GTA 6, which is understood to be set primarily in the beloved Vice City – the series’ fictional representation of Miami – has been largely believed to unfold in modern times. However, a recent revelation has added an unexpected twist to this narrative.
Rumors have begun to circulate that the upcoming installment might not be confined to the present day. Some sources, albeit less credible, have hinted that the game might oscillate between different time periods. This idea, previously on the fringes, has gained traction due to a surprising source: a job listing by Rockstar Games.
The game developer is on the lookout for a Character Assembly Artist. At first glance, this might seem unrelated to the game’s setting. However, a deeper dive into the listing reveals a requirement that’s raising eyebrows. Rockstar specifies the need for candidates to understand “fashion and street style, and era-specific culture and demographics as they relate to costuming and look.” This reference to “era-specific culture” is, without a doubt, intriguing.
Two primary theories have surfaced in response. The first, albeit less exhilarating, suggests this might be related to expansions or updates for GTA Online, the series’ online multiplayer universe. While this would explain the “era-specific” angle, it’s the second theory that has fans on the edge of their seats. Many now speculate that this is a veiled confirmation that GTA 6 will indeed transcend various eras.
Despite the rampant speculation and the buzz it has created, Rockstar Games and its parent company, Take-Two Interactive, remain tight-lipped. They’ve yet to issue any comments on these speculations.
As the gaming community eagerly waits for more information, one thing is clear: the release of GTA 6 promises to be an event to watch, with potential surprises in store. Whether these rumors hold water or are just a drop in the vast ocean of speculation, only time—and Rockstar—will tell.