In an abrupt announcement, Rockstar Games, a renowned label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO), has officially announced the highly anticipated open-world game, Grand Theft Auto VI. Slated for a 2025 release, this latest installment in the iconic series is set to grace both PlayStation® 5 and Xbox Series X|S games.
Sam Houser, the Founder of Rockstar Games, expressed his excitement about the upcoming game, stating, “Grand Theft Auto VI continues our efforts to push the limits of what’s possible in highly immersive, story-driven open-world experiences.” He added, “We’re thrilled to be able to share this new vision with players everywhere.”
The new game takes players to the state of Leonida, expanding the Grand Theft Auto universe beyond the neon-soaked streets of Vice City. Promising to be the biggest and most immersive evolution of the series yet, fans can expect a blend of a rich narrative, expansive environments, and groundbreaking gameplay elements.
As the franchise celebrates its 25th anniversary this December, it’s worth noting the journey Rockstar Games has embarked upon since revolutionizing the open-world genre with Grand Theft Auto III in 2001. The series, including celebrated titles like Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, San Andreas, and IV, has not only achieved massive sales but also garnered critical acclaim, firmly establishing itself as a titan in modern entertainment. Grand Theft Auto V, the latest title before the upcoming VI, boasts over 190 million units sold. Additionally, Rockstar Games’ Red Dead Redemption series has also been a significant success, with over 81 million units sold worldwide.
Details about Grand Theft Auto VI are still emerging. Fans and gamers worldwide are eagerly awaiting further announcements can visit Rockstar Games’ GTA VI official website.