Rockstar Games surprised the video game world with the release of a trailer for Grand Theft Auto 6 (GTA 6), unleashing an Internet craze that broke several records in a single day. Released on December 5, 2023, the trailer was on YouTube in 24 hours with over 90 million views, making it an exceptional debut.
Although the GTA 6 trailer didn’t reach the top spot in terms of daily views, it was recorded as the third fastest video to surpass the number of views in 24 hours, after the two BTS songs. Butter, with 180 million views in less than 24 hours, remains number one. However, GTA 6 has received a lot of praise even before its official release.
The trailer surpassed 117 million views on YouTube, surpassing the trailer for the previous “GTA V” game in just 12 hours. In recognition of this achievement, the Guinness Book of World Records recognized the “GTA 6” trailer as the most viewed video game release in the first 24 hours, a landmark accomplishment. In addition, the video earned the title of the most-viewed non-music content video on YouTube on the day of its initial release, surpassing MrBeast’s previous record of 59.4 million views.
In addition to the number of views, the GTA 6 trailer was also the most-liked YouTube video in 24 hours and had more than 8.9 million likes in less than 24 hours. and more than 8.9 million likes. Since then, this number has grown to almost 10 million likes! Since then, the number has grown to almost 10 million likes. Note that these records are for YouTube only and do not include the millions of views obtained on other platforms such as X (formerly Twitter).
The impact of the trailer exceeded the index, bringing Rockstar Games millions of new YouTube subscribers and 90,000 away from reaching the coveted 10 million mark. With expectations high, these remarkable records are the foundation for future releases and milestones in the journey of Grand Theft Auto 6.