GTA: San Andreas officially announced: And it even has a release date too.
After months of speculation, Rockstar Games today announced that Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas will be the title of the next game in the series. The game is currently scheduled as a PS2 exclusive and will ship on October 19, 2004 in North America and three days later on October 22 in Europe.
"In the past couple of years, we have put an enormous amount of pressure on ourselves to ensure we do everything possible to exceed people's expectations with Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas," stated Sam Houser, President of Rockstar Games. "Even though we still have eight months to go, we are starting to become very proud of what we have achieved and we can't wait to get the game into players' hands."
Leslie Benzies, President of Rockstar North, stated, "We are extremely humbled by the success of the Grand Theft Auto series and it has made us push ourselves further than ever to create a title in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas that will hopefully redefine the Grand Theft Auto series and revolutionize open-ended gameplay and video game production values."
No other details were released at this time, but we'll definitely be on top of this one.