TRAILER | PC Wednesday, August 8, 2012 | 7:26 PM

Sleeping Dogs gets PC details

Sleeping Dogs gets PC details

Square Enix has released the requirements and specific features of the PC version of Sleeping Dogs. Get the details inside with a trailer and some screens.


PC Feature Set and System Requirements


System Requirements
• Windows Vista (with Service Pack 2) and Windows 7 Supported
• DirectX10, 10.1, and 11 Supported
• 32bit and 64bit Operating Systems Supported

Advanced PC Features
• Nvidia 3D Support
• Nvidia Multi Screen Monitor Support
• AMD EyeFinity Multi-Monitor Gold Status Support
• Window and Full Screen Mode Support
• Benchmark Mode

DirectX11 Specific Features
• Contact hardening shadows
• HD-AO
• Use of Direct Compute

Performance Enhancements
• Enhanced Performance on Dual Core and Quad Core Processors
• Enhanced Performance on Nvidia SLi
• Enhanced Performance on AMD Crossfire

Mouse, Keyboard, and Controller Support
• Xbox360 Controller Support
• Keyboard and Mouse Support including Key Remapping
• Auto Pad, Mouse and Keyboard Switching

Advanced PC Graphic Features
• Increased Small Object Detail
• High Resolution Texture Support
• High Resolution Shadows
• High Quality Shadow Filters
• Soft Particles
• High Quality SSAO (Screen Space Ambient Occlusion)
• High Quality Motion Blur
• Super Sample Anti-Aliasing

Steamworks Features Supported
• DLC Support
• Achievements
• Auto Patching
• Pre-Download
• Store Save Games to the Cloud
• Player to Player Chat

Minimum requirements
• OS: Windows Vista or Windows 7
• Processor: Core 2 Duo 2.0 GHz or Althon X2 2.4 GHz
• RAM: 2GB
• Graphic card: DirectX 10 or 11 compatible Nvidia or AMD ATI card, ATI Radeon 3870 or higher, Nvidia GeForce 8800 GT or higher.
• Graphics card memory: 512 MB
• Sound card: DirectX compatible sound card
• Hard drive: 15 GB

Recommended system requirements
• OS: Windows 7 64-bit
• Processor: Quad-core Intel or AMD CPU
• RAM: 4GB
• Graphics card: DirectX 11 Nvidia or AMD ATI card, Nvidia GeForce GTX 560 or ATI Radeon 6950.
• Graphics card memory: 1 GB
• Sound card: DirectX compatible sound card
• Hard drive: 15 GB

PC Trailer (1080p)

All comments

Commented on 2012-08-08 21:32:55
No tesselation? Really?
Commented on 2012-08-08 21:42:21 In reply to TheVice
Please be good please be good please be good.
Posted by TheVice
No tesselation? Really?
Do you realize how few games use tessellation? It'd be more surprising if this console port had tessellation. Plus, tessellation performance thus far has been pretty awful.

Auto Pad, Mouse and Keyboard Switching
Good. Everything should do this.
Commented on 2012-08-08 23:51:43
Some of the animations could really use some work, the running looks quite stale. The visuals at least look okay, and the effort put in the PC port seems better than I expected.
Commented on 2012-08-09 00:02:05
Now this Ubi could learn from.
Commented on 2012-08-09 00:20:43
Doesn't look bad. If there is a game remains to be seen.
Commented on 2012-08-09 08:53:23 In reply to TheVice
Posted by TheVice
No tesselation? Really?
Is tesselation really that noticeable in today's games? I've played a couple of games sporting it like Crysis 2 and Deus Ex and I couldn't really tell the difference if not for some comparison screen shots on the net. If the implementation was like something similar to the Heaven benchmark then I would be having that setting enabled.
Commented on 2012-08-09 14:31:29
lol - dat KY :p
Commented on 2012-08-09 16:41:58 In reply to deafwing
Posted by deafwing
lol - dat KY :p
KY?
Commented on 2012-08-09 17:12:12
I totally respect developers that take advantage of PC hardware and do not just do console ports. Unlike some people that buy expensive hardware then pirate games its like shooting themselves in the foot. I will be purchasing this one if it gets decent reviews =)
Commented on 2012-08-09 17:31:06
Greenmangaming.com has a 25% voucher for this game (and others) if you check the blog link at the top of the page (expires on the 10th). I decided to roll the dice on this one. Hope it's decent.
Commented on 2012-08-09 18:26:20
Interesting thats its a vid demonstraiting the pc version and then it ends with a pic of the 360 case...
Commented on 2012-08-09 20:48:10
is there a demo coming out ?
Commented on 2012-08-10 15:30:42 In reply to asdfg
Posted by asdfg
KY?
:D ... jelly

reference to the sheen on the models in the game

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    droezelke @Megido: Sure. It's your preference, but the only thing I meant was '30 fps is not considered fine on PC'. When WatchDogs, AC: Unity, ... ran below 60 on PC, people say it runs awful. (1 Hour ago)
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