GTA 6 Release: Will GTA 6 be on Nintendo Switch in 2023?

GTA 6 Nintendo Switch

Last Updated on: 25th January 2023, 12:39 pm

It has been over 9 years since the release of GTA 5, with the game first released back in 2013. Despite this, Rockstar officially announced GTA 6 in February 2022, stating developments were well underway.

With rumors circulating about its up-and-coming release, initially deemed to be in 2023, the question on everyone’s mind is not only when can i play GTA 6, but where.

So as we look towards GTA 6, will GTA 6 be on Nintendo Switch, and will it be released in 2023? Let’s take a look below and find out.

Will GTA 6 be on Nintendo Switch?

GTA 5 first launched back in 2013 on PS3 and Xbox 360, before later coming to PC, PS4, and Xbox One.

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Credit: Rockstar

It is worth noting that, despite the game being ported to three generations of consoles, it has yet to be ported to a Nintendo console.

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The Nintendo Switch is vastly underpowered compared to the PS4 and Xbox One, with speculation being as low as 12% of the power of the Xbox One when undocked.

In November 2020 we saw the release of the next generations of consoles, the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S, as well as the launch of the latest GPUs, the Nvidia RTX 30 series and AMD’s RX 6000 series.

These releases saw a vast improvement in visual and performance quality, really furthering the gap with the last gen systems, especially the Nintendo Switch.

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Credit: Rockstar

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So, will GTA 6 be on the Nintendo Switch?

With the rumored release date of GTA 6 initally being set to late 2023, it means that the current-gen consoles will be five years old by that point and the Nintendo Switch will be eight years old.

However, it has since been announced that we may not see GTA 6 until as late as 2025. Will GTA 6 be on the Nintendo Switch? Probably not.

Unless Nintendo releases the rumored Nintendo Switch Pro, and even then it is a stretch, it is extremely unlikely that we will see GTA 6 Nintendo Switch released.