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Frequently Asked Questions
Basically, a mod in terms of game engineering is a variation of an existing game run by hobby-developers.
It is in so far hard to classify this project, as it both adds several new features to the game itself as well as redesigns the whole environment the story's situated at.
GTA:Berlin is a mod for Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, which has been developed by Rockstar North. Furthermore, GTA:Berlin is only developed to be available on a personal computer.
You will have to have GTA: San Andreas V. 1.0 installed in order to be able to modify the game at all. You will find out about your version on the lower right hand side of the start menu.
It will most likely match Berlin's structure in terms of road networks and significant buildings ("sights").
However, it will not be an exact copy.
The mod is still being developed, but there was a trial version released to the public.
Extensions to that version are provided as little updates.
Since this is no not going to be a standalone game but rather only an extension, alternatively change of existing game-mechnism and -environments, you actually do not have to pay for the download at all.