A wealth of Grand Theft Auto VI assets, including pre-alpha footage and several screenshots, were posted to public forums early Sunday morning.
The assets were allegedly taken from Rockstar’s servers by a single hacker calling himself “
, which also claims to have “source code and assets for GTA 5 and 6” as well as a “test version of GTA 6”.
“i am looking to negotiate a deal”— Stephen Totilo (@stephentotilo) September 18, 2022
GTA VI leaker says they’ve woken up to thousands of messages and are calling on people from Rockstar/Take Two to contact them. pic.twitter.com/cnPs57NAt7
The videos include footage of a female protagonist walking through a strip club – which would be a first for the franchise – as well as a male character shooting what appears to be an AK-47 at passing police cars. . In another video, the two characters work together as they rob a restaurant.
The leaks first surfaced on GTAForums, with the hacker
for anything other members have asked for. For example, one of the requests referenced an ongoing court case involving Take-Two, with the request
The guy with the data/source code for that game is just on forums taking requests like a reddit AMA, searching the source code then pulling up what people ask for. One guy just asked him to send him some code related to an ongoing court case vs TTI, and he just did it. Nuts.— Alex Donaldson (@APZonerunner) September 18, 2022
in this case.
Turns out the guy asking him to scour the source code is one of the GTA5 cheat makers R*/TTI is suing lmao. I wonder how he feels whatever this guy gave him will help his case https://t.co/uXGX5Vk5x0— Alex Donaldson (@APZonerunner) September 18, 2022
After the news spread on social media, the hacker updated their original post, asking all Rockstar or Take-Two Interactive employees to contact them via email, as they were “looking to negotiate an agreement”.
Grand Theft Auto VI was confirmed to be in active development by Rockstar in February, at the end of a blog post on the company’s official site. Neither Rockstar nor Take-Two have officially commented on the leak as of this writing.
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