Netflix’s Grand Theft Auto Remastered Editions lead December’s mobile app rankings

Netflix Games launched the highly acclaimed “Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy — The Definitive Edition” on both the App Store and Google Play worldwide on December 14, 2023. The result? A staggering achievement of nearly 22 million downloads collectively in just over two weeks, according to a recent report by

The remastered trilogy, tailored for seamless mobile gameplay, features three iconic titles from the renowned Grand Theft Auto franchise. All three games swiftly climbed into the top 10 breakout charts, showcasing the enduring popularity of the series on mobile platforms.

The games transport players into expansive, free-roaming open-world environments, drawing inspiration from iconic depictions of crime stories in popular culture. Each title is set in a distinct city reminiscent of Los Angeles, Miami, and New York.

Reflecting the immense popularity of the console versions, the order of mobile titles in terms of downloads corresponds with the number of copies sold:

  • GTA: San Andreas: Securing the #2 spot for top breakout games by global downloads, the title witnessed a remarkable 13.6 million downloads globally. Its popularity spanned across the United States, Brazil, Mexico, India, and the United Kingdom. Notably, it dominated download charts in six markets, including the US, Canada, Chile, Nicaragua, Mauritius, and Brunei.
  • GTA: Vice City: Claiming the #6 spot for top breakout games by worldwide downloads, this title amassed 4.6 million downloads globally.
  • GTA III: Landing at #10 among breakout games for the four-week period, this game garnered 3.7 million downloads in just over two weeks. Interestingly, Brazilians outperformed Americans in downloads for this particular title, making it a standout success in the Brazilian market.

Netflix Games has evidently struck a chord with mobile gamers, successfully bringing the Grand Theft Auto experience to a global audience. The impressive download figures underscore the enduring appeal of these classic titles and the widespread anticipation for high-quality gaming content on mobile platforms. As Netflix continues to expand its gaming offerings, the reception of Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy — The Definitive Edition sets a promising precedent for the platform’s future in the gaming landscape.

Written by Maya Robertson


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