Rockstar has recently announced that they are collaborating with the development team responsible for the highly successful Grand Theft Auto 5 roleplay servers, FiveM and RedM. This unexpected partnership has generated a renewed sense of excitement among fans, fueling speculation about the upcoming release of GTA 6.
The team responsible for developing the popular Rockstar roleplay and creator communities, FiveM and RedM, known as Cfx.re, has now become an official part of Rockstar Games.
FiveM serves as the primary platform for numerous prominent GTA RP servers, attracting a substantial player base, which continues to thrive even after eight years since the release of GTA5 on PC.
In a statement, Rockstar expressed their enthusiasm for the innovative ways their creative community has been pushing the boundaries of Grand Theft Auto 5 and Red Dead Redemption 2. They specifically mentioned the development of dedicated roleplay servers as a notable example of this expansion of possibilities.
In order to provide more support for these initiatives, we have recently updated our mod policy to officially recognize and include mods created by the roleplay creative community.
Through our collaboration with the Cfx.re team, we aim to explore innovative ways to assist and enhance the experience of this remarkable community. We are committed to improving the services offered to both developers and players.
"We are excited to provide further updates and information in the coming weeks and months."
Rockstar fans were both surprised and pleased by the recent news, considering the company's previous conflicts with modders. Back in 2015, Rockstar had banned the FiveM mod team, alleging that their project was an unauthorized multiplayer service that included code intended for piracy.
The creator of the mod claimed that Take-Two, the parent company of Rockstar, sent investigators to their residence in an attempt to intimidate them into discontinuing the project.
This information has been revealed prior to the official announcement of Grand Theft Auto 6. It suggests that Rockstar may be intending to release GTA 6 with its own online roleplaying elements.
Xgamingserver, on the other hand, played down this idea, advising fans not to inquire about the next GTA.
In a statement, the Cfx.re team expressed their excitement about the progress of their community and the chance to collaborate with Rockstar Games to enhance the FiveM platform and the creative community associated with it.
"We are thrilled to announce that with the support of Rockstar, our platform will undergo further enhancements. Although our day-to-day operations will remain unaffected, we are excited about the potential this partnership holds for our users, community, and content creators!"
"And for those wondering about Rockstar's other projects, it's important to note that our collaboration with Rockstar Games is centered around our FiveM and RedM platforms. Therefore, please refrain from asking us about the next GTA!"
"We appreciate the support from all of you. We are excited to see what lies ahead in the future!"
The response to the announcement is predominantly favorable. Here is an excerpt:
I definitely did not expect this to happen this year. It's quite surprising!
In a surprising turn of events, the game developer Rockstar is now choosing to collaborate with modders instead of cracking down on their activities. This marks a significant shift in their approach and heralds a new era in the gaming industry.
It has been announced that GTA VI will include official RolePlay servers, which is pretty exciting news.
The highly anticipated GTA 6 is expected to be incredibly exciting and intense.
The popular game GTA 5 has been selling around five million units every quarter for several years, bringing in significant revenue for Take-Two. Rockstar, the developer of the game, confirmed last year that they are actively working on GTA 6, but they have not provided any official updates on its progress. Last year, there was a major leak that revealed some unfinished content from the game, but Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick stated that although this was a sensitive issue for the developers, it did not have any negative impact on the business.
The release of GTA 6 is anticipated to take place sometime between the fiscal years of 2025 and 2026. The fiscal year 2025 is set
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