'Grand Theft Auto 6' Release Date, News & Update: Million Dollar Budget Causes Delay In 'GTA 6' Development?

By Kathleen Nava , Updated Oct 11, 2016 03:19 AM EDT

"Grand Theft Auto 6" is arguably one of the most highly anticipated games to date. But with its lack of updates and announcements, fans are getting more and more impatient. A new report may finally give an answer to all of the "Grand Theft Auto 6" questions, including why it's taking Rockstar Games too long to develop the game.

Although a lot of "Grand Theft Auto 6" rumors have been making its rounds on the Internet, "Grand Theft Auto 6" developer, Rockstar Games, have not confirmed nor denied any of these speculations. One of the most popular "Grand Theft Auto 6" release date rumors is pointing out to a 2018 launch. The "Grand Theft Auto 6" release date rumor was based on the fact that "Grand Theft Auto" usually has a five-year gap between games. But even with the 2018 release date news, multiple reports also suggested that "Grand Theft Auto 6" could be released in 2020.

As it turns out, Rockstar Games may be having troubles coming up with a multi-million dollar budget, as previously reported by GamenGuide. According to Neurogadget, "Grand Theft Auto 5" cost Rockstar Games a whopping $265 million to develop the game. With rumors that "Grand Theft Auto 6" may feature VR or AR support, you can just imagine how much "GTA 6" will cost Rockstar Games this time around.

Even with the multi-million cost, it is expected that Rockstar Games will get more than twice the amount they spent. Basing on "Grand Theft Auto 5" profit, the site revealed that "GTA 5" generated over $800 million in just 24 hours of its release. With the hype of "Grand Theft Auto 6" getting bigger by the minute, the game has a huge capacity to earn a ridiculously large profit despite the huge budget.

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