Square Enix has announced an August 14
street date for Sleeping Dogs in North America, followed by an
August 17 arrival in UK and other PAL territories. The open
world cop game – developed in association with United Front Games –
will hit the pavement alongside a number of pre-order goodies, depending
on where you shop.
For those seeking a little more heat on
their virtual beat, GameStop's pre-order incentive includes the
“Police Protection” Pack, featuring an exclusive “High Speed”
mission, an HK police SWAT outfit, assault rifle, and SWAT police
vehicle. Best Buy, on the hand, is offering the “George St. Pierre”
Pack, containing GSP's “flying punch” move, an exclusive outfit,
and increased grappling and throwing abilities.
Lastly, those who choose to pre-order
online with Amazon will be treated to the “Martial Arts” Pack,
which sports the “Shaolin Showdown” mission, a Shaolin warrior
outfit, extra Triad XP points, and a stat-enhancing Wing Chun
decoration for your in-game safe house.
For now, the Sleeping Dogs bonus
content is only being offered to consoles; however, Square Enix has
promised to reveal exclusive digital content for PC “at a later
Start your training for Square Enix's
Hong Kong epic with our preview, Sleeping Dogs is Arkham City meets Just Cause 2 meets Max Payne meets Infernal Affairs.