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Grand Theft Auto series timeline

A Timeline Collection of all Grand Theft Auto games, sorted by decades.

1960s

Grand Theft Auto: London 1961

As the title suggests, GTA: London is set in 1961.

Grand Theft Auto: London 1969

The second London title is set in 1969.

1980s

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories

Both GTA games, in which Vice City is the sole main location, are set in the 80s of the 20th century, Vice City Stories - to be precise - 1984.

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City

Two years after the events of Vice City Stories, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City takes place in 1986.

1990s

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is set in the early 1990s, to be precise: 1992.

Grand Theft Auto 1

From GTA's point of view, it would take a full five years until something happened again in the GTA universe: The plot of GTA 1 takes place in 1997.

Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories

Just one year later, namely in 1998, Toni Cipriani literally made the streets unsafe in Liberty City Stories.

2000s

Grand Theft Auto Advance

GTA Advance tells what happened after Liberty City Stories and leads to what happens in GTA III in 2001. More precisely, GTA Advance is set in 2000.

Grand Theft Auto III

Grand Theft Auto III, the first GTA that can be played from the third-person point of view, takes place in 2001.

Grand Theft Auto IV

GTA IV is set in 2008.

Grand Theft Auto IV: The Lost and Damned

The Lost and Damned is the first expansion for GTA IV and plays parallel to the plot of the main game, so it will also play in 2008.

Grand Theft Auto: The Ballad of Gay Tony

The Ballad of Gay Tony is the second and final expansion for GTA IV and also plays at the same time as the plot of the main game, also in 2008.

Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars

Chinatown Wars takes place in 2009, one year after the events of GTA IV and the two expansion games.

2010s

Grand Theft Auto Online

GTA Online is set in 2013, a few months before the events of GTA V.

Grand Theft Auto V.

The action time of GTA V is 2013.

Grand Theft Auto 2

GTA 2 is also set in 2013.

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