Developed by series creator Rockstar North and set in Liberty City, The Lost and Damned features a new main character and plot that intersects with the storyline of Grand Theft Auto IV; new missions that offer an entirely fresh way to explore Liberty City with new multiplayer modes, weapons and vehicles; and a diverse soundtrack with additional music – all with the incredible production values that are the trademarks of Grand Theft Auto.
For the first time ever, starting Tuesday, February 17 at 9:00 am (PST), Xbox Live multiplayer service usually reserved for Xbox Live Gold members will be completely free of charge for Live members while playing Grand Theft Auto IV or The Lost and Damned -- the first exclusive downloadable expansion episode on Xbox 360. This limited, Grand Theft Auto multiplayer promotion is applicable only to players of either Grand Theft Auto IV or The Lost and Damned expansion episode, and will end on Sunday, February 22 (11:59PM PST). Be a part of this unprecedented event and join the legions of Grand Theft Auto fans across the world to wreak havoc upon Liberty City.
To help gamers get the most from their multiplayer access, Rockstar Games and Xbox Live are putting on a week of special events with the chance to take on Hip Hop DJ and producer, Statik Selektah in a special ‘Game with Fame’ event and even take on the people behind the Grand Theft Auto franchise in a ‘Game with Rockstar’ multiplayer event. Sweepstake promotions and an ‘Xbox All Nighter’ will also be part of the week of activities, full details and eligibility can be found at the official website.
The developers behind the Lost and Damned are taking their game online tonight to join the Xbox LIVE community in Lost and Damned multiplayer sessions. Rockstar Games will be playing from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. ET (2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. PT) to showcase the new multiplayer modes, so join the party for some insider tips from the very talented people behind the game. Add the following gamertags to your friends list, and don’t miss out.
In addition to gaming with Rockstar developers, hop on Xbox LIVE Sunday, February 22 from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. ET (1:00 – 4:00 p.m. PT) and join our Game With Fame session. Join Statik Selektah, DJ/producer and in-game radio host on Liberty City’s own hip-hop station The Beat, along with special guests Saigon, Termanology, and Skyzoo, all of whom feature exclusive in-game tracks on The Beat. This session will wrap up our exclusive free week of Xbox LIVE multiplayer for Grand Theft Auto IV and the Lost and Damned. To participate, send a friend request to the gamertags below and get online at least a half hour before the Game with Fame session begins.
- Get Good Wood: In the Bike Races, whack off 69 bikers with a bat (50G)
- Easy Rider: Finish The Story (100G)
- Full Chat: Your backup are riding at their best! (70G)
- The Lost Boy: All hail the leader of The Lost! (25G)
- One Percenter: Billy is back on his bike. (5G)
Take a tour of Liberty City over at the official website.
Grand Theft Auto IV : The Lost and the Damned DLC is scheduled for Xbox 360 only, on Feb. 17, 2009 for 1600 Microsoft Points ($19.99).
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