GTA 6 Leaker Tries to Sell the Game's Source Code

Allegedly, the hacker has access to GTA 5 and 6's source code, Rockstar's employee details, invoices, and contracts.

With the news of the GTA 6 gameplay leak taking the Internet by storm and becoming one of the biggest, if not the biggest, leaks in game history, it is not surprising that the original leaker quickly started using Rockstar's GTA-related files and documents in their possession in pursuit of a personal gain. Just recently, GTAForums' user TeapotUberHacker, responsible for the leak, announced that the GTA 5 and 6's source code, Rockstar's employee details, invoices, and contracts are now up for sale, trying to sell them primarily to Rockstar itself.

For context, yesterday, the aforementioned user of GTAForums shared a folder with 90 videos, claiming that they depicted a test build of Grand Theft Auto running with "GTA 5 and 6 source code and assets". Since then, the original forum post with all the links has expectedly been deleted by Rockstar and Take-Two. However, the leaker continued sharing updates on the entire situation via Twitter.

According to the @teapothack Twitter page, which, presumably, does belong to the original TeapotUberHacker, the leaker is currently trying to sell the Grand Theft Auto 5 and 6's source code to Rockstar, holding the company's confidential documents hostage and threatening to release them if they do not come in contact, as well as releasing snippets of code one-screenshot-at-a-time.

The hacker's latest posts also stated that they managed to strike some kind of deal with GTA's developers, claiming that they got a message from Rockstar and promising to share more details tomorrow.

At the time of writing this, Take-Two and Rockstar have not officially acknowledged the leaks yet and commented on them. The industry insider Jason Schreier, however, stated that he confirmed with Rockstar sources that the leak is indeed real, noting that this whole situation is "a nightmare for Rockstar Games":

Naughty Dog's Neil Druckmann also commented on the situation, encouraging GTA developers not to get overwhelmed by the news and saying that the leak will one day be remembered as a mere "footnote on a Wikipedia page":

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  • Anonymous user

    This is Rockstar's 🍞 and 🧈  and they know this. Unless I don't know any better but I thought companies like this have logistics to firewall their system. Or, this is just a careless move let down by certain employees. It's been almost a decade and this happens? They better hope it isn't a major setback for years to come.

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    Anonymous user

    ·14 days ago·
  • Anonymous user

    eu sunt hackeru

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    Anonymous user

    ·14 days ago·

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