Rockstar Games’ upcoming title, GTA 6, has received a lot of attention in 2023 so far. While the first two months of the year were relatively quiet, March saw a flurry of discoveries and news. The most recent official update was released after the notorious September 2022 leaks, which inadvertently provided a glimpse at the gameplay.
Fans and data miners continue to dig for more information and have come across a fair bit of it, including alleged map leaks, release dates, and more, but the studio has yet to confirm them.
This article summarizes all the information uncovered by the Grand Theft Auto community so far.
All GTA 6-related leaks, release dates, and rumors surfaced so far in 2023
A new Vice City map
A leaked Vice City map has garnered the most attention thus far. On March 16, 2023, a Redditor named u/tusstaster shared a new map of Vice City, claiming it was obtained through leaks.
The user claimed that the new map will be far larger than the one from Grand Theft Auto 5, with the potential for future growth.
Several fans thought it was a counterfeit GTA 6 map, though, because the Reddit thread was suddenly deleted
Bye-bye last gen?
On March 7, 2023, a trustworthy source released another piece of GTA 6-related information, the validity of which could not be confirmed. Tom Henderson, an author at Insider Gaming, published a report stating that Rockstar is planning a 2024 release date for the upcoming game and that it will most likely abandon the old-gen PS4 and Xbox One consoles.
To ensure that enough gamers are using the new-generation PS5 and Xbox Series X|S consoles before the release of GTA 6, Tom claims that the gaming company has been aiming for a 2024 release date since 2021.
On March 10, 2023, Tez2 (Twitter/@TezFunz2), another reliable insider, stated that Rockstar could tease the upcoming game during the 10th anniversary of Grand Theft Auto 5. They also said that any news about it may appear as early as June or July 2023; if this occurs, fans might soon learn something new about the highly awaited game.
Tez's statement is consistent with another data leaker, Matheusvictorbr- (Twitter/@Matheusbr9895_), who tweeted on March 20, 2023, that Rockstar is planning to provide fans with a GTA6-related update very soon.
Given the aforementioned facts, it is reasonable to assume that another GTA 6 update might come along shortly. For any formal announcements, readers are recommended to monitor Rockstar's Newswires.
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