In the dynamic world of video game development, the anticipation for new releases often builds a sense of excitement and impatience, especially among PC gamers. This sentiment is particularly poignant in the case of the highly anticipated “Grand Theft Auto 6” (GTA 6).
According to Mike York, a former Rockstar animator known for his work on “Red Dead Redemption 2,” the PC community might have to wait considerably longer for the release of GTA 6.
Earlier, York shared insights on the debut GTA 6 trailer, affirming that the showcased in-game footage reflected the game’s true quality. He predicted that the game, slated for release in 2025, would leave audiences in awe with its groundbreaking graphics and immersive gameplay.
However, York’s recent statements hint at a significant delay for the PC version of GTA 6. He suggests that Rockstar Games’ focus is currently on leveraging the capabilities of consoles like the PlayStation 5 to their fullest before shifting attention to the PC platform.
York’s observations about the quality of non-playable characters (NPCs) in the background of the GTA 6 trailer are noteworthy. He argues that the level of detail in these background characters surpasses current standards, illustrating the extent to which Rockstar is pushing the envelope with the new game.
As of now, there has been no official confirmation from Rockstar Games regarding a PC release for GTA 6. The recent trailer only mentioned launches for PS5 and Xbox Series X in 2025, with no mention of a PC version.
This omission has understandably caused some concern among PC gamers. However, York’s insights could be seen as a glimmer of hope, suggesting that a PC version, while delayed, is likely in the pipeline.
The potential delay in the PC release of GTA 6 is not entirely unexpected, considering the historical release patterns of Rockstar Games. Both GTA 4 and GTA 5 were released on PC years after their initial console launches.
Similarly, “Red Dead Redemption 2” made its PC debut over a year after its console release. This trend indicates that while a PC version of GTA 6 is probable, patience will be key for PC gamers eager to explore the next chapter in the Grand Theft Auto saga.