Even though the exact release date for GTA 6 is unknown, its eventual release is certain. Still, Rockstar Games has said that the game is in its early stages of production. Production on the next Grand Theft Auto game is “well started,” according to a note buried at the end of a GTA 5 Community Update dated February 2022.
On September 18, approximately 90 videos and pictures from the early alpha version of GTA 6 were published online after an unusual breach. Rockstar has confirmed the attack and admitted that it is working to erase the compromised data from the internet.
These early looks at Grand Theft Auto 6 have, unsurprisingly, revealed some previously unknown information about the game, including its location, characters, and gameplay. Continue reading to find out all the latest information regarding Grand Theft Auto 6.
Map of GTA 6
GTA 6 Map has LEAKED! I can't verify if this is real as it's not from my usual source, but if it is GTA 6 will be game of the year! 🤯🤯🤯
What do you guys think about this? pic.twitter.com/1tDW7e6hgi
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GTA 6’s final layout has not been disclosed, but hints from the demos and videos that have been made public suggest that players will be able to explore locations outside Vice City. Some of the leaked photos show off completely new areas in Vice City, much as how Rockstar improved upon Los Santos between Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas and GTA 5.
You may be aware that a portion of Vice City is located in Miami, and that there are whispers that Grand Theft Auto 6 may expand Vice City’s reach even farther south, into the Everglades and the Florida Keys (a string of tropical islands).
There was a brief reference to the “Gator Keys” in the first Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, although the location itself was never seen on-screen. If the GTA 6 pictures are any indication, the map will have a wide variety of environments.
The consensus seems to be that GTA 6’s map will be far bigger than GTA 5’s. The members of the GTA 6 subreddit have been building together the game’s map using Google Earth and Paint based on leaked locations from the game. Brilliant minds at work here.
GTA 6 Gameplay
Early gameplay footage of GTA 6 has been leaked online https://t.co/Hkmu0nZbn4 pic.twitter.com/H9ehLQm5be
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Since Rockstar has not yet published a GTA 6 trailer, we have no idea how the game will play or how it will improve upon Grand Theft Auto 5. The early development footage, however, shows that Rockstar is exploring and testing many new concepts in various versions.
Examples of these changes include a video showing characters dragging corpses and crawling while prone, suggesting a new set of stealth capabilities is being included. Rockstar is also apparently including new health-improving items like medications, and the weapon wheel, which was updated for GTA 5, is returning in a limited capacity.
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