Miami is a city mentioned in and Grand Theft Auto III . Real-world Miami is used as a basis for Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Vice City.
Grand Theft Auto III
, several billboards advertise vacations to Miami, and
mentions he is leaving for there when the
CIA try to prevent his escape
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
, there is a billboard in
that says "Move over Miami", implying that even if Vice City was based in Miami, the two cities both exist in the
, and may be roughly similar. The
original GTA III website
also makes clear a coexistence between Miami and Vice City:
Francis International is airport to the stars. 100's of domestic and international destinations served including: London, San Andreas, Vice City, Miami, Bogota, Amsterdam, Bangkok, Toronto, Leith and Tokyo." ―GTA III Website.