'Grand Theft Auto VI' is planned for 2023/24, financial record suggests

Rockstar's marketing budget is strong evidence that GTA VI is due in 2023

When is GTA 6 out?

A rumor surfaced earlier this week, suggesting that Grand Theft Auto 6 would be coming out in 2023.

With Rockstar Games' Grand Theft Auto V launched across multiple devices between 2013 and 2015, and its Red Dead Redemption 2 released in 2018 and 2019, speculation has turned towards the likely timeline for a sixth entry to the Grand Theft Auto franchise. Cohens noticed that the latest information pointed to the company shifting a spike in marketing spend from FY 2023 to FY 2024, with at least $89.2 million now set aside for that year. That's 10 years after Grand Theft Auto V released which seems like a very long time but makes financial sense to Take-Two.

Take-Two Interactive filed a Form 10-K with the US Securities and Exchange Commission last week (I told you it was boring), which essentially informs the government and investors of planned spending in the years ahead.

Rockstar's marketing budget is strong evidence that GTA VI is due in 2023
Report: GTA VI Launching in 2023

Forecast updates now show that it expects to spend US$89.2m Dollars in FY 2024, versus US$40.9m the year before. In Cohen's analysis, he points out that the same kind of disclosure accurately predicted the launch of Red Dead Redemption 2. What game could call for such a budget?

Rockstar Games / WhatCulture, YouTube GTA V players have seemingly found a teaser for the setting of Rockstar's upcoming release.

Again, this is in line with previous Rockstar and Take-Two strategy.

The Project Americas leak was first shared in a now-deleted Reddit post, with an alleged Rockstar tester claiming that it would revolve around two major cities, Vice City and the Boston-inspired Carcer City. While obviously this isn't a guarantee of Grand Theft Auto VI, it seems like the most plausible explanation and it's also been suggested by analyst Jeff Cohen of investment firm Stephens.



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