Sleeping Dogs' PC version will come with a host of graphical enhancements and bonus content, Square-Enix has announced.

On the technical side, these features include high-resolution texture pack updates, increased depth of field so small objects can be rendered from further away, high quality shadow effects and support for Screen Space Ambient Occlusion. It also has optimisations for both 3D and multi monitors on both AMD and Nvidia hardware.

The full system requirements are listed below:

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

Additionally, those who pre-order the game on Steam will get access to eight new items in the Team Fortress 2 Triad Pack. This includes a neon sign melee weapon for pyros, a fire-breathing attack for heavies and a cartoonishly oversized cleaver for scouts.

The pack will also contain a new King of the Hill map entitled Kong King.

Sleeping Dogs is developed by United Front Studios and will be out on PC, Xbox 360 and PS3 on 17th August. Check out the new PC version trailer below.

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