You can upgrade stats by doing actions over and over like running and jumping will increase stamina, do the weightlifting mini games and build strength and physique.
- One of the best soundtracks in a Grand Theft Auto game.
- Death sends you back to the hospital or checkpoint.
- Can take on side activities whenever you get the right car so be a medic or taxi driver.
- Day/night cycle and different weather from rain to fog to the sun.
- Improved lighting effects.
- Lock-on for shooting.
- Glitches can be pretty epic and funny.
- A brilliant story that takes from Boyz in the Hood, menace to society, and more.
- The stellar voice cast from Samuel Jackson to The Game and Big Boy.
Grand Theft Auto San Andreas The Definitive Edition Review Cons:
- Constant performance hitches and slowdown.
- Some character models look ridiculous and oversized.
- You cannot buy the games separately.
- Each game has its own download.
- Had clipping especially when driving.
- Not all the songs made it back into this version.
- No way to rebind the controls or particular buttons making tasks tricky and awkward.
- Sound from outside will play over speech inside the house/building.
- The music can just cut out abruptly.
- The Ai will go crazy and do things like turning on you in a car or a mission will fail because the objective died or fell out the map.
Grand Theft Auto San Andreas The Definitive Edition:
Developer: Rockstar Games
Publisher: Rockstar Games
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- Graphics - 6/106/10
- Sound - 8/108/10
- Accessibility - 7/107/10
- Length - 6/106/10
- Fun Factor - 6/106/10