Rockstar has issued a press release earlier on the continued saga of the GTA 6 leaks, which resulted in heaps of movies and screenshots from the unannounced recreation seem on-line over the weekend.
While the developer, and its guardian firm Take-Two, moved rapidly to take down as lots of them on social media and video platforms as potential, the harm had already been completed. Given the character of the leaks themselves (clearly originating from growth builds), it was assumed that the developer’s community had been hacked.
This was, in truth, an correct guess. In a press release posted to Twitter, the studio acknowledged the leak, confirming that it was the results of an unauthorised community breach.
“We lately suffered a community intrusion through which an unauthorised third social gathering illegally accessed and downloaded confidential data from our techniques, together with early growth footage for the subsequent Grand Theft Auto,” the assertion reads.
“At this time, we don’t anticipate any disruption to our stay recreation companies nor any long-term impact on the event of our ongoing initiatives. We are extraordinarily disillusioned to have any particulars of our subsequent recreation shared with you all on this means,” the developer added.
A Message from Rockstar Games pic.twitter.com/T4Wztu8RW8
— Rockstar Games (@RockstarGames) September 19, 2022
All that mentioned, all the things stays enterprise as regular at Rockstar. Closing its assertion, the developer reiterated that it’s going to reveal the upcoming recreation “when it is prepared.” As for the hack itself, Rockstar mentioned that we ought to be getting an replace quickly.
The most up-to-date growth within the story, previous to the assertion, seems to have revealed the state of affairs to be a ransom by somebody who claims to be in place of the supply code for each GTA 5, and GTA 6 – alongside different growth data. The consumer, which posted their message on the GTA Forums, mentioned they’re seeking to “negotiate a deal.”