'Grand Theft Auto 6' Release Date, News & Update: Production Paused, Focusing On 'Red Dead Redemption 2'? 'GTA 6' Budget Causing Problems

By Kathleen Nava , Updated Nov 03, 2016 02:13 AM EDT

Rumors regarding the release of "Grand Theft Auto 6" are making its rounds on the Internet. One of those speculations is that Rockstar Games giving its undivided attention to "Red Dead Redemption 2," which causes the delay in "GTA 6" development.

'Grand Theft Auto 6' Release Date, News & Update: 'Red Dead Redemption 2' Pushes 'GTA 6' To 2020?

Fans have been patiently waiting for "Grand Theft Auto 6" but seems like Rockstar Games have been testing their patience and loyalty to the game. Although "Grand Theft Auto 6" has already been confirmed, Rockstar Games noted that they are giving their full attention to "Grand Theft Auto 5" and they want the fans to do the same as well.

As if focusing on "GTA 5" is not enough, Rockstar Games is also preparing for the launch of "Red Dead Redemption 2," pushing "Grand Theft Auto 6" out of the priority list. 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, the multi-million budget for the much-awaited game may be too much for the video game developer to handle.

"Grand Theft Auto 5" cost Rockstar Games a whopping $265 million to develop. With the rumored VR or AR support, the cost for "GTA 6" will definitely be much higher than that.

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

But even with the multi-million cost, it is expected that Rockstar Games will get more than twice the amount they spent for "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.

With the hype of "Grand Theft Auto 6" getting bigger by the minute, the game has a huge capacity to earn a large profit despite the huge budget. Rockstar Games has yet to announce the official release of "Grand Theft Auto 6."

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