GTA 6 Release Date, Map, Features, Leaks & More: All You Need to Know

Posted by Nimi Qaisar | Jul 20th, 2023 19:07 IST

Unveiling the mysteries of GTA 6! From release date speculations to gameplay expectations, discover all the buzz & GTA 6 leaks surrounding the next blockbuster installment. Let's dive in.

Grand Theft Auto 6, the highly anticipated installment of the Rockstar Game franchise, has been a hot topic among gamers worldwide. While the rest of the GTA series games go popular, players are eager to dive into the next adventure. Let’s take a close look at all the latest information on GTA 6, including its release date, maps, features, characters, supported platforms, gameplay, and any leaked information revealed so far.

No wonder, the massive video footage leak of GTA 6 on September 18, 2022, was a Classic Rockstar Game chaos. In an unprecedented GTA 6 leak accident people saw over 90 videos and screenshots from an early, in-development alpha build of the game go viral online. Further, Rockstar tirelessly worked on scrubbing the leaked material from the internet. No offense but it was quite funny to see bigger firms lose their calm during conferences while the leak happened! 

While in a recent line of events a teenager identified to be Arion Kurtaj( 18-year-old), was accused of blackmailing & revealing the source code of GTA 6. Further, the teen was stated psychiatrically unfit for trial. It was also mentioned that Kurtaj was a member of the Lapsus$ hacking group.  

GTA 6 Release Date

As of now, Rockstar Games has not officially announced a specific release date for GTA 6. But many Rumors and speculations have been circulating, that GTA 6 could launch in 2024.

In a Bloomberg post, it was mentioned that 

"current and former Rockstar staff reckon GTA 6 is still at least two years away from release,”

suggesting a 2024 launch. Further, it was backed by another gaming giant Microsoft when they responded to the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) investigation for the iconic Activision Blizzard Acquisition deal. They stated, 

"The highly anticipated Grand Theft Auto VI is expected to be released in 2024." 

GTA 6 Maps

The game is rumored to feature multiple cities and states. While the leaked gameplay footage of GTA 6 revealed that it GTA 6 is located most probably in -”The Vice City” inspired by the real-life world of Miami, Florida. The locations are said to be promising a diverse and immersive gaming experience. One screen of the footage showed an underground rail system with the words "Vice City Metro" while the sharp eyes viewers also spotted numerous familiar spots from GTA 3: Vice City like the Malibu Club, Ocean View Hotel, Little Haiti, and Vice Beach. 

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The final GTA 6 map has been made official yet. But fans are speculating that the GTA 6 map will be much larger than that of GTA 5. While the GTA 6 subreddit fans later began stitching GTA 6's map together using Google Earth and Paint. Pretty much-dedicated folks!

Grand Theft Auto 6 New Features

While Rockstar Games has been tight-lipped about the exact features, some of the leaked information of GTA 6 hinted about the debut of new water rides & romantic mode in making for the game players to indulge mode into the storyline.

GTA 6 Characters

From the very beginning, the leak about Rockstar working on the first GTA 6 female protagonist was burning in every corner. The characters are most probably named Jason and Lucia, and many expected that the character-switching system from GTA 5 was also returning to GTA 6. 

GTA 6 Platforms

GTA 6 is expected to be available on the next-generation consoles, such as PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S. Additionally, a PC version is likely to follow, as with previous GTA titles.

GTA 6 Gameplay

GTA 6 is anticipated to continue the franchise's signature gameplay style, offering a mix of action, adventure, driving, and exploration.  However, it was clear from the early development footage that mechanics will be mind-blowing.

Grand Theft Auto 6 is a highly awaited game that promises to push the boundaries of gaming with its expansive world, immersive gameplay, and captivating storyline. While we eagerly await an official announcement from Rockstar Games regarding the release date and detailed features, it's essential to be patient and keep an eye on credible sources for updates. With the incredible success of the GTA franchise, GTA 6 is likely to be a game-changing experience that will redefine open-world gaming.  Dive into the wacky and whimsical world of Jagran Play Blogs. From bizarre glitches to outrageous game mods, our blog is a virtual playground of fun. Spread the joy and let the gaming community thrive with our blogs on gadgets, latest games, esports, blockchain games & game reviews. Don't forget there's more new content burping up soon on our Jagran Play blogsphere. Stay tuned. Bye.


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