Is GTA 6 Coming to Mobile? Rockstar Confirms Release Platforms

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Is GTA 6 Coming to Mobile? Rockstar Reveals Launch Platforms

Abhimannu Das
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Grand Theft Auto (GTA) 6’s first trailer just dropped and gamers all over the world are excited to find out if the upcoming game is headed to iOS and Android.
As of now, an iOS or Android version of GTA 6 is unlikely.

Grand Theft Auto (GTA) 6’s first trailer just dropped and gamers all over the world are excited to find out if the upcoming game is headed to their favorite platforms. Rockstar Games has confirmed that the game will arrive on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series S/X. There is no word on a PC release but going by Rockstar Games’ previous release patterns, PC gamers are likely to get the game sometime after the console release. As for GTA 6’s release on mobile, here’s what you need to know.

GTA 6 is unlikely to have a mobile version

GTA 6 is expected to be a very demanding game, and it is unclear whether mobile devices will be powerful enough to run it smoothly. The game will likely require a lot of processing power and graphics capabilities, which may not be available on most smartphones.

Rockstar Games typically targets GTA games towards older audiences due to the mature content. This may make it less appealing to mobile game developers, who often focus on games that are more suitable for younger audiences.

Mobile gaming is often monetized through in-app purchases and microtransactions. However, GTA games have always been sold as premium titles with microtransactions being reserved for the online-only components. Rockstar Games is unlikely to make a separate version of the game solely for mobile gamers.

Of course, there is always a chance that Rockstar Games could surprise us and release a toned-down version of GTA 6 on mobile. However, based on the factors mentioned above, it seems more likely that the game will remain exclusive to consoles and PC.

While the lack of a mobile release might be disappointing news for fans, there is plenty of reason to be excited for GTA 6 if you are a console gamer. The trailer confirmed that GTA 6 will be set in a fictionalized version of Miami, Florida, known as Vice City.

This marks a return to the iconic setting of GTA: Vice City, which was first introduced in 2002 and has become a fan favorite. The neon-lit streets, Art Deco architecture, and vibrant nightlife of Vice City are sure to provide a fresh and exciting backdrop for GTA 6's story and gameplay.


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Abhimannu is a PC esports writer at AFK Gaming. With over seven years of experience in esports journalism, he has worked on a myriad of games and their ecosystems including Valorant, Overwatch and Apex Legends.

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