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Tuesday was the scheduled day for the reveal of Grand Theft Auto VI, however somebody received their fingers on the trailer early. Not lengthy after the leak confirmed up on-line, developer Rockstar Video games pulled the set off and the official trailer went dwell Monday night.
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Solely a recreation just like the return of Grand Theft Auto may invite such anticipation for a mere 1 minute and 30 second trailer of a recreation that gained’t come out till 2025. Rockstar confirmed final month it was dropping its trailer for its hotly-anticipated follow-up to Grand Theft Auto 5.
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Rockstar supplied us just a few scant particulars concerning the recreation’s world and story. The brand new recreation takes place within the fictional state of Leonida, clearly a stand-in for Florida. With that, there’s a complete lot of swampland for gamers to navigate and ‘gaters falling into suburban swimming pools and strutting into comfort shops. There’s additionally the Miami-standin Vice Metropolis that’s moved on because the Nineteen Eighties and Tommy Vercetti’s mob rampage.
The corporate confused in a launch how this was an “immersive evolution” of the GTA collection, however we nonetheless don’t have particulars about gameplay or on what appears to be the sport’s two foremost characters.
Final yr, gamers had a small style of what was an early, early construct of GTA 6 when a hacker breached Rockstar’s servers and launched some footage of the sport in pre-alpha growth. That gameplay footage included gamers with the ability to enter a strip membership and rob a small restaurant. Aside from that, gamers have had little or no to go on save for the hints of a return to the hazy neon of Vice Metropolis by means of just a few promotional pictures that includes that purple coloration palette and loads of palm bushes.
It’s been 10 years since GTA: V hit the cabinets, again throughout the seventh console technology. Regardless of the years, the sport turned the third-best-selling recreation of all time behind Minecraft and Tetris. Regardless of its robust gross sales, the sport’s multiplayer element GTA: On-line proved so in style it was spun out into its personal downloadable title stuffed to the brim with purchasable content material. Take-Two Interactive advised buyers earlier this yr that GTA: V and GTA On-line collectively netted the corporate almost $8 billion in income over the previous decade. With that, you’ll be able to put a giant wager on Rockstar attempting to recreate that on-line success with the following GTA sequel.