L.A. Noire hits PC in November

LA Noire: The Complete Edition walks PC beat November 8 in North America, November 11 in Europe; game features all DLC from console editions, 3D support.

Team Bondi may have hit the skids, but the Australian developer's debut title has yet to finish up its patrol. Rockstar Games today announced that the PC debut of L.A. Noire: The Complete Edition has been set for November 8 in North America, with a European launch following on November 11.

A good cop in a bad town with worse spelling.

Justifying the package's subtitle, the PC edition of L.A. Noire packs in a code to grab all previously released downloadable content from the console versions. The game is being ported over by Rockstar Leeds and supports both keyboard remapping and gamepads. The PC edition will also support Nvidia 3D Vision, something not found on the console editions of the game.

L.A. Noire follows Cole Phelps, a detective entangled in a violent web of vice, corruption, and crime in 1947 Los Angeles. Players jump into the seedy underworld of the metropolis and are tasked with solving a series of murders and other criminal offenses, ranging from arson and drug trafficking to racketeering.

For more on the original console editions of L.A. Noire, read GameSpot's full review.

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117 comments
rhymesmatter
rhymesmatter

hmmm but now that Team Bondi is closing down i don't know... Rockstar is MORE Than enough to deliver the game efficiently but still i hope they don't rush in the porting and create something not so good as the original ! Most of times GTA ports to PC get some Down Vote especially in GS!I will buy anwy cause i love the concept of the game!GO ROCKSTAR!

MariusGta
MariusGta

i knew R* wouldn't let us pc gamers down :D i love this company!

Mohsiuddin
Mohsiuddin

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hsmgaye
hsmgaye

We need RDR!release this in 2012.

metalkitten
metalkitten

@Fanible ure kidding about the great graphic and faces right?? did u miss the fact that all females looked alike with the same hairdo, couldnt tell any of them apart... both me and bf had huge problems even telling important people apart in this game - really badly done if u wanna see good faces - play heavy rain this game have a more cartoonish look to it- music and voices great - the rest not so much

metalkitten
metalkitten

@Adenosine u can kill walking people in la noire - they drop dead with blood if u hit them with a car and it has no meaning whatsoever in the fact ure a cop and nobody reacts pretty much like doing cases in la noire - u never know if u caught the right guy - nor does it matter i most cases u just shoot someone and case closed and thats it nothing really matters in this game and ull end up with the only ending anyway - the game is just so flawed in so many ways but u might have fun with it for awhile? la noire is overhyper like crazy - it has huge flaws in it and id say u and others pick skyrim or whatever other game and if u still wanna play la noire and its very boring extras (i regret getting) - then wait for a frikken huge salesdrop and hope they fixed all bugs too

BoabDreeps
BoabDreeps

You luck PC gamers! Now YOU get the chance to play this bore-fest of a game. Sorry, it's not a game, it's a movie where you get to do the boring bits that movies cut out. You know, the mindless wandering about and travelling between scenes. Oh, but you do get to play a pointless multiple choice game to the point of suicide. Save your money and buy a proper game that befits your mighty jerk-off station. This is the suckiest of sucky games that ever sucked. Good ridance Team Bondi.

DJ_Headshot
DJ_Headshot

Where is read dead redemption the game that even in news about LA Noire is flooded with people asking for it pretty obvious to see which one is more in demand and would sell better.

charlieboomboom
charlieboomboom

@darth_3pio If i cant play a game and i really want to ,i go buy the hardware. I dont complain or b!tch about it. Dont get the pc vs consoles ,cause both benefit from eachother.

DeadrisingX1
DeadrisingX1

Alright, Awesome, Thanks Rockstar!! Now um, how about Red Dead Redemption? Please? :)

Rocker6
Rocker6

@Harrymanhunter1 Thats one of the main reasons why Rockstar delays PC versions for this long,or sometimes doesnt even make them.You should reconsider.

Harrymanhunter1
Harrymanhunter1

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FidelSarcastro
FidelSarcastro

As much as I want to play LA Noire on PC I would much rather have Red Dead Redemption on PC.

msfan1289
msfan1289

@abhirajgoldy lucky you, im having this problem, Ace Combat, BattleField 3, LA Noire, and a few others. dang why do they all have to come out in the same time :( lol

Diophage
Diophage

I have this on the PS3. Definitely not worth the $60. It has like no replay value, and everything plays out the same way every time. Also, the ending is probably one of the worst I've seen. Don't get me wrong, though. It's still a good game. Just not worth full price (even with the DLC). Wait for price drop.

The_Godfather_
The_Godfather_

I hope they doesn't screw game's optimization just like GTA 4. meanwhile, I don't think Red Dead will come to PC. don't get your hopes up for the better.

Armyboy5
Armyboy5

1 word.. Red Dead Redemption. wait..

hsmgaye
hsmgaye

Many people say bring the la noire to pc that why you bring it and many people also say bring the red dead redemption so please rockstar bring it.

Joefatty2x4
Joefatty2x4

All PC gamers want RDR for PC with all the DLC. Not freakin LA Noire. What is Rockstar thinking? Red Dead is clearly the superior game that far more people want on the PC, and would sell way better than LA Noire on PC.

worstnews
worstnews

I'm so happy that I got RDR for PS3 and didn't buy L.A. yet. :)

duke-nukem11
duke-nukem11

i loved la noire on the xbox. looking forward to how good it will be on pc!

darth_3pio
darth_3pio

@charlieboomboom, I'm sure you would be a "spoiled brat" too if you had for the purpose of stating a point, bought a games console but no games came out on it, or the games that came out for it were released 2+ years after the hype had died off.

abhirajgoldy
abhirajgoldy

too many big games are coming in November...no problem i'll buy all of them

winshot
winshot

We need Red Dead Redemption Morons... Release that and then we are talking....

krelmmaster
krelmmaster

What is it with Rockstar? They decide to port LANoire to PC over RDR, a game which sold over twice as many units than LANoire, and then they release it on the same day as arguably the biggest release of the year, Skyrim. LANoire PC will no doubt be a success in terms of sales but this timing and lack of info on RDR PC will surely hurt it. I for one will not be buying LA Noire in protest over the lack of info on RDR PC (even an official "No we are not making it ever for PC" would be fine with me, at least put us PC gamers to rest)

charlieboomboom
charlieboomboom

most off pcgamer with high preformance pc´s are adults..but they sure act like a spoiled 5 year old brat.

sleepnsurf
sleepnsurf

PC lol. I like PC as that is where I started, but I evolved

areszues92
areszues92

bad release date, it's gonna get pawned by skyrim

the_requiem
the_requiem

@Fanible: Now that you mention facial animation, it reminds me of something els eI kept thinkning when playing on PS3. Somehow the face felt like stuck on some other body. The detail of animation on face and texture just didn't match up well enough. Hopefully better textures and graphics on PC will bridge that gap.

Soothsayer42
Soothsayer42

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PrplMnkyDshwsr7
PrplMnkyDshwsr7

blargh! Was really excited to see this get the PC port, was hoping for an early/mid Oct. release...sadly November is Skyrim...sorry Rockstar. I want red dead on PC as much as the next person, but Rockstar is apparantly keeping that franchise on consoles where it started.

Devilish102
Devilish102

I can't wait ! Rockstar I think its time for you to bring RDR to pc.

Pete5506
Pete5506

I wouldn't mind giving the PC version a try, but this is coming out a little to close to Skyrim so that might have to wait

darkknightdetec
darkknightdetec

Is this PC/Mac or just PC? Cuz Amazon has it listed for Mac as well.

Triton
Triton

Nice but already bought everything for my 360. Maybe let folks know this early on in the future. (If they have a future) May help PC sales later on.

merigoldsass
merigoldsass

@Marky360 I don't see how PC gamers can put of with stuff like this regularly having to wait 6 months after a game releases on another platform before they can play it but I guess it's better then the alternative never getting the game R* Still hasn't decided to release RDR on PC and there still waitin for a PC version of Alan Wake as well--------- i am mainly a pc gamer and while waiting 6 months or a year for a console game to come out on pc is annoying, it is well worth the wait. pc versions of games always have significantly better graphics, faster loading times, and tons of other benefits over consoles.

merigoldsass
merigoldsass

Looking forward to this! It is great it supports nvidia 3D vision, hopefully it supports as well as games like Batman Arkham Asylum. Does anyone else think it is strange that Rockstar skipped Red Dead Redemption on the PC?

GhoX
GhoX

It's releasing against... Skyrim?

Adenosine
Adenosine

I'm glad I'll be able to get this on PC finally. I hope there's a way to mod stuff in it, like enable pedestrian death and the like (I heard you can't kill pedestrians). I also hope they don't delay this any further because if the Batman PC game has been delayed, it might come out in November, too. This would mean more competition for LA Noire from the likes of Skyrim, Call of Duty, and then Batman.

Daian
Daian

@calvinsora Thank you reasonable and wise person, if more strictly console gamers would think like that the gaming world would be a better place. ;) On a side note i don't have very high hopes considering what an atrocious port GTA 4 was and i think they need new sales/marketing departments because no sane man would re-release this game this November especially on the same days as MW3 (NA LA Noir release date) and Skyrim (Europe release) get launched (not to mention the truck load of other good titles around that time). Bad,bad, TERRIBLE idea.

RegularGangs
RegularGangs

Release Complete edition for Xbox360 PLEASE

nutcrackr
nutcrackr

Got this on PS3 so unfortunately won't be getting the PC version, maybe when it's cheap. Considering how packed November is for games on PC I don't see this selling very well.