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GTA 6 and Vice City Online domains renewed by Rockstar's publisher

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GTA 6 (opens in new tab) rumours are once again swirling as two key domain names have been renewed by Take-Two Interactive, Rockstar's publishing parent. 

As spotted by a user on Reddit (opens in new tab), the company has renewed its ownership (opens in new tab) of the gtavicecityonline.com domain name, alongside that of gtavi.com. 

While its standard practice for publishers to renew domains that it may have no intention of ever using, you can understand why the Grand Theft Auto fanbase has glommed onto this with anticipation. 

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The idea of a new online GTA game taking place in one of its most infamous settings, Vice City (which is based off of the real life city of Miami, Florida) is certainly exciting, and while recent reports suggest GTA 6 is a long ways off (opens in new tab), that doesn't count out the possibility of a huge expansion for GTA Online in the near future. 

Indeed, with the advent of PS5 (opens in new tab) and Xbox Series X (opens in new tab) upon us, it's possible that Rockstar has a few surprises in store for the early years of next-gen gaming, especially as GTA 5 (opens in new tab) has already been confirmed as a 2021 release for those platforms. 

Again, it's best to take these domain updates with plenty of salt. It could be nothing. It could be something. Either way, we probably won't know until Rockstar makes an official announcement for itself. 

For all things Grand Theft Auto shaped, including any major news as soon as it's revealed, make sure to stay tuned to GamesRadar.

If you're gonna play it, you'll need to keep up on the weekly updates - that's what our GTA online patch notes (opens in new tab) are for. And if you want to have a bit of fun, check out our list of GTA 5 cheats (opens in new tab)

Alex Avard
Alex Avard

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