Here we go. Take-Two Interactive, parent company of Rockstar, today published an ambitious press release, whose content lends itself to thinking, nothing more and nothing less than the imminent release of GTA 6that after The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdomcould already be classified as the most anticipated game for the industry, for the future.
To understand where the expectation comes from, you have to dive into the Take-Two Interactive numbers, publisher whose net earnings for the previous fiscal year amounted to $3.4 billion. Well then by fiscal year 2025, the company expects to reach $8 billionthanks to new and revolutionary games, whose identity is still a mystery.
“Looking ahead, the fiscal year 2025 is a long-awaited year for our company. (…) Over the past several years, we have been preparing our business to launch an incredibly strong pipeline of projects that we believe will lead our company to even greater levels of success. In fiscal 2025, we look forward to ushering in this new era by launching several innovative titles that we believe will set new standards in our industry and enable us to achieve over $8 billion in Net Revenues. and more than $1 billion in Adjusted Unrestricted Operating Cash Flow. We look forward to maintaining this momentum by delivering even higher levels of operating results in fiscal 2026 and beyond.”
It should be noted that Take-Two Interactive now also includes Zynga’s earnings on its balance sheets, but even then you don’t get such ridiculous numbers. The mobile game publisher’s net revenue last year was $2.5 billion. Even if we add the profits of both companies, we do not arrive at more than 8 billion dollars, which definitely lends itself to thinking about a premiere of historic proportionsand what else can it be besides GTA 6.
That said, it’s also worth noting that fiscal year 2025 means different things to different countries. In the United States, fiscal year 2025 runs from October 2024 to September 2025; while in the United Kingdom it runs from April 2024 to March 2025. In any case, it is possible that GTA 6 peak season debuts next year, and that matches insider projections on the matter. For reference, the last 2 great Rockstar releases, GTA 5 and red dead redemption 2 debuted in the months of September and October, respectively.
What do we really know about GTA 6?
In accordance with reliable informantsas well as leaked information, today we know that GTA 6 will return to Vice City and will feature a couple, made up of a Caucasian man and a Latina woman, based on the story of Bonnie and Clyde.
There are reports suggesting that the game will implement new AI technology for NPCs, as well as new graphics technology for water. It is expected that the Ad of GTA 6 occurs during the second half of this year, and the premiere occurs, at the latest, in 2025.