Tuesday was the scheduled day for the reveal of Grand Theft Auto VI, however somebody received their hands 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 reside Monday night.
Solely a sport just like the return of Grand Theft Auto might invite such anticipation for a mere 1 minute and 30 second trailer of a sport that gained’t come out till 2025. Rockstar confirmed last month it was dropping its trailer for its hotly-anticipated follow-up to Grand Theft Auto 5.
Rockstar provided us just a few scant particulars in regards to the sport’s world and story. The brand new sport 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 Eighties and Tommy Vercetti’s mob rampage.
The corporate careworn in a release 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 important 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 released some footage of the sport in pre-alpha improvement. That gameplay footage included gamers with the ability to enter a strip membership and rob a small restaurant. Apart 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 way of just a few promotional pictures that includes that purple coloration palette and loads of palm timber.
It’s been 10 years since GTA: V hit the cabinets, again throughout the seventh console technology. Regardless of the years, the sport grew to become the third-best-selling game of all time behind Minecraft and Tetris. Regardless of its sturdy gross sales, the sport’s multiplayer part GTA: On-line proved so fashionable it was spun out into its own downloadable title crammed to the brim with purchasable content material. Take-Two Interactive told investors 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 possibly can put an enormous guess on Rockstar attempting to recreate that on-line success with the following GTA sequel.