GTA 6 Theory Accelerates as Rockstar Games Website Blacks Out

Published 06/15/2022, 2:04 PM EDT

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Rockstar Games’ team hasn’t come out with a major reveal or big announcement for a long time now. However, it appears like it may be preparing for something mysterious. That’s because recently, the official website of the GTA developer went dark.

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Simply put, there was nothing but only a black screen showing up on the main web address of Rockstar Games. While that could be due to a technical glitch, it made some people to believe that there was something else to be revealed.

Is Rockstar Games planning to unleash GTA 6 with a unique twist?

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While a website going blank isn’t an unusual phenomenon, sometimes it can spark various rumors or speculations. Especially when it comes to the gaming community comprising the fans of a celebrated franchise like the Grand Theft Auto.

 

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Now coming back to the latest news, the main website of the Red Dead Redemption developer recently went down on Wednesday. Furthermore, the blackout wasn’t for a lengthy period, though. However, it led to some thinking about a mysterious announcement. The most obvious contender was GTA 6, the yet-to-be-revealed installment in the iconic saga.

A popular account on Twitter, that goes by the name GTAonlineNews, shared a tweet, mentioning that Rockstar Games‘ website had gone totally dark. There was nothing visible on the platform except for a fully black screen. So there was a chance that it was simply related to maintenance purpose rather than the company preparing for a GTA 6 reveal (in everyone’s dreams).

The website resumed working properly after an hour or so, resulting in disappointment for those who were making speculations. Among the rumors for a possible game-related reveal was also Red Dead Redemption 2. The latter hasn’t got any new updates or content for a long time now. Because of this, a certain section of the people was for a DLC-based announcement for the 2018 blockbuster.

Sadly, that didn’t happen either.

But it was an interesting situation witnessing Rockstar Games making the website go down, even it was for a short period.

For now, GTA 6 is still far from receiving any kind of teaser, let alone a full trailer reveal.

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Meanwhile, fans can currently enjoy the next-gen versions of 2013’s insanely popular installment, GTA V. It’s now available for the PlayStation 5 and also the Xbox Series X|S.

What are your expectations for the next major entry in the series?

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Mintu Tomar is an eSports author at EssentiallySports. After completing his bachelor's in Philosophy, he has followed his passion for covering news as a budding journalist. He lives and breathes video games and is a die-hard Call of Duty fan.
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