‘Grand Theft Auto 6’ Release Date, News & Update: Schedule to Follow ‘Red Dead Redemption 2,’ But When?

By Regin Olimberio , Updated Nov 02, 2016 07:53 PM EDT
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The fate of highly-anticipated "Grand Theft Auto 6" hangs by a thread now that Rockstar Games confirmed "Red Dead Redemption 2." The revelation has puzzling effect to the gaming world if this Old West open-world sequel can affect further development of GTA6.

Basing on traditional leeway period before Rockstar Games release another title, then "Grand Theft Auto 6" is indeed being threatened. Condition looms where GTA6 will be temporarily shelved to allow Rockstar's 100 percent focus on "Red Dead Redemption 2." If so, speculations that "Grand Theft Auto 6" slates for 2018 release date to worse 2020 is highly possible.

Meanwhile, MNR Daily doubts that financial matter is the reason behind possible "Grand Theft Auto 6" delay. If budget is taken into consideration, it is worth noting that GTA5 had $265 million budget. This mind-boggling figure will logically escalate upon deployment of "Grand Theft Auto 6." However, Rockstar appears to be financially capable because GTA5 has reached $800 million sales already since 2013.

So after this unfortunate turn of event, what could be the alternative to kill the boredom of "Grand Theft Auto 6" waiting game? Players can start dissecting potential setting for the next iteration which is similar to what GTA5Cheats is doing. The trick is to plot a possible place where the storyline of GTA6 is going to happen.

This guessing game is called "Grand Theft Auto 6" Foreign City of the Week. The rule is simple - gamers have to analyze crime situation in key cities abroad and assess if they are qualified to become GTA6 open-world venue.

This week's product of speculation is France's largest Mediterranean city, Marseille. If this is the next stop for "Grand Theft Auto 6" expect a cool mix of crime and rich culture. The city exists even during the Greco-Roman era, important port during the French golden age and battered in World War 2. "Grand Theft Auto 6" fits well with Marseille, given its notoriety being Europe's second in crime rate, replete with organized to petty crimes.

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