The Rockstar studio has confirmed the news that millions of GTA fans have been waiting for: yes, a new episode of the saga is in development. If the announcement caused the expected earthquake, now we are waiting for details.
All it took was a little tweet for Rockstar to create a sensation among gamers around the world. The studio has officially confirmed that a new episode of Grand Theft Auto was in ” active development “, which was enough for the happiness of millions of fans of the saga: after all, GTA V dates back to 2013, so eight years ago and the wait is starting to get long. The popularity of the online mode is part of the reason the studio wanted to extend the fun. But now it’s time to take care of the rest!
Rockstar does not explicitly talk about GTA VI but if the studio sticks to its game’s numbering, it’s likely to be the name of the new title. But for the moment, it is only a matter of speculation as with everything surrounding this new installment of GTA. The company simply explains that “ for each new project, our goal is always to go further than the previous games “. It’s promising, GTA V having redefined the genre, not to mention the games that have been released since (Red Dead Redemption 2).
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)
The career of GTA V is still far from over. Rockstar is indeed preparing a version for current consoles (Xbox Series S/X and PS5): the game will have been available on three generations of consoles, since it was originally released on Xbox 360 and PS3! On March 15, next-gen gamers will be able to enjoy new 4K and 60fps graphics modes, HDR and ray-tracing options, faster loading times, immersive 3D audio as well as the support for platform-specific features, such as haptic feedback from controllers.
Rockstar news has been busy lately, as the studio also released the Definitive Edition of the trilogy late last year. Grand Theft Auto which includes improved versions of GTA III, Vice City and San Andreas.