Grand Theft Auto continues to be one of the vital profitable gaming franchises, however players obtained an surprising take a look at a few of the parts for the following iteration of the sport when a leak uncovered 90 movies of clips from the sport, together with the debug code and interfaces to assist confirm that the photographs have been legit. Now Rockstar Video games, the corporate behind Grand Theft Auto, have commented on the leak.
The hacker, going underneath the moniker “teapotuberhacker,” posted the supplies Sunday morning (Sept. 18) inside the GTAForums. The hacker additionally threatened to “leak extra knowledge quickly,” which might embrace supply code, property and testing builds from each GTA V and GTA VI. This individual additionally has claimed credit score for a current Uber hack.
In response, Rockstar Video games issued the next assertion:
We lately suffered a community intrusion during which an unauthorized third social gathering illegally accessed and downloaded confidential data from our techniques, together with early improvement footage for the following Grand Theft Auto. At the moment, we don’t anticipate any disruption to our dwell sport providers nor any long-term impact on the event of our ongoing initiatives.
We’re extraordinarily upset to have any particulars of our subsequent sport shared with you all on this means. Our work on the following Grand Theft Auto sport will proceed as deliberate and we stay as dedicated as ever to delivering an expertise to you, our gamers, that actually exceeds your expectations. We are going to replace everybody once more quickly and, in fact, will correctly introduce you to this subsequent sport when it’s prepared. We wish to thank everybody for his or her ongoing assist by means of this case.
– The Rockstar Video games Workforce
The clips are stated to incorporate footage of each the female and male lead characters within the sport, whereas additionally exhibiting a few of the gameplay happening inside the fictional metropolis.
The preliminary Grand Theft Auto online game arrived in 1997 and there have been 5 totally different iterations of the sport, the final coming in 2013. Whereas Grand Theft Auto VI is at present within the works, an official launch date has not been introduced, and it isn’t generally known as of but how the leak will have an effect on what’s finally launched to the general public.