Game developer Rockstar is reportedly drawing up various ideas for the next installment of the hugely successful gaming franchise Grand Theft Auto with GTA 6. Rockstar is currently developing concept for a good location for the next GTA iteration and to introduce new and more exciting characters from its predecessor, GTA 5, reported Master Herald.
Some rumors have emerged the new characters will be more thrilling, with the possible addition of a new female character. This will raise the number of main characters in GTA, but the original three will still remain, the report added.
Die-hard fans of the franchise is suggesting that it might be the right time for Rockstar to develop two or three characters with very strong, deep and multi-sided personalities for the eventual multi-player mode of the game for various platforms, including Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4 (PS4), PlayStation 3 (PS3) and PC.
However, gamers have admitted that although a multiplayer mode could be a good signal for GTA 6, the single player mode is still the main selling point of the game and the game developer should focus on perfecting more characters for the next installment of the franchise.
Rockstar Pushing for 2018 Release of GTA 6
Early reports have indicated that Rockstar is pushing for a 2018 release for GTA 6 instead of the rumored 2020. There were also reports that the entire U.S. map will be included in the next installment of the massively successful video game that is also causing the delay of GTA 6's development.
One thing we are certain at this time is that Ryan Gosling has accepted the offer of Rockstar to play the protagonist in the soon-to-be released GTA 6. There were also rumors that his wife, Eva Mendez, will also appear in GTA 6. The setting would be Vice City, with the time being the 1980s.The report said that Rockstar has tailor-made a protagonist for Gosling with the 80s setting.
A separate post by GTA Grand Theft Auto, a fan-based website, has speculated that the most likely date for the GTA 6 release is 2018. It said, "The Overwhelming success of GTA V is accumulating the GTA fans to expect the game release for next-generation console with improved graphics and gameplay elements."
And added, "Though there is no official announcement of the release date, but Rockstar has given a hint for GTA 6 that "We've got about 45 years worth of ideas we want to do," Leslie Benzies, president of Rockstar North, said in a press conference. A lot of people are predicting the GTA 6 release date by following the previous leads, but the fact is still GTA 6 date is not announced. But considering the Rockstar strategy, it is expected to release sometime around 2018."