'Grand Theft Auto 6' Release Date, News & Update: Budget Too Much For Rockstar Games? 'GTA 6' May Face Delay?

By Kathleen Nava , Updated Oct 13, 2016 06:43 AM EDT
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Rockstar Games have already announced that the reason why they are not releasing any updates about "Grand Theft Auto 6" is because they want the fans to focus on "Grand Theft Auto 5." A new report now claims that there are more reasons behind the lack of "Grand Theft Auto 6" update. As it turns out, the multi-million budget for the much-awaited game may be too much for the video game developer to handle.

'Grand Theft Auto 6' Release Date: Game delay due to multi-million budget?

According to Neurogadget, "Grand Theft Auto 5" already cost Rockstar Games about $265 million to develop, so how much more with a much-improved "Grand Theft Auto 6?" Rumors have it that "Grand Theft Auto 6" may feature VR or AR support. So with that added feature, Rockstar Games will definitely dig deep down their pockets if they're going to develop "Grand Theft Auto 6" soon. But even with the multi-million cost, it is expected that Rockstar Games will double or even triple the money that 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. Since the hype for "Grand Theft Auto 6" is still growing, the game is definitely capable of bringing a huge profit despite the huge budget.

'Grand Theft Auto 6' Release Date: Game is expected to earn more than 'GTA 5?'

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. Just like any other rumors about "Grand Theft Auto 6," Rockstar Games have not confirmed nor denied any of these speculations.

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