Rockstar Games have officially confirmed that the reports about the recent security breach and the footage leak for GTA 6 were indeed all real. The recently leaked clips showcasing a female playable character were actually the gameplay that we’d be seeing in the upcoming open-world game.
A statement released by Rockstar reads, “We recently suffered a network intrusion in which an unauthorized third party illegally accessed and downloaded confidential information from our systems, including early development footage for the next Grand Theft Auto. At this time, we do not anticipate any disruption to our live game services nor any long-term effect on the development of our ongoing projects.”
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— Rockstar Games (@RockstarGames) September 19, 2022
Furthermore, the statement also said, “We are extremely disappointed to have any details of our next game shared with you all in this way.” Confirming that this leak is indeed real. In the end, Rockstar has said that “We will update everyone again soon and, of course, will properly introduce you to this next game when it is ready. We want to thank everyone for their ongoing support through this situation.”
The developers also confirmed that there would be no delays as of now, “Our work on the next Grand Theft Auto game will continue as planned and we remain as committed as ever to delivering an experience to you, our players, that truly exceeds your expectations.”
In case you didn’t know, the GTA 6 Leak videos were released on GTA Forums. About 3GB of files full of 90 videos of GTA VI footage were obtained by a hacker. Furthermore, the hacker even said that he’d leak more data soon which would include GTA V and GTA VI source code, assets, and testing builds.