As the Anticipation Builds for GTA 6’s Debut Trailer, TikTok Leak Sparks Speculation and Controversy
As the gaming community eagerly awaits the debut trailer for Grand Theft Auto 6 (GTA 6), the rumor mill has been set ablaze by a TikTok video claiming to showcase footage of the highly anticipated game’s cityscape. The intriguing twist? The source is reportedly the son of a Rockstar Games employee.
According to reports by Eurogamer, two brief videos appeared on Tiktok through an anonymous account, both purporting to offer a sneak peek at the “first look at GTA 6.” The footage provides a glimpse of a city environment with a prominent highway, though its authenticity remains uncertain.
GTABase.com, a site dedicated to all things GTA, later disclosed that the leaked footage might have originated from the son of a Rockstar Games employee. However, skepticism arose when a photo circulated allegedly depicting the leaker’s identity alongside their Rockstar-affiliated parent. GTABase acknowledged the possibility of misinformation, hinting that the photo might be misleading or even from a third party posing as the employee’s child.
This incident marks another chapter in GTA 6’s troubled history with leaks. In September 2022, a significant leak occurred, resulting in the arrest of an 18-year-old individual responsible for disseminating footage and screenshots. The recent TikTok leak adds another layer of intrigue, prompting discussions within the gaming community about the legitimacy of the shared content.
Rockstar Games has been heightening anticipation for GTA 6, confirming that the first trailer will premiere in early December. The official release date for the highly awaited trailer was unveiled last week, scheduled for December 5 at 6 AM PT / 9 AM ET. The setting for GTA 6 is confirmed to be Vice City, mirroring the real-world location of Miami. As excitement builds, fans are left wondering about the potential revelations and surprises in store with the official unveiling.