Future Publishing put out their CVG GTA IV special, with the magazine focusing in on the biggest gaming release of the year on the Xbox 360 and PS3.
CVG states that the downloadable content coming to the Xbox 360 version will be as big as the entire releases of GTA: Vice City and GTA: San Andreas.
This equates to an entirely new city being added to the Xbox 360 version of GTA IV.
The magazine stated “GTA IV is set to completely redefine the idea with expansions that are to GTA IV what Vice City or San Andreas were to GTA III. Yes, Rockstar is clearly hinting at new downloadable cities.”
“GTA IV’s Liberty City is the beginning. Think about that and be excited.”
If this happens, I don't think we will find out about it early enough to effect the launch sales distribution amongst the two consoles, simply because MS no longer has time to get word to the public. But I think it is clear that if the DLC is something remotely close to being as large as SA and VC, it will SIGNIFICANTLY effect which version of the game has the better legs. Also, it could be quite a powerful tool for MS around Christmas.
If this is true, expect a lot of "well SA and VC weren't really worth my time after GTAIII anyway" from PS3 fanboys over the coming months.
Edit: New link, with more info!!!
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