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("out of respect"? That's quite an assumption. Personally I think it is because people find the black-and-white more recognisable, but it is best not mentioned at all without citation.)
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==Real World==
 
==Real World==
* On September 11, terrorists hijacked two commercial jetliners and crashed it into the World Trade Center, killing scores of people. This event triggers the War on Terrorism and also affected games, including, but not limited to, Grand Theft Auto III for which its release date were delayed for at least a while, as evident in changes on police car between original screenshots and the release version from New York City Police Department blue-and-white color scheme to more common black-and-white color scheme. It was done out of respect, presumably.
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* On September 11, terrorists hijacked two commercial jetliners and crashed it into the World Trade Center, killing scores of people. This event triggers the War on Terrorism and also affected games, including, but not limited to, Grand Theft Auto III for which its release date were delayed for at least a while, as evident in changes on police car between original screenshots and the release version from New York City Police Department blue-and-white color scheme to more common black-and-white color scheme.
* [[Grand Theft Auto III]] is released for the [[PlayStation 2]] on October 22 changing gaming forever.
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* [[Grand Theft Auto III]] is released for the [[PlayStation 2]] on October 22, having a signifigant impact on future gaming and stirring up controversy.
 
* The [[Xbox]] is released in North America on November 15.
 
* The [[Xbox]] is released in North America on November 15.
  

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Events concerning the Grand Theft Auto series in 2001

Real World

  • On September 11, terrorists hijacked two commercial jetliners and crashed it into the World Trade Center, killing scores of people. This event triggers the War on Terrorism and also affected games, including, but not limited to, Grand Theft Auto III for which its release date were delayed for at least a while, as evident in changes on police car between original screenshots and the release version from New York City Police Department blue-and-white color scheme to more common black-and-white color scheme.
  • Grand Theft Auto III is released for the PlayStation 2 on October 22, having a signifigant impact on future gaming and stirring up controversy.
  • The Xbox is released in North America on November 15.

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  • The events of GTA III takes place.

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