GTA 6 could include Lionel Messi, Jake Paul and UFC legend as list of rumoured cameo appearances emerges
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Lionel Messi and Jake Paul are just two of the names rumoured to potentially feature in Grand Theft Auto 6 after the game was announced by Rockstar Games.
On Wednesday, Rockstar finally delivered the confirmation that fans of the GTA series have been anticipating for almost 10 years - GTA 6 is on its way.
They posted to X (Twitter): "We are very excited to let you know that in early December, we will release the first trailer for the next Grand Theft Auto. We look forward to many more years of sharing these experiences with all of you."
We are very excited to let you know that in early December, we will release the first trailer for the next Grand Theft Auto. We look forward to many more years of sharing these experiences with all of you.— Rockstar Games (@RockstarGames) November 8, 2023
There is little information about the game thus far, although as per Dexerto, it is rumoured to feature two protagonists - a man and a woman - in a Bonnie and Clyde-style scenario.
But as we saw in GTA 5, there was still room for cameo appearances throughout the story. And a number of names from the sporting world have been linked with potentially featuring in GTA 6 when it is released.
Audioviser (via GameRant) claimed that Rockstar would incorporate episodes of the 'Joe Rogan Experience' podcast into the game, although such a collaboration appears extremely unlikely given Rockstar's previous policy of parodying top media personalities, and Rogan's past criticisms of the video game industry.
Adding further fuel to the fire is the rumour that the game will return to Vice City. Although not confirmed, a collaboration with Messi and/or Inter Miami would certainly make some degree of sense.
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