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Square Enix will let Sleeping Dogs lie definitively on PC too

S. Prell, @SamPrell

Following an early reveal of Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition for Xbox One and PS4, Square Enix has announced that detective Wei Shen's remastered mission to take down the Triads will be coming to PC as well.

Like its console-bound counterparts, Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition on PC will include 24 pieces of DLC, including story-continuation Year of the Snake and horror-themed Nightmare In North Point. Unfortunately, right now the Amazon page that lists the Definitive Edition does not mark PC as a platform option, so it's unclear when and if those who pre-order the game for PC via the online retailer will also receive a limited edition art book like those who pre-order for Xbox One or PS4 will.

Still, it's nice to have official word that the game will make its way to the distant lands of the personal computer, even if it's not much of a surprise. Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition is slated for an October 14 release date.
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Award Winning, Open-World, Action-Adventure Reworked for PS4, Xbox One and PC

LONDON – August 8, 2014 – Square Enix and United Front Games today confirms that SLEEPING DOGS™: DEFINITIVE EDITION is due to launch on the 10th October 2014 in European and PAL territories for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, the Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, and Windows® PC.

SLEEPING DOGS: DEFINITIVE EDITION is a re-mastered update of the critically acclaimed SLEEPING DOGS which released in 2012. The capabilities of today's hardware have truly brought the vibrant Hong Kong experience to life. In addition, a total of 24 pieces of downloadable content have been integrated into the gaming experience including the story-extending episode Year of the Snake and the horror-themed add-on Nightmare In North Point.

"It was an exciting opportunity for the original development team to be able revisit a game we're so passionate about", said Dan Sochan, Senior Producer at United Front Games. "We're giving old and new fans a lot reasons to pick up the game, as we've gone beyond just increasing resolution and running at 1080p. We listened to the fans: we tuned gameplay, we added to the ambience of Hong Kong, increased audio fidelity and pushed the visuals further than we could on the previous generation of consoles."

"Sleeping Dogs was a huge success and bringing it to the new generation of consoles was an easy decision" said Jon Brooke, Vice President of Brand and European Marketing at Square Enix Europe. "Updated visuals and the inclusion of all the downloadable content really makes this the Definitive Edition of the game."

In SLEEPING DOGS: DEFINITIVE EDITION you explore the seedy underbelly of Hong Kong, as Wei Shen, a conflicted undercover cop, tasked with battling the ruthless Triads and his inner demons to take down the Dragon Head. Play on either side of the law, with Cop and Triad missions, as you manoeuvre through the ranks of the organisation. Featuring an unmatched and brutal martial arts system, movie-style shootouts, and high-speed racing – Sleeping Dogs' Hong Kong is the ultimate open world playground.

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About United Front Games
Founded in 2007, United Front Games creates high quality games and original IP on many platforms. The studio has shipped critically acclaimed titles such as, ModNation Racers, LittleBigPlanet Karting, Sleeping Dogs and Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition. United Front Games is located in Vancouver, Canada.

About Square Enix
Square Enix Ltd., a part of the Square Enix Europe business unit, develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content in Europe and other PAL territories as part of the Square Enix Group. Square Enix Ltd. also has a global network of leading development studios such as IO Interactive™, Crystal Dynamics® and Eidos Montréal. The Square Enix Group boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY, which has sold over 110 million units worldwide, DRAGON QUEST® which has sold over 64 million units worldwide and TOMB RAIDER® which has sold over 42 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix Ltd. is a London-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.

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