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Rockstar has confirmed that the leaked GTA 6 movies are respectable, however they received’t delay the sport.
Rockstar Video games has acknowledged this week’s huge Grand Theft Auto 6 leak, which noticed 90 movies containing early improvement footage from the sport go viral on-line. The movies have been first printed on GTAForums by a hacker who claims to have had entry to Rockstar’s Slack teams.
Right here’s Rocktar’s response to the leak:
Rockstar attributes the leak to a, “community intrusion,” saying that the hacker, “illegally accessed and downloaded confidential info,” from their techniques. This included – however isn’t restricted to – footage from GTA 6. The hacker additionally claimed to have entry to Rockstar’s improvement plans for the cancelled sequel Bully 2 – however hasn’t shared them on-line but.
This leak has been a fairly large blow to Rockstar, because it doesn’t simply present early gameplay from GTA 6, but additionally spoils late-game plot particulars, in-game secrets and techniques and easter eggs, and a number of places and characters. Regardless of all this, Rockstar says:
Right now, we don’t anticipate any disruption to our reside recreation companies nor any long-term impact on the event of our ongoing initiatives. We’re extraordinarily upset to have any particulars of our subsequent recreation shared with you on this method. Our work on the subsequent Grand Theft Auto recreation will proceed as deliberate and we stay as dedicated as ever to delivering an expertise to you, our gamers, that actually exceeds your expectations.
This leak has been one of many greatest within the video games business but, and it’s persevering with to unfold as of the writing of this text. Rockstar and writer Take-Two are predictably enjoying whack-a-mole by eradicating the leaked footage wherever it’s being posted on-line, whereas working with the FBI to find the hacker. The hacker additionally claims to have been chargeable for breaching the ride-share firm Uber final week and leaking its info on-line.
The leaked footage contained in these 90 video clips showcase early-development footage of GTA 6 and its new twin protagonists – a Bonnie-and-Clyde like couple inflicting chaos in Vice Metropolis, which is GTA’s fictionalised model of Miami. Lots of the clips are only a few seconds lengthy, exhibiting work-in-progress parts of the sport like police chases, automobile driving and NPC interactions. One of many longer clips exhibits one of many recreation’s protagonists, a girl named Lucia, holding up a diner at gunpoint and threatening to rob them.