The expectation for GTA 6 is up in the air, after learning that the game could be officially announced as soon as this week. And as to feed the hype among the public, Sam Houserco-founder and president of Rockstar Games, confirmed when the first trailer for the next installment of Grand Theft Auto.
In a short message shared on the studio’s X (Twitter) profile, Houser dedicated a few words to the fans who have accompanied them all these years. Let’s keep in mind that Rockstar will turn 25 next December.
That is why, to celebrate it, The company will release a trailer for GTA 6 in the first days of next month. Of course, the specific date has not yet been revealed, but at least we know that at the beginning of December we will be able to take the first formal look at the highly anticipated new installment of the saga.
Below is Houser’s full message:
“Next month marks Rockstar Games’ 25th anniversary. Thanks to the incredible support of our players around the world, we’ve had the opportunity to create games we’re truly passionate about. Without you, none of this would be possible, and we’re sorry. very grateful for sharing this journey with us.
In 1998, Rockstar Games was founded on the idea that video games could become as essential to culture as any other form of entertainment, and we hope we’ve created games you’ll love as we strive to be part of that evolution.
We are very excited to inform you that in early December we will be releasing the first trailer for the next Grand Theft Auto. We hope to continue sharing these experiences with all of you for many years to come.
The first trailer of GTA 6 will arrive in December
In this way, part of what was rumored since the last hours of yesterday is confirmed. Jason Schreier, of Bloombergannounced that Rockstar Games could officially announce GTA 6 this week and that the first trailer would arrive at the beginning of December. Houser’s message has confirmed the second.
Now it remains to know if, in fact, any other formal revelation related to GTA 6 before the day ends. Let’s keep in mind that Take-Two Interactive, Rockstar’s parent company, will present financial results for the second quarter of its fiscal year today. This will happen after the market closes.
Will there be any additional reference to the next Grand Theft Auto during the Q2 report? Or would Rockstar have preferred to use the trailer announcement to calm the waters and not generate excessive enthusiasm for the webcast with investors? We will have to wait a few more hours to have a more precise image about it.
Waiting for the new Grand Theft Auto
Everything we know about GTA 6 It comes from countless rumors and leaks that have appeared on the scene in recent years. It’s true that early comments about the game were based on speculation from video game industry analysts, rather than specific data coming from Rockstar or T2. However, the massive hack that the studio suffered in September 2022 changed the landscape.
The leak of almost a hundred videos with the gameplay of the game allowed us to know several details about its mechanics and setting. Thus, it was confirmed that GTA 6 will mark the return to Vice City, the fictional version of Miami, and that there will be two protagonists: a man and a woman. The latest, something unprecedented for the franchise Grand Theft Auto.
The amount of material that came to light forced the developers to confirm its veracity. Strauss Zelnickthe CEO of Take-Two Interactive, acknowledged earlier this year that the attack did not affect the development of GTA 6but it was an emotional blow for those responsible for the game.
“We take leaks very seriously, and they disappoint us all. It’s really frustrating and annoying. (…) As a personal and emotional matter, our teams are affected,” said the company’s boss at the time. Despite the obstacles and the long wait, GTA 6 It’s closer than ever. Now, All eyes will be on the trailer that will arrive in Decemberof which some alleged details were also leaked.