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It’s official – GTA IV: Episodes from Liberty City coming to PS3 and PC

Friday, 29 January 2010 05:52 GMT By Nathan Grayson

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Ever since their respective launches, GTA IV’s two DLC episodes have kept the GTA experience from going cold only on the Xbox 360. But no more. Today, Rockstar announced that GTA IV: Episodes from Liberty City is bringing a double-helping of DLC to PS3 and PC this March.

“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.”

As with the Xbox’s variation on the theme, the episodes will be available for download online or in a retail package together.

So yeah. Go nuts.

Thanks, Kotaku.

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45 Comments

  1. Razor

    Fiiinally.

    #1 5 years ago
  2. Dannybuoy

    Not bothered

    #2 5 years ago
  3. Yoshi

    Its too late now =/ but if i do get it it’ll be probz on the pc

    #3 5 years ago
  4. onlineatron

    For the right price I’d buy the bluray.

    I take it we all expect Agent to go go multiplat now?

    #4 5 years ago
  5. Yoshi

    Most likely lol

    #5 5 years ago
  6. Kaufer

    And to think it cost $50 Million just for a short timed exclusivity for DLC. Alot of new games could be had with that amount. Sad.

    #6 5 years ago
  7. Joe Anderson (wotta)

    Shame no-one is bothered now.

    #7 5 years ago
  8. onlineatron

    @wotta

    Two people have already expressed interest in purchasing it… and that’s just on this site.

    Also, I’m surprised that Ps3 owners get it as dlc… I thought that was the big workaround. I thought MS has rights to the dlc and ps3 owners would see it on disk.

    #8 5 years ago
  9. Robo_1

    So did MS actually fund these releases, or did they really pay a whopping 50 mil for 12 months of exclusivity?

    #9 5 years ago
  10. onlineatron

    I think Rockstar must have found a loophole… I highly doubt MS would have been silly enough to only secure timed exclusivity.

    #10 5 years ago
  11. Gekidami

    Yet they were silly enought to only get timed exclusives on several other games they paid to develop? R* didnt sell MS the rights to anything, it was just a timed exclusive.

    #11 5 years ago
  12. Redh3lix

    Like everybody I know, we lost interest in GTA IV a loong time ago.

    #12 5 years ago
  13. pumpkinhead303

    Yeah, MS is silly enough for that, all they really care about is up front money, not a long term. We made X amount of money in this short of a time. but the never tell you what they spent to make X amount. I glad i held off, i’m totally buying this and if anyone hasn’t played them yet you should noes your chance… Support PS3

    #13 5 years ago
  14. Blerk

    Anyone saying they’re “not bothered” and it’s “too late now” needs a reality check. It’s only a few months since Gay Tony hit, and I only just finished both episodes last week – there’s 40+ hours of game here if you don’t race through it.

    These are excellent, excellent games. They’re not just DLC, they’re experiences in their own right. And if you buy the disc version you don’t even need to still own the original GTA IV.

    Seriously, these are fucking excellent. Get off your high horses and pick them up, you moaning buggers! :-D

    #14 5 years ago
  15. NGCes26294BIV

    @4

    I don’t expect Agent to go multiplat, although as a 360 owner I wish it would :-/

    #15 5 years ago
  16. Blerk

    It’s rather amusing how much people care about Agent given that it’s basically a game logo and nothing else at the minute. :-D

    #16 5 years ago
  17. Robo_1

    I was reading something about Agent being a PS3 exclusive, to off-set the 40 million Sony had pumped into L.A Noire, which subsequently went to Rockstar.

    It all depends what deals were inked I suppose.

    At the moment, Agent has two things going for it. A snazzy logo, and the fact that it’s an original franchise from the team who built GTA 3 – 4, and I’m going to guess it’s not the snazzy logo people are building their expectations on. ;)

    #17 5 years ago
  18. KAP

    Im happy.

    #18 5 years ago
  19. Kaufer

    @17
    I read about that rumour but the figure was $20 million cost of L.A. Noire to what is essentially a PS2-2003 game. And nowhere in that rumour it indicated Agent in the negotation. And whats the appeal of a Noir style GTA anyway?

    #19 5 years ago
  20. NGCes26294BIV

    @16

    Come on Blerk, you know better than that.

    No-one is getting excited about a logo, they’re excited because it’s a new IP from Rockstar North.

    The same will apply when Bungie, IW etc announce new IPs.

    #20 5 years ago
  21. Blerk

    And whats the appeal of a Noir style GTA anyway?

    Are you kidding? I’m almost having a seizure just thinking about such a thing.

    And yet… I can’t help but worry that L.A. Noire’s going to be terrible. Too long in the pot, etc.

    #21 5 years ago
  22. Blerk

    I’m just messing with you, NG. I know full well why people are giddy. It’d be nice to have had at least a teaser trailer, though.

    #22 5 years ago
  23. NGCes26294BIV

    :)

    I agree with you on LA Noire – I’m worried it won’t be very good. Anything made by Rockstar outside of ‘North’ is usually tat. That’s why I’m not getting my hopes up for RDR.

    #23 5 years ago
  24. Blerk

    The new Red Dead previews make it sound amazing, though. I’m seriously hoping that it’ll live up to its promise.

    Not everything outside of North is bad, though – Bully was excellent.

    #24 5 years ago
  25. Robo_1

    @19

    You’re right, the figure was $20 million but it does seem that Agent was the price of Sony not pursuing their investment in L.A. Noire:

    http://www.indianvideogamer.com/2010/01/rumour-la-noire-responsible-for-agent-being-ps3-exclusive/

    #25 5 years ago
  26. The Hindle

    Yep these are both excellent games dudes dont be morons and play them. This sums up 3rd part exclusives for me so dont worry 360 fans you will get to play Agent someday

    #26 5 years ago
  27. onlineatron

    @Hindle

    Yep, It’s just like how the last gen gtas eventually went to Xbox.

    #27 5 years ago
  28. Badger

    I care, I care lots. Very good news. I guess it’s about time I finish the base game now.

    #28 5 years ago
  29. Johnny Cullen

    I’m with Blerk.

    Get them. For 360, PC and PS3, get them.

    Either Eps or as DLC, get them. Especially Gay Tony.

    That was good shit.

    #29 5 years ago
  30. SplatteredHouse

    Would have liked to have seen a new trailer, with footage from these versions.

    #30 5 years ago
  31. scuz

    well apparently “gta IV is old news” not in my opinion, i still rate it/play it quite often.

    i’ve played them on the mates 360 but i’ll buy em for sure.

    #31 5 years ago
  32. SlayerGT

    THANK THE GODS OF ROCKSTAR!! I knew they wouldn’t leave us out forever. Awesome. Right around the corner too.

    #32 5 years ago
  33. AHA-Lambda

    YES! I was sure it would happen one day :) now I just need mass effeect 2 and splinter cell conviction :P

    And yeah gta 4 may be old but the episodes ain’t some of you are just too cynical :P I’ll definitely pick this up, guess 50 million dollars doesn’t go too far nowadays :P

    #33 5 years ago
  34. Blerk

    Well, I guess it bought them what they wanted – a clear period of it looking like you had to have the 360 version in order to get the lot. I’m kind of guessing that anyone who hasn’t bought it by now would pretty much never bought it on 360, so releasing it on other platforms now benefits Rockstar and doesn’t really hurt Microsoft. Still not cheap for MS though – that’s not the kind of deal I’d want to cut. :-)

    Hopefully the games will do better numbers now. It was kind of disappointing that more people didn’t pick these up given the number of people who bought the original GTA IV.

    #34 5 years ago
  35. SplatteredHouse

    Many people buy GTA IV. Some of those people finish GTA IV, then some others find GTA IV isn’t what they were looking for/thought they’d get…Number of people coming back for more: fewer.

    #35 5 years ago
  36. Psychotext

    @Blerk: Are we still saying that they paid $50m… L.O.A.N.

    It should be even more clear now that it’s appearing on other platforms.

    On topic. Good news, they’re both great little addons and it’s about time too.

    #36 5 years ago
  37. SlayerGT

    @Blerk

    I didn’t buy it for the 360 for one reason. It’s goin to break. I know it is. And when it does, I wont buy another. I want to be able to play the game as long as “I” want. Not as long as “MS’s hardware” wants. Call me fed up.

    #37 5 years ago
  38. Psychotext

    That’s a bit stupid. You might as well sell the 360 now because by that argument you’ll never play anything on it.

    #38 5 years ago
  39. SlayerGT

    I keep it cause its not worth any money =) Trade in value on it is like 30 bucks hahaha! I keep it for Forza (mistake). I keep it for Crackdown. And I use it as a dvd player in my living room.

    Simply, I wont buy another Xbox. Had the first and they cut it off at the launch of 360. Just four years later. The shortest life cycle next to the failing Dreamcast (which I enjoyed playing more). Then the RROD debacle. Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice…

    #39 5 years ago
  40. Psychotext

    Out of interest… when did you buy it?

    #40 5 years ago
  41. Blerk

    I keep forgetting the ‘loan’ bit because everyone else does. :-D

    #41 5 years ago
  42. SlayerGT

    My first or second =) My first was basically a launch. I guess two weeks after launch. It broke shorty after and I returned it for cash. Only because I bought it from my work. I bought my second when RSV came out. It’s still good. But I feel that it’s because I haven’t touched it much since I got my launch 60-now-500gig PS3. In truth I played them both until my gold sub run out. Now it’s all PS3.

    #42 5 years ago
  43. No_PUDding

    Never ever thought this would happen.

    I guess it was only ever a loan, but ergh, I am not that bothered, sorry Blek :P

    #43 5 years ago
  44. loki

    Thank you Rockstar to PC port, i can save my money, and spend them on something for my Xbox 360 or PS3. I have no desire to sponsor PC torrent user. And now i not sure to buying Red Dead Redemption

    #44 5 years ago
  45. sherryplus

    now that’s crazy, lol imma ask the guys over
    http://anime720.com/ to make a post about it.
    There is one fkin fanboy there who loves to rant about these stuff xD!!!

    #45 4 years ago

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    Unity 5 looks amazing, and you can download and faff about with it for free right now. “We’re not nickel-and-diming people. When we say it’s free, it’s free. We’re not charging a royalty, which I think is akin to looking for whales.” Unity Technologies announced the release of the fifth version of its popular, simple, […]

  • Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 may be the end of the series

    Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 released yesterday, and many fans theorise that it marks the end of the series. Five Nights at Freddy’s developer Scott Cawthon has released a new teaser image on his website, but rather than pointing to a new game, many fans believe the teaser signals the end of the series. The […]

  • Source 2 announced, will also be free

    Valve has formally unveiled Source Engine 2, the third major engine to go free to developers at GDC 2015. Source 2 is the successor to the engine Valve has been using since Counter-Strike: Source and Half-Life 2. Valve didn’t have much to say about the technicalities of this long-awaited release. It is apparently focused on […]

  • SteamVR: Valve’s Lighthouse tech allows you to walk around while playing

    SteamVR’s key differentiator is a piece of tech allowing headsets to connect with other devices for extra accurate, room-scale tracking. Valve has announced a new bit of technology called Lighthouse, which it is making freely available to any hardware manufacturer. Like the extra tracking LEDs on Sony’s updated Project Morpheus, Lighthouse improves the headset’s accuracy, […]

  • Steam Machines, Controller, streaming box to launch in November

    Steam Machines will finally become a reality before the end of the year. Valve’s living room PC systems will release in November, the company announced today. Well, I say Valve’s – the idea behind Steam Machines is that a number of manufacturers will offer variously priced systems. Alienware and Falcon Northwest are among the dozen […]

  • Telltale veterans form new team, announce teen thriller Oxenfree

    Oxenfree is a supernatural teen thriller from some of the team behind Telltale Games’ award-winning adventures. New indie Night School Studios unveiled Oxenfree at GDC 2015. It tells the story of a group of friends who accidentally open a “ghostly rift” at an overnight party on the coast. Night School, which is made up of […]

  • PS4 global sales now stand at over 20.2 million

    The PS4 has sold 20.2 million units worldwide. Sony announced the new PS4 sales milestone at GDC 2015 today. It’s a hell of an achievement and salt in the wounds for Microsoft, which hasn’t updated us on Xbox One sales since it shipped “almost” 10 million back in November last year, and has fallen back […]

  • PS4 VR headset Morpheus out in 2016, capable of 120 FPS – video

    Sony’s VR headset Project Morpheus has some impressive grunt. Virtual reality and Morpheus were the heart of Sony’s GDC 2015 presentation today, ahead of its newly announced first-half 2016 comemrcial launch. SCE Worldwide Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida detailed the headset’s impressive capabilities, notably the fact that it can handle 120 FPS VR games. The PS4 […]

  • Papo & Yo developer making a VR game about dinosaurs

    Some days you write a headline and it makes you so happy that that you have to do a little chair dance, you know what I mean? Papo & Yo developer Minority Media, whom I would personally go to the wall for after they cut out my heart and stomped on it via the medium […]

  • Wasteland 2, Shovel Knight and more in big ole bunch of indies coming to Xbox One

    Xbox One owners are about to receive a pile of great new indie games. At GDC 2015, Microsoft revealed a list of new indie games headed to Xbox One. Some of these titles have already released on other platforms, so it looks like Microsoft has really relaxed the parity clause of ID@Xbox – or perhaps […]

  • Here’s an indie VR game made with Unreal Engine 4

    GDC 2015 is blowing up with indie games, VR and Unreal Engine 4, so here’s a video combining all three. Loading Human is a virtual reality adventure from indie developer Untold Games. It’s in the works for Mac and PC, and Sony has given an early green light for Project Morpheus, too, so expect it […]

  • GTA Online: Daily Objectives and Adversary Mode coming next week

    Heists aren’t the only thing coming to GTA Online next week: players can also expect Adversary Modes, new Daily Objectives and other Freemode activities. GTA Online’s Adversary Modes are new PvP modes which feature a range of competitive challenges and will unlock as players progress through Heists. Here’s a rundown straight from Rockstar: Come Out […]

  • Syndicate is the latest free game download on Origin

    The latest free title to be added to EA’s Origin service is 1993′s Syndicate. For a limited time, you can download the game for free and keep it, much like previous titles such as Theme Hospital. The isometric, real-time, tactical-action game was developed by Bullfrog Productions and released in June 1993. It is a favorite […]

  • Ancient Labyrinth DLC for Lords of the Fallen now available

    The Ancient Labyrinth DLC for Lords of the Fallen is now available for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. It will run you $7.99 and builds upon the existing lore, characters, and storyline. Have a look at some new screenshots in the gallery below.

  • Shadowrun Online gets a name change and release date

    Shadowrun Online developer Cliffhanger Productions has announced the game’s name has been changed to Shadowrun Chronicles: Boston Lockdown and a release date for April has been set. The new title was formed via the developer and its Kickstarter backers, with the goal being to let those unfamiliar with the game know by the title alone […]

  • Amazon hosting Rockstar and 2K Games sale

    Amazon is hosting a Rockstar Games and 2K Games sale with discounts Max Payne titles, Bully and more. Here’s just some of the offerings listed: Manhunt 2 PC Download $3.00 Max Payne 3 PC Download $4.00 Bully: Scholarship Edition PC Download $3.00 LA Noire Xbox 360 $2.95 L.A. Noire: The Complete Edition PC Download $6.00 […]

  • Destiny weekly reset video shows off Inferno Crucible gameplay

    We have a gameplay video featuring Inferno Crucible gameplay featured in the Destiny weekly reset for you. In it, Arekkz Gaming gives you a look at Inferno Crucible and goes over the various intricacies. You can read up on the weekly reset through the links.

  • Resident Evil: Revelations 2 Episode 2 available from today

    Episode 2 for Resident Evil: Revelations 2 is now available. If you’ve purchased the Complete Season, you’ll be able to download Episode 2 on PS3, PS4 and Xbox One. Steam players should see the episode go live around 9-10pm PST, and Xbox 360 owners should be able to download very early tomorrow morning, per Capcom […]

  • Here’s a sneak peek video for Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide

    Fatshark Games has released a sneak peek video for its upcoming Games Workshop title, Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide. Vermintide is a FPS, co-op action title coming to PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and its set during the End Times of the Warhammer universe in the city of Ubersreik. Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide […]

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare video shows Ascendance DLC early access weapon

    As you know, Xbox Season Pass holders now have early access to the Ascendance DLC Pack bonus weapons for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. Now you can watch a trailer for the weapon. The OHM directed energy hybrid weapon can switch between an LMG and Shotgun “on the fly,” and it also includes the OHM-Werewolf […]

  • March PS Plus games include OlliOlli 2, Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty, more

    March PlayStation Plus titles have popped up on the PS Plus page. Noticed by NeoGAF user skynidas, the titles include: OlliOlli2 (PS4/VITA) Valiant Hearts: The Great War (PS4) Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty (PS4) Counterspy (PS4/PS3) Papo & Yo (PS3) Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishment (PS3) A notice has also been posted on the EU PS […]

  • Sci-fi horror game Caffeine will release on Xbox One, PS4 alongside PC – new trailer

    Caffeine creator Dylan Browne has announced the Unreal Engine 4 game will be released on Xbox One. The game will be published through Microsoft’s Indie Program. As previously announced, it is also coming to PC and and now PlayStation 4. Caffeine is a sci-fi horror game which stars a young boy who has been abandoned […]

  • Xbox 360 Preview program invites going out this month

    Much like the Xbox One Preview program, starting early this month, invites for the Xbox 360 Preview program will start rolling out. Select invitees will be able to join program directly from their Xbox 360. A special Xbox Live message will be sent, directing users to head over to their Settings page. Further instructions are […]

  • Tron: Legacy director in negotiations for Gran Turismo film

    Tron: Legacy director Joseph Kosinski is said to be in early negotiations to direct the Gran Turismo film. This is according to the Hollywood Reporter, which states Michael De Luca is still slated as one of the producers alongside Matt Milam, Dana Brunetti, Josh Bratman, DeVon Franklin and Elizabeth Cantillon. Plot details are still unknown […]

  • Fifth add-on pack for Alien: Isolation is available for download

    The Trigger, which is is the fifth add-on pack for Alien: Isolation, is available to download from today. In it, players will “compete against the clock” across three new maps in Survivor Mode. Set before the events of the main game, players step into the shoes of Sevastopol Station’s Ricardo who will do what he […]

  • HBO Go app now available on PlayStation 4

    Sony has announced the HBO Go app will be made available for download later today for PlayStation 4. The app works just like the PS version. Now you can watch True Detective, Game of Thrones, Veep and more through your console. Information on installation is available through the PS Blog.

  • Skyrim mods no longer restricted to 100MB in size

    Bethesda has announced a beta for Creation Kit update 1.9.33, lifts the 100MB size restriction for Skyrim mod makers. The beta is for both Skyrim’s PC launcher and the Creation Kit which will allow for unlimited file sizes. Here are the notes: Creation Kit 1.9.33 Update Creation Kit now supports unlimited file sizes for mods […]

  • Mad Max release date set for September, PS3 and Xbox 360 versions canned

    Mad Max from Just Cause developer Avalanche Studios has been given a September release date, along with the new of a last-gen cancellation. The axing of the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions were announced via Game Informer. Mad Max is the magazine’s featured game for the April issue. Avalanche, according GI, nixed development on […]

  • MGS 5: The Phantom Pain out in September, Kojima “closing the loop” on saga

    Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain will be released in September, according to an IGN Italy video, which also features Hideo Kojima discussing “With Metal Gear Solid 5, I’m finally “closing the loop” on the Metal Gear saga. The video has since been removed, but an image cap of the date is posted above. […]

  • Forza Horizon 2 Rockstar Energy Car Pack now available

    The Rockstar Energy Car Pack for Forza Horizon 2 for Xbox One is available now, alongside the free car for March. The free car is the Acura Integra Type-R, and the Rockstar pack included the following vehicles: 2014 Volkswagen Beetle GRC 2015 Subaru WRX STI 1996 BMW 850CSi 2015 Jaguar XFR-S 1970 Volkswagen #1107 Desert […]

  • 3DS firmware update kills web browser exploit

    Nintendo has issued a 3DS firmware update which fixes a web browser exploit that was being used to run pirated Game Boy Color ROMs since January as well as inject code within downloadable games. Another piece of code, per Eurogamer, changed the setting on the handheld to make it region-free. The exploit was only available […]

  • Unreal Tournament video shows updated textures on Outpost 23

    The latest footage from Epic’s new Unreal Tournament has surfaced, and it shows off the game’s first high-textured map which is called Outpost 23. As you can see from Zaccubus’ video, its the same are which Epic showed in the flythrough video from last year, only with updated textures and some new areas outside. The […]

  • Final add-on for Sunset Overdrive arrives in April

    The final add-on for Sunset Overdrive, Dawn of the Rise of the Fallen Machines, will be released in April. On April 1 to be exact. No, that’s not an April Fool’s joke from Insomniac Games either. Below, you can watch a fist-look at the new story, area, and traversal mechanic.

  • Heroes of the Storm playable at EGX Rezzed

    Heroes of the Storm will be playable at EGX Rezzed. This will be the first UK public hands-on with the online team brawler. Blizzard will also host giveaways and friendly tournaments at its stand. Tickets for all three days of Rezzed are still available, and you can purchase a pass through the official website. EGX […]

  • PES 2015 Data Pack 4 coming next week with Winter Transfers, new faces

    Data Pack 4 for Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 has been dated, and it updates the game with Winter Transfers, new player faces, and additional stadiums. The latest free update contains real-time player transfers made within the January window, and player ratings have also been updated. Additionally, a number of improved likenesses to key players will […]

  • Here’s the changelog for Dragon Age: Inquisition Patch 5

    Notes for upcoming Patch 5 for Dragon Age: Inquisition have been posted, noting improvements to gameplay and stability, and the new features outlined back in early February. Along with the new party storage system added to the Undercroft at Skyhold, players also have the ability to adjust the size of subtitles. Below you will find […]

  • Game of Thrones, Mortal Kombat X, Batman mobile games on the way

    Warner Bros. has announced free-to-play mobile titles spanning its DC Comics, Mortal Kombat and Game of Thrones properties. The following five new games under development are: Mortal Kombat X from NetherRealm Studios: The game blends fighting and card collection with cinematic gameplay and Fatalities. Play as both classic and fighters, and if you own the […]

  • Win! Beta access to new MMORPG Skyforge and DLC worth $70

    We have ten Wrath of the Gods Founders Packs to giveaway for new RPG Skyforge, worth over $70. All you need to do to win a Wrath of the Gods pack is enter your details in the form below and we’ll pick 10 winners at random on Thursday, March 5, after 3pm GMT. Skyforge is […]