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Sleeping Dogs PC features revealed - new trailer

Take the action to the next level in the best-looking version of the game

Square Enix has revealed a host of PC-specific features for Sleeping Dogs.

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"With an array of advanced graphical features on-board, the Windows PC release gives gamers with the hardware bandwidth a host of graphical enhancements, hardware optimisations and support for the latest AMD and Nvidia features," the publisher says.

The full list of Sleeping Dogs PC enhancements and features, including minimum and recommended system requirements, follows the new trailer below.

Square has confirmed a Sleeping Dogs release date of August 14 in the US, with the Xbox 360, PS3 and PC game set to hit Europe three days later.

OPM UK gave the game impressive 9/10 in the first Sleeping Dogs review. OXM UK quickly followed suit with another glowing 9/10 Sleeping Dogs review.

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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 EyeFinityMulti-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 NvidiaSLi
  • Enhanced Performance on AMD Crossfire

Mouse, Keyboard, and Controller Support

  • Xbox 360 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

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