Grand Theft Auto 6 Won’t Launch Before April 2025, Take-Two’s Revised Fiscal Outlook Suggests

Grand Theft Auto 6 Won’t Launch Before April 2025, Take-Two’s Revised Fiscal Outlook Suggests

Upon its long-awaited announcement in December, Grand Theft Auto 6 was handed a 2025 launch window, and in its latest quarterly fiscal report, Rockstar Video games’ guardian firm Take-Two Interactive reiterated that window, however when precisely in 2025 will the sport be releasing? Judging by Take-Two’s revised bookings forecast for fiscal yr 2024/25, the sport may not launch till at the least April 2025.

Per its up to date forecast, Take-Two has revised its initiatives for the interval all the way down to $7 billion in internet bookings, down from the $8 billion that it was beforehand projecting, which, in accordance with trade analysts Nick McKay and Michael Pachter of Wedbush Securities, is indication that GTA 6 received’t launch till the next fiscal yr begins (i.e. April 1, 2025).

“We will solely surmise that GTA 6 has slipped out of FY:25, in-line with our earlier expectation,” the analysts stated in a analysis notice (by way of VGC). “Administration had stated that subsequent yr’s bookings quantity shall be simply over $7 billion, a far cry from its preliminary feedback of $8 billion in Might, and its first revision of just below $8 billion in November.

“The drop makes us virtually sure that GTA 6 won’t be releasing subsequent FY. With that stated, we’ve no motive to imagine the sport has slipped out of calendar 2025, however it’s affordable to imagine that it’s going to launch later within the yr.”

When requested about Grand Theft Auto 6’s launch plans, Take-Two Interactive CEO Strauss Zelnick stated in a latest Q&A with buyers that developer Rockstar Video games was “looking for perfection”, and that the sport would solely launch as soon as the developer was certain that it was “optimized creatively”.

Each time it launches, Grand Theft Auto 6 shall be out there on PS5 and Xbox Collection X/S.

It was lately introduced that Grand Theft Auto 5 has bought 195 million models worldwide as of December 31.

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