Grand Theft Auto: Vice City – The Definitive Edition

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This page is for the Definitive Edition. For the original game, see Grand Theft Auto: Vice City.

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City – The Definitive Edition
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City – The Definitive Edition cover
Developers
Original game Rockstar North
Remaster Grove Street Games LLC
Publishers
Rockstar Games
Engines
Unreal Engine 4
RenderWare
Release dates
Windows November 11, 2021
Taxonomy
Monetization One-time game purchase
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Third-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Action, Open world
Vehicles Automobile, Bicycle, Bus, Flight, Helicopter, Hovercraft, Motorcycle, Off-roading, Street racing, Tank, Train, Transport, Truck
Art styles Realistic
Themes Contemporary, North America
Series Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition
Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition
Subseries of Grand Theft Auto
Grand Theft Auto III – The Definitive Edition 2021
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City – The Definitive Edition 2021
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas – The Definitive Edition 2021

Key points

Removed the custom soundtrack and player skin functionalities that were in the original version. Restoration mod.
This version removes any Haitian and Cuban references that were in the original game.

Availability[edit]

All versions require Rockstar Games Launcher DRM.
Can only be purchased in a bundle and cannot be bought individually.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Rockstar Games\GTA Vice City Definitive Edition\Config\WindowsNoEditor\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1546990/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Rockstar Games\GTA Vice City Definitive Edition\Profiles\<user-id>\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1546990/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
OneDrive
Requires enabling backup of the Documents folder in OneDrive on all computers.
Steam Cloud
Uses Rockstar Social Club's savegame cloud sync function.

Video[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
[2]
Ultra-widescreen
Some cutscenes are pillarboxed to a 16:9 aspect ratio.[3]
4K Ultra HD
[4]
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Referred to as "Windowed Fullscreen".
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Choice between 2x, 4x, 8x, and 16x.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Options for FXAA, FXAA+, TAA, and TAA+. Also supports DLSS.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Choice between 30, 60, 180, 360 FPS or Unlocked.
High dynamic range display (HDR)
Ray tracing
Color blind mode
Toggleable on/off.
The game engine may allow for manual configuration of the game via its variables. See the Unreal Engine 4 page for more details.

Input[edit]

Control settings (Keyboard and Mouse)
Control settings (Keyboard and Mouse)
Control settings (Gamepad)
Control settings (Gamepad)
Gameplay settings [Note 2]
Gameplay settings [Note 2]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Sliders are available for X and Y-axis.
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Referred to as "Invert Look". Can be toggled on or off.
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Only three presets are available.
Controller sensitivity
Referred to as "Look Sensitivity" and "First Person/Third Person Aiming Sensitivity".
Sliders are available for each setting.
Controller Y-axis inversion
Referred to as "Invert Look". Can be toggled on or off.
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox button prompts
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Generic/other controllers
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio[edit]

Audio settings
Audio settings

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Sliders for SFX, Music, and Dialogue.
Surround sound
Plays up to 6.1.[5]
Subtitles
Optional accessibility features, such as adjustable font sizes for subtitles and hint text, are available.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Referred to as "Pause On Focus Loss".
Can be toggled on or off.

Localizations

Accessibility settings
Accessibility settings
Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Polish
Brazilian Portuguese
Russian
Slovak
Fan translation, download.
Spanish
Latin American Spanish

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

No middleware information; you can edit this page to add it.

Mods[edit]

GTA Vice City The Definitive Edition Fusion Mod[edit]

Adds the ability to quick save anywhere by pressing F5.

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5-6600K
AMD FX-6300
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 45 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 760
AMD Radeon R9 280
2 GB (Nvidia), 3 GB (AMD) of VRAM
A 64-bit operating system is required.

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/1546990/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (1546990) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.
  2. Targeting and Aim Assist Sensitivity options are only available when playing with a gamepad.

References

  1. GTAForums - last accessed on 2021-10-22
  2. Verified by User:MasterBlaster on 2021-12-05
    Tested on a multi-monitor setup.
  3. Verified by User:MasterBlaster on 2021-11-17
    Tested by playing the game at 2560x1080 resolution.
  4. Verified by User:MasterBlaster on 2021-11-17
    Tested by playing the game at 3840x2160 resolution.
  5. Verified by User:MasterBlaster on 2021-11-17
    Tested in 7.1 using Orban Loudness Meter in conjunction with Razer Surround.