The PS5 may get an abrupt exclusive in Grand Theft Auto 6 (GTA 6) in case a recent report is to be believed. Sony may be in talks to buy Take-Two Interactive, the parent firm of GTA V and Red Dead Redemption two hitmaker Rockstar Games also as 2K, the publisher behind BioShock, XCOM, and WWE matches to mention a couple. If true, it would put Microsoft’s E3 2018 reveal of multiple studio purchases to shame with GTA 6 alone. Nevertheless, it’s rather unlikely that Sony would really spend on getting a company of Take-Two’s size and stature, more so when its focus has been on first-party exclusives like God of War and Uncharted 4. On the other hand, the proposition of GTA 6 being exclusive to the PS5 will make business sense given how hot GTA V has been.
According to Marketwatch citing Joel Kulina, Head of Technology and Media Trading in Wedbush Securities, Sony”is in advanced board level discussions to obtain Take-Two Interactive in a mostly cash deal”. Take Two’s stock climbed 4.7 percent on the rumour.
Previously it was suggested that GTA 6 might take place in two places — Vice City and South America. Even though the former is Rockstar’s take on Miami, players can go to South America for a few assignments. The sport is being referred to at Rockstar as Project Americas.
Along with the, GTA 6 may, for the very first time, include a female protagonist because one of it contributes. Though there’s no confirmation if you will be able to control multiple characters like you could in GTA V.
But do not expect to play GTA 6 anytime soon. The game is slated to be available around 2022. If so, it could possibly signal the conclusion of the PS4 and Xbox One with GTA 6 being their collective swan song as well as it being re-released to another wave of consoles from Sony and Microsoft in addition to the PC.
The source of the info is YouTube channel The Know (via VG247) that cites an”inside source”. The Know’s track record is spotty at best.
As for the PS5, PlayStation 5 or whatever Sony plans to call its PS4 successor, it might be slated for a 2021 release date.
In addition, he says that there is no prospect of the PS5 releasing before March 2020. In addition, he considers the possibility of an April 2020 to March 2021 release window but considers it’s unlikely. Besides speculating on the PS5 release date, Imanaka believes Ghost of Tsushima will probably be out by March 2020 using The Last of Us Part II and Death Stranding published from the coming fiscal year or the next (by March 2021 latest).
It appears that the PS5 launch won’t just impact Sony’s games division but the company as a whole, Imanaka considers . This could explain why we’ve seen uncontrolled controversy surrounding the console.
In related PS5 information, it could possibly work with PS4, PS3, PS2, and PS1 games. It’s an interesting move from Sony in case it has implemented because it could spell the end of remasters or re-releases that this generation of consoles is notorious for. It perhaps hints that Sony is assured of those first-party games and exclusives we will see about the PS5 too.