You may be occurring heists, stealing vehicles and competing in races in Grand Theft Auto VI someday subsequent 12 months. Rockstar’s mum or dad firm, Take-Two, has shared its projections for the long run together with its yearly earnings report. And apparently, it is gearing as much as launch initiatives that it believes will take its “firm to even larger ranges of success.” The corporate expects the titles it is releasing within the fiscal 12 months 2025 to assist it obtain $8 billion in web bookings, or the web quantity of services and products bought. Whereas it did not explicitly identify these titles, the Grand Theft Auto franchise has traditionally been one in every of Take-Two’s largest moneymakers.
As IGN notes, Take-Two’s web bookings for the earlier fiscal 12 months reached $5.3 billion, and it is because of the corporate’s Zynga acquisition. Earlier than that, it was incomes round $3 billion a 12 months. An nearly $3 billion soar in web bookings is huge, and until Take-Two is making one other enormous acquisition, GTA is the franchise that might allow it to realize that aim. IGN requested Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick whether or not we’ll see GTA 6 as quickly as subsequent 12 months, however the govt refused to substantiate or deny it.
A part of the corporate’s press launch reads:
“Wanting forward, Fiscal 2025 is a extremely anticipated 12 months for our Firm. For the final a number of years, we’ve got been making ready our enterprise to launch an extremely sturdy pipeline of initiatives that we imagine will take our firm to even larger ranges of success. In Fiscal 2025, we count on to enter this new period by launching a number of groundbreaking titles that we imagine will set new requirements in our business and allow us to realize over $8 billion in Internet Bookings and over $1 billion in Adjusted Unrestricted Working Money Move. We count on to maintain this momentum by delivering even increased ranges of working leads to Fiscal 2026 and past.”
Take-Two’s fiscal 12 months 2025 begins in April 2024 and ends on March thirty first, 2025. Even when the Rockstar would not launch GTA 6 in 2024, it might nonetheless be popping out within the first three months the 12 months after. Backside line: We do not have to attend that lengthy for the sport to reach. Since 90 movies of GTA 6 gameplay footage leaked late final 12 months, you most likely already know what you possibly can count on. The clips, which Rockstar confirmed as legit, confirmed two playable protagonists, together with a feminine character named Lucia, committing crimes in a fictionalized model of Miami.