Red Dead Redemption studio helping with GTAV

Employee resume indicates Rockstar San Diego assisting Rockstar North on much-anticipated open-world action game.


Red Dead Redemption developer Rockstar San Diego is working with Rockstar North on the long-awaited Grand Theft Auto V, according to the LinkedIn resume of a former employee. As spotted by Videogamer, the page indicates the developer "worked on Grand Theft Auto 5 at Rockstar San Diego" between March 2011 and March 2012.

Maybe your ride in GTAV can be a Mustang?
Maybe your ride in GTAV can be a Mustang?

Edinburgh, Scotland-based Rockstar North is the only confirmed studio at work on GTAV, but that outfit and Rockstar San Diego previously collaborated on the critically lauded and commercially successful Red Dead Redemption.

In March, rumor had it Mafia studio 2K Czech was assisting Rockstar on GTAV, but the publisher was quick to dispel this notion, saying at the time, "Rockstar Games and 2K Czech are not working on any projects together."

GTAV was announced in October, and a teaser trailer that followed in November confirmed that the game will be set primarily in present-day Los Santos, a fictional town modeled on Los Angeles. Rockstar has also said that GTAV boasts the largest scope of any installment in the franchise to date.

For more on GTAV, check out GameSpot's previous coverage.

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