Grand Theft Auto VI, the following entry in Rockstar’s blockbuster open-world franchise, will reportedly be the primary to allow you to play as a feminine character in its story mode. That’s in keeping with a brand new report from Bloomberg, which simply revealed a prolonged characteristic on the sport’s improvement. The report additionally contains new particulars on the sport’s launch, which sources counsel is more likely to be no less than two years away.
Rockstar has reportedly made efforts to overtake its inside tradition ever for the reason that launch of its final main title, 2018’s Pink Lifeless Redemption 2, was marred by studies of poor working situations on the studio. In response to Bloomberg, morale on the firm has improved considerably since then, and the event of GTA VI is being managed in such a means in order to reduce the crunch that staff skilled in the course of the improvement of earlier titles.
Though GTA VI will reportedly characteristic the sequence’ first feminine protagonist, she’s unlikely to be the one playable character within the single-player portion of the sport. Bloomberg studies that GTA VI could have two protagonists influenced by Bonnie and Clyde. The feminine half of the pair will reportedly be Latina.
The report additionally contains new particulars on the sport’s setting, which can apparently be a fictionalized model of Miami, a location that brings to thoughts the setting that Rockstar used for 2002’s GTA: Vice Metropolis. Plans for the sport’s setting seem to have been scaled down in the course of the recreation’s improvement on condition that they initially consisted of huge components of each North and South America. However regardless of the concentrate on a single location, new missions and even cities might be added to the sport over time, Bloomberg notes, utilizing a improvement construction that the corporate hopes will cut back the necessity for improvement crunch.
Rockstar Video games declined to touch upon Bloomberg’s report. The studio formally confirmed it was engaged on a sequel to GTA V in February however didn’t announce any particulars about its launch date, setting, or protagonist.
Grand Theft Auto VI has been a very long time coming. The final mainline entry within the sequence was first launched virtually 9 years in the past in September 2013, and the event of the sequel has taken so lengthy that the sequence skipped the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One technology of consoles completely (though an up to date model of GTA V was launched for each). The rationale for the uncharacteristic period of time between sequence entries is believed to be the large success of GTA On-line, the multiplayer and microtransaction-filled portion of GTA V that Rockstar has been constantly updating for the reason that recreation’s unique launch.
Regardless of extra particulars about GTA VI rising, the sport seems to nonetheless be years away from launch. Bloomberg studies that there are plans on the studio to launch the title throughout Take-Two’s 2024 monetary 12 months, which ends on March 2024. However builders interviewed counsel a launch date might be even additional away and don’t anticipate it to be publicly accessible for no less than one other two years.