(Based on dates given in the games)

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Events concerning the Grand Theft Auto series in 1609.

Game World

HD Universe

  • On September 4, English explorer Horatio Humboldt establishes the colony of New Rotterdam.


  • It is the earliest significant date throughout any of the Grand Theft Auto games.
  • Both the earliest and latest dates in the GTA games take place in the HD Universe, more specifically Grand Theft Auto IV.