Square-Enix’s Sleeping Dogs has finally come up with a firm North American release date along with some cool pre-order bonuses from a few participating retailers.
Square-Enix will release Sleeping Dogs on August 14th, 2012 in North America and August 17th, 2012 in Europe. The game will be an open-world police drama and was formerly known as True Crime: Hong Kong before the rights to the game were purchased by Square-Enix and the name was changed.
Here are the pre-order bonuses for Gamestop, Amazon.com, and Best Buy:
Best Buy: ‘Georges St. Pierre (GSP)’ Pack:
- GSP’s signature “flying punch”
- Exclusive GSP outfit including T-shirts, headband and shorts
- GSP’s outfit unlocks the “flying punch” and increases grappling and throwing damage
GameStop: ‘Police Protection’ Pack:
- Exclusive “High Speed” Mission
· Exclusive HK Police SWAT Outfit
· Exclusive assault rifle
· Exclusive SWAT Police Vehicle
Amazon: ‘Martial Arts’ Pack:
- Shaolin Showdown Mission
· Shaolin Warrior outfit (with increased striking damage)
· Bonus Triad XP points
· Wing Chun decoration for safehouse (with temporary combat buff)
Exclusive content for the digitally downloadable PC version of Sleeping Dogs will be announced at a later date.
Sleeping Dogs is developed by United Front Games in conjunction with Square-Enix London Studios and will be released August 14th, 2012 in North America and August 17th, 2012 in Europe for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Windows PC.