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The Massive GTA 6 Leak Has The Entire Gaming World Talking
Rockstar had been silent on any news regarding the next installment of the “Grand Theft Auto” franchise since the studio announced its development in February 2022. However, an unidentified individual going by the username “teapotuberhacker” shared a 3GB ZIP file with over 90 videos and stills from the upcoming game reportedly codenamed “Americas.”
The file has been shared on GTA Forums and shows crucial gameplay elements such as a setting resembling Vice City and a female playable character that has been long rumored. Rockstar confirmed to Bloomberg journalist Jason Schreier that the leaked material is legitimate, and the hacker also claims to be the source of the Uber hack that was reported earlier this month.
The standout element is the female protagonist named Lucia, and the leak suggests that the upcoming game stays faithful to the franchise’s ethos of letting players wreak havoc. It’s unclear if the leaked material is how the game will look, but multiple users have pointed out the debug code and interfaces further assert that the leak is real, with some files mentioning “Americas,” which was reportedly the game’s codename in development.