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Grand Theft Auto III packshot image
GTA III is set in modern Liberty City, a fictional metropolitan city. The game follows a nameless criminal who was betrayed by his girlfriend in a bank heist, and is required to work his way up the crime ladder of the city before confronting her. GTA III is composed of elements from driving games and third-person shooters, and like its predecessors, implements sandbox-like gameplay, where the player is given the freedom to explore a large city, complete missions, commit criminal acts, or complete side missions.
Grand Theft Auto III System Requirements
15 Jan 2009 - Specs reviewed

Official Minimum Requirements

  • Windows 98
  • Pentium III 450 MHz
  • 96 MB RAM
  • 16 MB VRAM
  • 500MB disk space
 

Official Recommended Requirements

  • Windows XP
  • Pentium III 700 MHz
  • 128 MB RAM
  • 32 MB VRAM
  • 500MB disk space
PC System Analysis For Grand Theft Auto III Requirements
You need a Pentium III 1200Mhz or Duron 2.0GHz processor coupled with a GeForce 2 MX 100/200 32MB to run Grand Theft Auto III system requirements at recommended. You can expect to get around 60FPS at 1080p screen res on high graphics settings with this hardware. You will require a DirectX 8 GPU. In short you need a 19 year old PC for best Grand Theft Auto III performance.
FPS System Benchmark
200+ FPS
High
Graphics Card
How well optimised is Grand Theft Auto III for PC? Grand Theft Auto III is excellently optimized
8.7
Where does Grand Theft Auto III rank in the list of the most demanding games?
Genres: Sandbox, Sim, Crime
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Grand Theft Auto III System Requirements
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Recommended Requirements
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Average Frames Per Second
Low Setting
Premium Only FPS
Medium Setting
Premium Only FPS
High Setting
Premium Only FPS
Ultra Setting
Premium Only FPS

Grand Theft Auto III PC Release Date:

30 May 2002

Alternative Game Tags: gta 3, gta3, grand theft auto 3, Rockstar, gta, gta iii
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