After years of anticipation, GTA VI is confirmed to be in the pipeline with a release date targeted for March 2025 at the latest. This upcoming installment of the blockbuster series is already breaking new ground by featuring a female character in a lead role for the first time ever.
While early game footage has been circling the internet since last year, it was these snippets that solidified two long-standing rumors: firstly, the game will revisit the iconic locale of Vice City; and secondly, one of the two main protagonists will be a female character.
Insiders have spilled the beans, revealing that this groundbreaking female protagonist is named Lucia. Although details about her remain scant, her mere presence is already causing waves of excitement in the gaming community. “Fans who have been dying to see Rockstar Games finally put a woman in a starring role” are thrilled, as the article notes.
Stoking the anticipation further, an incredibly skilled character artist has crafted a stunning render of Lucia, giving fans a glimpse of what to expect. Though unofficial, the render has been widely circulated, serving as a teaser that has ramped up expectations for Lucia’s in-game debut.
While the majority have welcomed this development with open arms, a small yet vocal segment of the community has shown resistance to the inclusion of a female lead. However, the focus remains on the positive strides Rockstar Games is making in diversifying its character line-up.
With GTA VI’s ambitious features and a more inclusive approach to storytelling, fans have every reason to be excited about what lies ahead in the Grand Theft Auto universe.