Montréal (October 22, 2013) – Eidos®-Montréal®, a Square Enix® studio, is pleased to announce that Deus Ex: Human Revolution® – Director’s Cut, the definitive version of the critically acclaimed action-RPG title, ships today in North America for the Nintendo’s Wii U™ system, the Xbox 360® games and entertainment system from Microsoft, the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, and Windows® PC. The Director’s Cut is also available for download immediately on most platforms and is available in stores on October 25 in Europe and other PAL territories.
“The Director’s Cut is our opportunity to address and implement all of the amazing feedback we received from the community into our much loved Deus Ex: Human Revolution,” said David Anfossi, Eidos-Montréal Head of Studio. “We’re incredibly lucky to have such a passionate community and we hope that new and returning players alike enjoy what we consider to be the definitive version of Human Revolution.”
Players who purchase the Director’s Cut through the Square Enix Online Store will receive the exclusive Deus Ex novella, Deus Ex: Fallen Angel. The novella, created by James Swallow, the writer behind Deus Ex: Icarus Effect, follows the story of Malik just prior to the events of Human Revolution and is a must-have for any Deus Ex fan.
Deus Ex: Human Revolution – Director’s Cut has been fully augmented to include Tongs’s Rescue mission and the entire Missing Link chapter which have been integrated seamlessly into the narrative flow as well as all of the original pre-order and bonus weapons. Fan features like the 45 minute “making of” video, over 8 hours of developer commentary, the official strategy guide, and New Game+ have also been added to the Director’s Cut.
Boss fights have been completely overhauled and redesigned with new maps and mechanics to support each one of the gameplay pillars: Action, Stealth, and Hacking. Major enhancements have also been made to the game including a rebalanced energy system, updated enemy A.I., and striking visual improvements which make this edition the best looking and most immersive Deus Ex experience available.
Deus Ex: Human Revolution – Director’s Cut also offers a full slate of second screen features for the Wii U GamePad, Microsoft’s SmartGlass, and the PlayStation Vita system that make the touchscreen interface Adam Jensen’s primary neural hub enhancement. The Wii U GamePad features can be viewed on YouTube here.
The new Director’s Cut gameplay trailer can be viewed on YouTube. New assets are also available for download on our press site.
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About DEUS EX: HUMAN REVOLUTION – Director’s Cut
Praised for its in-game art and cinema-quality storyline, DEUS EX: HUMAN REVOLUTION has garnered critical acclaim from the media and consumers alike since its original release in August 2011 . Director’s Cut features include visual improvements, overhauled boss fights, reinforced combat mechanics and much more making it the ultimate HUMAN REVOLUTION experience.
In DEUS EX: HUMAN REVOLUTION, the year is 2027– a time of great innovation in neuroprosthetics, but also a time of chaos, conspiracy, and social divide. Adam Jensen, a man cybernetically augmented against his own choice, finds himself in the middle of a mysterious, global plot to which he holds the key. By offering players vastly different ways to play, DEUS EX: HUMAN REVOLUTION challenges the foundation of gaming and provides an immersive experience where every choice has a lasting consequence.
Founded in 2007, Eidos-Montréal is a leading video game development studio in Montreal. Embracing the philosophy to always pursue excellence in the development of games and create immersive, captivating experiences for players, Eidos-Montréal made its mark on the video game world with the release of its first video game, the critically acclaimed and best-selling Deus Ex: Human Revolution. Eidos-Montréal is part of Square Enix Europe.
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