Gestern noch ein Gerücht, heute offiziell: Rockstar Games hat nun angekündigt, dass die beiden Download-Episoden The Lost and Damned, sowie The Ballad of Gay Tony, am 30. März auch für PS3 und PC veröffentlicht werden. Zuvor waren diese Xbox 360-exklusiv.
Die Episoden können sowohl heruntergeladen, als auch auf Disc (Episodes from Liberty City) erworben werden. Die Download-Versionen setzen dabei voraus, dass man das Hauptspiel besitzt, Episodes from Liberty City kann hingegen als eigenständiges Spiel gespielt werden.
[quote]Rockstar Games Announces Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City on PlayStation(R)3 and Games for Windows(R) - LIVE
The Lost and Damned and The Ballad of Gay Tony available together on a single disc and individually for digital download
New York, NY January 29, 2010 Rockstar Games, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO), is pleased to announce the much anticipated release of Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Games for Windows® - LIVE on March 30, 2010. For the first time, PS3 and Games for Windows - LIVE players will have the opportunity to experience the last two thrilling chapters of the Grand Theft Auto IV saga.
The two action packed episodes will also be available for download on the PlayStation®Network and Games for Windows - LIVE on March 30, 2010. Each episode takes place in the same detailed and immersive world that made Grand Theft Auto IV one of the most critically acclaimed games of all time. Games for Windows - LIVE players can enjoy 32-player multiplayer matches and an advanced video editor, and all fans will experience new songs on the updated soundtrack as featured across Liberty Citys 13 diverse radio stations, alongside in-game television and Liberty Citys own internet.
"It's been a long time coming, but we are proud to finally deliver Episodes From Liberty City for the PC and PlayStation 3," said Sam Houser. "We appreciate the patience of our PlayStation 3 and PC fans worldwide, and we look forward to putting the games in your hands this March."
The Lost and Damned is a dark trip through Liberty Citys seedy underbelly as outlaw biker, Johnny Klebitz, fights to keep his gang together as a rift in the gangs leadership threatens to tear the brotherhood apart.In The Ballad of Gay Tony, players explore Liberty Citys high-end nightlife as Luis Lopez, struggling to balance the temptations of money and vice against loyalties to family and friends.Both episodes feature a slew of new vehicles and weapons, and each episode adds new activities including cage fighting, gang wars and BASE jumping.
Episodes from Liberty City Available March 30, 2010 globally
(The Lost and Damned and The Ballad of Gay Tony together on one disc)
Does not require a copy of Grand Theft Auto IV
Games for Windows LIVE
The Lost and Damned and The Ballad of Gay Tony Available March 30, 2010 globally
(Individual episodes for digital download)
Requires a copy of Grand Theft Auto IV
Games for Windows LIVE[/quote]