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GTA VI trailer finally revealed after 10 years, set for a 2025 release.


GTA VI Game Artwork
Image: Grand Theft Auto VI - Rockstar Games
Fellow Grand Theft Auto fans, listen up! The moment we've all been waiting for has finally arrived. Rockstar has released their first trailer for the next installment in the GTA franchise, Grand Theft Auto VI. The announcement and the accompanying trailer has broken several world records by hitting 108 million views on YouTube within 24 hours, which has taking the internet by storm, it surely does seem that the long wait was worth it. Get ready to take a dive into the chaos in the virtual world of Leonida as we take a closer look at the spawrling landscapes and captivating gameplay that we can expect to see. Together, let's dissect the trailer, and point out some overlooked details that might hold the key to unraveling the Game's Mystery. So before we start, make sure you grab your favorite gaming snacks, settle into your gaming chair, and follow along. Let us know if we missed something!

Visuals

Firstly, let's delve into face-level observations of the Grand Theft Auto VI: Trailer. As the trailer begins, the initial frame immediately captures our attention offering a glimpse of the chaotic city of Leonida, we'll be navagating the streets sometime in 2025, this virtual world will act as the main backdrop for our main protaganists. The intricate detail in these expansive landscapes is a testament to the dedicated work of the team at Rockstar Games showcasing their commitment to breaking the mold and crafting a masterpiece.

Gameplay

The trailer also provides a glimpse into the adreniline-rushed, high-octane car chases to brutal shootouts, with gangs tearing the streets of Vice City apart. It's evident that Rockstar has big plans to deliver an action-packed experience that fans will revisit 10 years down the line. The variety of vehicles shown in the trailer includes not only new cars but also some old ones with a little makeover. Expect not only land vehicles but also the return of air and sea vehicles, with the possibility of new additions later on. Additionally, it's worth noting that even the mirrors will function, allowing you to see what's behind you instead of the typical blurry mirror, enhancing the overall gaming experience.

Rockstar Loves Subtle Details

Now, let's delve into the "not so obvious" features within the trailer and the aspects Rockstar hasn't showcased to us yet. Firstly, we have some familiar brands making a return from previous games, such as Piswasser, eCola, and even some older ones like Patriot Beer, first seen in GTA IV. It's not just limited to brands; we might also see the return of certain buildings, starting with The Ocean View Hotel, a recognizable location for those who played GTA: Vice City. Moving on from that, anticipate more densely populated crowds as we explore and tear through Vice City. This is a new feature for the GTA franchise, overcoming engine limitations from previous games. Unlike the sparse skies in GTA V, the air in GTA VI seems to promise more activity and elements to engage with. In addition to the vibrant urban environment, wildlife in GTA VI promises to be a dynamic and immersive experience. Expect to encounter alligators, flamingos, deer, and various bird species, each behaving as they would in their natural habitat—such as alligators lurking in swamps and birds flying both individually and in formation. Beaches are undergoing a transformation as well. No longer relegated to invisible marshes, they will now be densely populated with distinct sections, offering a more realistic and engaging coastal experience. Another noteworthy aspect often overlooked is the inclusion of pre-rendered interiors for most buildings. While not all structures may be accessible, the ability to peer inside and observe furnishings and lights enhances the overall urban ambiance, contributing to a more authentic "city" feel. The level of detail in GTA VI is incredibly impressive. For instance, in one scene, you can observe telephone pole cables neatly wrapped due to the excess amount of cable. The roads showcase realism with debris and grass protruding through the pavement, providing an interactive environment for the player. GTA VI elevates physics to a whole new level, incorporating intricate details in water, hair, and clothing physics. Stepping away from physics, Rockstar infuses its classic humor into the game. In a playful nod, a plane flies over the beachfront, performing aerial advertising with the humorous message: "Nine 1 Nine - Why sixty-nine when you can Nine 1 Nine" — a witty touch that adds a dash of Rockstar's trademark charm.

Our Thoughts

"I'm eager to play Grand Theft Auto VI and experience Rockstar's newest game.. Being interested in the tech side, I'm quite curious about the player models, and I hope the gunplay is not only smooth but also feels substantial compared to other games. I am also looking forward to exploring the HUGE map that Rockstar is cooking up and seeing how they integrate the story with the expansive landscape. I have complete confidence in Rockstar to create a game that will make a lasting impression on the gaming community for many years to come. Additionally, I am eager to see the animations, as I love highly detailed ones for the way they enhance the overall vibes of the game." — Mason B. (Head of Management, NEXARDA)
"I would love to see engaging first and third person gunplay combat, and good audio throughout for weapons, vehicles, voice acting and sound effects. I already know the graphics are going to be a step up from previous titles and this is going to set the new standard for modern graphics in gaming. Can't wait to get my hands on this in 2025!" — Liam A. (Founder & CEO, NEXARDA)
"I look forward to seeing GTA VI push the boundaries of open-world gaming and deliver a captivating storyline intertwined with cutting-edge graphics and innovative gameplay mechanics. With hopes for a diverse and immersive virtual world, I look forward to when it releases in 2025." — Spencer B. (Head of Operations, NEXARDA)
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Releasing 2025 Grand Theft Auto VI

Grand Theft Auto VI is an upcoming action-adventure game in development by Rockstar Games. It is due to be the eighth main Grand Theft Auto game, following Grand Theft Auto V.


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