The acclaimed Gangstar series is back on iPhone and iPad to offer you a whole new place to have criminally good fun!
You’ll never experience a better way to discover Rio de Janeiro!
For the first time ever in a sandbox game, explore the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Discover 5 different neighborhoods including the favelas, business district, beaches and jungle.
Also, for the first time in the Gangstar series, explore indoor environments fully realized in 3D.
Over 60 varied missions to complete, plus dozens of random events to give you hours of fun.
Kill corrupt politicians, protect witnesses, deliver special packages, steal cars and find out who tried to kill you and leave you for dead.
Access a wide range of weapons, such as handguns, rifles, bazookas and grenades, plus a new local specialty: the explosive Football.
Also, drive dozens of vehicles including planes, helicopters and a tank, and of course, you can rob, purchase and collect dozens of cars or motorbikes.
You can now customize your character. Unlock numerous shirts, pants, hats, glasses and more, that you can collect and use to customize your character.
The realism has been pushed even further thanks to various radio channels broadcasting hip hop, electro and funk music with several licensed tracks:
- World Town - M.I.A.
- Office Boy - Bonde do Role
- Lingua de Tamanduá - MV Bill


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What’s New

Version 1.4.1

iOS 8 Compatible

Ratings and Reviews

4.3 out of 5
1.3K Ratings

1.3K Ratings

Big€D ,

Needs an Update

Gameloft please update this game some things you should add more missions a paint shop more variety of cars on the road: semi truck(not a little u-haul truck), tow truck, different types of police cars not just the Crown Vic version and The Z.U.V, the Iron Horse, MC4 Firestorm
Also add a stock market and/or real estate so you can have a way to make substantial amounts of money after you have completed all the missions because I have robbed the bank about 500 times and still I'm broke oh and could you add a building map like on Gangstar Vegas where when you walk in a building and hit your map it is of the building also more air vehicles like the Hyvel and parachutes and the aqua jetpack also consider adding daily rewards this would be the best thing ever and consider adding some of the vehicles from Gangstar Vegas to Rio because I love Rio but the graphics and controls in Gangstar Vegas aren't as good as they are in Rio more weapon like pacifist SMG i really just hate Gamgstar Vegas. Gangstar rio is just so much better but just needs update possibly add aliens and UFOs also

✌️ACE✌️ ,

Need more updates

Excellent Excellent Excellent Game!!! Always using it to make time go by quick, best best best truly the best game I have ever played!!! But needs a lot of updates, hasn't been updated for a long time. Last time it was updated was in October of 2014 and now it is almost 2016 and nothing has ever been updated. Need more areas of the map to be added, more roads, cars, people, boats and buildings. Most of all must must must add more cars that you are able to buy with the game money that you have and have your crew get into other cars to follow you where ever you go to back u up in a mission, must add a private car garage with details and paint jobs and rims that you can change on the cars and onto the cars. Otherwise very happy that I found this game and have been enjoying playing on it a lot. Best Game App Ever!!!!!

Adrian0417 ,

Limited gameplay & guns/cars

Something to note before buying this game is that even though it says 870mb needed to download, it actually needs 1.7 gigabytes to install, the game missions can be completed in less than one day, which leaves you with very little after that, but the missions are very fun and addicting. Although there is limited selection of cars and weapons to choose from during all of the missions. Parts better than Vegas is the sound quality is better, gun shots and car driving sound better, there is a lot of things worse such as limited out fits to choose from, less little details that are noticeable once you start playing such as car repair kits, parachutes and the explosions are a lot worse. If you have Vegas already this is just in my opinion slightly less fun, because of the more additions Vegas has In terms of things you can have like guns cars cloths.


1.8 GB

Requires iOS 5.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.


English, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese

Age Rating
You must be at least 17 years old to download this app.
Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor
Frequent/Intense Realistic Violence
Frequent/Intense Mature/Suggestive Themes
Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
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