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Rockstar Games today released Bully: Anniversary Edition for mobile devices to celebrate the series’ recent tenth anniversary.

The newly released edition, available for iOS and Android devices, will feature additional classes, missions, characters and more from 2008’s Scholarship Edition.

It will also have enhanced higher resolution graphics, improved lighting, textures, textures models, and controls designed for touch gameplay.

A new Friend Challenges competitive mode, featuring turn-based, head-to-head competitions from various classrooms and arcade-style challenges is also available.

A controversial title, Bully originally launched back in 2006 for the PlayStation 2. It follows the story of mischievous teenager Jimmy Hopkins and his adventures navigating adolescence and the social hierarchy of Bullworth Academy.

Critically acclaimed, it went on to win IGN’s award for Best PlayStation 2 Action Game and Gamespots’ Best Original Music award.

A Scholarship Edition was released in March 2008 for the Nintendo Wii and Xbox 360, including new characters, missions, classes and more.

A sequel to Bully has long been anticipated by fans of the series.

Back in November 2011, shortly after GTA V was announced, Rockstar co-founder and Vice President of Creative, Dan Houser, told Gamasutra that after Max Payne 3 was completed the company would look into a potential sequel to the title.

In an interview with Polygon back in 2013, Houser later said he knew he wanted to make a sequel to Bully and there was “a lot of directions” he could go with the title.

Bully: Anniversary Edition is available from the App Store and Google Play.