GTA 5 Story DLC: Details regarding the canceled story DLCs for GTA 5 have surfaced on the internet. Rockstar Games is renowned for producing top-notch single-player games, characterized by their immersive worlds, intricate narratives, and well-developed characters. Despite the high quality, the downside is the significant time gap between the release of their games. For instance, there were five years between GTA V and Red Dead Redemption 2. And, there will be seven years between Red Dead Redemption 2 and Grand Theft Auto VI. Although fans recognize the wait is often worthwhile, it demands considerable patience.
Canceled GTA 5 Story DLC’s Leaked
While Rockstar Games has delivered exceptional single-player DLCs for GTA IV and Red Dead Redemption, there has been a lack of content for their two subsequent games. Shortly after Grand Theft Auto V’s release, Rockstar Games initially confirmed the development of single-player DLCs featuring the return of Michael, Franklin, and Trevor.
However, over the years, it became evident that these anticipated DLCs were quietly scrapped. While rumors circulated about DLCs involving aliens and zombies, nothing was official. The leak of parts of GTA V’s source code online provided fans with insights into the canceled DLCs. It revealed eight planned expansions.
Another intriguing concept was a Prologue DLC, suggesting a dedicated story expansion focusing on Michael and Trevor’s time in North Yankton before the main events of the game. There were also plans for the inclusion of Liberty City, as previously rumored. Some DLCs, like the Manhunt pack, remain less clear regarding whether they would have introduced new story content or consisted of smaller, less substantial additions.
Fans were disheartened to learn about the cancellation of these GTA 5 DLCs, considering the promising content that was in development. The decision to abandon these plans was influenced by the development of Red Dead Redemption 2 and the ongoing support required for GTA Online. Speculation has arisen that Rockstar might be contemplating DLC for Grand Theft Auto VI, potentially drawing from cut content to streamline the game’s scope, reduce crunch, and meet release deadlines. However, confirmation of these rumors remains pending, and enthusiasts eagerly await official announcements from Rockstar.