Tony is a nightclub entrepreneur in Liberty City , as well as the owner of both Maisonette 9 and Hercules. Tony Prince was born in the Midwest in although he claims to have been born in and grew up in Dukes. According to the Maisonette 9 website, "as a young boy, he wandered to the Humboldt River and dreamed of living on the other side in Algonquin so he would no longer be considered bridge and tunnel". He also used to play in front of the Monoglobe and would sometimes stare into it, wondering what life was like in different countries. He is ashamed of his Dukes background, and it's hinted during the beginning of Departure Time that he doesn't speak to his parents anymore.
It was first released for Xbox on 29 October ,  before then being released for PlayStation 3 and Microsoft Windows on 13 April It is the fourth expansion pack in the Grand Theft Auto series and the 14th release in the series. The storyline focuses on Luis' efforts to help Prince, who is the owner of the two largest nightclubs in Liberty City and a high-status socialite , overcome several issues, including drugs, debt, mafia families and attempts on both of their lives. Rockstar Games said in their press release that this episode "injects Liberty City with an overdose of guns, glitz, and crime" and that "players will struggle with the competing loyalties of family and friends, and with the uncertainty about who is real and who is fake in a world in which everyone has a price. Grand Theft Auto: The Ballad of Gay Tony is an action-adventure game set in an open world environment and played from a third-person perspective. It features similar gameplay and the same setting to that of Grand Theft Auto IV , it contains roughly a similar amount of missions as that of The Lost and Damned. However the game differentiates itself from these two with new additions and features and some notable changes.