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Everything we know about Grand Theft Auto 6 so far, including rumours, hints and hoped-for features

Shakeena Johnson February 16, 2021
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Rockstar Games is keeping tight-lipped about the up-and-coming highly anticipated Grand Theft Auto 6 (GTA6) but we’ve done some digging: here’s what we’ve uncovered so far.

It’s been eight years since Rockstar Games released GTA 5 back in 2013 and a lot has changed since then. From the release of the next-gen consoles, the PS5 and Xbox Series X and S, to the gaming world finally seeing queer representation with The Last of Us Part II and Cyberpunk 2077, the industry has evolved in more ways than one.

Following their last major success with Red Dead Redemption 2, the highly-anticipated follow-up to GTA 5, its biggest hint of what’s on the horizon has come in the form of a job listing posted by Rockstar.

Looking for a ‘Cinematic Gameplay Capture Artist’, it seems as if they are looking to boost the marketing for their latest project. Fans are speculating that not only could this mean that we might be getting a trailer sooner than we think, but also the creators behind the GTA franchise could be remastering the project exclusively for the next-gen consoles.

Either way, the massive 10-year gap between the two instalments has fans speculating what’s to come, from the next game map’s city to which film and music veterans will join the franchise and voice several characters. Previous celebrities include Samuel L Jackson, Debbie Harry and Tyler, the Creator.

At this current time, the main piece of speculation surrounding GTA 6‘s gameplay has originated from users playing GTA Online, who are convinced that the next instalment will take place in Vice City, GTA‘s famous alternative take on Miami, Florida.

There have also been a handful of rumours that players will be able to play four different protagonists, where for the first time ever there will be a playable female lead.

This information comes courtesy of longtime GTA leaker Tom Henderson who took to Twitter to reveal all.

Of course, there haven’t been any official updates on this as everything is being kept under wraps, but with the main story of GTA usually being about making a name for yourself through the streets of criminality, the next game is almost surely going to be another phenomenal Rockstar hit and a great addition to the series.

We’ll keep this guide up to date with all the information as it’s released, including updates about the map, the cast and voice actors, when its coming out, links to the trailer, information about the cars and gameplay, as well as preview pics.

Related topics: gaming, Grand Theft Auto, GTA, Rockstar Games

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