Sleeping Dogs release date announced

Written by igcompany on 17 April 2012.

Square Enix finally announced the release date for the long awaited action-adventure game.

Sleeping Dogs will be available on August 14 in North America on the following platforms: Xbox 360, Playstation 3 and PC. Three days later the game will be also available in Europe.

Users who will pre-order the game will get their hands on a limited edition. This may not be a serious competitor for GTA V but must be played for sure.

Press release:

SQUARE ENIX ANNOUNCES UK RELEASE DATE AND LIMITED EDITION PACK FOR SLEEPING DOGS


LONDON – (April 13, 2012) – Square Enix Ltd., the publisher of SQUARE ENIX® interactive entertainment products in Europe and across PAL territories today announced the upcoming open world cop drama Sleeping Dogs™ will go on sale August 17, 2012 in the UK on the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows PC.

The limited edition pack of Sleeping Dogs contains the following additional content:

‘George St. Pierre (GSP)’ content:
· GSP’s signature “flying punch”
· Exclusive GSP outfit including T-shirts, headband and shorts
· The GSP outfit unlocks the “flying punch” and increases grappling and throwing damage

‘Police Protection’ content:
· Exclusive “High Speed” Mission
· Exclusive HK Police SWAT Outfit
· Exclusive assault rifle
· Exclusive SWAT Police Vehicle

The limited edition pack will be available at all UK games retailers for consumers who pre-order the game. Please check with your preferred retailer for further details.

Exclusive content for the digitally downloadable PC version of Sleeping Dogs will be announced at a later date.

Sleeping Dogs will be available and August 17, 2012 August in the UK, France, Germany and other PAL territories and on August 14 in North America for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows PC.
ABOUT SLEEPING DOGS
Developed by United Front Games in collaboration with Square Enix London Studios, Sleeping Dogs is a gritty open world cop drama set in the vibrant city of Hong Kong. Taking the role of undercover cop Wei Shen, players are tasked with taking down one of the world’s most fearsome criminal organizations from the inside – the Sun On Yee Triad.

Offering players an island packed with action, every street corner, market stall, harbor dock or city skyscraper can become an opportunity for intense shoot-outs, adrenaline-fuelled street races and intense, brutal martial arts combat. Featuring an intuitive and imaginative combat system, Sleeping Dogs empowers players to perform an extensive set of martial arts moves, single-handedly taking on numerous opponents. Players perform bone-crushing kicks and combos, vicious counters, and a cinematic set of environmental takedowns making use of countless real-world items from circular saws to phone booths, incinerators to refrigerator doors.

And a nice story trailer which takes you into the business of chinese mafia:

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