April 13, 2012
Square Enix announced today that Sleeping Dogs will hit stores in North America on August 14th and in Europe on August 17th.
The game will also offer multiple retailer-specific pre-order incentives. Customers who order at Best Buy will receive a character outfit based on MMA champion Georges St. Pierre, unlocking the "flying punch" ability and increasing grappling and throw damage.
Amazon customers will receive an exclusive mission called Shaolin Showdown, a Shaolin Warrior outfit, bonus Triad XP points and a Wing Chun safehouse decoration. Finally, a GameStop pre-order offers the exclusive "High Speed" mission, plus a Hong Kong SWAT outfit and vehicle along with an exclusive assault rifle.
Sleeping Dogs will be released for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC. Square Enix added that exclusive content for the PC digital download of Sleeping Dogs will be aanounced at a later date. For our impressions of Sleeping Dogs, check out how the game combines Assassin's Creed, Batman and Need for Speed.