GTA 6 Will Set "New Creative Benchmarks" For All Entertainment, Take-Two Says

Development on GTA 6 is "well underway," Take-Two says, as it announces a new sales figure for GTA 5.

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Take-Two, the owner of Rockstar Games, has commented briefly on GTA 6. As part of Take-Two's latest earnings briefing, CEO Strauss Zelnick said development on GTA 6--or whatever the next entry in the series is called--is "well underway." This is the same exact wording that Rockstar itself used when announcing GTA 6 back in February of this year.

Zelnick went on to say that the development team at Rockstar Games is trying to make GTA 6 be another standout success in the series and across the wider entertainment sector. "Rockstar Games team is determined to once again set creative benchmarks for the series, our industry, and for all entertainment, just as the label has done with every one of their frontline releases," Zelnick said.

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Very little is known about GTA 6, but rumor has it that the game will feature two lead characters, one of whom is a Latina woman. The game is rumored to take place in Vice City on a map that will continuously expand over time. The game is said to be at least two years away from release.

As for GTA V, Take-Two just announced that the open-world game has now sold 170 million copies, which is up 5 million in the past three months. Take-Two went on to confirm that the recent launch of GTA V for PS5 and Xbox Series X|S helped lift the game to new heights. GTA Online players on the newest consoles rose by 40% in the latest quarter, Take-Two said, while players on those platforms are spending money on microtransactions at a rate 36% higher than players on PS4/Xbox One.

The GTA+ membership program, meanwhile, has seen "consistent growth" on PS5 and Xbox Series X, Take-Two. Overall, GTA Online is performing well, with its audience size that is 49% higher than the pre-pandemic first quarter of fiscal 2020, Take-Two said.

As for Rockstar's other big game, Red Dead Redemption 2 has now reached 45 million units sold worldwide, which was up from 44 million three months ago.

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Oh R* please don't talk up about your game until you have an actual trailer.

We are all still grieving after the stunning defeat of Cyberpunk 2077

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Until i see something real, this is just alot of "bla bla bla"..

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I hope the next chapter is set 15 yrs ago during the height of the opioid highway epidemic from the Appalachians down to Florida through South Caroline. Nearly 300 thousand over dose deaths, thousands of murders. Buses would be charter to take people from Kentucky to Florida and other states, doctor shopping. Vehicles would try to make the trip from Maryland to S. Carolina, and Florida in 10hrs where you have huge traffics accidents .... seemingly daily. Most common was the Mustang 5.0 from the 90's and the Pontiac GTO which could be heavily loaded down.

There is a ton of powerful books about this. And while this may not be huge cities like new york, you have miami, pensicola, atlanta, st louis, myrtle beach, charleston, lexington, cleveland, columbus, and to detroit. Including all I-95, mountainess appalachians, backroads where moonshine was run, and beaches along the coast.

As for music.... maybe 90s punk.

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A GTA hasn't been out for almost a decade (9 years). And this is not a small studio, yet the game is 2 years away? May as well put it on PS6 and Xbox Series Y.

By comparison, GTA4 released 2008 and GTA5 2013.

They always have such high sales figures. Is anyone here still playing the multiplayer of this? Just curious.

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I hope they didn't go soft with the story for the snowflakes. GTA is the only game that tells a story with reality aspects in it.

My favorite GTA is San Andreas, and how pure that game is. It tells CJ's life and struggles based on real-life concepts.

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"We're going to milk the shit out of it"

"Yum yum, me like money"

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"We're going to milk the shit out of it"

"Yum yum, me like money"

Pretty much although on the tech side I'm really curious to see how the open world will be like. As shitty as Rockstar has been they do open worlds the best in terms of attention to detail and scope.

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