Rockstar Games has announced that Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City is to be released for PS3 and Games for Windows PC on March 30. This retail release will not require a copy of Grand Theft Auto IV.

The two episodes - The Lost and Damned and The Ballad of Gay Tony - will also be available to download individually on the PlayStation Network and Games for Windows - LIVE on March 30, 2010. To play an individual episode a copy of Grand Theft Auto IV is required.

"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."

The Lost and Damned is a dark trip through Liberty City's seedy underbelly as outlaw biker, Johnny Klebitz, fights to keep his gang together as a rift in the gang's leadership threatens to tear the brotherhood apart. In The Ballad of Gay Tony, players explore Liberty City's high-end nightlife as Luis Lopez, struggling to balance the temptations of money and vice against loyalties to family and friends.

The episodes had been exclusively available on Xbox 360.