Vice City & Grand Theft Auto IIIs Source Code Has Been Reverse-Engineered – Kotaku

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A staff of followers have managed to reverse-engineer the supply code for each Grand Theft Auto III and Grand Theft Auto Vice Metropolis, making the files available for download.

That is nice information! We’ve seen lately what reverse-engineered video games can imply to modders, with Mario 64 being the biggest example, permitting it to be “ported” to the PC as a substitute of run by way of emulation.

Whereas that’s not the important thing goal right here—each these GTA video games are already out there on PC—supply code additionally permits modders to create probably new and attention-grabbing stuff. Like, utilizing Mario 64 for instance once more, adding ray tracing to the game.

That stated, having access to the supply code does make porting to different platforms simpler, and the staff already have the code working on Change, Vita and Wii U, whereas additionally hoping to get it onto PS2 and Xbox as nicely.

You may try the mission here.

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