Take-Two Interactive announced that Dan Houser, co-founder and chief screenwriter of Rockstar Games, will leave the company on March 11, 2020.
Houser was the lead screenwriter for GTA 5 and worked on almost all Rockstar Games projects as a producer or screenwriter. His brother Sam will continue to work for the company.
"After an extended break beginning in the spring of 2019, Dan Houser, Vice President, Creative at Rockstar Games, will be leaving the company. Dan Houser’s last day will be March 11, 2020. We are extremely grateful for his contributions. Rockstar Games has built some of the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful game worlds, a global community of passionate fans and an incredibly talented team, which remains focused on current and future projects," — said Take-Two Interactive Senior Vice President Matthew Breitman.
Rockstar Games did not announce GTA 6. In December 2019, PSErebus insider suggested that the company will release a new part of Grand Theft Auto in the fall of 2021.