'Grand Theft Auto 6' Release Date, News & Update: Production Paused Due To Extremely High Budget? New Feature Pushes 'GTA 6' To 2020?

By Kathleen Nava , Updated Nov 01, 2016 07:11 AM EDT

When Rockstar Games revealed that they are working on a new project, this stirred up speculations that they may be starting on the highly-anticipated "Grand Theft Auto 6" already. But a new report claims that there is still a lot of uncertainty in the development of "GTA 6."

'Grand Theft Auto 6' Release Date, News & Update: New Feature Causes Delay? 'GTA 6' Budget Way Too High

The video game developer Rockstar Games did not initially elaborate on what specific game they are currently working on. Unfortunately for the "Grand Theft Auto 6" fans, Rockstar Games has more than one popular games under their belt, so it's quite hard to say for sure if they meant "GTA 6."

Neurogadget reports that the production for the highly-anticipated "Grand Theft Auto 6" allegedly came to a screeching halt due to its new setting. Rockstar Games is also gearing up to launch "Red Dead Redemption 2" which they are giving more attention for now just like the "Grand Theft Auto 5."

It seems that "GTA 6" is facing more problems than progress as GamenGuide has previously reported that the budget for the game may be too high. 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

'Grand Theft Auto 6' Release Date, News & Update: VR Capability Pushes 'GTA 6' To 2020?

Up until now, Rockstar Games has not revealed the exact release date for "Grand Theft Auto 6." But just because they are keen to keep this detail a mystery for now, doesn't mean that fans will not try to figure things out for themselves.

The latest "Grand Theft Auto 6" release date rumor points out to a 2018 launch. Fans got this idea basing on the previous "Grand Theft Auto" release dates. The "Grand Theft Auto" games usually has a five-year gap in between releases.

But with the reportedy high budget as a result of adding VR to the game may push "GTA 6" to 2020. Rockstar Games has yet to comment on these rumored release dates.

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