GTA Vice City remastered is one of the best mods we’ve seen

There’s modding, and then there’s modding, and the GTA Vice City remastered mod is one of the best ones we’ve seen for GTA 5.

Let’s get the obvious out of the way: yes, this is GTA Vice City recreated in GTA 5. According to the mod’s page on, this is a “full port” of Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Version 1.8 and effectively acts as a DLC for Grand Theft Auto 5.

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Here are the features for Vice City: Remastered according to the mod page:

  • Full port of Vice Cry 1.8 for V
  • MLO interiors
  • Bump mapped roads and various buildings
  • Spec mapped windows for proper reflections
  • Brand new models and textures created for this project
  • 3D Neon Models
  • Material Accuracy (no more broken alphas)
  • Full Path and Navmesh Support
  • Working Traffic Lights
  • Instanced Grass
  • SLOD’s with proper Water Reflection
  • Custom Scenarios
  • Car Generators
  • Custom Population Groups and Zones
  • and much more…

To make use of this mod, you’ll need Heapadjuster by FiveM or the Dilipidated Version, the Packfile Limit Adjuster (set to 3500), Scripthook V, and a trainer that can spawn DLC cars. You can download the mod for yourself at In the meantime, bask in the glory of the 80s with the mod’s trailer below.