That’s in line with Wedbush Securities analysts Nick McKay and Michael Pachter, who stated on Friday that the sport seems to have slipped out of its as soon as anticipated early 2025 launch window.
On Thursday, Rockstar proprietor Take-Two downwardly revised its steering for its subsequent fiscal 12 months (FY25), which runs from this April to March 2025.
In a analysis notice titled ‘$7 Billion Means No GTA in FY:25’, the analysts wrote: “We are able to solely surmise that GTA VI has slipped out of FY:25, in-line with our earlier expectation.”
“Administration had stated that subsequent 12 months’s bookings quantity will probably be simply over $7 billion, a far cry from its preliminary feedback of $8 billion in Might, and its first revision of just below $8 billion in November,” they added.
“The drop makes us virtually sure that GTA VI won’t be releasing subsequent FY. With that stated, we now have no purpose to consider the sport has slipped out of calendar 2025, however it’s affordable to imagine that it’s going to launch later within the 12 months.”
In addition to a 2025 launch date for PS5 and Xbox Collection X/S, it confirmed that the sport will partly happen in Vice Metropolis – a fictional Miami – and star a pair of protagonists, certainly one of whom, in a primary for the sequence, is a ladies.
On Thursday, Take-Two stated Grand Theft Auto 5 has shipped over 195 million items since its launch in 2013. The franchise has shipped over 420 million items since launching in 1997.