Events concerning the Grand Theft Auto series in 2009
- The Lost and Damned is released.
- Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars is released.
- The Ballad of Gay Tony is released.
- Episodes from Liberty City is released.
- Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars is announced and released for the PSP.
- Barack Obama becomes first ever African-American President of the United States of America.
- Events of Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars takes place.