Amid the success of Rockstar's Grand Theft Auto 5 (GTA), a tech-developer and avid fan of the multi-shooter game has built a Heads-Up-Display (HUD) in a Google Glass eye-gear for GTA 3.
Mike DiGiovanni posted a snapshot of a laptop screen running GTA 3 along with the Google Glass screen, showing the in-game GPS navigation map on the top-right corner.
"I polished this up this morning on the train. Yes, it's realtime GPS for GTA3 on Glass," DiGiovanni posted on his Google+ account.
He added that the HUD was just an idea, indicating that more features can be carried by Google Glass or other similar devices in the future.
"I love the thought of Glass as an accessory for gaming. It's not the best use of development time or money at this point, but it's one hell of a fun idea," he posted.
He also stated that one of the limitations of Google Glass was its battery life as the game could be played for only 45 minutes at a time.
The development of Google Glass HUD on the older version of the game has pave way for the rest of the versions, including the latest GTA 5, to experiment upon.
Mike tried the Glass HUD first with the GTA 4 game, but the game was not compatible and showed certain errors and he turned back to working on GTA 3.
"That was my original intent, then I fell back to trying it with GTA 4 since I do most of my little projects on the train, and that would be awkward. Then I discovered that GTA 4 will just not run on any of my machines for some reason anymore. I'm completely baffled by that, so I fell back to 3," he replied to one of the comments.
The experiment has, however, opened some room for speculation that the game could run on multiple platforms including Oculus Rift, Google Glass and others in the coming years.