Max Payne Mobile heading to iOS, Android

Rockstar Games bringing the "full classic" Max Payne game to iOS next week, with Android release slated for April 26; price TBA.


Max Payne has his sights set on mobile devices. Rockstar Games today announced Max Payne Mobile, slating the game to arrive first on iOS devices on April 12, with an Android version being released on April 26.

Gamers can put Max Payne in their pockets beginning next week.
Gamers can put Max Payne in their pockets beginning next week.

Described by Rockstar as "the full classic Max Payne experience," Max Payne Mobile has been updated for iOS and Android devices with high-definition graphics, new textures, operability with the company's Social Club, and customizable controls.

Max Payne Mobile for iOS will run on the iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPod Touch 4, iPad 1, iPad 2, and the new iPad. Rockstar will release a list of supported Android devices at a later date. A price for Max Payne Mobile was not announced.

This is not the first time Rockstar has brought one of its major franchises to mobile devices. Last fall, the company released Grand Theft Auto III for iOS and Android machines.

The next console installment in the franchise--Max Payne 3--is slated to arrive for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in North America on May 15, with a European release slated for May 18. A PC version will follow on May 29 in North America and June 1 in Europe.

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