Rockstar North is planning more 'Grand Theft Auto Online' content.

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The multiplayer mode of 2013's 'Grand Theft Auto V' has proven popular with fans since its launch six years ago, and he game's developer has promised more updates and features are coming.

Speaking to PCGamer, co-studio head Rob Nelson said: "Players should feel confident that we have a ton of brand new ideas still to come.

"It's been six years and we just hit record player numbers and we are all incredibly grateful to everyone who's been with us along the way."

Nelson didn't specify any plans for the next batch of downloadable content (DLC) for 'GTA Online', but he explained how the team embraces "flexibility" to keep them on their toes.

He added: "We try to keep plans going roughly a year out, but we want to have the flexibility to be responsive to any chance."

Meanwhile, Rockstar North recently put out a new job listing for its first next-gen open world game set for Microsoft's Project Scarlett and Sony's PlayStation 5.

The role is an Animation Systems Programmer, and the job description reads: "We are looking for an experienced, talented engineer to help us in developing advanced animation systems for large open world character-based games."

Furthermore, the listing confirms Rockstar's attention is turning to next gen consoles with an outline of what the company does.

Under the 'what we do' heading, the studio adds: "We develop animation technology, from performance capture through to a sophisticated runtime engine, for massive open world games.

"We are a global team of programmers and researchers who collaborate on pushing the boundaries of character animation on next generation hardware."