According to an announcement by the Grand Theft Auto news-oriented Twitter account @GTAFocal, the source code for Rockstar’s GTA 5 has been leaked. Apparently originating from the recent 2022 GTA 6 leaks that also affected Rockstar, this information had previously only been disseminated among private groups. Even though some have braved the consequences to share the content via social media, Take-Two Interactive is actively removing online links leading to the leaks.
This is not the first time Rockstar has faced security breaches and data leaks – just weeks prior, the GTA 6 trailer was prematurely released. As past instances indicate, this company is known for legally defending its intellectual property. This was evident in the case of the adolescent hacker responsible for the 2022 GTA 6 leak, who was considered unfit to stand trial and was subsequently given an indefinite hospital order.
Despite these leaks, fans can anticipate more official updates on GTA 6, expected to be released in 2025. Featuring the vibrant neon-lit streets of Vice City in the state of Leonida, the recent reveal trailer has increased anticipation for the upcoming game.