Grand Theft Auto III for iOS and Android can be modded

The hacker community strikes again with PC mods for GTA III

Ever since its arrival on iOS and Android, Grand Theft Auto III: 10th Anniversary Edition has been giving players the chance to relive the GTA glory days of joyriding around Liberty City on their iPads, iPhones and Android devices.

But something was missing – back in the day, keen modders added new content to the game. Happily, it turns out that the mobile version of GTA III works with the same PC mods that brought new content to the original game back in the day. Enterprising modders have already been at work tweaking the game, doing things like replacing the Kuruma – the first car you drive in GTA III – with an Alfa Romeo 156.

Want in? iOS users need to head over to The Tech Erra for a full, comprehensive guide littered with download links and a video tutorial. The best part? There's no need to jailbreak your iThing to get in on the action.

Android users haven't been left out in the cold. ThexJoker of xda-developers provides a how-to guide, complete with images, FAQ and a video tutorial. 

The guides come with a warning, though – not all mods are guaranteed to work, so you should be prepared to experience a bit of trial and error. But with loads of mods available, it certainly sounds worth the hassle.

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