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Los Santos in Your Pocket: GTA San Andreas Now on Netflix!

Updated: Dec 18, 2023

Nostalgia Redefined: The moment I stumbled upon "Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas" in the Netflix Games library, I felt a rush of childhood bliss. This open-world phenomenon, a cornerstone of my gaming history, was now available on my phone. Excitement and curiosity surged - how would this sprawling, meticulously crafted world I knew so well translate to a mobile screen?

As I downloaded the game, memories of navigating the sun-drenched streets of Los Santos, the challenges in San Fierro, and the adventures in Las Venturas came flooding back. Now, with the game just a tap away, I was ready to dive back into the world of Carl "CJ" Johnson and experience this timeless classic in a whole new way. Join me as I explore this unique mobile rendition of one of the most epic games ever made (strong opinion, I know 😀).

The Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Definitive Edition Start Screen on Android
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Definitive Edition Start Screen on Android

A Classic Reborn

Remember the adrenaline rush of weaving through traffic in the entire state of San Andreas, the chaotic joy of causing mischief amidst gang warfare, and the satisfaction of rising to control of the streets? Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is now accessible in a new avatar on mobile devices, bringing the official San Andreas experience, optimized for touchscreens, to your fingertips.

Netflix: Your Ticket to Mayhem

Gone are the days of yearning for GTA on your mobile devices. If you're a Netflix subscriber, you're in for a treat! San Andreas is included in your subscription at no extra cost. Just fire up the Netflix app, navigate to the games section, and get ready to dive back into the world of neon lights, street gangs, and thrilling side missions.

CJ drives past A&J Market in Los Santos - GTA San Andreas Netflix Android Version
Cruising past A&J Market in Los Santos

For Those Who Prefer Ownership

For those who prefer purchasing the game, the Definitive Edition is available on the Google Play and Apple App Stores for $19.99. This version boasts enhanced graphics, improved textures, and even more detailed character models. While the original mobile version offers a faithful recreation of the classic experience for $6.99, the Definitive Edition truly elevates San Andreas to a new level on mobile.

Touch & Go: Mastering the Mobile Metropolis

Adapting to controlling Carl Johnson on a touchscreen might take some practice. The initial on-screen controls can be a bit tricky, especially the gas pedal, which has response issues that are pretty annoying. However, Bluetooth controllers are compatible, offering a more traditional and smooth gaming experience. So, grab your controller of choice and navigate the bustling streets of Los Santos with ease.

CJ from GTA San Andreas standing outside his home on Grove Street
CJ returns home with a rush of emotion

Visual Feast: A Mobile Makeover That Impresses

The Definitive Edition of San Andreas on mobile is a visual treat. Thanks to the efforts of War Drum, the game boasts vibrant colors, enhanced textures, and improved lighting effects. Los Santos has never looked better on mobile devices, with a frame rate that keeps the action smooth and responsive. Whether you're a seasoned veteran or a curious newcomer, you'll be captivated by the stunning visuals.

More Than Nostalgia: A Mobile Masterpiece in Its Own Right

This mobile version of San Andreas is more than just a trip down memory lane. It's a testament to the game's enduring appeal. The gameplay, with its blend of action, humor, and unparalleled freedom, translates brilliantly to the mobile format. It's an essential experience for both long-time fans and newcomers to the gang-ridden streets of San Andreas.

CJ in San Andreas gets arrested for no good reason
A not so welcome homecoming for CJ from the boys in blue

San Andreas Mobile Cheat Codes

Here is a collection of cheat codes available for GTA San Andreas Definitive Edition (works with Netflix version). I tested most of these codes and they worked well. The codes with a "/" are separate codes, do not combine them.

Power Up Your Game:

  • HESOYAM: $250k, full health & armor - Start your empire with a financial boost and invincibility.

  • FULLCLIP: Infinite Ammo - Never run out of bullets, unleash mayhem without reloading.

  • GESUNDHEIT: Full Health & Armor - Stay in the fight, take a health tonic and armor up.

  • BAGUV: Invincibility (5 minutes) - Become immortal for 5 minutes, soak up the bullets like a sponge.

Weapons Galore:

  • LXGIWYL: Weapons Set 1 - Bat, Pistol, Shotgun, Mini SMG, AK 47, Rocket Launcher, Molotov Cocktail, Spray Can, Brass Knuckles.

  • PROFESSIONALSKIT: Weapons Set 2 - Knife, Pistol, Sawed-Off Shotgun, Tec 9, Sniper Rifle, Flamethrower, Grenades, Fire Extinguisher.

  • UZUMYMW: Weapons Set 3 (and Infinite Ammo) - Chainsaw, Silenced Pistol, Combat Shotgun, M4, Bazooka, Plastic Explosive (with infinite ammo!).

Wreak Havoc:

  • TURNUPTHEHEAT/BRINGITON: Wanted Level Up - Become a notorious criminal, test your skills against the cops.

  • STATEOFEMERGENCY: Chaos Mode - Unleash pandemonium, pedestrians turn violent, a city in flames.

  • AJLOJYQY/BAGOWPG: Pedestrians Attack - Turn the tables, have pedestrians or armed pedestrians chase you.

  • BLUESUEDESHOES: Beach Party Mode - Sun, bikinis, and chaos! Turn Los Santos into a beach party.

Vehicles on Demand:

  • WPRTON: Spawn Rhino Tank - Roll over anything in your path with the mighty Rhino tank.

  • ROCKETMAN: Spawn Jetpack - Soar through the skies, rain down destruction from above.

  • JUMPJET: Spawn Hydra (Fighter Jet) - Rule the airspace with the powerful Hydra fighter jet.

  • KPAHJAK: Spawn Stunt Car - Defy gravity, perform wild tricks and flips in this agile vehicle.

  • JQNTDMH: Spawn Rancher - Explore the countryside or tackle off-road challenges in this trusty truck.

More Fun and Games:

  • KANGAROOS: Super Jump - Bounce around like a kangaroo, reach new heights with ease.

  • STINGLIKEABEES: Super Punch - One punch man? Unleash devastating blows with this cheat.

  • LIFESABEACH/CRAZYTOWN/NINJATOWN: Theme Modes - Change the atmosphere of Los Santos, from a relaxing beach party to a rural countryside or a wacky funhouse.

  • CVWKXAM: Never Get Hungry - No need to stop for food, keep your energy high to keep the chaos going.

  • WORSHIPME: Maximum Respect - Earn instant respect from everyone, become a legend on the streets.

Bonus Codes:

  • AEZAKMI/TURNUPDOWNTHEHEAT: Lock/Decrease Wanted Level - Escape the heat when things get too hot, or stay in the chase.

  • AIYPWZQP: Spawn Monster - Face a fearsome beast, test your courage against this monstrous creature.

  • SLOWITDOWN/SPEEDITUP: Slow/Fast Motion - Time manipulation at your fingertips, savor the action or speed things up.

  • MGHXYRM/ICIKPYHS: Weather Control - Sunny or stormy skies, choose your weather for the perfect atmosphere.

Remember: Some classic codes might not work in the Definitive Edition.

The cheat code screen on GTA San Andreas Definitive Edition Netflix
GTA San Andreas Cheat Code Screen

Ready to Hit the Streets? Grab Your Phone and Dive In!

San Andreas on mobile, especially through Netflix Games, is a must-try for any GTA enthusiast. With its faithful recreation of a classic, combined with the convenience and visual upgrades of the mobile format, it's a compelling addition to your gaming collection. So, get your headphones, tune into Radio X, and get ready to make your mark on Los Santos.

Ready to embark on your mobile San Andreas adventure?

Bonus Tip: Keep an eye out for our upcoming deep dives into the other two GTA classics, Vice City and GTA III, available in the Netflix library! This mobile GTA renaissance is just getting started.

I hope you're ready to:

  • Relive the iconic story of Carl "CJ" Johnson as he navigates the gang-infested streets of Los Santos, San Fierro, and Las Venturas.

  • Cause your own brand of mayhem with a vast arsenal of weapons and vehicles, from muscle cars to choppers.

  • Embark on a variety of thrilling missions, from heists and drug deals to crazy side activities like barber shop brawls and casino challenges.

  • Immerse yourself in a living, breathing world filled with vibrant characters, hilarious dialogue, and a pulsating soundtrack.

So, what are you waiting for? Download San Andreas on your phone today and become a legend in the streets of San Andreas!


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