GTA 6 details leaked by source who correctly predicted PS5 - Dexerto

GTA 6 details leaked by source who correctly predicted PS5

Published: 18/Apr/2019 12:51 Updated: 22/Apr/2019 14:58

by Paul Cot


After years of speculation, we may finally have some credible GTA 6 information. A leaker who correctly predicted the PS5 specs has also revealed some Grand Theft Auto 6 information.

GTA 6 release date

Estimates had ranged from 2019 to 2022 for an eventual GTA 6 release. Of course, we can almost certainly rule out 2019 now, but this leaker has stated that Grand Theft Auto 6 will probably release in late 2020.

If true, this is a huge revelation meaning possibly one of the biggest releases in gaming history is less than two years away.

The terminology used, “GTA 6 Holiday 2020 most probably” suggests the leaker doesn’t have any concrete information. However, it does at least confirm its existence. While this was a certainty given the incredible success of GTA 5, it is good to finally have it acknowledged from a somewhat credible source.

The date does seem a little early considering how quiet Rockstar have been. With that said, a holiday 2020 release date would line up nicely with the PS5. It would be a very astute business decision to release the PS5 and GTA 6 close together.

Will GTA 6 be the biggest release in video game history?

PS5, not PS4

Additionally the leaker states they are “not hearing anything PS4 related”. This can be interpreted as both good and bad news depending on whether you will be getting a PS5.

A release purely on next generation consoles will allow developers to maximize the game and hardware’s potential. However, it will disappoint some of the 90 million PS4 users who aren’t intending to upgrade to a PS5 once it’s released.

PlayStation 5 exclusivity

Perhaps the biggest revelation from the leak, at least in terms of surprise, is that Sony are trying to get a period of GTA 6 exclusivity.

Unsurprisingly, obtaining this would be very costly for Sony with the leaker stating, “hearing that Sony is paying huge money to secure 1 month time exclusive for PS5.”

If true, and Sony are successful in obtaining the exclusivity period, this would send seismic waves through the gaming industry. It would give the PS5 an even bigger advantage than it is expected to have already.

Playstation 5 details have been revealed…

Grand Theft Auto 6 location

The most speculated upon element of GTA 6 is where the game will be based. New York, Miami, another California based game, or even London, have been rumored.

The leaker states they have been hearing rumors that it’ll be based in Miami and New York. It is interesting that “and” is used here suggesting the game will have two primary locations.

The leaker does caveat this particular bit of information saying, “I’m not sure if thats 100% true.”

Believable leak?

It does seem strange that an apparently random person can have so much information regarding GTA 6. The only secret Rockstar don’t keep is that their intellectual property is highly secured and that leaks rarely come out.

However, given this leaker was able to accurately predict the PS5 specs and be correct on a host of other PS5 related information, it is certainly worth absorbing this leak.

The leak gained further credit on April 18, when a former Rockstar employee had listed GTA 6 work on their resume. Specifically, the Junior Vehicle Artist stated, “Create concept vehicles matching with real world for GTA 5 DLC and upcoming GTA 6.”

GTA ForumsA screenshot of the former Rockstar employees resume. It has since been deleted…

This by no means proves GTA 6’s existence as the resume could be fake. It does add further credence to this leak, however.

Last updated April 22, 2019


GTA Online Black Friday update: Huge sales, Open Wheel bonuses, more

Published: 27/Nov/2020 12:36

by Connor Bennett


Rockstar Games have got a Grand Theft Auto Online update that plays into Black Friday with a whole host of sales for vehicles, businesses, and buildings. 

GTA Online’s weekly updates are always something to look forward to for fans, as Rockstar Games rolls out some bonuses so that players can build up their Maze Bank accounts. 

The bonuses, both for cash and RP, are the big attention grabbers from the updates, but the sales that Rockstar also drops are nothing to be ignored either. You can save quite a lot on a car that you want or a business you want to own. 

With Black Friday getting underway in the real world – marking a few days of sales – Rockstar have also joined in the fun with some pretty interesting discounts as well. 

Open Wheel races bonuses – 2x Cash & RP

As already noted, the bonuses are the biggest part of the weekly updates, so we’ll start there. This week, starting November 26, is all about Open Wheel Races for double rewards while King of the Hill pays out triple. 

The bonuses for Open Wheel races are not limited to one or two select tracks, but you will have to jump into a Rockstar Created race to earn the bonus. The best way to check this is to simply join a race from the pink F1 car icons that are dotted around the map.

If a lobby then decides to vote for a non-Rockstar Created race, simply back out and find a different lobby. You’ll have up to December 9th to earn the bonus rewards. 

Rockstar Games
GTA Online’s F1 races can be quite difficult for new starters.

GTA Online Black Friday discounts

In terms of the Black Friday sale, some of GTA Online’s most expensive vehicles are on sale. So, if you’ve ever had your eye on the gold Luxor Deluxe, it’s 70% off starting November 27. 

Additionally, the Terrorbyte, Terrorbyte modifications, and RM-10 Bombushka are also 70%, so you can make your mark on Los Santos with this sale. 

  • Declasse Scramjet – 60% off
  • Imponte Ruiner 2000 – 60% off
  • Ocelot Stromberg – 60% off
  • Principe Deveste Eight – 60% off
  • Nagasaki Shotaro – 70% off
  • Terrorbyte – 70% off
  • Terrorbyte Upgrades & Modifications – 70% off
  • Pegassi Oppressor – 50% off
  • Pegassi Oppressor Mk II – 50% off
  • RM-10 Bombushka – 70% off
  • B-11 Strikeforce – 70% off
  • Buckingham Luxor – 70% off
  • Buckingham Luxor Deluxe – 70% off
  • Buckingham Swift (including Swift with Flying Bravo) – 70% off
Luxor Deluxe jet from GTA Online
Rockstar Games
Extravagant vehicles like the Luxor Deluxe are on huge discounts this week.

GTA Online discounts – November 26 update

In addition to the major Black Friday sale, there are plenty of other things on sale too – including the Ocelot R88 Open Wheel racecar.

On top of that, garages and Large Special Cargo Warehouses are 40% and 30% off respectively. Plus, there are discounts on other vehicles and Nightclubs too. 

  • Ocelot R88  – 30% off
  • Annis RE-7B  – 40% off
  • Large Special Cargo Warehouse  – 30% off
  • Garages  – 40% off
  • Dinka Vindicator – 30% off
  • Western Rampant Rocket – 30% off
  • Shitzu Hakuchou Drag– 30% off
  • Nightclubs – 40% off
  • Nightclub Upgrades & Modifications – 30% off

If you haven’t got the cash to splash out on the Ocelot R88, the other Open Wheel vehicle – the Benefactor BR8 – is on the Diamond Casino podium.

So, head on in, take a spin, and see if you can get your hands on a free Formula 1 car.