Rockstar Ramps Up For GTA VI Reveal: Social Club Branding Stripped & Website Overhauled
Rockstar Games appears to be ramping up for the upcoming GTA VI reveal, as the Social Club branding has been stripped and the official website has received an overhaul.
Twitter user videotechuk, who is known for sharing Rockstar Games-related news and updates, pointed out that the publisher may be gearing up to sunset the Social Club and launch a new platform. New changes made to the Rockstar Games websites have replaced all mention of the Social Club with the ‘Rockstar Games Platform’.
All mentions of the Social Club, including branding, have now gone missing, and the logo has been replaced with the Rockstar logo everywhere, including the sign in page, suggesting that the publisher is likely preparing to launch a new platform alongside the GTA VI reveal early next month.
Rockstar Games Social Club is an online gaming service developed by Rockstar Games for authentication and multiplayer features in their games. On September 17, 2019, Rockstar Games launched its own games launcher for Windows. This launcher is linked to the user’s Social Club account, enabling them to download and purchase games they’ve bought on Rockstar’s store. Additionally, it allows users to launch Rockstar games obtained from other services, such as Steam, directly from the launcher.
Recently, Rockstar Games confirmed via a Facebook post that the very first trailer for GTA VI will be released in early December, 2023. Given the timing of the trailer for GTA VI, we think that The Game Awards 2023 may just be the platform where it is showcased. The show’s producer and host, Geoff Keighley, is known for his connections in the industry, and there’s a chance that he may have collaborated with Rockstar Games on a potential reveal at this year’s event. Only time will tell whether that’s actually the case, however. Either way, GTA fans won’t have to wait long before getting an official look at the latest entry in the widely popular series.