A brand new Red Dead Redemption 2 leak might supply an enormous clue on the setting of GTA 6, the following entry within the Grand Theft Auto collection that Rockstar Games hasn’t introduced but, however is believed to be in growth for PS5, Xbox Series X, and probably PC as nicely. Over on the GTA Forums, a dataminer revealed some fascinating bits of code they not too long ago found whereas combing by the information of Purple Lifeless Redemption 2. Extra particularly, they discovered information for varied totally different weapons that aren’t solely not in Purple Lifeless Redemption 2, however aren’t even era-appropriate for the open-world western, primarily set in 1899. At first look, you’d assume these are leftover information from GTA 5, and this can be the case, however there’s additionally a case that these might be for GTA 6, and reveal when the sport could also be set.
Over on the GTA Boards, consumer and dataminer “DerekLeet” seen that there are a number of information for weapons that weren’t round in 1899, but in addition aren’t fashionable weapons, seemingly ruling out that they’re for GTA 5 and GTA On-line.
The primary of those weapons is the Browning Pistol, whereas the second is the L1AL Rifle. The AK47 was additionally found within the information of Red Dead Redemption 2, however in contrast to the opposite two, this might very nicely be information leftover from GTA 5. That stated, the AK47 has a distinct title within the GTA 5 information than it does right here within the Purple Lifeless Redemption 2 information, which casts doubt on it being leftover from the 2013 sport.
There is a curveball although: these information have been within the sport since launch. After all, this begs the query: why would Rockstar Video games be utilizing Purple Lifeless Redemption 2 earlier than launch to check weapons for GTA 6?
Sadly, proper now, this new leak, as is, creates extra questions than it solutions. That stated, on condition that the entire aforementioned weapons had been all used throughout the 1900s, notably throughout the latter half of the century, it might bolster the rumors, studies, and leaks claiming GTA 6 is ready within the Nineteen Eighties Vice Metropolis.
In the intervening time of publishing, Rockstar Video games has not commented on this leak in any capability, and it is extremely unlikely it will change. Nonetheless, if it does, we are going to make sure to replace the story with no matter is offered. Within the meantime, taking the whole lot with a significant grain of salt.