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'''''Grand Theft Auto Sega Saturn''''' was a planned port of the first ''Grand Theft Auto'' game onto the Sega Saturn. Due to the series gaining popularity, the series publisher Rockstar Games wanted to port the game to all of the various consoles that were on the market at the time. The port was due to release in December of 1996<ref>[https://segaretro.org/Grand_Theft_Auto The Sega Saturn page on ''Grand Theft Auto''.] Retrieved 18 Jan '19</ref>
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'''''Grand Theft Auto Sega Saturn''''' was a planned port of the first ''Grand Theft Auto'' game onto the Sega Saturn.<ref>[https://www.unseen64.net/2017/10/17/gta-nintendo-64-cancelled/ An Unseen64 article on the Nintendo 64 port, which mentions the Sega Saturn port.] Retrieved 19 Sept '18</ref> Due to the series gaining popularity, the series publisher Rockstar Games wanted to port the game to all of the various consoles that were on the market at the time. The port was due to release in December of 1996<ref>[https://segaretro.org/Grand_Theft_Auto The Sega Saturn page on ''Grand Theft Auto''.] Retrieved 18 Jan '19</ref>
  
 
==Cancellation/Availability==  
 
==Cancellation/Availability==  
Despite ''Grand Theft Auto'' having been planned to have a Sega Saturn port with an announcement in Sega Power magazine, the sales for the Sega Saturn were poor. This caused Rockstar Games to cancel the port of ''Grand Theft Auto'' to the Sega Saturn. Another reason why Rockstar Games dropped the port was to focus on the PC version of the game.<ref>[http://www.sega-saturn.net/nr/grandtheftauto.php Sega Saturn fan website about GTA.] Retrieved 30 Nov '17</ref>
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Despite ''Grand Theft Auto'' having been planned to have a Sega Saturn port with an announcement in Sega Power magazine, the sales for the Sega Saturn were poor. This caused Rockstar Games to cancel the port of ''Grand Theft Auto'' to the Sega Saturn. Another reason why Rockstar Games dropped the port was to focus on the PC version of the game.<ref>[http://www.sega-saturn.net/nr/grandtheftauto.php Sega Saturn fan website about ''Grand Theft Auto''.] Retrieved 30 Nov '17</ref>
  
 
No prototypes/betas of the Sega Saturn version have been leaked to the public and very little other information is known about the port.  
 
No prototypes/betas of the Sega Saturn version have been leaked to the public and very little other information is known about the port.  
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*[[Grand Theft Auto 64 (cancelled Nintendo 64 game; 1999)]]
 
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==References==
*[https://www.unseen64.net/2017/10/17/gta-nintendo-64-cancelled/ An Unseen64 article on the Nintendo 64 port, which mentions the Sega Saturn port.] Retrieved 19 Sept '18
 
 
 
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Revision as of 03:03, 1 July 2020

Grandtheftauto segapower.jpg

Grand Theft Auto as it was featured in Sega Power magazine.

Status: Lost

Grand Theft Auto Sega Saturn was a planned port of the first Grand Theft Auto game onto the Sega Saturn.[1] Due to the series gaining popularity, the series publisher Rockstar Games wanted to port the game to all of the various consoles that were on the market at the time. The port was due to release in December of 1996[2]

Cancellation/Availability

Despite Grand Theft Auto having been planned to have a Sega Saturn port with an announcement in Sega Power magazine, the sales for the Sega Saturn were poor. This caused Rockstar Games to cancel the port of Grand Theft Auto to the Sega Saturn. Another reason why Rockstar Games dropped the port was to focus on the PC version of the game.[3]

No prototypes/betas of the Sega Saturn version have been leaked to the public and very little other information is known about the port.

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