Rockstar Games recently released the trailer for their highly anticipated game series, Grand Theft Auto GTA 6. The Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.-owned company Rockstar Games is highly hopeful about its upcoming game series. The company is all set to launch its most awaited series, Grand Theft Auto 6, for gaming enthusiasts, as specified in the YouTube trailer of the game.
The trailer was made available earlier than planned due to a leak on the social media platform X (formerly Twitter). The GTA 6 trailer was uploaded on the official Rockstar Games channel, and it rapidly gained popularity on YouTube, amassing over 11 million views within just two hours of being uploaded.
In addition to the YouTube trailer, Rockstar Games also issued a press release confirming the dates of release. According to the press releases, The GTA 6 will be released in 2025. Well, this is great news as GTA enthusiasts have been eagerly waiting for GTA 6, as there has been a gap of over a decade between the release of GTA 5 and GTA 6.
The most awaited game by Rockstar Games, the Grand Theft Auto 6, will be exclusively available on current-generation consoles, specifically the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S devices. The developers have not yet provided any information regarding the availability of the game on PC.
The gaming company took to its X to confirm that the trailer for their upcoming game was leaked. Also, they requested viewers to watch the official trailer on YouTube.
Highlights Of The Game
As per the trailer released on YouTube, gamers would have known about Lucia, the first female protagonist in the series. Yes, the GTA 6 will have a female protagonist, Lucia. The trailer begins with a scene of Lucia inside a prison. In a subsequent part of the video, Lucia and her boyfriend can be observed engaging in heists reminiscent of Bonnie and Clyde in the city of Vice City.
Rockstar Games announced that Grand Theft Auto VI will take place in the state of Leonida, featuring the vibrant and neon-lit streets of Vice City and other locations. This upcoming installment promises to be the largest and most immersive evolution of the Grand Theft Auto series to date.
The Grand Theft Auto series, which was first introduced in 1997, has achieved remarkable success to date. It has sold over 400 million units so far. The last installment of the series i.e., GTA 5 game was released in 2013, just a decade ago. According to a report, developers anticipate to generate $8 billion in net bookings by 2025 with GTA 6.
GTA 5, the predecessor of GTA 6, is the second best-selling video game of all time. It has sold over 190 million copies worldwide. The only game that surpasses its sales is Microsoft’s Minecraft, which has sold over 300 million copies.
Grand Theft Auto 6 is expected to utilize an enhanced version of Rockstar’s in-house RAGE engine, surpassing the capabilities of Red Dead Redemption 2, Rockstar Games’ previous release. Red Dead Redemption 2 was released in 2018 and had pushed the limits of last-generation hardware.
New Characters In The Upcoming GTA 6
The latest GTA 6 trailer notably introduced the two protagonists of the series. Lucia is the first female protagonist in the long-running series 3D history, and she appears to be of Latin American descent. Her partner-in-crime, who remains unnamed for now, joins her as they joyfully explore Vice City using a speedboat, a sports car, and a motorbike. In the September 2022 GTA 6 leak, the male protagonist was mentioned as James, while in other sources, he was referred to as Jason.
However, the trailer did not officially confirm either of these names. Regardless, it is evident from the trailer that the two protagonists in the series are romantically involved and share a relationship reminiscent of Bonnie and Clyde.
According to reports, there are other additional characters in GTA 6 who have not been introduced in the trailer. This is because they do not receive as much focus as Lucia and her partner. In one of the scenes of the trailer, a woman dressed in revealing attire was featured. She was shown enjoying a lively party at a rooftop lounge. Well, let’s wait for the Rockstar Games to release the game.
The Release Date Of GTA 6
Of course, GTA enthusiasts are eagerly waiting for the developers to release the game. Rockstar Games has officially confirmed that GTA 6 will be released in 2025. The news about the release date of Grand Theft Auto 6 was announced in a YouTube trailer. It stated that the game is set to release in TBC 2025. However, the company did not comment on the date of release.
In November, Rockstar Games announced that it will launch the first trailer for the Grand Theft Auto 6 in December this year. However, it had to release the trailer before the said date due to the leak on X.
However, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. has been hinting at the release of GTA 6 by March 2025 while remaining silent about any specific details regarding the game. Speaking about the release of the GTA 6, the CEO, Strauss Zelnick, said that the brand is planning to strategically position itself with the release of Grand Theft Auto 6 in 2025.
Strauss Zelnick said that the release of GTA 6 after over a decade is a significant milestone for the company, and they are sure to achieve new record levels along with a significant increase in revenue.
Putting it all together…
So, this is all about the release date and characters of the upcoming Rockstar Games’ Grand Theft Auto 6. The most awaited game is scheduled to be available in 2025. Of course, nobody likes to wait, but at the moment, you have to be patient until the GTA 6 becomes available for gameplay.
Until then, be patient! 😊 😊