A reader examines the new GTA 6 rumours and what changes he’s happy about… and which he worries could change the game for the worse.We’ve only really had one proper leak for Grand Theft Auto 6, that says very little, and yet already the internet is alive with fear and loathing about what it all means.
There were really only three details: it’s set in ‘Miami’; it has two main characters, a Bonnie & Clyde style couple where the woman is a Latina; and Rockstar in general is trying not to punch down so much in its humour, which has immediately being described as them being ‘woke’.I’ll address that last point first because it’s so tiresome having to argue that being nice to people is somehow a bad thing.
I mean, what does woke mean? Being aware enough of how you speak to someone that you try not to offend them? And that’s what people are upset about?
That’s what they want to actively stop others from doing?!Clearly this goes well beyond GTA, even though I suspect GTA will become a key battleground in these ‘culture wars’ but I’m glad to see that Rockstar are on the side of the angels with this and have already removed some tasteless anti-trans jokes from GTA 5.Read more on metro.co.uk