Sleeping Dogs On PC To Have A Bunch Of Graphical Improvements

By Ishaan . August 8, 2012 . 5:10pm

United Front Games are giving the PC version of Sleeping Dogs a bunch of improvements over its console counterpart. For starters, on release day, the game will see a high-resolution texture pack. The PC version will also have a greater draw distance at higher resolutions, high-res shadows, and more. You can see footage from the PC version in the video below:

 

 

United Front and Square Enix have also released the system requirements for the PC version of Sleeping Dogs. Minimum and recommended requirements are as follows, along with a complete list of PC-specific features:

 

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

 

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

 

Sleeping Dogs will be released in North America on August 14th and in Europe on August 17th for the PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.


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