Grand Theft Auto VI: What to know about Vice City

Grand Theft Auto VI: What to know about Vice City

The trail­er for the long-antic­i­pat­ed Grand Theft Auto VI video game gave fans a first glimpse when it was leaked online Mon­day.
Accord­ing to its pub­lish­er, Rock­star Games, Grand Theft Auto VI is set to launch some­time in 2025 for PlaySta­tion 5 and Xbox Series con­soles. A PC release has not been announced.
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The Grand Theft Auto series start­ed in 1997, and the last game, Grand Theft Auto V, was released 10 years ago. Set in Los San­tos, a loose recre­ation of South­ern Cal­i­for­nia and Los Ange­les, Grand Theft Auto is an open-world game that assigns char­ac­ters mis­sions to progress the sto­ry. Play­ers cruise around and com­mit crimes such as theft, arson, and assault in the game. Grand Theft Auto V broke sev­en world records in 2013, includ­ing the high­est rev­enue gen­er­at­ed by an enter­tain­ment prod­uct in one day.

Scenes from the trail­er of Grand Theft Auto VI are shown on a smart­phone and mon­i­tor in New York on Tues­day, Dec. 5, 2023.
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Rock­star’s new release could soon fol­low suit.
Grand Theft Auto VI takes place in the Mia­mi-inspired Vice City in the fic­tion­al state of Leoni­da, which is based on Flori­da. The game is also mak­ing his­to­ry. When the first clip shows a sun­set over …