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Play GTA with Rockstar next weekend

And win prizes... if you live in North America

Rockstar and Microsoft have are to roll out the GTA IV Live weekend next Friday, September 26, offering 360 players the chance to take on Rockstar devs at their own game, and win prizes if you live in North America.

Members of the Grand Theft Auto IV dev team will be online between 8:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m. BST on Friday, September 26 to play with fans. See if you can find them.

On top of that, North American players who register for Microsoft's Play & Win compo will automatically be entered into a draw for playing with friends on GTA IV.

Prizes include "select Rockstar gear" and an entry into the Grand Prize drawing, which includes an Xbox 360 Elite, 12-months Xbox LIVE Gold and 4,000 Microsoft Points.

And if that simply isn't enough competition excitement for you, Rockstar's set up it's own sweepstakes as well on its online