New Grand Theft Auto 6 rumors have surfaced, with one tipster suggesting the next entry in the series could include more traditional single-player DLC that GTA V fans have been asking for but never got.
Well-known GTA tipster Tez2 has shared new rumors in a post on GTAForums. Responding to a comment on reports of how GTA 6 will feature a world that “expands over time”, the insider said that this means “Rockstar will revisit how they planned future content before the success of GTA Online is exploding”.
According to Tez2, Rockstar was working on single-player DLC for Grand Theft Auto V, but the studio ended those plans and focused on GTA Online.
For GTA 6, or whatever the game is called, Tez2 claimed that “new towns and missions” will be coming to the game as DLC, and that they “will definitely be planned ahead of VI releases.”
The tipster said they believe new content in GTA 6 will come in the form of “new instanced cities or islands”, similar to Cayo Perico or North Yankton from GTA V. “That way Rockstar can introduce a new heist for the next GTA Online mode with each new DLC. If we’re lucky, we might receive a new full-fledged city from time to time,” Tez2 said.
GTA IV had major story-based expansions, including The Lost and Damned and The Ballad of Gay Tony. For GTA V, Rockstar said, “We didn’t think single-player expansions were possible or necessary,” although the company said it “may well do them for future projects.”
While GTA V received no new single-player DLC, main character Franklin’s story continued in 2022’s GTA Online expansion, The Contract.
Development on GTA 6 is now “well advanced”, but Rockstar has yet to announce a release date for the game. The game has big shoes to fill, as GTA V has sold 170 million copies .
Very little is known about GTA 6, but rumor has it that the game will feature two main characters, one of whom is a Latina woman. The game is rumored to take place in Vice City on a map that will continually expand over time. The game is said to be at least two years away from release.
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