The first trailer has been launched for the massively anticipated Grand Theft Auto VI.
It was put out a day sooner than anticipated after a leaked model went viral on social media on Monday.
Rockstar Games posted on X: “Our trailer has leaked so please watch the real thing on YouTube.”
The clip racked up 32 million views in simply 4 hours such is the clamour for a peek on the recreation.
The prime remark, appreciated 343,000 instances, says: “We’ve waited 10 years for this moment and it’s finally here.”
GTAV is the best-selling title of all time behind Minecraft – with some 185 million models bought – nevertheless it’s been a decade because it got here out.
The trailer for the sequel reveals a clone of Miami, the setting for the 2002 recreation, and options basic components: quick automobiles, gangs, shoot-outs – and even an alligator in a comfort retailer.
It’s additionally the debut of GTA’s first feminine protagonist, Lucia, alongside an unnamed male companion, with the couple apparently on the run as chaos engulfs the town.
The teaser will whet the urge for food of avid gamers however they’re going to have to attend at the least one other 12 months – the credit confirming “coming 2025”.
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Last 12 months, 90 minutes of early gameplay leaked on-line after a hacker gained entry to Rockstar’s Slack channel.
In one of many business’s most high-profile breaches, dozens of movies displaying numerous robberies, shoot-outs, and open-world driving have been posted on-line.
Rockstar stated it was “extremely disappointed” however insisted it would not have an effect on the sport’s improvement.
Jason Schreier, Bloomberg’s gaming journalist, beforehand instructed Sky News that GTAV’s common multiplayer mode was one cause why there hadn’t been “quite the same urgency” to get the sequel out.
Earlier variations have been launched with a lot shorter gaps in between: GTA III in 2001, Vice City in 2002, San Andreas in 2004, and GTA IV in 2008.