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Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition trailer:
Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition screens:
Square Enix and United Front Games today confirms that SLEEPING DOGS: DEFINITIVE EDITION is due to launch on October 14, 2014 in North America 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 Snakeand 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.”
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.
Sleeping Dogs is an open-world action game set on the exotic island of Hong Kong
with brutal martial arts combat, thrilling street races and a celebrated, gripping
story. Entirely remade for the new generation of consoles and the very latest PCs
The Definitive Edition includes all previously available content and a wealth of new
technological upgrades. In this open world game, you play the role
of Wei Shen, an undercover cop trying to take down the Triads from the inside out.
You’ll have to prove yourself worthy as you fight your way up the organization,
taking part in brutal criminal activities without blowing your cover. Torn between
your loyalty to the badge and a criminal code of honor, you will risk everything as
the lines between truth, loyalty and justice become permanently blurred.