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GTA Universes are the different fictional "universes" that GTA games are set in. They are different from eras in the sense that a game is in the same era as the most recent numbered game (ex. GTA San Andreas and GTA Vice City are in the same era as GTA III) while universes are the different sequences of events that have happened in the games. The universes are named based on the visual quality in which the game is played. They are separated based on the same principle and the events that have taken place in the universe.
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'''GTA Universes''' are the different fictional "universes" that GTA games are set in. They are different from eras in the sense that a game is in the same era as the most recent numbered game (ex. GTA San Andreas and GTA Vice City are in the same era as GTA III) while universes are the different sequences of events that have happened in the games. The universes are named based on the visual quality in which the game is played. They are separated based on the same principle and the events that have taken place in the universe.
   
 
There are currently three universes in the [[Grand Theft Auto series|GTA series]]:
 
There are currently three universes in the [[Grand Theft Auto series|GTA series]]:
*2-D Universe
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*2D Universe
*3-D Universe
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*3D Universe
*High Definition Universe
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*High Definition (HD) Universe
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==2D Universe==
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
==2-D Universe==
 
   
 
There are a total of four games (including two DLC's) that take place in the 2-D Universe:[[File:PSX_GTA2.jpg|thumb|180px|Screenshot from GTA 2]]
 
There are a total of four games (including two DLC's) that take place in the 2-D Universe:[[File:PSX_GTA2.jpg|thumb|180px|Screenshot from GTA 2]]
*[[Grand Theft Auto 1|Grand Theft Auto]]
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*''[[Grand Theft Auto 1|Grand Theft Auto]]''
**[[Grand Theft Auto: London, 1969|GTA: London, 1969]]
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**''[[Grand Theft Auto: London 1969]]''
**[[Grand Theft Auto: London, 1961|GTA: London, 1961]]
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**''[[Grand Theft Auto: London 1961]]''
*[[Grand Theft Auto 2]]
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*''[[Grand Theft Auto 2]]''
 
This universe gave people a 2-Dimensional world with an up-down view.
 
This universe gave people a 2-Dimensional world with an up-down view.
   
==3-D Universe==
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==3D Universe==
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The 3D Universe includes a total of six games:[[File:San_Fierro_Overview.jpg|thumb|222px|San Fierro, San Andreas in GTA: San Andreas]]
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*''[[Grand Theft Auto III]]''
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*''[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]]''
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*''[[Grand Theft Auto Advance]]''
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*''[[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]]''
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*''[[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories]]''
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*''[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]]''
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This universe has more games than any of the other universes. It has also sold more copies (over 57 million) than the others. GTA III introduced a breakthrough in gaming by giving people a third person view of a 3D world that they could explore, a feature included in every subsequent GTA game.
   
The 3-D Universe includes a total of six games:[[File:San_Fierro_Overview.jpg|thumb|222px|San Fierro, San Andreas in GTA: San Andreas]]
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===Non-GTA games in this universe===
*[[Grand Theft Auto III]]
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*''Bully''
*[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]]
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*''Manhunt''
*[[Grand Theft Auto Advance]]
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*''Manhunt 2''
*[[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]]
 
*[[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories]]
 
*[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]]
 
This universe has more games than any of the other universes. It has also sold more copies (over 57 million) than the others. GTA III introduced a breakthrough in gaming by giving people a 3rd person view of a 3D world that they could explore. Every GTA after that has used the 3rd person view.
 
 
==High Definition Universe==
 
==High Definition Universe==
 
The High Definition Universe is the most recent GTA universe in the series.[[File:LC_Montage.jpg|thumb|160px|Liberty City in GTA IV]]
 
The High Definition Universe is the most recent GTA universe in the series.[[File:LC_Montage.jpg|thumb|160px|Liberty City in GTA IV]]
   
So far it includes five games (including DLC's):
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So far it includes six games (including DLCs):
*[[Grand Theft Auto IV]]
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*''[[Grand Theft Auto IV]]''
**[[Grand Theft Auto: The Lost and Damned|GTA: The Lost and Damned]]
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**''[[The Lost and Damned]]''
**[[Grand Theft Auto: The Ballad of Gay Tony|GTA: The Ballad of Gay Tony]]
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**''[[The Ballad of Gay Tony]]''
*[[Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars]]
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*''[[Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars]]''
*[[Grand Theft Auto V]]
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*''[[Grand Theft Auto V]]''
This universe is the has the best visual quality of the three. Its timeline of events and setting varies greatly from the 3-D Universe. [[Liberty City in GTA IV Era|Liberty City]] in this universe is more detailed and much larger than [[Liberty City in GTA III Era|Liberty City]] in the last universe. [[Los Santos in GTA V|Los Santos]] is also larger and the environment around it is more vast.
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*''[[Grand Theft Auto Online]]''
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This universe is the has the best visual quality of the three. Its timeline of events and setting varies greatly from the 3D Universe. [[Liberty City (HD Universe)|Liberty City]] in this universe is more detailed and much larger than [[Liberty City (3D Universe)|Liberty City]] in the previous universe. [[Los Santos (HD Universe)|Los Santos]] is also larger and the environment around it is more vast.
   
 
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Latest revision as of 22:14, February 26, 2016

"...the “universes” are the worlds interpreted at different definitions, 2d, 3d and high definition..."
―Rockstar Games during a GTA III Q&A

GTA Universes are the different fictional "universes" that GTA games are set in. They are different from eras in the sense that a game is in the same era as the most recent numbered game (ex. GTA San Andreas and GTA Vice City are in the same era as GTA III) while universes are the different sequences of events that have happened in the games. The universes are named based on the visual quality in which the game is played. They are separated based on the same principle and the events that have taken place in the universe.

There are currently three universes in the GTA series:

  • 2D Universe
  • 3D Universe
  • High Definition (HD) Universe

2D UniverseEdit

There are a total of four games (including two DLC's) that take place in the 2-D Universe:
PSX GTA2

Screenshot from GTA 2

This universe gave people a 2-Dimensional world with an up-down view.

3D UniverseEdit

The 3D Universe includes a total of six games:
San Fierro Overview

San Fierro, San Andreas in GTA: San Andreas

This universe has more games than any of the other universes. It has also sold more copies (over 57 million) than the others. GTA III introduced a breakthrough in gaming by giving people a third person view of a 3D world that they could explore, a feature included in every subsequent GTA game.

Non-GTA games in this universeEdit

  • Bully
  • Manhunt
  • Manhunt 2

High Definition UniverseEdit

The High Definition Universe is the most recent GTA universe in the series.
LC Montage

Liberty City in GTA IV

So far it includes six games (including DLCs):

This universe is the has the best visual quality of the three. Its timeline of events and setting varies greatly from the 3D Universe. Liberty City in this universe is more detailed and much larger than Liberty City in the previous universe. Los Santos is also larger and the environment around it is more vast.

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