Grand Theft Auto: Vice City


Grand Theft Auto: Vice City is a third-person shooter with an open world. The game is set in a fictional city during the 1980’s and exhibits a unique design of locations, people, and objects, resembling the real world’s counterparts of Vice City, mainly Miami, FL. GTA: Vice City is a fourth game of the series, following Grand Theft Auto III.

The main character is introduced as Tommy Vercetti, an Italian-American mobster who works for a wealthy crime family. Throughout the story, the player will observe as the protagonist rises the ranks, sometimes making decisions of questionable nobility or profit. Our goal as a player is to ensure that Vercetti becomes the boss of all of Vice City’s mafia, and various story characters will help us or prevent us from achieving this goal.


The worlds of Grand Theft Auto series have long been worked upon and have been done in much detail, and Vice City is no different. The people on the sidewalks, the stylish cars and neon light clubs, the sky-high buildings and lively piers and beaches, everything will bring nostalgic feelings to those of players, whose eyes have seen the glory of this time. The gameplay, however, bears little difference from its predecessor, continuing the trend of big guns, explosions, and cop chases.

Release Date

Oct 27, 2002


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Mature 17+: Blood and Gore, Strong Language, Strong Sexual Content, Violence

System Requirements


  • CPU: 800 MHz Intel Pentium III or 800 MHz AMD Athlon or 1.2GHz Intel Celeron or 1.2 GHz AMD Duron processor
  • GPU: 32 MB video card with DirectX 9.0 compatible drivers (“GeForce” or better)
  • RAM: 128 MB
  • HDD: 915 MB of free hard disk space (+ 635 MB if video card does NOT support DirectX Texture Compression)


  • CPU: Intel Pentium IV or AMD Athlon XP processor
  • GPU: 64(+) MB video card with DirectX 9.0 compatible drivers (“GeForce 3” / “Radeon 8500” or better with DirectX Texture Compression support)
  • RAM: 256+ MB
  • HDD: 1.55 GB of free hard disk space (+ 635 MB if video card does NOT support DirectX Texture Compression)

Interesting Facts

  • The game is set in Vice City, Florida, in 1986, and concerns the exploits of protagonist Tommy Vercetti as he rises to become Vice City’s major criminal power.
  • The open world design lets the player freely roam Vice City, consisting of two main islands.
  • The game’s plot is based on multiple real-world people and events in Miami.
  • The game’s look, particularly the clothing and vehicles, reflect its 1980s setting.
  • The game is played from a third-person perspective and its world is navigated on foot or by vehicle
  • GTA Vice City is the second best-selling game of the 3D Universe (behind only Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas) and the fourth best-selling GTA game overall with over 20 million units sold.

Mod Support


Cheats support


LGBTQ Inclusive




Third Person or First Person

Third person

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Protagonist sex


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