'Sleeping Dogs' PC Getting Exclusive Features!

Sleeping Dogs may be hitting consoles and PC on the same day, but it looks like PC gamers will be getting the better end of the deal. Today Square Enix revealed Sleeping Dogs on PC will be getting a host of exclusive features not found on the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions.

Unsurprisingly, the biggest advantage PC gamers have over their console counterparts will be graphics capabilitites, but the PC version will also include enhancements such as Nvidia 3D, Multi Screen Monitor and EyeFinity Multi-Monitor Gold Status support. You can check out a full breakdown of the Sleeping Dogs PC feature set and system requirements below.

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


• 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

Sleeping Dogs is slated for release on August 14th, 2012. Will you be playing on PC, Xbox 360 or PS3?

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