The next GTA was announced in February, with Rockstar saying that the unnamed game (now called GTA 6) is “on track” in development. Rockstar’s parent company, Take-Two, is saying the exact same thing today.
“Development of the next installment in the Grand Theft Auto series is well underway, and the Rockstar Games team is committed, as the label has done with all of its work, to the series, the industry, and all of entertainment. We are determined to set the creative benchmark once again: their leading-edge release,” Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick said in today’s financial report.
Back in February, Rockstar said their goal with GTA 6 was to “significantly surpass” previous achievements. Take-Two’s comment about setting creative benchmarks is a bit bold. At first I was like, ‘Well, GTA games are clearly important cultural events,’ but the more I thought about it, the more I realized what creative standards are and what GTA is for all entertainment. I wondered if I had ever really set the . “It certainly set a creative benchmark for doing something Guy Ritchie-ish as an open-world video game.
It may not be worth over-analyzing, but unfortunately that’s it. The slight comment is probably preempting the question after a recent Bloomberg report that claimed there were some details about GTA 6, namely that it would include a female protagonist and would take place in a fictional Miami. Rockstar has neither confirmed nor denied the accuracy of the report.
Bloomberg also said that GTA 6’s scope will have to be “rewound” at some point, but will be updated with “regularly new missions and cities”, so after release it will be back to where it was before it was rewound. There is a possibility. on scale. However, even at launch, the publication said that GTA 6 will include more interior locations than previous GTA’s.
The Bloomberg report also explains how Rockstar has become a better, if not perfect, place to work these days. Read the full article here. (opens in new tab).
We don’t know when GTA 6 will be released, but the two ‘work in progress’ comments are closer to us than The Elder Scrolls 6, which was still in ‘pre-production’ at least as of June. .