After a decade-long wait and spanning two console generations since the iconic release of GTA V, Rockstar Games has finally released the official trailer for GTA VI – the Grand Theft Auto VI. Originally scheduled for Tuesday, December 5th, 2023, at 6 AM PT/9 AM ET, an unexpected leak forced the gaming giant to unveil the trailer prematurely on its official YouTube channel, sparking a wave of excitement among fans.
Collaborating on the trailer, the gaming giant also confirms that Grand Theft Auto VI will be released in 2025. Prior to today’s official trailer, unconfirmed rumors circulated online a few days ago, claiming that a Rockstar employee’s child had released pictures that showed off a section of the game’s map. Even though it’s still unclear if these leaks are legitimate, they’ve raised questions and created intrigue about the upcoming release.
GTA VI Official Trailer Confirms Return to Vice City with a New Protagonist
The trailer offers a glimpse into the highly anticipated game, revealing that GTA VI will mark a return to the sun-soaked streets of Vice City. In addition to offering a new chapter in the GTA saga, this nostalgic setting is sure to enthrall longtime fans of the series.
One of the revelations is the arrival of Lucia, the first female lead and a new heroine who sets a precedent for the series. The teaser teases a gripping and dramatic gaming experience by showcasing Lucia’s persona against the backdrop of a storyline reminiscent of Bonnie and Clyde.
GTA VI is Coming to PS5 and Xbox Series X/S First in 2025
Tipster Abhishek Yadav further fueled the excitement by sharing a leaked image, confirming that GTA VI is set to launch in 2025. The PS5 and Xbox Series X/S are the next-generation systems on which the game will first be released and most likely by March.
Though there has been no formal statement on the debut date, PC enthusiasts will need to wait patiently as the PC version of Grand Theft Auto VI is scheduled for a later release. Furthermore, GTA VI won’t be accessible for the PS4 or Xbox One, which is unfortunate news for those who are still using older platforms.
The highly anticipated next version of the groundbreaking Grand Theft Auto franchise is almost here, and fans are counting down the days till 2025. Hence, as Rockstar Games continues to reveal the secrets and excitement that players can discover within the expansive universe of Grand Theft Auto VI, keep checking back for more updates.