Extra Content for GTA IV Delayed

After the announcements and the hype for new DLC for GTA IV on the Xbox 360, the rejoicing now comes to a halt. Rockstar's magnum opus, Grand Theft Auto IV, will not get the much-hyped Xbox 360 extra downloadable chapters till November at the earliest, possibly slipping into 2009. Xbox gamers were expecting the first bunch of downloadable GTAIV chapters this coming September, but the game's publisher, Rockstar's parent company Take-Two Interactive, has now revealed the content won't be released until the fourth quarter of its fiscal year at the earliest, which means nothing until November and – quite possibly – nothing until early 2009.

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This is good new for me because this means they are actually working on something big. It's not going to be a one hour blurp of fun when I finally get done waiting.

Oh, don't forget Rockstar specifically said there were no plans for a PC version too. Sorry to burst anyone's bubbles. Doesn't really surprise me the DLC got delayed since the actual game did too. Honestly, I'm back on CoD4 now, so GTA 4 isn't really that important.

First GTA:IV got its release date delayed, now this delay. Next thing you'll know, the PC version will come out in 2010!

(pyehac said @ #5)
First GTA:IV got its release date delayed, now this delay. Next thing you'll know, the PC version will come out in 2010!


I thought everyone knew Valve Time and Rockstar Time were about the same scale.

(Oxuyoska said @ #5.1)
I thought everyone knew Valve Time and Rockstar Time were about the same scale.

Rockstar said they couldn't meet their planned release date which they projected well over a year before. They delayed the game exactly 6 months, not 7, or 8, or even years like other games. As far as delays go I think Rockstar deserves a pat on the back for being able to fix all the problems they had that delayed their planned release date within 6 months and came through with a damn good game. They will release the content when its ready, I highly doubt it will take them 6 months to tweak the dlc but then again we have no idea how big this content is going to be.

(pyehac said @ #5)
First GTA:IV got its release date delayed, now this delay. Next thing you'll know, the PC version will come out in 2010!

since when was there a pc version. last i heard there wont be one.

awww poor xbox.... lmao. now it would be even more fun to see the free PS3 d/l content for the game come out before xbox's pay version. :P

(chulomixed said @ #4)
awww poor xbox.... lmao. now it would be even more fun to see the free PS3 d/l content for the game come out before xbox's pay version. :P

Sad to say but this is just going to push and PS3 content back even further.

(Vandalsquad said @ #4.1)
Sad to say but this is just going to push and PS3 content back even further.

Feel free to correct me when you start working for Rockstar, but until then you haven't the slightest clue what your talking about.

I doubt the PS3 content will come out before, but I don't see how delaying content for the 360 would have any effect on content for the PS3.

Correct me if I missed something, but isn't the downloadable content Xbox exclusive period? I thought Microsoft had paid a large sum of money for exclusivity?

(tiddlie said @ #4.3)
Correct me if I missed something, but isn't the downloadable content Xbox exclusive period? I thought Microsoft had paid a large sum of money for exclusivity?

the exclusivity is for extra missions, i think. ps3 may have other downloadable extras...

(chulomixed said @ #4)
awww poor xbox.... lmao. now it would be even more fun to see the free PS3 d/l content for the game come out before xbox's pay version. :P

who cares if it does. ps3 content will probably be some lame HOME shirts or wallpapers lol.