Events concerning the Grand Theft Auto series in 2002.
Real World Events
- Grand Theft Auto: Vice City is released onto PS2 (except Japan, where it was released in 2004). Vice City was released onto PC in 2003 and onto Xbox in 2004.
- Grand Theft Auto III is released on PC in May 20.
- The Microsoft Xbox is released in Japan on February 22.
- The Nintendo GameCube is released in Europe on May 3.
- The GameCube was released in Australia on May 17.
- Candy Suxxx quits being a porn star.
- Staunton Plaza would be completed in Fort Staunton, Staunton Island, Liberty City in the fall.
- June 12th: Martin Serious's mother got trapped in a limo after being ravaged by a tramp on the air of The Martin Serious Show.
- Mallorie Bardas is arrested for marijuana possession, aged 23
- Teddy Benavidez is arrested for grand theft auto, aged 22.
- Hsin Jaoming is arrested for extortion, aged 66.
- Johnny Barbosa is arrested for possession of marijuana, aged 19.
- Lazlow Jones is arrested for public lewdness, aged 40.
- Tyrone Hancock is arrested for possession of controlled ubstance: crack cocaine, aged 40.
- Wu Lee is arrested for arson, aged 42.
- Huang Lee is arrested for trademark counterfeiting, aged 19.
- Vladimir Glebov is arrested for public lewdness, aged 35.
- Gordon Sargent is arrested for possession gambling records, aged 23.
- Real Badman is arrested for sale controlled substance: cocaine, aged 21.
- Mikhail Faustin is arrested for possession stolen property, aged 39.
- Little Jacob is arrested for Burglary: Illegal entry with criminal intent, aged 20.
- Claude Wome is arrested for Criminal Possession Weapon: Gold-Plated Rocket Launcher, aged 36.
- Billy Grey is arrested for racketeering, aged 31.
- Al Di Napoli suffered an overdose in the Gentry Manor Hotel.
- Kayla Paulo is enrolled to Bullworth Academy.
- Fabien LaRouche managed to save himself from having suffered through personal crises and poor decisions by doing yoga.
- The current songwriter of the band Love Fist joins the band.
- The Los Santos Panic Basketball Team became champions.
- The story of The Gamechangers takes place.