It has been called one of the biggest leaks ever in the gaming world.
Now a 17-year-old boy from London has been arrested. A police source tells The Desk that the boy was arrested on suspicion of being involved in the server breach of Rockstar Games and Take Two Interactive, the companies behind “Grand Theft Auto”, The Desk reports.
On September 18, 90 clips of what were said to be gameplay sequences from the upcoming “Grand Theft Auto” game were posted online.
“Hey, here are 90 clips from GTA 6,” the user wrote.
A few days later, Rockstar Games, the game developer behind “Grand Theft Auto”, confirmed that the company was recently the victim of a cyber breach that resulted in files being stolen.
“It included early working material for the next Grand Theft Auto,” Rockstar Games announced on Twitter.
The game developer does not believe that the leak will affect or interfere with the further development of the game.
“We are extremely disappointed that details about our next game were leaked to you in this way,” Rockstar Games wrote.
The 17-year-old is also accused of stealing files from Uber, according to the source.
The last GTA game, “Grand Theft Auto 5” from 2013, sold 170 million copies.