A source close to Rockstar has told VG247 that Microsoft is "wrong" to expect the 360 GTA IV DLC in 2008.
Why is this ps3 related. I still find it funny how msoft overhyped their DLC lol
FDLC written on the wall...... could have been a coincidence but who really believes that. Well anyway...I got bored with the game about 50% through, and I loved the old GTA games
They should probaly just SCRAP it and ask for a bit of the $$$ back.
I believed FDLC was Fire Department of Liberty City. Others can believe something else F. DLC ;3
I remember very clearly Take Two saying it would be 09.
Yea, but the correct abbreviation would have been LCFD (Liberty City Fire Department)... Just like LCPD (Liberty City Police Department). I highly doubt it was just a 'typo'.
No isn't FDLC correct?
No matter what the downloadable content is it wasn't worth 50 million dollars. Now Rock Star has to satisfy Microsoft with this add-on that Microsoft was promising on day one. This was the whole reason why XBOX 360 bought the XBOX 360 version, for the added content. To me I think the downloadable content won't be as great as Microsoft made it out to be. It would be another Halo 3, meaning it's a solid purchase, but the hype was too high on the pedestal to achieve.
By the time this comes out, no one would care. They'll be too busy playing Gears 2 and waiting for the next Halo.
yea anyway im going over to open zone to share a thought
Microsoft telling tall tales again it seems..who would of thought..
I thought it was common knowledge that the insignificant DLC was not gonna appear this year.
M$ and flopping...flopped before it got released...nice
one less holiday game to sell for MS how can you go from having "the best holiday lineup" in 2007 to having nothing in 2008! and yea they havnt had sh!t all year that wasnt multi-platform! Sad MS only gives out the good games when it counts! Nov and Dec! If MS didnt spend that money to get GTA to launch sameday as the PS3 version they would have had NOTHING all year! NOTHING
well thats what happens when you port everything you got in one shot. M$ is a fail company, they make Stupid decisions. Sony Makes Stupid decisions as well, but M$ does a Hell of a lot more. At least Sony was smart enough to spread out their games during the PS3's Lifecycle.
if this is true to bad :( i could not care about dlc any way,gta4 is the crapest game i have played this gen(ok its not the crapest) but i sure do hate it alot bcuz of how downgraded it is.... give me saint row2 and i will be happy,that has all the fun things gta4 did not include.
By the time this DLC comes out people will have forgotten about it because there are too many great games coming out by then. I just wished MS would have saved that money and spent it on making a new IP atleast.
I agree, I think the DLC was over rated and I certainly didn't think it would be coming out next year. However I feel Microsoft are NOT wrong saying it will be out this year. Knowing Microsofts past actions this DLC WILL come out this year and be heavily rushed.
yup. i'm going tomorrow to trade my gta4 in for lbp. i can still get 28 bucks for it. and i think 28 for metal gear. pretty much pays for littlebigplanet. then i'll just fork over the 60 for socom + mic. and i'll be set till R2 hits. all that ftw
the advantage MS used this DLC for is already gone...it was to keep the 360 in line with the PS3 during the launch window of GTAIV... 50 million dollars...for some addon content to what is arguably the least appealing GTA game of this decade... that was more money than what it cost to create both Gears of War 1, Unreal Tournament 3, and Gears of War 2...plus a signficant chunk of the development time incorporated into making Unreal Engine 3 (which was rumored to be close to 30 million total...with Gears of war 1 being confirmed by Epic to have an operating budget of 10 million...and gears 2 being 'near that'... that is as much money as Sony pumped into Killzone 2...that is nearly what Konami invested in MGS4...and that is roughly half of what it cost to make the entire GTAIV game to begin with... on paper...it looks like an absolutely garbage decision...they could make several ridiculously good AAA titles for that amount of money, assuming they all used UE3 (which, since its the 360, they would anyway)...but I'm sure MS was hoping on a lot of intangible assets coming their way because of it...they definitely won't make their money back on the downloads themselves, but it went a long way to push the 360 version over the PS3 version last April...in sales at least...not so much for the hardware...who knows, its nearly impossible to tell if it was a good or bad decision...if this was the bribe that put GTAIV day and date with the PS3 version...it was definitely a good decision, because without it...the 360 would be in a lot more trouble than it currently is...
...should just be allowed to come out when it comes out. I actually think MS should've never mentioned it in the first place. I know it's part of their marketing plan to get people excited about the 360 version but it was just too much of a gamble and somewhat indefinite. We all knew it was coming out but if they didn't know for certain they shouldn't said anything. I feel MS should have waited until the DLC was about to be released and then announced it. I have friends that bought the 360 version for DLC as well as people who bought the PS3 because they didn't care about the DLC. Most of them no longer even have a copy of the game anymore so its not relevant for them...BUT the DLC is still relevant MS because people still have to purchase it, so that's money in the bank for them. They could've planned the marketing a bit better.
if true the too bad ms :'( :'( :'( pple alerday know how gta4 was over hyped/downgraded and by 2009 know one will want the game any more.i dont even play it,i just keep it to add to my collection of games.
Dissension in the Ranks. How difficult is it to correspond your data before you open your mouth.
Rockstar are so f*ckin lazy Microsoft should sue their silly ass to the bank
Bu-bu-bu-but teh exclusive content rulz
Lmfao, what? If that's true, then it's Microsoft's fault for overyhyping this to begin with.
will any still have this game then? I traded mine 2 1/2 weeks after it came out major letdown to me.
By the time the DLC comes out I think I'm going to be too busy playing Fable 2 and Gears 2 on my 360 to even care about GTA IV DLC...on top of PS3 games I'll be playing too by that time .......Unless it's a whole new map that blows me away...then maybe I'll check it out lol
Forget this game and move on... there is a world of possibilities around...
had better blow our fcking socks off for this kind of wait. They could have released a damn sequel using that engine by now and fixed up all the sht that was wrong with the original
There are probably 10 really good games coming out before december on 360 so this will give it a chance to reach more people. plus everyone loves gta and will start to want more eventually. i got sick of every gta after a few weeks of playing in the sandbox, but after a year i wanted more. i think this is a much better move than to try to cram it in with Far Cry 2, Fallout 3, Force Unleashed, Gears of War 2, Fable 2, Mercenaries 2, Saints Row 2, Left 4 Dead, Mirror's Edge, End War, Midnight Club, Silent Hill, etc...
Not surprised to see tons of PS3 fanboys trying to downplay something that's exclusive for the 360. We don't even know what it's about yet. We will probably see this behaviour repeat when Fallout 3 drops as well. No matter how good the game is some sad creatures will say it's overhyped and overrated just because the PS3 doesn't get the exclusive dlc.
I own a 360 and I could give a rats a$$ about this DLC. I think if MS would have brang it out right about now I would have bought it since my copy of GTA4 is sitting there collecting dust but no they want us to wait until 2009 when by that time, there will be way too many great games for me to even bother going back to even thinking of GTA4. Same goes with Bioshock for the ps3, it also has exclusive DLC but I am already satisfied with the game I have already played on the 360 and I just dont feel like that exclusive DLC will even bother me now since the game is old news. I just cant see why people would want this DLC when games like Gears 2, Fable 2, Tales of V, Fallout 3, and many other games come out are going to keep them busy and having tons of fun.
And you represent everyone on this site? As I said, we don't know what the dlc is yet so how can we tell if people who own GTA IV want it or not. I like GTA IV and I'm looking forward to the dlc. But please, do keep it narrowminded.
U really think people will care when games like Gears 2, Fallout 3, Fable 2, Left 4 Dead, and many other big games on the 360 is out, anyone will care? Maybe the die hard GTA fans but seriously man the DLC isnt nuttin special. Oh and im not speaking for everyone but at the same time, as a 360 owner myself, I been playing GTA games since it first came out and once I beat the game and am done with it, I usually never go back to play it again, especially when there are tons of other better games out there.
Am I the only one who looked up the source of this information? It was pulled from the quarterly reports. "A Rockstar liaison told us." I am calling BS.
i hope you guys are ready to go 0-2 against my broncos this year. cutler and marshall are going to massacre defenses this year. baby.
sweet jesus the chiefs are going to suck and I have no qualms about this.... 2 reasons: Carl Peterson and Herm Edwards
Well its obvious, MS probably knows about this. Think about it, MS has not announced any 09 exclusives hitting very early, this is their early 09 exclusive just as Sony has Killzone 2 in February.
I wouldn't care,except if it has air plans,jet packs,flamethrowers,chainsaws, parasutes,new mind blowing map that have mountains and country side places,more cars,bikes,jet skis,golf carts,tanks,brass knucels,satchel charges,police bikes,dodo's,miniguns,gore,bul ldozers,etc.... I know I sound like am dreaming but I hope this come out
like al gore? the gta4 that I played was plenty fcking gory as it is
no,no I mean heads,limbs can be cut and blood splash out of thier bodies Imagine throwing someone from roof and see him torn in pieces
Play Manhunt 1 & 2 Also you should change your username to Lionel Starkweather
MS did some questionable moves in the past, but when you hand 50M$ to a company, you probably back yourself with contractual obligations. I bet that some of the most popular features from previous iterations of GTA that were axed from GTA IV have gone missing to be included in these exlusive DLC. Flame thrower, killing frenzy, jet packs... maybe a 5th burrough , A different or parallel story line. The question is, will you need the original disc to play the DLC? or will it be stand alone? if it is a stand alone game for 10-20$ That might be a steal and prove worthy to buy a 200$ X360 to use that 2nd HDMI input on that HDTV for PS3 owners.
Has there ever been DLC for a 360 game that didn't require the original disc? (serious question)
I guess this is all good for GTA fans in the xbox 360 camp... but I personally believe this whole DLC was a big mistake by Microsoft... I was all for nullifying the impact having GTA exclusive on the PS3 could have... but Rockstar are still and will always be Sony fan girls... I'm sure Rockstar is trying to figure out how to screw Microsoft and the xbox 360... you do not give the Son of your enemy a gun to cover your back while looking forward... With all the money and support microsoft gave rockstar they should be kissing @$$.. instead there are rumors of them working on exclusive games for the PS3 that sony paid NADA for... I say forget this title already... it's obvious that GTA have a larger fanbase on the xbox 360 to ensure rockstar make their next game on the xbox 360...
Actually the GTA fanbase is larger on the PS3 as it pushed more hardware for Sony. Total software sales on a unit that has more hardware units in living rooms is pointless. I do agree that Rockstar as a bit of loyalty to Sony.
MS is made of it. Every company will do what it has to in order to survive last I heard gta4 on 360 outsold the ps3 version (due to install base) by 2:1. Pushing hardware with sales is great, but that doesn't mean that the fanbase is larger...not sure how you made that connection so why is the fanbase for gta higher on ps3?
...Next year?! Lmfao, by the time that comes...people will be gearing up for games like Killzone 2, Wardevil, and more news concerning FFXIII and FFXIII Versus. Wow Microsoft, just wow. 50mil for a game that was overhyped beyond imagination.
50 millions for a DLC for a game everybody hates. They'll sell 12 of them. They bought the wind. They could have make 5 nice games with the money, but hey, why should we care about our customers ? After Zune, Yahoo, the RROD, the Xbox 1, the 360 in Japan, Vista... another failure.
I remember a few months back, Rockstar released a statement saying that the GTA4 DLC for the 360 was delayed until early 2009, and I guess it's going to stay that way if this end's up being true. Personally I think that the DLC should have been released for GTA4 no more than 3 or 4 months after the release of the game because by early 2009 or late 2008, not as many people will even care about the GTA4 DLC, but of course some people will download it, just not as many people.
Having downloadable content you're expected to pay for months after the game hits shops is stupid and a waste of time.
have they even released a price point for the dlc?
for all we know it could be free (not bloody likely)
on a ms console?....ha!.
for the 360 owners ! why is this ps3 news anyways ?
Bad news, even if few people care anyway, considering fans mostly hate GTA 4.
Delaybox ? Alan Wait ?
alan wake is a myth.
must be even better than we all thought. it must really be worth it. no wonder all you pathetic droids are bashing it. your jealousy is rampant! poor, pathetic, fanboys.
Jealous about what ? Too Human ? Every good game was on PS3 this year.
you really think ANYONE is going to care by then both droid and xbot agree this game was a bit lackluster and over hyped seriously micro$oft you stupid a$$Holes you wasted 50 million 50 million they could have used to come up with there own games Instead of copying and stealing off sony LOL and on release PS3 got 48% of the sales anyway almost half whaaaaaaat a waste
imagine in three months! six months? even if PS3 got some DLC NOW it would seem dated. Some HOME exclusive GTAIV would get visited by only GTA hardcore (like me) But i'm looking forward to the next GTAIV not DLC for a game i already beat 100%
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