'Grand Theft Auto 6' Release Date, News & Update: 'GTA 6' Multi-Million Budget Causes Delay?

By Kathleen Nava , Updated Oct 17, 2016 08:38 AM EDT
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Rockstar Games have already announced that thei reason for not releasing any updates about "Grand Theft Auto 6" is because they want fans to focus on "Grand Theft Auto 5." 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. Is Rockstar Games having troubles coming up with a multi-million dollar budget? 

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

As it turns out, the multi-million budget for the much-awaited game may be too much for the video game developer to handle. According to Neurogadget, "Grand Theft Auto 5" cost Rockstar Games a whopping $265 million to develop it. With rumors that "Grand Theft Auto 6" may feature VR or AR support, the cost for "GTA 6" will definitely be much higher.

But even with the multi-million cost, it is expected that Rockstar Games will double or even triple the money that they spent on "Grand Theft Auto 6." 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?'

The most popular "Grand Theft Auto 6" release date rumor 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.

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