Okay, though GTA 5 is only a year old, naturally there have been an abundance of rumors surrounding the next installment in the series! Despite our reservations as to whether Rockstar are in fact even thinking about GTA 6, one cannot deny that the profit a game like this would turn in would be something which they cannot ignore.
What has been confirmed by Rockstar?
The first piece of important news is the setting. While many speculated that GTA would return to London after so many years, it seems that's still not the plan the company has for the series. But we got the next best thing. The game will return to the setting of 1980's Vice City, Florida, but with an intriguing addition.
After the incredible success of GTA 5 and the implementation of three protagonists into the campaign, Rockstar had to come up with a new idea that would match this creative flair. While we know nothing about any kind of story, because I'm sure they haven't even started thinking about that yet themselves, we do know that we'll be granted the ability to travel to the various other cities we've traversed in GTA's past.
That offers a degree of free roaming that we've never encountered before! If they were to continue along this trend then perhaps a main character from each major city would have to come together in some way, each bringing a part of their city with them. Pure speculation of course, but Rockstar have claimed that they are bringing "45 years of ideas" to the table!
Online GTA 5 is still the main focus for the company, so naturally development of GTA 6 isn't going to have really begun. Though the game is set to be released in about 3 years.
Character Rumors for GTA 6!
There is an intriguing Red Dead tie in here. We all know that [Red Dead Redemption](movie:42294) is without a doubt one of the best games ever made, and with a Red Dead Redemption 2 on the way also, Rockstar are set to eat up hours of my life in the years to come.
But GTA 6 is set to have two new protagonists, one is apparently an Asian while the other is a descendant of John Marston! A wonderful tie in that we'll surely here more about in the months to come.
GTA V will be released for Playstation 4 and Xbox One on November 14th and on PC on January 27th 2015. As for GTA 6, we'll be waiting for a good while, but a return to Vice City will be surely worth the wait!