“Didn’t Like Doing Crime” – As GTA 6 Trailer Takes Over Social Media, Elon Musk Reveals Why He’s Scared of Rockstar’s Open-World Video Games

Published 12/05/2023, 1:36 PM EST

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The world finally got a first official look at GTA 6 through its record breaking trailer. And millions of fans are falling head-over-heels for the video. Except one. There’s one gamer who seems to be not too interested. While the world awaits GTA 6, it turns out Elon Musk tried playing GTA V, but didn’t like it.

Going by his recent interaction on social media, it looks like Elon Musk has played but been unable to complete most of the Grand Theft Auto titles. And he cited a very interesting reason for the same.

“Just couldn’t do it”- Elon Musk reveals the reason for not liking GTA


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Rockstar Games released the first trailer of GTA 6 on December fifth. Within hours, it broke records. And at the time of writing, it has 80,136,173 views. It shows how eagerly people were waiting, and how much love the franchise has. Howeve, while many players were busy praising its visuals, some of the users came up with their not-so-common thoughts on the celebrated series. One such individual was X’s employee who works in the Data and Analytics department.

X’s Dan revealed that he’s not played any of the major Rockstar Games titles like GTA 1, GTA 2, GTA 3, GTA 4, and GTA 5. Even GTA 6 is possibly going to be on his ‘not-playing’ list. However, what’s interesting about Dan’s post is that it eventually received a response from X’s boss, Elon Musk.


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Coming up with a surprising reply, Elon Musk wrote that he’s also “tried” completing several GTA installments but could never do that. Specially mentioning GTA V, the game that has sold over 190 million copies worldwide, Musk said that he “didn’t like doing crime” in it.

Musk cited GTA V’s opening as the reason for not liking it. Now, according to Elon Musk, he’s someone who’s not into committing crimes in that manner at all. If you recall, the prologue of GTA V is a mission where Michael, Trevor and Brad rob a cash storage facility. And in the process of escaping, you need to shoot law enforcers.

Based on this reasoning from Tesla’s co-founder, it seems very much likely that he will even skip playing GTA 6. After all, the entire series is about crime.

What to expect from GTA 6 story and characters?


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The recently released Trailer 1 for the game revealed two main protagonists. It looks like the rumours of the game having dual protagonists has been confirmed. The characters are supposedly inspired by infamous bank robbers Bonnie and Clyde. The latter two were real-life criminals in their 30s, known for bank robberies among other crimes. Rockstar’s game is also expected to feature a similar plot with its characters.

Further, the story will be set in Leonida, under the main location of Vice City. According to the makers, they are going to push “the limits of what’s possible in highly immersive, story-driven open-world experiences,” with GTA 6. Its map is said to be the biggest yet, supposedly twice as big as Los Santos.


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Speaking of a release window, the next GTA title will arrive at some point in the year 2025.



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Mintu Tomar


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