Rockstar Games is currently working on several unannounced projects, according to a former employee. The Grand Theft Auto developer recently unveiled the Rockstar Games Launcher in an effort to corral all of their PC titles into one location, and although the company has said they aren't adding single-player DLC to Red Dead Redemption 2, Rockstar has finally announced their popular cowboy series will be coming to PC next month.
Rockstar is no stranger to long production cycles and secret projects, having spent over an entire year developing a sequel to Bully 2 only to end up scrapping the title and moving the developers onto other games. While no official word on any upcoming titles has been spoken by the company, the looming presence of a new console generation and reports of a Holiday 2020 release date for the PS5 means Rockstar has only a little time left before people will begin expecting them to be working on a next-gen title.
As reported by ComicBook, Rockstar Games was working on several unannounced projects as recently as 2018, according to former Rockstar India employee Angith Jayarajan. Jayarajan said he worked on multiple titles during his time at Rockstar, which included Red Dead Redemption 2 and "a couple of games" he says he isn't allowed to talk about yet, prompting a flurry of speculation as to whether he is referring to an upcoming sequel to one of Rockstar Games' past franchises or something new altogether.
This isn't the first time a Rockstar India employee has mentioned upcoming, but not officially announced, Rockstar projects in their portfolios. Abhinav Raj Karanwal, a Senior Animator for the company, attributes "Unannounced Games for consoles" alongside Red Dead Redemption 2 in the list of projects they worked on during their time at Rockstar India, which according to their portfolio started in July 2016 and continues to the present day.
A sequel to Grand Theft Auto V, which originally released six years ago, is the most obvious choice when thinking of projects that Rockstar Games could be working on, but some fans are hoping for an announcement about the developer's cancelled stealth game Agent or a proper return to Bullworth Academy. Other Rockstar franchises like Max Payne and Manhunt, while less likely to be brought back, are also possibilities, but as of right now both the company and its former developers are being tight-lipped on what may be coming in the future. Although it may seem like Rockstar Games is singularly focused on continuing GTA Online and bringing RDR2 to PC, it's far more likely they have some surprises in store for players before this current console generation comes to a close.