Rockstar Video games have issued a press release following leaks over the weekend of early footage from the subsequent recreation within the collection, GTA 6, saying they suffered a “community intrusion” from an unauthorised third celebration, and have been “extraordinarily upset” that the early growth footage was made public by the hack. It’s additionally emerged that the identical hacker could have been liable for a breach of rideshare platform Uber final week. Uber say they’re in touch with each the FBI and the U.S. Division Of Justice over the hacks.
Rockstar revealed their assertion on Twitter: “Our work on the subsequent Grand Theft Auto recreation will proceed as deliberate and stay as dedicated as ever to delivering an expertise to you, our gamers, that actually exceeds your expectations,” the assertion stated. Rockstar stated there’d be an official replace on the sport’s progress “quickly”, and that they’d launch particulars of the sport “when it’s prepared”.
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As Katharine reported over the weekend, footage from GTA 6 appeared on-line and commenced to unfold early on Sunday. Rockstar’s assertion confirmed that the footage was obtained by a “community intrusion” that enabled somebody to obtain details about the sport, together with “early growth footage”. The corporate stated they didn’t consider that there’d be any knock-on results from the hack on ongoing growth of their tasks, nor on its live-service video games.
Aside from this leaked early footage, there isn’t quite a bit to go on concerning the subsequent GTA. The sport was solely formally acknowledged to be in growth at Rockstar in February this 12 months. Not getting too enthusiastic about big video games in growth for years which can be nowhere close to able to be proven off or launched signifies that the builders won’t be compelled to, you understand, crunch and spoil their private lives. Rockstar obtained some deserved flak in 2018 for then-boss Dan Houser saying workers had labored 100-hour weeks. That tradition appears to be displaying indicators of fixing, in accordance with stories from again in July. Why discourage that?
Grand Theft Auto 6 doesn’t have a launch window but. If that adjustments then I’ll let you understand, however don’t anticipate to play it for no less than one other two years. Within the meantime, there’s at all times GTA On-line as a part of GTA V on Steam and the Epic Video games Retailer.