In not the most surprising news, Rockstar Games have confirmed the next Grand Theft Auto title is in “active development” which is “well underway”. Fans have remained patient for news on Rockstar’s next title, with today finally bringing an update.
Many of you have been asking about a new entry in the Grand Theft Auto series.
With every new project, our goal is always to significantly move beyond what we've previously delivered. We're pleased to confirm that active development for the next entry in the series is underway.
— Rockstar Games (@RockstarGames) February 4, 2022
A blog post released on the Rockstar Newswire read:
With the unprecedented longevity of GTAV, we know many of you have been asking us about a new entry in the Grand Theft Auto series. With every new project we embark on, our goal is always to significantly move beyond what we have previously delivered — and we are pleased to confirm that active development for the next entry in the Grand Theft Auto series is well underway.
Despite GTA 6’s development being gaming’s worst kept secret, today’s announcement is the first time Rockstar has acknowledged in public the next iteration of the famed franchise. Rockstar did not announce any details surrounding the game. However, rumours about it have been swirling for years.
Tom Henderson, a reputable Call of Duty and Battlefield insider said that GTA VI is set in a modern-day Vice City (Miami). Henderson also said the game might not release until 2025. If these leaks have any validity, it will be over ten years between Grand Theft Auto games, GTA V released in 2013. Rockstar’s last release was Red Dead Redemption 2 in 2018.