The gameplay footage and source code was leaked on GTA Forums and the hacker that goes by the name ‘teapotuberhacker’ had shared a link to a RAR file which consisted of 90 stolen video files.
The video seems to have been captured by the devs debugging several features in the game like camera angles, NPC tracking as well as popular spots in the Vice City. Some footage also consisted of conversations between the protagonist and other non-playable characters.
The hacker reportedly claims to have stolen the source code and assets for GTA 5 and GTA 6, testing build for GTA 6 and is also trying to extort the game devs to prevent the leaking of further data.
The bad actor says they’re accepting offers over $10,000 for the GTA V source code and assets, however, they don’t plan on selling the GTA 6 source code at the moment.
To prove that the hack and info was legit, they claimed that they were behind the recent cyberattack on Uber while also releasing screenshots of source code from GTA 5 and GTA 6.
Rockstar games is yet to release an official statement surrounding this, however, popular game journalist, Jason Schreir has confirmed the leak to be valid, after having a conversation with sources at the game dev company.
To those who asked: There are several reasons this is a nightmare for Rockstar. One is that it’ll disrupt work for a while. Another is that it may lead management to limit work-from-home flexibility. The repercussions of this leak might not be clear for quite a while
— Jason Schreier (@jasonschreier) September 18, 2022
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