What Can You Expect From the Upcoming Grand Theft Auto 6 Game?

Surya Kumar
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What Can You Expect From the Upcoming Grand Theft Auto 6 Game?


Grand Theft Auto 6 is expected to feature a larger and denser map with Vice City as the starting location.
The upcoming title will supposedly give players the ability to switch between Jason and Lucia, the latter being the first playable female character since the top-down GTA games.

Rockstar’s existing Grand Theft Auto 5 has still retained its place of being one of the most sensational titles in the gaming industry. It has sold a whopping 185 million copies being the second best-selling game of all time, losing the first spot to Mojang’s Minecraft. Although the game was released over, 10 years ago, it is still being enjoyed by millions of players worldwide over numerous platforms and console generations.

Considering the exciting announcement of Grand Theft Auto 6, numerous fans are speculating about the features and gameplay of the upcoming title, expecting significant overhauls from the existing game. Without further ado, let’s delve into it and take a look at all the expectations that fans of the series have for GTA 6.

Grand Theft Auto 6 Protagonists

Judging from the massive leak that the studio has undergone, we can understand numerous gameplay elements present in this upcoming GTA title. Players will get to witness a  Bonnie and Clyde-inspired gameplay system featuring a male and a female protagonist. They are reportedly named Jason and Lucia, with the latter being the first playable female character in the 3D and HD versions of the franchise. 

Grand Theft Auto 6 Setting

Many fans are expecting the studio to feature areas from Vice City which was essentially the reimagined virtual world of Miami. The city is only expected to be a starting location in the game and Rockstar will supposedly add newer missions featuring different cities regularly. You will also get to experience more interior locations than any of the previous entries in the series.

This might be a plausible start for the upcoming game, as Vice City has not been featured extensively apart from the Vice City Stories expansion in 2006. Considering all of this, we can expect to see a much denser map filled with numerous activities to keep you entertained.

Grand Theft Auto 6 Technical Changes

Although Rockstar’s RAGE engine has certainly come a long way as showcased in their latest RDR 2, it is expected to make improvements in terms of its ragdolls and other game physics, offering more fluid movements and damage effects. The aging and time cycles present in RDR 2 where your character grows a longer beard as time progresses in-game are also expected to get improvements. This might be in the form of trivial cosmetic changes such as your character appearing more older as we progress through the game.

Grand Theft Auto 6 NPC Activity

Apart from its engaging story and online heists, engaging in chases with cops is usually the definition of experiencing a GTA game. From the leaked gameplay, several fans noticed an improved police AI, which has led to speculation regarding upgrades to NPC activities as well. NPCs are expected to spawn more dynamically based on events occurring in an area. Interactions with them are also expected to be more engaging.

Grand Theft Auto 6 Platforms

Rockstar’s upcoming GTA title will certainly be a next-gen title that will have improved graphics from its latest entries such as RDR 2. We can expect to see this game launch for the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S and eventually make its way to PC, but there is little possibility for this title to make its way to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, as they are already decade-old consoles at this point. We can also eliminate the Nintendo Switch from the list, due to its evident hardware limitations.

Those are pretty much all the major expectations that fans have in regards to the upcoming Grand Theft Auto game. Do take this information with a grain of salt as it is based on leaks and speculation floating online.

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Surya has been an avid gamer all his life with an emphasis on single-player titles since the PlayStation 2 era. After switching to PC, he has also dabbled in the world of Valorant ever since its beta. He aims to spread his passion for gaming through his writing.