GTA 6 Not Launching This Year as Take-Two Announces Busy Schedule Until 2024

Grand Theft Auto V is still an amazing game with millions of players even eight years after its launch, but that doesn’t necessarily mean the entire community isn’t eagerly waiting for the next iteration.
GTA V will turn 10 by the time its successor sees the daylight 1 photo
A few weeks ago, some tidbits that reached the web made many people believe Rockstar was close to finalizing the development of GTA 6. The company was said to be looking for testers whose job would be to help iron out the last bugs before a potential release.

However, according to a reliable leaker, GTA 6 won’t see the daylight before late 2023, at the earliest, and Take-Two Interactive, Rockstar’s parent company, seems to suggest this is indeed the case.

In its earnings report this week, Take-Two revealed that GTA V sold like hotcakes, even after so many years since launch, with total sales now exceeding 145 million units.

Company officials, however, admit 2020 was a year like no other, explaining that consumer spending is slowing down right now. So does this mean it’s time for Grand Theft Auto 6? Not really, as the next in the queue is the release of GTA V and GTA Online for next-gen consoles.

So when is GTA 6 supposed to see the daylight? That’s a question that neither Rockstar nor Take-Two want to answer, though we’re told the former would share some tidbits rather sooner than later. But in the meantime, Take-Two says it plans no less than 40 titles during fiscal years 2023 and 2024.

Our current expected pipeline for fiscal 2023 and '24 includes 19 immersive core releases, 7 of which are sports simulation games, 15 of these will be available for purchase, while 4 will be free-to-play. 5 independent titles which will all be available for purchase, 10 free-to-play mobile games, 4 mid-core games which will all be available purchase and 3 of which will be sports oriented and 3 new iterations of previously released titles which will all be available for purchase,” Karl Slatoff, Take-Two President, said in an analyst call after the earnings release.

So at first glance, it looks like GTA VI is indeed scheduled to arrive in 2023 or 2024, which means GTA V has even more time to grow, especially now that a new-gen version is coming.


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