Five years ago Carl Johnson escaped from the pressures of life in Los Santos, San Andreas...a city tearing itself apart with gang trouble, drugs and corruption. Where filmstars and millionaires do their best to avoid the dealers and gangbangers.
Now, it's the early 90s. Carl's got to go home. His mother has been murdered, his family has fallen apart and his childhood friends are all heading towards disaster.
On his return to the neighborhood, a couple of corrupt cops frame him for homicide. CJ is forced on a journey that takes him across the entire state of San Andreas, to save his family and to take control of the streets.
Take control of the state as you weave your way up the criminal ladder, former your own gangs, buying your own property and even building your own casino. GTA: San Andreas is going to take you places that no game has taken you before!
We are all asking the big question, what is San Andreas going to be like? What will be in the game? There have been a few suggestions like being able to fly or have a jet-ski. Well there have been recent official articles on what the gameplay will be. Imagine roaming around three big cities with your own recruited gang members, performing house robberies and four-person drive-bys. You will believe that CJ is real as he has to eat to maintain stamina and work out to keep fit. It wonít be just running around the block a few times like previous GTAs. CJ will be able to go to a gym and lose those extra pounds. If the gym doesnít suit your style you can take a dip at the local beach. Yes you can swim! The city directly affects your characters progression, abilities, and even appearance.
San Andreas will be much bigger than Vice City as you have already heard. It will also have much more unique places such as a fully operational casino and buildings have fully-rendered interiors.
Donít be missing Tommy Vercetti because it is said that San Andreas will have appearances and mentioning of past GTA characters as well as well know acting talents. Missions will be made to suit your skill level and you actions while not on mission affect your position on the story line. Last but not least San Andreas will have more modes of transportation with improved car handling.
We all can't wait!