However, the claims are currently unsubstantiated. A Forbes Indiaarticle cited a crypto Twitter account as its source for the rumors, and neither Grand Theft Auto developer Rockstar Games nor parent company Take-Two Interactive have confirmed or denied the rumors thus far.
1/ Rumors surrounding #GTA6 will keep gamers busy for a long time. Despite being debunked, these rumors keep popping up:
💱 Crypto trading? 🤑 #playtoearn quest rewards? 🏠 Your own digital home? ⛓️ Private chain?
Video game publication Game Rant speculated that GTA 6 (or whatever it may officially be called) will not introduce a real cryptocurrency but instead might simply make cryptocurrency and the metaverse the “butt of many jokes.”
Other articles around the internet have cited a recent viral tweet from a gaming content creator as their source for the information, but this tweet does not contain evidence validating the rumors and is merely speculation.
Twitter users added a “Community Note” to the tweet that clarifies that neither Rockstar Games nor anyone involved with GTA 6 have said anything to confirm the rumors.