Rockstar Games, under the leadership of President Sam Houser, plans to unveil a trailer for the long-awaited Grand Theft Auto VI (GTA 6) in December, marking Rockstar’s 25th anniversary.
While the release date remains undisclosed, Take-Two’s shares witnessed a 7.5% surge at 9:50 a.m. in New York. Fans and investors are eagerly awaiting this momentous entertainment release.
The anticipation surrounding GTA 6 is immense, given its predecessor’s remarkable success, with over 185 million copies sold. GTA V ranks as the second-best-selling video game of all time, following Minecraft.
With a big budget and huge amount of anticipation from fans, reports indicate that GTA 6 may exceed $1 billion in global sales on release day, breaking records. To put this into context, Grand Theft Auto 5 reached $1 billion in just three days following its 2013 release and accumulated nearly $8 billion in total sales over a decade.
Excitingly, rumors have emerged that GTA 6 may incorporate cryptocurrency rewards in its upgraded version, embracing the “play-to-earn” trend.
While unconfirmed by Rockstar, leaks suggest that players could earn and trade in-game cryptocurrency, potentially including Bitcoin, as a payment method and reward token. The gaming industry landscape evolves, and only time will reveal Rockstar Games’ innovations.
In a setback, hackers leaked early footage of GTA 6 last year, a situation attributed to a “network intrusion” by Rockstar. Legal action led to the conviction of two UK teens involved in the hack.
As anticipation for the official GTA 6 announcement continues to mount, gamers worldwide are poised for an extraordinary journey into the world of crime, mystery, and possibly a new era in in-game economics. Rockstar Games’ commitment to delivering an exceptional gaming experience sets the stage for a groundbreaking addition to the Grand Theft Auto legacy.