PlayStation 3

Deadly Premonition: The Director’s Cut Sneaks Out Next Month


Deadly Premonition: The Director’s Cut has a release date in North America. Rising Star Games will release the updated version of Hidetaka “SWERY” Suehiro’s psychological adventure on April 30th.


Pre-ordering the game between now and April 30th at participating retailers (including and Gamestop) will receive free downloadable content.


Here’s a quick list of some of the new features in Deadly Premonition: The Director’s Cut:


  • New Scenario – “Surprising” new scenario from the game’s director.
  • HD graphics – “Complete graphic overhaul” with new HD textures
  • Improved Controls – Reworked control system and mappable controls.
  • DLC – Post-game DLC. “Let Agent York (and Zach) live it up in Greenvale – Details TBA”.


Meanwhile, Europe will get Deadly Premonition: The Director’s Cut on April 26th. Purchasing the game at retail will get you 30 days of PlayStation Plus access, although this is restricted to a limited run of copies. Additionally pre-ordering from GAME or Amazon in the U.K. will get you free DLC.


Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.