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“About F*** Time” – Rockstar Games Divides GTA Fans With a Shocking Move With its Billion Dollar Cash Cow

Published 09/08/2022, 8:30 AM EDT

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Video games are a vital part of the entertainment field. While producing an interactive experience, it aims to better itself with time and Grand Theft Auto comes as no exception to this. Recently, an announcement has been made by Rockstar Games, which can be said as the beginning of another GTA era.

Grand Theft Auto V is an open-world-based game. It allows the gamer to be the maker of its character and develop it throughout the game’s timeline. GTA has been a fan-loved franchise since its first release. Surprisingly, what Rockstar Games announced, hints the ending of almost a decade-long game.


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The fans have waited enough for Grand Theft Auto to move forward

WORLDSTARHIPHOP (@WORLDSTAR) is a Twitter account that posted the message by Rockstar Games. The message comes in regard to GTA V and GTA Online. As per the notification, the game company “want to acknowledge and thank everyone who has contributed to these games.”

The message updated on the “Thank You” page says, “Grand Theft Auto V and Grand Theft Auto Online represent the combined efforts of our global team over many years. We want to acknowledge and thank everyone who has contributed to these games, from their original launch in 2013 all the way through to present day.”


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While this comes as a surprise, the fans of the game on Twitter waited enough for this announcement. A fan tweeted, “About f****** time. Give RDO some love and attention for once.” Moreover, they seem to welcome this announcement and acknowledge this move. Here are the reactions of the people after seeing the news:

Most importantly, the tease of GTA VI comes as future development in the franchise. With the release of PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X | S just two years ago, the fans are ready to experience the upcoming action-adventure game in a new graphical interface.

What the rumors are saying about the successor in the GTA series?


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The Grand Theft Auto series offers an enticing gaming experience. Whether it be the Demolition Man (Helicopter mission) or The Green Sabre (Sweet mission), the campaign has been the trademark of the franchise. On top of this, GTA VI comes as the first installment in the franchise to carry a female protagonist.

Moreover, it is rumored that GTA VI will be getting a modern-day Vice City on the game map. The game was assumed to go live in 2024. Therefore, this announcement could’ve just brought the date near or made the fans even more anticipated. In the meantime, gamers look forward to the Halloween DLC, which might feature a UFO.


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What do you think will GTA VI bring to this franchise? Spaceships, UFOs, Cars, or Tanks to say the least. Tell us in the comments below.



Astitava Kaushik

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Astitava Kaushik is an eSports writer at EssentiallySports. He holds a Master's degree in Media and Communication studies. Throughout the years, he has developed a knack for writing and deems to explore the skill in the eSports field.

Edited By: Pritam Priyedarshi