Grand Theft Auto VI Trailer Debuts Early, Confirms Female Protagonist and Vice City Setting
Less than a day before Rockstar was set to debut GTA VI trailer, a now-suspended account posted the trailer on X (formerly Twitter). Though the GTA VI trailer was scheduled to premiere Tuesday, December 5th at 9AM ET, Rockstar quickly responded by publishing the trailer in full on its official YouTube channel.
Key Points ·
The leaked trailer confirms many of the details that have been slowly coming out about GTA VI over the last two years, including the Vice City setting. · The game will star the series’s first female protagonist with Bonnie and Clyde-inspired story elements. · GTA VI is set for release in 2025. · Rockstar specified that the game is coming to PS5 and Xbox Series X / S that year.
Trailer Details The trailer opens with Lucia, shown in a prison jumpsuit, before transitioning to action-packed scenes featuring fast cars, reckless gunplay, and handfuls full of ill-gotten cash. The trailer also features a brief description of the game itself: “Grand Theft Auto VI heads to the state of Leonida, home to the neon-soaked streets of Vice City and beyond in the biggest, most immersive evolution of the Grand Theft Auto series yet,” Rockstar says.
Leak History GTA VI’s reveal has been rife with leaked information. Earlier this year, a teenager from the UK was found responsible for last year’s leak that distributed 90 videos from the in-development process. Additionally, this week, a video on TikTok surfaced that claimed to be leaked footage from the game that allegedly came from a Rockstar employee’s kid. The TikTok videos (which, as of publishing, are still available on service) feature footage of a computer monitor showing off wide shots of the game’s setting.
Anticipation and Excitement Despite the leaks, the release of the official trailer has generated a great deal of anticipation and excitement among GTA fans. The game is expected to be one of the biggest releases of 2025, and Rockstar is sure to have a lot more to share about GTA VI in the months to come GTA VI trailer