Sony Reportedly In Talks To Buy Take-Two: Will This Make The GTA 6 a PS5 Exclusive?
Expected to be released sometime in the future are Sony’s next-generation hardware, the PlayStation 5 (PS5), and Rockstar Games’ Grand Theft Auto VI (GTA VI / GTA 6). Speaking of these two, there’s a rumor or speculation that the GTA 6 could be a PS5 exclusive.
Sony In Talks To Buy The Parent Company
Sony is reportedly in talks to buy Take-Two Interactive which is the parent company of Rockstar Games. The information came from MarketWatch who cited Head of Technology and Media Trading at Wedbush Securities Joel Kulina referencing rumors about a potential takeover interest from Sony.
The report also noted Joel Kulina saying:
“an advanced board level discussions to acquire Take-Two Interactive in a mostly cash deal.“
When this rumor came about, Niko Partners analyst Daniel Ahmad announced via Twitter that Take-Two’s stock climbed up by 4.7 percent.
This reminds me of Apple should buy Nintendo talk lol.
We'll see what happens.
— Daniel Ahmad (@ZhugeEX) March 13, 2019
When Can We Expect Sony’s Next Generation Hardware?
Although Sony is being tight-lipped regarding many details of their next gaming console, that hasn’t stopped rumors and leaks from coming out. Speaking of leaks, check out this recent article of ours that talks about the PS5’s high-end specs.
As for its release date, so far it’s been mixed. There have been speculations of a 2019 release, a 2020 release and even further. Considering its rumored or speculated release dates, the most popular belief, expectation or ideal scenario that we, 73Buzz, have seen so far (so do take it with a pinch of salt) based on reports is a 2020 release.
When Can We Expect Rockstar Games’ GTA 6?
According to reports, fans may have to wait until 2020 for the GTA 6.
Speaking with GamingBolt, Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter shared his predictions regarding the possible release dates for the next Grand Theft Auto game. As noted by TechRadar, the analysts said that a 2020 announcement with 2021 release would be the best scenario, while a 2021 announcement with a 2022 release or later would be more likely.
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