The recent tweet announcing the trailer for Grand Theft Auto 6 has become the most viral post in recent Twitter history (now X). And each passing day, the impact multiplies by 10.
Grand Theft Auto is one of the biggest video game franchises of all time, and the internet has been flooded with rumors and speculations about its upcoming release ever since Rockstar confirmed that Grand Theft Auto 6 was in development last February.
Now, fans have plenty to discuss as they eagerly await the highly anticipated first trailer dropping this week.
The tweet of madness, the tweet that broke the internet
Rockstar Games has announced on social media that the official trailer for Grand Theft Auto 6 will be released on Tuesday, December 5, confirming the rumors that the latest GTA game would be showcased around the time of The Game Awards 2023 livestream, a few days later.
The announcement itself was simple and cryptic, featuring tropical images that supported claims that GTA 6 would return to Vice City, as many fans have been hoping for.
As expected, the internet exploded when Rockstar announced the trailer for Grand Theft Auto 6, and now the tweet stands as one of the most read on Twitter regarding video games.
According to VCG, the announcement of the GTA 6 trailer received over 1.8 million likes within 24 hours of its release, surpassing a similar post from November where Rockstar hinted that the anticipated GTA 6 trailer would be released the following month.
Regarding the tweet impressions, Rockstar’s message has reached 151 million impressions. This is as if all the inhabitants of France, Italy, and Spain had seen the post. Truly mind-boggling.