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Rockstar Games’ Employees Often Engage In a Motorsport Which Very Few Know About

Published 06/25/2022, 8:10 AM EDT

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Rockstar Games are one of the most famous game developers in the world. But not many people know that they also have a sports car team.

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The famous video game company’s Scottish branch, Rockstar North, is the creator of the Grand Theft Auto series. The employees working at that branch are also sports car racing enthusiasts. So they came up with a sports car team, Viken Motorsport.


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Moreover, the cars they use for the events have stickers of the parody brands from the Grand Theft Auto game series. So, Rockstar Games may be backing this project like they are with the music label, CircoLoco Records, and cycling team, RockstarGames Racing.

These Rockstar employees work on their sports car team during whatever time they find after their work. Moreover, they recently participated in the 24h Nürburgring race, where they came first in their class while 72nd out of 135 racers on May 29.

Rockstar Games might be working on a GTA 6

Grand Theft Auto is one of the most famous video game series and an absolute fan favorite. The Grand Theft Auto V is the latest installment in the series that came out in 2013. It’s been over nine years since then, but it is still one of the most popular games, selling over 155 million copies.



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However, the other question that everyone has kept guessing is when the next GTA is coming. There were a lot of doubts about the GTA 6. So, the Rockstar games ended those doubts with a blog revealing ongoing developments on a new entry to the series.

GTA Online Gamer Recreates Ex-WWE Star’s Iconic Signature Move In-Game


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Moreover, the Take-Two Interactive CEO, Strauss Zelnick, also talked about the developers working on a new Grand Theft Auto game. Take-Two Interactive is the parent company of Rockstar Games and 2K games. Recently, Zelnick attended Jordan Wasserberger’s Excelsior podcast.

In the 27-minute-long podcast, Wasserberger questioned, “As a long-time fan of the series, avid gamer in general, I feel obligated to ask, Is there anything you could tell us about GTA 6?” The Take-Two boss answered, “Sure, I mean, Rockstar said that there is another version coming. So, stay tuned.”


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There is nothing more than these about the GTA 6. For now, fans can only wait for the developers to reveal more about the next Grand Theft Auto game. Are you also waiting for Grand Theft Auto VI?

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Written by:

Ripan Majumdar


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Ripan Majumdar is an F1 writer at Essentially Sports. He is currently pursuing his Bachelor's in Science from West Bengal State University, Kolkata. Ripan is a massive Red Bull Racing and Sergio Perez fan, and has been following the sport for over the past few years.
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Vibhanshu Kumar