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Massive 'Grand Theft Auto VI' leak shows early gameplay footage

Lots of footage from the next installment of the Rockstar Grand Theft Auto franchise has leaked online. Early Sunday morning, a hacker via teapotuberhacker uploaded 90 videos from the beta version of Grand Theft Auto VI GTAForums. The clips have proliferated on YouTube and social media since PCGamer discovered the post, and as of this writing, they are still viewable.

According to reports by Jason Schreier published by Bloomberg in July, the footage shows two playable protagonists. One of them is a female character named Lucia, and we see her robbing a restaurant in one of the clips. In a separate video, you can see another playable character riding the “Vice City Subway,” pointing out that GTA VI will take place in a fictional version of Miami. According to Schreier, the leaked footage is legitimate.

“Not that there are too many doubts, but I’ve confirmed to Rockstar sources that this weekend’s big Grand Theft Auto VI leak does It’s real. Of course, these shots are early and unfinished,” he tweeted. “This is one of the biggest leaks in video game history, and a nightmare for Rockstar Games.”

teapotuberhacker adds intrigue to an already intriguing story, claiming they’re also taking a crack at the recent Uber is responsible for the hack. They say they got the beta version after accessing a Rockstar employee’s Slack account and may upload other data online, including sources from GTA V and GTA VI Code and assets , and the beta version itself. It’s unclear how old this version of the game is. Rockstar has reportedly been working on GTA VI since 2014. In July, Schreier reported that the studio is at least two years away from releasing the game to the public.

Take-Two Interactive, publisher of the Grand Theft Auto series, did not immediately respond to Engadget’s request for comment.

Update, September 19, 2022, 9:18AM ET: Rockstar Games will be on Monday morning at The leak is confirmed in a tweet:

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