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How to download GTA San Andreas

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How to download GTA San Andreas: Of all the video games you’ve played, the ones that excite you most are the ones in the series Grand Theft Auto (GTA). You have played all the newer ones and would also like to try the much discussed and GTA San Andreas, dating back to a few years ago but still loved by many people all over the world.

The problem, however, is that you have no idea how to do it and, for this reason, you are looking for precise indications on how to download GTA San Andreas. Things are this way, am I right? Then you will be happy to know that, in today’s guide, I will explain in detail how to proceed to download and install this fantastic title both on PC, on consoles and even smartphones and tablets.

All you have to do is carefully read the procedures that you will find in the next chapters, so that you have all the information you need to start playing GTA San Andreas! Sit down, therefore, nice and comfortable and dedicate only a few minutes of your free time. All I have to do is wish you a good read and, above all, have fun!

How to download GTA San Andreas for free

GTA San Andreas fire engine

GTA San Andreas is a famous chapter in the GTA series, created by Rockstar Games. Although it was originally released in 2004, it still turns out to be one of the most sought after and loved titles by fans of the saga, and beyond. It is available for the most popular consoles (PlayStation is Xbox), for the Windows PC and for smartphones and tablets (both Android that iOS / iPadOS).

As surely you already know, GTA San Andreas is a paid game: this means that in order to download and play it on one of the platforms that I mentioned in the previous lines you will first have to buy it. Its cost is variable based on the platform on which you want to install it.

  • PC (Rockstar Games Launcher) – 14.99 euros.
  • PC (Steam) – 9.99 euros.
  • PlayStation 3/4 – 14.99 euros.
  • Xbox 360 / Xbox One – 14.99 euros.
  • Android – 7.99 euros.
  • iOS / iPadOS – 7.99 euros.

On some occasions, however, you may be able to get a discounted or even free copy of GTA San Andreas, thanks to temporary promotions. For example, Rockstar Games gave a copy of GTA San Andreas to everyone who downloaded the new one Rockstar Games Launcher, the video game management platform of this development company.

My advice is also to keep an eye on the platform Epic Games on PC, which offered GTA V (the most recent GTA series chapter) for free for a limited time. This could perhaps also happen for other titles of the GTA saga, therefore I invite you to consult from time to time this store, which periodically offers games for free.

How to download GTA San Andreas on PC

If you want download GTA San Andreas on PC, you can proceed through the Rockstar Games Launcher or through Steam. To find out more, all you have to do is continue reading the chapters that follow.

Rockstar Games Launcher

GTA San Andreas on Rockstar Games Launcher

To download GTA San Andreas from Rockstar Games Launcher, you must first create an account Social Club free. To do this, you can act directly from the launcher but, for convenience, you can perform this procedure directly from the official website. You can find all the information about it in this my guide.

When you have created a Social Club account, you can download the Rockstar Games Launcher. Therefore, reach the appropriate section of the Rockstar Games website via this link and press the button Download for Windows that you find in the center of the page, to download the client installation file.

After downloading the .exe file, double click on it and press the button Yup, in the screen that is shown to you. Next, choose your language (Italian) and press the button Go on four consecutive times, in order to complete the installation of the client.

Now, start the Rockstar Games Launcher, via its icon on the desktop or in Start menu, and press the button Yup, in the on-screen notice. Wait for the download of the necessary files to be completed, to then reach the login screen, where you will have to enter the data of your Social Club account.

After logging in, you can purchase and download GTA San Andreas. Then go to the section Shop, which you find at the top, press on the item All titles and select the option Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.

Once done, press the button Buy, enter your billing information and select one of the payment methods in your possession, among those listed (credit card, PayPal or PaySafe Card). Finally, put a check mark on box below and press the button Confirm purchase.

Well: now that you have purchased GTA San Andreas, go to the card Games, at the top, and click on the item related to the game you just purchased, in the side menu (in the section My collection). Then press the button Install and confirm the destination path using the button Install, to begin the download and automatic installation of GTA San Andreas.


GTA San Andreas on Steam

Do you want to buy GTA San Andreas on Steam, the popular digital game distribution platform made by Valve? In this case, the procedure is simple, as much as the one I showed you in previous chapter related to the Rockstar Games Launcher. First, though, you need to create a free Steam account via the official website of this store. If you encounter any difficulties, you can consult this my guide dedicated to the topic.

After creating your free Steam account, it’s time to download the client to your PC. To do this, reach the official Steam website and press the button Install Steam, so as to take the .exe file of the program. Then double-click on it, and press Yup, in the on-screen notice.

Now, on the installation screen, press the button Forward, choose theItalian as the interface language and click on first Forward and then on Install, to perform the client installation. Once this is done, start Steam via its icon on the desktop or in Start menu and log in with the previously created account by pressing the button Log in to an existing account.

After logging into the Steam client, go to the tab Shop, at the top, and use the search bar (always at the top) to type the terms “Grand theft auto san andreas”, so as to reach the video game card. In case you want to make the purchase directly from the web platform, you can also click on this link: the procedure to follow is the same.

After selecting the corresponding search result, scroll the screen and press the button Add to Cart, and then click Purchase for me. Then choose one of the supported payment methods (credit card, PayPal, PaySafe Card or Skrill) and press the button Go on, to finalize the purchase.

After the purchase is completed, if you are not offered the installation screen, click on the tab libraryAt the top, locate GTA San Andreas from the sidebar and press the button Install. Then confirm the installation path and click Forward, to begin downloading the necessary files.

How to download GTA San Andreas on console

GTA San Andreas on the PlayStation Store

GTA San Andreas is a game that was originally published on PlayStation 2 is Xbox, to then land in subsequent versions of these game consoles, such as PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 is Xbox One.

If you want download GTA San Andreas on PlayStation 4, what you need to do is to purchase a digital copy of the title from PlayStation Store. You can proceed from the Web by logging in with your PSN account, which I told you about in this my guide, or from the store on the console.

In the latter case, after starting the appropriate application from the main PS4 screen, click on the tab Games and use the search box in the section All the games, to search Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas. At this point, add the product to the cart and enter (or select) the payment method to complete the operation. If you want to know more about how to download games on PS4, I recommend you read on this my guide dedicated to the topic.

Also on Xbox One you can proceed in a similar way to what I illustrated in the previous lines for PlayStation 4. If you have a Xbox Live account, you can purchase GTA San Andreas from the Microsoft Store from official website or through the application of the store integrated on the console.

In the latter case, after starting the Microsoft Store, press on the card Store and then on Search for games. Use the appropriate box to search Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas and press the button Buy, to add your preferred payment method and complete the transaction. For more details on how to download a game on Xbox, you can consult this my tutorial.

How to download GTA San Andreas on smartphones and tablets

GTA San Andreas on Android

Do you want download GTA San Andreas on your smartphone or tablet Android or on iPhone is iPad? In this case, know that you can also play this GTA series video game on your mobile devices, by purchasing a copy directly from the virtual reference store of the operating system installed on the device.

In case you have a smartphone or tablet Android, you must first create a Google Account and associate it with the device. In this case, you can also perform this operation directly from the Play Store, through the appropriate screen that is shown to you at startup.

If, in general, you do not know how to perform the association procedure, I recommend that you consult this my guide dedicated to the topic, in which I also explained to you how to add a valid payment method for purchases.

At this point, start the Play Store and use the search bar at the top to search for the video game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas. After tapping on the corresponding search result, press the key indicating the price, select the payment method from the box located below and confirm using the button Buy with a touch.

If you can’t find the game, you can tap it this link from your device, to locate it instantly in the Play Store. Once the transaction is complete, if the download does not start, press the button Install, on the Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas on the Play Store, and wait for all the files necessary to complete the installation of the app to be downloaded.

GTA San Andreas on iPhone

If you own a iPhone or a iPad, the procedure is almost similar to the one I indicated in the previous lines relating to Android. Therefore, make sure that you have associated a Apple ID to your Apple device.

After that, add a valid payment method to your Apple ID. You can do this directly from the iOS / iPadOS App Store. If you don’t know how to do it, I advise you to consult this my guide, in which I also explained how to shop without a credit card.

Finally, open the App Store and search Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas through the card Search for, down. You can also quickly reach the game card directly via this link from your Apple device.

At this point, press the key indicating the price and, in the box that is shown to you, press the button Buy. Then confirm the download by pressing twice on side button and making you frame by Face ID (if you have an iPhone with a notch or an iPad Pro), with the Touch ID or with the password of theApple ID.

In case the automatic download of the app does not start, go back to the video game card and tap on the button Get and then on Install.