GTA VI Trailer Shatters Expectations: Aiming for Record-Breaking Viewership

GTA VI Trailer Shatters Expectations: Aiming for Record-Breaking Viewership

5. December 2023 by Valentin Pasetti

The gaming world was taken by storm on December 4th when the much-anticipated GTA 6 trailer was leaked and subsequently officially released by Rockstar Games. This move not only surprised the gaming community but also set the stage for a potential record-breaking run on YouTube.

A Trailer Release Like No Other

Initially scheduled for a December 5th release, the leak forced Rockstar Games’ hand to unveil the GTA 6 trailer earlier than planned. This highly anticipated title from one of the decade’s most popular video game franchises has already captivated millions.


Key Highlights:

  • Staggering View Count: In just 12 hours, the GTA 6 trailer amassed an impressive 57,975,413 views on YouTube.
  • Chasing a Record: The trailer is pacing towards breaking the 24-hour viewership record on YouTube, currently held by BTS’ “Dynamite” music video with 101 million views.

What Makes GTA 6 Stand Out?

GTA 6 is set in the iconic Vice City, evoking a sense of nostalgia among long-time fans of the series. The game is highly anticipated, and while an official release date is still under wraps, the excitement is palpable.

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Innovations in GTA 6

  • A New Protagonist: The game introduces its first female protagonist, Lucia, showcased in a prison jumpsuit in the trailer.
  • Anticipated Release: Slated for a 2025 release on PC and Xbox, with pending confirmation for a PC version.

The Future of GTA VI

As Rockstar Games prepares to reveal more in the coming months, the gaming community eagerly awaits what GTA 6 will bring to the table. The trailer’s success is just the beginning of what promises to be another groundbreaking installment in the GTA series.