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"This video game makes bad kid fantasies come true": since 1997, the inexhaustible GTA madness

2023-12-09T07:17:24.630Z

Highlights: "This video game makes bad kid fantasies come true": since 1997, the inexhaustible GTA madness. Since 1997, and the release of the first installment, more than 400 million copies of the saga have been sold worldwide. In 2023, GTA V became the second best-selling video game in history, behind Minecraft. The trailer for GTA VI was published on the YouTube channel of the Rockstar studio, publisher of the game. It has been viewed more than 120 million times, a sign of the global craze for the new iteration.


STORY - Unveiled this week, the trailer for the sixth installment of Grand Theft Auto, scheduled for release in 2025, has reignited the passions of several generations of gamers.


"Come and play GTA at home, my parents aren't there." From an early age, Max was looking for adrenaline. He reached this great thrill at the age of seven, when he played for the first time Vice City, the third installment of Grand Theft Auto, forbidden to minors like all the others. In the darkness of a room, almost clandestinely, "four friends were staring at a tiny screen, I was watching them steal cars, drive at full speed, shoot with weapons, blow up street furniture," recalls the Niçois resident. At home, his parents forbid him this pleasure, making him all the more guilty, the 27-year-old communications officer admits today.

On the night of Monday, December 4 to Tuesday, December 5, the trailer for GTA VI was published on the YouTube channel of the Rockstar studio, publisher of the game. The video has been viewed more than 120 million times, a sign of the global craze for the new iteration that will be released in 2025, twelve years after GTA V. Since 1997, and the release of the first installment, more than 400 million copies of the saga have been sold worldwide. In 2023, GTA V became the second best-selling video game in history, behind Minecraft.

"Entering the big leagues"

It was also in secret that Grégoire discovered GTA - Vice City. In 2003...

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Source: lefigaro

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