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Rockstar Games Issues Statement Regarding Grand Theft Auto VI Leak

September 20, 2022 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
Grand Theft Auto V Image Credit: Rockstar Games

Rockstar Games has issued a statement following the massive leak of development videos and more from Grand Theft Auto VI. As reported yesterday, a hacker released dozens of videos and screenshots from the game in an early, unfinished form. Rockstar posted to their Twitter account with a statement addressing the leak and noting that things are still progressing as planned despite the leak.

The full statement reads:

A Message From Rockstar Games
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.

We are truly disappointed to have any details of our next game shared with you all in this way. 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. We will update everyone again soon and, of course, will properly introduce you to this game when it is ready. We want to thank everyone for their ongoing support through this situation.

– The Rockstar Games Team

Grand Theft Auto VI was offically confirmed by Rockstar in February. There is no release date yet set.