After five years of content, Grand Theft Auto 5 sees player records broken with the recent free release of "The Diamond Casino & Resort" update.
Hard for me to care when GTAO is a large part of the reason we don’t see more games from Rockstar nowadays
Or the reason that story dlc get cancelled.
Had GTA Online failed, Rockstar would have produced and released more games than right now. But since GTA Online is their main money maker right now, they seem to have slacked off and don’t feel the need to release more games. It is incredibly saddening that Rockstar has only released ONE new game this gen in RDR2 as opposed to several ones during the past generations.
Yeah, that’s a real shame. All the story dlc that could’ve happened, but never did because of the success of GTA online just annoys me. I wanted more story DLC with Trevor!
Or maybe because gtao is making them so much money, they'll rather spend more time on development for better Quality. Im sure RDR2 wouldn't be near the level it's at now had it release 2 years ago
@chief Lol bro miss us with that bs Last gen Rockstar put out gta4, rdr, max pain 3 and gta5 just off the top of my head. Then it turns out the next gen that they only release one game near the end of the gen and cancel the single player dlc for gta5 with nothing rumored on the horizon and you wanna tell me it's just coincidence...nah bro I'm not with the koolaid shit.
I dunno. Games of this scale seem like they would take a lot of time to make.
I don’t disagree with you on that. Especially with the attention to detail that Rockstar puts into their world’s, I see why it takes so darn long, and their games get delayed.
what are you all talking about ? Rockstar spent 8 years and up to 2000 people (at peak) making their last game (and that was after GTA5 and GTA Online). They make the biggest, highest production value games in the entire gaming industry. That shit takes time. The only way you'd see more games from them is if you want much smaller games. Right now, they are working on the next GTA guaranteed. We can also guarantee that they are spending, or will be spending an ungodly amount of money and resources on it. The kind of stuff that almost no other dev can afford.
They've probably been working on gta6 for years now as well. I would expect that to release soon into the next gen.
While it does take up a lot of resource, Rockstar starting slowing down game releases at the start of the PS3/360 era. Max Payne 3 forever to make for straight forward 3rd person shooter. Everyone will be happy and excited again when Rockstar announces Bully 2 later this year or early next.
Why make gta 6 when they can easily port gta v to next gen consoles and profit?
They probably will port it, but I’m sure they are working on gta6. Imagine making money from BOTH!
With BC, they won't even have to port it. My question is, what kind of support does 5 get when GTA6 presumably launches with a new online mode.
Will it though? Wouldn't it make. More sense to focus on single player in GTA6 and just port the online from 5 to 6 Since it's called GTA online not GTA5 online. This way graphics could be updated and more players allowed on a server. I don't think they will work on brand new from ground up gta online
Got rid of my copy of GTA5 because of this shit.
GTA6 will come out right before the end of this cycle of systems so they can double dip on the PS5 and XBOX NEXT.
it's confirmed that they can already triple dip with GTAV because PS5 and Scarlett are both full BC. so I wouldn't put my hopes up for GTA6 anytime soon
Think again. They make so much money off of V I doubt we'll be seeing VI anytime soon.
I hope it doesn't. Exclusive next gen means they can actually do so much more with it.
Must be on my own, but I don't like gta online the gun mechanics are awful and the load times.. arghhh.
PS2 Era Rockstar Games was so much better. Have they released any new games this gen other than RDR2?
Looks like Rockstar is living the developer dream: put out fewer titles, but keep sales and consumer engagement extremely high. Same thing with Fortnite. I see things like this and I always worry that developers feel pressured to release games with online modes taking priority; Rockstar makes pretty fleshed out single player experiences as well as a fully engaged online mode, but most companies can't walk and chew gum at the same time, likely due to time and resources. Fortnite, despite no single player, keeps its base by pretty much focusing on dance moves, frequent crossover events in pop culture, and being free. Single player games can do very well like God of War, but it seems like developers are flocking to this online-first culture. Historically, some of my favorite online modes have been the unobtrusive "tacked on" type like Gravity Rush 2 and Persona 5. I like it asynchronous. Regardless, I don't expect Rockstar to release a new GTA until maybe 2022-2023. They usually do a great job of setting sequels apart from their predecessors and the planning involved in that (and monetizing the online sections) is its own challenge. I'm sure they'll try to retain their communities via backwards compatibility, which means we'll likely see Bully 2 on order to have three active online communities.
I'm glad I'm not stupid like many others who's wasting their money on this shit. I loved the SP but I'm not wasting my money on online.
I've never spent a nickel on microtransactions, but doing so does not make people stupid. They can spend money as they choose, but my hope is that other developers do not see this and go too far in their own games with over-the-top microtransactions that punish players for not having bought in-game currency or weapons to be competitive. Feeling pretty fortunate that online gaming has never been of much interest to me.
Thanks everyone for your feedback! I'm a newbie here.
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