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{{infobox
{{infobox game
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|image            = Cover_Grand_Theft_Auto_San_Andreas.jpg
|image            = GTASA.jpg
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|caption          =
|caption          = Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
 
 
|developer        = [[Rockstar Games|Rockstar North]]
 
|developer        = [[Rockstar Games|Rockstar North]]
|genre            = Action, Shooter, Driving, Sandbox
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|publisher        = [[Rockstar Games]] (US, EU, AU, JP), [[Capcom]] (JP), [[Sony|SCEA]] (US)
|wikipedia        = [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grand_Theft_Auto:_San_Andreas Link]
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|genre            = Action, Adventure
|gameinfo          = Play as Carl Johnson (or "CJ") in the Grove Street gang as you try to ascend to fame and wealth. Unfortunately, some members of the gang collaborate with corrupt cops at the expense of your gang, and you must deal with the problem. This game is the best-selling game for the PlayStation 2, having sold 17.33 million copies by February 2009.
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|gameinfo          = 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.<br />
|reviewlinks      = [http://ps2.ign.com/objects/611/611957.html IGN]  
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|wikipedia        = [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grand_Theft_Auto:_San_Andreas Link]
|reviewscore      = 9.9/10 (IGN)
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|gamefaqslink      = [http://www.gamefaqs.com/ps2/914983-grand-theft-auto-san-andreas Link]
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|reviewlinks      = {{ReviewLink|[http://www.gamerankings.com/ps2/914983-grand-theft-auto-san-andreas/index.html GameRankings]|95/100}}, {{ReviewLink|[http://www.metacritic.com/game/playstation-2/grand-theft-auto-san-andreas Metacritic]|95/100}}
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|numberofplayers  = 2
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|widescreen        = 1
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|widescreenpatch  = 1
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|japan_rating      = Z
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|japan_rating_text = Crime, Violence
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|au_rating        = MA
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|au_rating_text    = Strong violence, Strong Coarse language
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|eu_rating        = 18+
 +
|eu_rating_text    = Bad Language Violence
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|na_rating        = M
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|na_rating_text    = Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Strong Language, Strong Sexual Content, Use of Drugs
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|italian          = SLES-52541
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|spanish          = SLES-52541
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|french            = SLES-52541
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|german            = SLES-52541 & SLES-52927
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|japanese          = SLPM-65984 & SLPM-66788 & SLPM-55292 & NPJD-00107
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|english          = SLES-52541 & SLES-52927 & SLUS-20946 & SLUS-20946P & SLUS-20946GH & NPUD-20946
 
<!-- NTSC-U props -->
 
<!-- NTSC-U props -->
 
|NTSCU            = 1
 
|NTSCU            = 1
|serialsNTSCU      = SLUS-20946  
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|serialsNTSCU      = SLUS-20946<br />SLUS-20946P <small>(Special Edition)</small><br />SLUS-20946GH <small>(Greatest Hits)</small><br />NPUD-20946 <small>(PS2 Classics)</small>
 
|CRCsNTSCU        = 2C6BE434, 399A49CA
 
|CRCsNTSCU        = 2C6BE434, 399A49CA
|releasedateNTSCU  = October 26, 2004
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|releasedateNTSCU  = October 26, 2004<br />October 17, 2005 <small>(Special Edition)</small><br />February 20, 2006 <small>(Greatest Hits)</small><br />December 11, 2012 <small>(PS2 Classics)</small>
 
|statusNTSCU      = 2
 
|statusNTSCU      = 2
 
|linuxstatusNTSCU  =  
 
|linuxstatusNTSCU  =  
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<!-- PAL props -->
 
<!-- PAL props -->
 
|PAL              = 1
 
|PAL              = 1
|serialsPAL        = SLES-52541
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|serialsPAL        = SLES-52541<br />SLES-52541/P <small>(Platinum Edition)</small><br />SLES-51541<br />SLES-52927<br />SLES-52927-P <small>(Platinum)</small><br />NPED-00070 <small>(PS2 Classics)</small>
 
|CRCsPAL          = A1B3F232
 
|CRCsPAL          = A1B3F232
|releasedatePAL    = October 29, 2004
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|releasedatePAL    = October 29, 2004<br />April 1, 2006 <small>(Platinum Edition; Platinum Australia)</small><br />December 12, 2012 <small>(PS2 Classics)</small><br />April 1, 2015 <small>(PS2 Classics re-release)</small>
|statusPAL        = 1
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|statusPAL        = 2
|linuxstatusPAL    =  
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|linuxstatusPAL    = 2
 
|macstatusPAL      =  
 
|macstatusPAL      =  
 
<!-- NTSC-J props -->
 
<!-- NTSC-J props -->
 
|NTSCJ            = 1
 
|NTSCJ            = 1
|serialsNTSCJ      = SLPM-65984
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|serialsNTSCJ      = SLPM-65984<br />SLPM-66788 <small>(Best Price)</small><br />SLPM-55092 <small>(Best Price Re-Edition)</small><br />SLPM-55292 <small>(Rockstar Classics)</small><br />NPJD-00107 <small>(PS2 Classics)</small>
 
|CRCsNTSCJ        =  
 
|CRCsNTSCJ        =  
|releasedateNTSCJ  = January 25, 2007
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|releasedateNTSCJ  = January 25, 2007<br />July 12, 2007 <small>(Best Price)</small><br />July 23, 2009 <small>(Best Price Re-Edition)</small><br />September 29, 2011 <small>(Rockstar Classics)</small><br />August 26, 2015 <small>(PS2 Classics)</small>
 
|statusNTSCJ      =  
 
|statusNTSCJ      =  
 
|linuxstatusNTSCJ  =  
 
|linuxstatusNTSCJ  =  
 
|macstatusNTSCJ    =  
 
|macstatusNTSCJ    =  
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}}
|pcsx2ver          = Build 5732
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|gsname            = GSdx32-AVX
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<!-- Windows and Linux testing tables (remove comment signs on usage, for Macintosh you have to add the same lines begin with {{TestingHeader|OS=Mac}}) -->
|gsver            = r5732
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{{TestingHeader|OS=Windows}}
|soundname        = SPU2-X
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{{TestingEntry
|soundver          = r5731
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|Status=2
|padname          = LilyPad
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|Region=NTSC-U
|padver            = r5403
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|OS=?
|dvdplugname      = cdvdGigaherz
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|CPU=Intel Core i7 920 @ 3.40 GHz
|dvdplugver        = r5692
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|GPU=NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285
|biosver          = EUR 2.0 & USA 2.0
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|Revision=0.9.8 RC r4463
|hacks            = no
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|Graphics=GSdx r4459
|fpsinfo          = 40-60
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|Sound=
|comment          = works just on software renderer dx11 or dx9
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* SPU2-X 1.4.0
|hacks            = MSAA 4x, Alpha, Half-Pixel, Sprite,Wildarms offset,Aggressive-Crc,Alpha stencil. Texture filtering, Allow 8bit textures, Enable hw hacks ! Speedhacks: EE 2 , VU 1. intc,loop detection, mvu flag hack and MTVU active !
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* LilyPad 0.10.0
|comment          =  
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|Comments=BIOS: USA 2.0, FPS: 60/60, PAL last tested with 0.9.4 with complains of reflections covering the screen, probably playable with 0.9.8.
*PAL & NTSC with complains of reflections covering the screen. same behavior with v.r5350. (Software render unplayable with my graphics)
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|Tester=Machina
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}}
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{{TestingEntry
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|Status=2
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|Region=NTSC-U
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|OS=Windows
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|CPU=Intel Core i7 @ 3.40 GHz
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|GPU=NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285 768MB
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|Revision=1.1.0 r5480
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|Graphics=GSdx 5442 SSE41
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|Sound=
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*SPU2-X 2.0.0
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*LilyPad 0.11.0
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|Comments=Runs above full speed.
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|Tester={{ForumUser|General-Plot}}
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}}
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{{TestingEntry
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|Status=2
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|Region=NTSC-U
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|OS=Windows
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|CPU=Intel Core2 Duo E6750 @ 2.66 GHz
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|GPU=NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260 896MB
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|Revision=1.1.0 r5576
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|Graphics=GSdx r5464 SSSE3
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|Sound=
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*SPU2-X 2.0.0 r5460
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*LilyPad 0.11.0 r5403
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|Comments=Fast and smooth it is.
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|Tester={{ForumUser|prafull}}
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}}
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{{TestingEntry
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|Status=1
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|Region=NTSC-U
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|OS=?
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|CPU=Intel Core i5-3320
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|GPU=Intel HD Graphics 4000
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|Revision=1.1.0 5732
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|Graphics=GSdx32 r5732 AVX
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|Sound=
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* SPU2-X r5731
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* LilyPad r5403
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|Comments=BIOS: EUR 2.0, FPS: 4-60, works just on software renderer dx11 or dx9. msaa 4x, alpha, halfpixel,sprite,wildarmsoffset,agressivce-crc,alpha stencil. texture filtering, allow 8bit textures, enable hw hacks ! Speedhacks: EE 2 , VU 1. intc,loop detection, mvu flag hack and mtvu active !
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|Tester=Xeo
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}}
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{{TestingEntry
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|Status=2
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|Region=PAL
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|OS=Windows
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|CPU=Intel Core i7 @ 3.80 GHz
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|GPU=NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570 1368MB
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|Revision=1.1.0 r5829
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|Graphics=GSdx
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|Sound=
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*SPU2-X
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*?
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|Comments=Europe v01.70(27/02/2003), MTVU, INTC Spin Detection, Enable Wait Loop Detection, mVU Flag Hack, Goes from Ingame to Playable. Game works fine at a good speed, very dark however due to light being removed via CRC patch. I recommend you enable Shadeboost and put the brightness slider to about 85 to achieve the brightness seen in the screenshot above.
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|Tester={{ForumUser|refraction}}
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}}
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{{TestingEntry
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|Status=2
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|Region=NTSC
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|OS=Windows 8.1 Professional x64
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|CPU=Intel Core i5-4690K 3.50 GHz
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|GPU=NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 4GB
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|Revision=1.3.1-530-g62beb3a
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|Graphics=GSdx
 +
* DirectX 11 Hardware, 6x Resolution (See Comments)
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|Sound=
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* SPU2-X 20150614102702 2.0.0
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* LilyPad 20150614102702 0.11.0
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|Comments=BIOS: USA 2.2.0(10/02/2006)
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* No Speedhacks, No Game Fixes - Presets Disabled
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* No known issues.
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|Tester=INVALID_STRING_NAME
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}}
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{{TestingFooter}}
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{{TestingHeader|OS=Linux}}
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{{TestingEntry
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|Status=2
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|Region=PAL
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|OS=Linux Mint 19.1
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|CPU=Intel Pentium CPU G3258 @ 3.20GHz
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|GPU=NVIDIA GeForce GT710
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|Revision=1.4.0
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|Graphics=GSdx (GCC 7.3.0, SSE2) 1.0.0 [libGSdx-1.0.0]
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|Sound=SPU2-X 2.0.0 [libspu2x-2.0.0]
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|Comments=BIOS: Europe v02.00 FPS 48/50 (Pal games run only at 50fps). OpenGL Hardware , Shade Boost all Set to 50, Full Depth Emulation ,Internal Resolution X2 Native , Blending Unit Accuracy Basic , Automatic CRC Level Full , Speed Hacks UV Cycle Stealing Set To 1. Only player the first level but everything seems fine as far more testing might be needed.
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|Tester=Logeater
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}}
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{{TestingFooter}}
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==Trivia==
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* Original names: '''グランド・セフト・オート・サンアンドレアス''' (SLPM-65984) & (SLPM-66788) & (SLPM-55292)
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* This game has Vert- widescreen issues, meaning the vertical FOV becomes smaller than intended if the player uses an aspect ratio above 4:3. This issue can be solved using widescreen hacks.
  
*Fix for reflections/semi-transparent images covering the screen: Set "Skip Draw" to 3 under hardware hacks to remove the bad effect.  Causes a couple minor rendering issues but fixes the larger problem. Recommend using the smallest number that works as the higher the setting the more rendering errors occur. Tested in Build 5791
 
  
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==Fixed Issues==
|linuxpcsx2ver    =  
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{{Issue
|linuxgsname      =  
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|IssueName=Semi-transparent images
|linuxgsver        =  
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|IsFixed=1
|linuxsoundname    =  
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|IssueLevel=1
|linuxsoundver    =
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|Description=Reflections and/or semi-transparent images can cover the screen at random.
|linuxpadname      =  
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|Workaround=This has been fixed for Software mode in recent v1.5.0 git builds, and can be fixed for hardware by going to Config > Video (GS) > Plugin Settings, clicking "Enable HW Hacks", going to Configure Hacks and enabling the '''Auto Flush''' hack. For older versions set the CRC Hack Level to Partial or higher.
|linuxpadver      =  
 
|linuxdvdplugname  =  
 
|linuxdvdplugver  =  
 
|linuxbiosver      =
 
|linuxhacks        = 
 
|linuxfpsinfo      =
 
|linuxcomment      =
 
<!-- Minimal PC specs -->
 
|cputype          = Intel Core i7 920 @ 3.4 Ghz
 
|gputype          = GeForce GTX 285
 
|pccomment        = 60/60 FPS
 
|pccomment        = Intel i5-3320 , Intel HD4000 Graphics (Working on 40-60fps on Hardware Render DX11)
 
 
}}
 
}}
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{{Issue
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|IssueName=Buggy Texture.
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|IsFixed=1
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|IssueLevel=0
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|Description=The dirt on car appear as a pink color.
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|Workaround=Fixed in v1.7.2010 (CLUT fix).
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}}
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{{Issue
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|IssueName=Game freezes during "Reuniting The Families" mission
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|IsFixed=1
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|IssueLevel=2
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|Description=Game freezes when the cops start descending from the chopper, exactly when the game is supposed to slow down, when the pilot says "All units, rock n' roll".
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|Workaround=In "Emulation Settings", set Clamping Mode at least to "Extra + Preserve Sign". Also, you may just skip the cut scene. Fixed in v1.7.2041
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}}
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==The gallery==
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<gallery>
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File:Grand_Theft_Auto_San_Andreas_Forum_1.jpg|Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (SLES 52541)
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</gallery>
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{{Grand Theft Auto series}}
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{{ForumLinksList|list=
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*[http://forums.pcsx2.net/Thread-Grand-Theft-Auto-San-Andreas-SLUS-20946-U--28540 Grand Theft Auto - San Andreas (SLUS 20946) (U)]
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*[http://forums.pcsx2.net/Thread-Grand-Theft-Auto-San-Andreas-SLES-52541-E--30530 Grand Theft Auto - San Andreas (SLES 52541) (E)]}}

Latest revision as of 07:55, 25 November 2021

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
Cover Grand Theft Auto San Andreas.jpg
Game general and emulation properties:
CERO rating: Z (Crime, Violence)
ESRB rating: M (Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Strong Language, Strong Sexual Content, Use of Drugs)
PEGI rating: 18+ (Bad Language Violence)
OFLC rating: MA (Strong violence, Strong Coarse language)
Widescreen supported natively
Widescreen patch available
Supports up to two local players
Languages supported:
English: SLES-52541 & SLES-52927 & SLUS-20946 & SLUS-20946P & SLUS-20946GH & NPUD-20946
Japanese: SLPM-65984 & SLPM-66788 & SLPM-55292 & NPJD-00107
German: SLES-52541 & SLES-52927
French: SLES-52541
Spanish: SLES-52541
Italian: SLES-52541
Region NTSC-U:
Serial numbers: SLUS-20946
SLUS-20946P (Special Edition)
SLUS-20946GH (Greatest Hits)
NPUD-20946 (PS2 Classics)
Release date: October 26, 2004
October 17, 2005 (Special Edition)
February 20, 2006 (Greatest Hits)
December 11, 2012 (PS2 Classics)
CRCs: 2C6BE434, 399A49CA
Windows Status: Playable
Linux Status: ?
Mac Status: ?
Region PAL:
Serial numbers: SLES-52541
SLES-52541/P (Platinum Edition)
SLES-51541
SLES-52927
SLES-52927-P (Platinum)
NPED-00070 (PS2 Classics)
Release date: October 29, 2004
April 1, 2006 (Platinum Edition; Platinum Australia)
December 12, 2012 (PS2 Classics)
April 1, 2015 (PS2 Classics re-release)
CRCs: A1B3F232
Windows Status: Playable
Linux Status: Playable
Mac Status: ?
Region NTSC-J/C/K:
Serial numbers: SLPM-65984
SLPM-66788 (Best Price)
SLPM-55092 (Best Price Re-Edition)
SLPM-55292 (Rockstar Classics)
NPJD-00107 (PS2 Classics)
Release date: January 25, 2007
July 12, 2007 (Best Price)
July 23, 2009 (Best Price Re-Edition)
September 29, 2011 (Rockstar Classics)
August 26, 2015 (PS2 Classics)
Windows Status: ?
Linux Status: ?
Mac Status: ?

Developer(s): Rockstar North
Publisher(s): Rockstar Games (US, EU, AU, JP), Capcom (JP), SCEA (US)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Wikipedia: Link
Game review links: GameRankings95/100, Metacritic95/100
Game description: 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.


Winlogo.png Test configurations on Windows:


Environment Configurations Comments Tester
Region OS CPU/GPU Revision Graphics Sound/Pad
NTSC-U ?
  • Intel Core i7 920 @ 3.40 GHz
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285
0.9.8 RC r4463 GSdx r4459
  • SPU2-X 1.4.0
  • LilyPad 0.10.0
BIOS: USA 2.0, FPS: 60/60, PAL last tested with 0.9.4 with complains of reflections covering the screen, probably playable with 0.9.8. Machina
NTSC-U Windows
  • Intel Core i7 @ 3.40 GHz
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285 768MB
1.1.0 r5480 GSdx 5442 SSE41
  • SPU2-X 2.0.0
  • LilyPad 0.11.0
Runs above full speed.
NTSC-U Windows
  • Intel Core2 Duo E6750 @ 2.66 GHz
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260 896MB
1.1.0 r5576 GSdx r5464 SSSE3
  • SPU2-X 2.0.0 r5460
  • LilyPad 0.11.0 r5403
Fast and smooth it is.
NTSC-U ?
  • Intel Core i5-3320
  • Intel HD Graphics 4000
1.1.0 5732 GSdx32 r5732 AVX
  • SPU2-X r5731
  • LilyPad r5403
BIOS: EUR 2.0, FPS: 4-60, works just on software renderer dx11 or dx9. msaa 4x, alpha, halfpixel,sprite,wildarmsoffset,agressivce-crc,alpha stencil. texture filtering, allow 8bit textures, enable hw hacks ! Speedhacks: EE 2 , VU 1. intc,loop detection, mvu flag hack and mtvu active ! Xeo
PAL Windows
  • Intel Core i7 @ 3.80 GHz
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570 1368MB
1.1.0 r5829 GSdx
  • SPU2-X
  • ?
Europe v01.70(27/02/2003), MTVU, INTC Spin Detection, Enable Wait Loop Detection, mVU Flag Hack, Goes from Ingame to Playable. Game works fine at a good speed, very dark however due to light being removed via CRC patch. I recommend you enable Shadeboost and put the brightness slider to about 85 to achieve the brightness seen in the screenshot above.
NTSC Windows 8.1 Professional x64
  • Intel Core i5-4690K 3.50 GHz
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 4GB
1.3.1-530-g62beb3a GSdx
  • DirectX 11 Hardware, 6x Resolution (See Comments)
  • SPU2-X 20150614102702 2.0.0
  • LilyPad 20150614102702 0.11.0
BIOS: USA 2.2.0(10/02/2006)
  • No Speedhacks, No Game Fixes - Presets Disabled
  • No known issues.
INVALID_STRING_NAME



Linlogo.png Test configurations on Linux:

Environment Configurations Comments Tester
Region OS CPU/GPU Revision Graphics Sound/Pad
PAL Linux Mint 19.1
  • Intel Pentium CPU G3258 @ 3.20GHz
  • NVIDIA GeForce GT710
1.4.0 GSdx (GCC 7.3.0, SSE2) 1.0.0 [libGSdx-1.0.0] SPU2-X 2.0.0 [libspu2x-2.0.0] BIOS: Europe v02.00 FPS 48/50 (Pal games run only at 50fps). OpenGL Hardware , Shade Boost all Set to 50, Full Depth Emulation ,Internal Resolution X2 Native , Blending Unit Accuracy Basic , Automatic CRC Level Full , Speed Hacks UV Cycle Stealing Set To 1. Only player the first level but everything seems fine as far more testing might be needed. Logeater


Trivia

  • Original names: グランド・セフト・オート・サンアンドレアス (SLPM-65984) & (SLPM-66788) & (SLPM-55292)
  • This game has Vert- widescreen issues, meaning the vertical FOV becomes smaller than intended if the player uses an aspect ratio above 4:3. This issue can be solved using widescreen hacks.


Fixed Issues

Semi-transparent images

  • Status: Fixed
  • Type: Serious
  • Description: Reflections and/or semi-transparent images can cover the screen at random.
  • Workaround: This has been fixed for Software mode in recent v1.5.0 git builds, and can be fixed for hardware by going to Config > Video (GS) > Plugin Settings, clicking "Enable HW Hacks", going to Configure Hacks and enabling the Auto Flush hack. For older versions set the CRC Hack Level to Partial or higher.

Buggy Texture.

  • Status: Fixed
  • Type: Minor
  • Description: The dirt on car appear as a pink color.
  • Workaround: Fixed in v1.7.2010 (CLUT fix).

Game freezes during "Reuniting The Families" mission

  • Status: Fixed
  • Type: Major
  • Description: Game freezes when the cops start descending from the chopper, exactly when the game is supposed to slow down, when the pilot says "All units, rock n' roll".
  • Workaround: In "Emulation Settings", set Clamping Mode at least to "Extra + Preserve Sign". Also, you may just skip the cut scene. Fixed in v1.7.2041


The gallery


Public compatibility forum links