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GTA: San Andreas To Be Downloadable 'Xbox Original' For Xbox 360

Microsoft will release Rockstar's Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas as an Xbox Originals downloadable title, enabling users to download the game directly to their hard drives. Originally released for the Xbox in 2004, GTA: SA will appear on the

Eric Caoili

October 16, 2008

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Microsoft will release Rockstar's Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas as an Xbox Originals downloadable title, enabling users to download the game directly to their hard drives. Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas will appear on the U.S. Xbox Live Marketplace on October 20th for 1200 Microsoft Points. Plans to release the title as a downloadable game in other regions have yet to be announced. The game will join 21 other currently available Xbox titles in the Xbox Originals catalog, which includes Halo: Combat Evolved, Ninja Gaiden Black, and Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory. Originally released for PlayStation 2 in 2004, then for Xbox 360 and PC in the following year, the game sold 21.5 million units across all platforms as of March, 2008, according to Rockstar parent Take-Two Interactive.

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Eric Caoili currently serves as a news editor for Gamasutra, and has helmed numerous other UBM Techweb Game Network sites all now long-dead, including GameSetWatch. He is also co-editor for beloved handheld gaming blog Tiny Cartridge, and has contributed to Joystiq, Winamp, GamePro, and 4 Color Rebellion.

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