Rockstar Video games was one of many builders that introduced a sport throughout PlayStation’s much-anticipated showcase this week. However as a substitute of a brand new sport, Rockstar’s announcement was for Grand Theft Auto 5 and Grand Theft Auto On-line coming to PlayStation 5 in 2022.
After almost a decade of continued success and recognition, GTA’s followers are prepared to maneuver on and are letting Rockstar realize it.
— shbz (@shbzz) September 9, 2021
With a shelf life that may finally prolong throughout three console generations and thousands and thousands of gross sales below its belt, of us already find out about GTA 5 and nonetheless play GTA On-line in droves. However since being first launched on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 consoles again in 2013, followers simply don’t wish to hear about GTA 5 anymore.
As of this writing, the newest GTA 5 and GTA On-line Remastered trailer from the PlayStation Showcase has 32,000 dislikes in comparison with simply 15,000 likes. An identical dislike-to-like ratio seems on the identical trailer throughout completely different channels together with Rockstar’s personal official YouTube.
“Welcome again to Los Santos?” one commenter writes within the YouTube trailer on the official PlayStation channel. “No thanks. Been caught there since 2013.”
The trailers promoting the re-release of an already massively profitable sport would possibly sting much less if the trailer didn’t spotlight issues like “Seamless character switching,” which is a characteristic of Grand Theft Auto 5 and never essentially one thing new that’s solely attainable on the PlayStation 5.
Followers have additionally known as out how the trailer highlights the improved graphics and enhanced gameplay. With out particular particulars, many say the visuals and gameplay look largely unchanged from present variations of the sport.
And although followers have been completely satisfied to have fun GTA 5’s success, previously yr or so, the group has shifted focus in the direction of a attainable sequel, Grand Theft Auto 6. One fan even went as far as to crash a German sport present to ask Rockstar on stay TV the place GTA 6 may be.
Sadly, Rockstar hasn’t mentioned a lot in any respect a couple of potential Grand Theft Auto 6. Rumors have advised a sequel won’t arrive till 2024 on the earliest, and Rockstar itself has undergone some adjustments after Rockstar co-founder Dan Houser left the corporate earlier this yr.
— Carlton Banks’ Burner Account (@banksburner25) September 9, 2021
With the hype cycle in full swing for the following GTA sport, followers are actually very happy to take pictures at GTA 5. In any case, with 150 million items bought as of 2021, they’re punching method up.
Matt T.M. Kim is IGN’s Information Editor. You’ll be able to attain him @lawoftd.