In its latest earnings report, Take-Two Interactive, the parent company of Rockstar Games, has made revisions to previously provided information regarding the launch of Grand Theft Auto VI. This has fueled speculation and anticipation surrounding one of the most anticipated video game launches.
The highly anticipated GTA VI has been confirmed for a 2025 release, however, no official date or month has been announced. During its latest earnings report, Take-Two forecast revenue of $8 billion for fiscal year 2025, which runs from April 2024 to March 2025. This forecast led to speculation that GTA VI could be released in the first months of 2025 such as January, February or March. However, the company recently corrected this information, reducing the forecast from $8 billion to $7 billion.
This update has led to theories that GTA VI may be delayed until fiscal year 2026, potentially pushing its release to April 2025 or later. While these theories remain unconfirmed, such a shift in release date could explain the decrease in revenue forecasts and suggest that Take-Two will continue to benefit from significant revenue from the game’s pre-orders. CEO Strauss Zelnick underlined the company’s commitment to excellence when commenting on the status of GTA VI, stating that “We strive for perfection. Once we feel we’ve optimized the product