According to Bloomberg, Rockstar Games is planning to announce Grand Theft Auto VI this week. This was reported by Jason Schreyer, a journalist known for his industry insights, citing people familiar with the company’s plans.
The full GTA VI trailer is due out next month as part of Rockstar’s 25th anniversary celebration.
Grand Theft Auto VI is one of the most anticipated games of this generation, so rumors around the development have been circulating for several years. The development process was officially confirmed back in February 2022. Later, it was reported that one of the main characters in the game will be a woman. In September 2022, hackers leaked a very early GTA VI gameplay. The game was expected to be announced in the spring of 2023, and later it was reported that GTA VI will be released in 2024.
The previous installment of the series, Grand Theft Auto V, was released in 2013 and sold 185 million copies, making it the second best-selling game in history after Minecraft. Rockstar Games’ latest major game, Red Dead Redemption 2, was released in 2018 and has sold 55 million copies.