Grand Theft Auto VI, the following entry in Rockstar’s blockbuster open-world franchise, will reportedly be the primary to allow you to play as a female character in its story mode. That’s in keeping with a brand new report from Bloomberg, which simply revealed a prolonged function on the sport’s growth. The report additionally contains new particulars on the sport’s release, which sources counsel is prone to be at the very least two years away.
Rockstar has reportedly made efforts to overtake its inner tradition ever because the release of its final main title, 2018’s Red Dead Redemption 2, was marred by reviews of poor working circumstances on the studio. According to Bloomberg, morale on the firm has improved considerably since then, and the event of GTA VI is being managed in such a means in order to attenuate the crunch that staff skilled throughout the growth of earlier titles.
Although GTA VI will reportedly function the collection’ first female protagonist, she’s unlikely to be the one playable character within the single-player portion of the sport. Bloomberg reviews that GTA VI may have two protagonists influenced by Bonnie and Clyde. The female half of the pair will reportedly be Latina.
The report additionally contains new particulars on the sport’s setting, which is able to apparently be a fictionalized model of Miami, a location that brings to thoughts the setting that Rockstar used for 2002’s GTA: Vice City. Plans for the sport’s setting seem to have been scaled down throughout the sport’s growth provided that they initially consisted of enormous elements of each North and South America. But regardless of the concentrate on a single location, new missions and even cities could possibly be added to the sport over time, Bloomberg notes, utilizing a growth construction that the corporate hopes will cut back the necessity for growth crunch.
Rockstar Games declined to touch upon Bloomberg’s report. The studio formally confirmed it was engaged on a sequel to GTA V in February however didn’t announce any particulars about its release date, setting, or protagonist.
Grand Theft Auto VI has been a very long time coming. The final mainline entry within the collection was first launched nearly 9 years in the past in September 2013, and the event of the sequel has taken so lengthy that the collection skipped the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One era of consoles totally (though an up to date model of GTA V was launched for each). The motive for the uncharacteristic period of time between collection entries is believed to be the large success of GTA Online, the multiplayer and microtransaction-filled portion of GTA V that Rockstar has been constantly updating because the sport’s authentic release.
Despite extra particulars about GTA VI rising, the sport seems to nonetheless be years away from release. Bloomberg reviews that there are plans on the studio to release the title throughout Take-Two’s 2024 monetary yr, which ends on March 2024. But builders interviewed counsel a release date could possibly be even additional away and don’t anticipate it to be publicly accessible for at the very least one other two years.