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Rockstar Games has announced that the first images of the next installment of the "Grand Theft Auto" video game series will be unveiled in early December. An announcement that will delight fans 10 years after the release of GTA V. This previous installment sold more than 175 million copies, making it the second best-selling video game in history.

The first official images of the next installment of the hit video game series "Grand Theft Auto," also known as "GTA," will be unveiled in early December, Rockstar Games announced Wednesday in a message from its founder.

GTA V has sold more than 175 million copies

The existence of this future installment, which does not yet have a name or release date, was confirmed at the beginning of 2022, before stolen images leaked a few months later on the internet. A cash machine as popular as it is criticized for its violence, "Grand Theft Auto" has allowed players, since the very first episode in 1997, to play as criminals in cities resembling New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco or Miami.

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"We're very excited to announce that in early December, we'll be releasing the first video of the upcoming 'Grand Theft Auto,'" Houser wrote in a message posted on the studio's website, which will also celebrate its 25th anniversary. This presentation is a major challenge for Rockstar Games, as the latest installment, "GTA V" released in 2013, has sold more than 175 million copies since its launch.