Rockstar Games Announces GTA 6 Trailer Unveiling in December
Anticipation is building among gaming enthusiasts as Rockstar Games, the renowned developer, has officially declared that the trailer for the highly awaited Grand Theft Auto 6 (GTA 6) will be showcased in December. This revelation, made in celebration of the company’s 25th anniversary, follows a decade since the launch of Grand Theft Auto 5 (GTA 5), the second-best-selling video game globally, trailing only Minecraft, with an impressive 185 million copies sold.
Rockstar Games officially confirmed the active development of GTA 6 back in February 2022. President Sam Houser’s recent statement on Wednesday added to the excitement, revealing that the unveiling of the game’s first trailer is imminent. However, the actual release date of the game remains undisclosed, heightening anticipation and speculation among fans.
The Grand Theft Auto franchise has become a cultural phenomenon, receiving critical acclaim and achieving immense commercial success. For GTA 5, Rockstar Games and Rockstar North were honoured with accolades such as best studio and best developer by Edge magazine, along with the prestigious Bafta Academy Fellowship Award at the 10th British Academy Video Games Awards.
The announcement of the GTA 6 trailer comes on the heels of an unexpected leak last September, offering a sneak peek into the game’s early development. The leak featured over 90 videos and screenshots, providing insights into potential storylines, characters, and locations. Rockstar Games acknowledged the legitimacy of the leak, expressing disappointment at the unauthorised disclosure of confidential information.
The leaked footage showcased a modern-day Vice City setting and hinted at collaborative protagonists, Jason and Lucia, engaging in activities like entering a strip club and robbing a diner. Rockstar emphasised that the gameplay depicted in the leak was in its nascent stages, reassuring fans that significant developments and improvements would occur before the official release.
As the gaming community eagerly awaits the unveiling of the GTA 6 trailer in December, Rockstar Games continues to keep fans on the edge of their seats, with the actual release date remaining one of the industry’s most highly anticipated secrets.