Sleeping Dogs "Rebuilt" for Xbox One and PS4, Coming in October, According to Amazon

Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition has been all but confirmed for launch later this year.

It appears an Xbox One and PlayStation 4 release of open-world game Sleeping Dogs is indeed happening, and it will be out this October in the form of Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition.

A listing for the game was discovered on Amazon today, and it appears to be the real deal. According to a Square Enix promotional image on the page (below), Definitive Edition includes the extensive amount of downloadable content released for the original version, which has been "rebuilt specifically" for current-gen systems. Presumably that means it will look quite a bit nicer than the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions, but it's unclear how much better it may look than the already-gorgeous PC version.

The only version shown on Amazon is a $59.99 limited edition that will be released for Xbox One and PS4 on October 14. The limited edition includes a special artbook packaging that consists of 28 pages of Sleeping Dogs concept art.

We've contacted Square Enix, the game's publisher, to see if it will confirm any of the details listed on Amazon's page, and we will report back with anything we learn. The company today reported its earnings for the quarter ended June 30 and made no mention of a Sleeping Dogs re-release.

This isn't the first time the notion of such a release has come up; back in June, a listing for an Xbox One and PS4 game called Sleeping Dogs HD was discovered on UK retailer Shopto's website, according GamrReview.

Developed by United Front Games, Sleeping Dogs was originally released to a positive reception in August 2012. It's unclear who is developing Definitive Edition, but United Front was the studio responsible for the Xbox One re-release of another Square Enix-published game, Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition. It's currently working on a free-to-play game that will be released next year.

If you've played Sleeping Dogs before, will you double-dip and pick up Definitive Edition? Let us know in the comments.

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est1986kinginc
est1986kinginc

I want a new installment based in Japan with the Yakuza.

est1986kinginc
est1986kinginc

I want a new installment with Japan and the Yakuza.

Bigjoe275
Bigjoe275

If there going to remake this game then they should add some new story elements to the game to warrant $60. If not I'll wait for a price drop I know I'm one of the people who wants sleeping dogs 2. But I'm not going to fork over $60 more dollars just for that to happen.

poeticas
poeticas

if they charge full price for this old game ... then idk what to say no more...

chewbacca72
chewbacca72

Next...Pac Man Redux and Donkey Kong.

zfazal84
zfazal84

I loved this game, one of my favourite open world action games However...


I already own this for 360. Heck they even gave it away for free during games with gold, I dunno if I want to buy it again for my Xbox One.... especially at 60 bucks. This is a 2 year old game... it should be like 40 tops...

KLINGON
KLINGON

Come on let's make NEW games for the new generation consoles.

LilKCCeleb
LilKCCeleb

Yet, I still have no interest in this game lol

chieflion
chieflion

sleeping dogs was sweet but there was not enough to do, nor was there enough interiors.


suicidesn0wman
suicidesn0wman

Squeenix needs to stop re-releasing 1-3 yr old games and start doing 'Definitive' remakes of the classics... I'm sure there is enough demand for a Definitive FF7(or 4 or 6 or 8 or 9), or how about a remake of the original Deus Ex?  Vagrant Story?  just place all of the squeenix ps1 game titles in a hat and pick one at random!  

seven7swords
seven7swords

I have really good memories with Sleeping Dogs. I played the hell out of this game when it was free on PS3, so much so that I bought all the DLC for it. I really loved the Kungfu Island DLC.


Just man, I don't know if I'll double dip, especially after originally playing it for free then spending $30 bucks in DLC? It IS a great game but I feel if they want me to buy it again it is going to need more then an HD make over. Maybe if they add more content then I'd buy it again.


Sleeping Dogs is an amazing game. Might go play it on my PS3 right now...

icecoldbox
icecoldbox

This is a great game. I plan on buying it for both ps4 and xbox one. That's how good of a game it is. People please stop comparing this to GTA or Saints Row . It's clearly in it's own category.

ArchoNils2
ArchoNils2

I am extremly surprised by how many liked this game. IMO it is much worse than any GTA, Yakuza or Saints Row :S

Triton
Triton

Great, more ports for next gen. Sill will wait to buy into to play stuff on both systems I am already able to.

nikolako1
nikolako1

ps4 and xbox gamers i recomend you to buy this game..i played it on pc and its fun.Good combat and good graphics.

Dannystaples14
Dannystaples14

I love it how for ages developers have been complaining that the 360 and PS3 consoles were so complicated and that one is totally incompatible with another. It can't be that difficult if they are rattling off HD remakes left right and centre. We won't need Playstation Now and emulators if they keep this up.

Ravanofdarkness
Ravanofdarkness

Not worth picking up for $59,99 at most $39,99 and even then that's asking alot when the Game is almost always on sale for PC for around $5-15 not to mention i've seen it at GameStop brandnew for $19.99 on Xbox360 and PlayStation 3.

robbiejones
robbiejones

Yeah i played this on pc, looks night and day over gen 7. A must buy on ps4 if you haven't played it yet!

advocacy
advocacy

I wish to sue this game for false advertising - from start to finish, I did not encounter even one sleeping dog.

je29836
je29836

can't wait for triad wars

BigBadBanther
BigBadBanther

Stop re-releasing old games and give us the games promised at launch :( There is not a lot to play on them still and most new games are being held back until next year. This sux.

gamebuyer22
gamebuyer22

Ps3 version sub HD with FXAA(blurry textures, details, backgrounds). Ps4 1080p. Visuals will be night and day.

dave70292
dave70292

The Real Definitive Edition is on the PC!!!

GONtheSKYLORD
GONtheSKYLORD

I thought watchdogs was the sequel to this at first.

Radnen
Radnen

I'd rather see a Sleeping Dogs 2.

kennythomas26
kennythomas26

Well I live in Toronto and that is 70 for me now so, yeah I would really have to think hard about this.

93ChevyNut
93ChevyNut

@icecoldbox I'm just curious, what's the motivation for getting it on both consoles?  Not criticizing, just curious.

lpool8
lpool8

@ArchoNils2 in all fainress though it's a completely different game. yes you can steal cars but you could in the getaway you would have to be on a dangerous amount of lsd to compare them like ghost reacon to gears of war because it's 3rd person

hermitkiller
hermitkiller

@Dannystaples14 Emulators are for cheapskates and bottom feeders.

They give pc gamers a bad name. Real gamer buys his/hers games.

kelseyjb
kelseyjb

This is nothing new when a console in it's first year there is not a huge library of games. Some devs saw the backlash from battlefield and gamers weren't going for that so some devs decided to push the game back than rush them out and have tons of patches.

Zombie8814
Zombie8814

@dave70292 

Be honest, when you played Sleeping Dogs on your PC, did you use a gamepad, or a mouse and keyboard?


Any GTA style driving game would suck with a mouse and keyboard.

robbiejones
robbiejones

@Radnen if this sells well, than yeah sleeping dos 2 will commence! The sales of the first one weren't bad, so maybe they are already developing it.

veryDERPY
veryDERPY

@Radnen hell i rather see something that isn't a mash of bad gta and bad batman

Zombie8814
Zombie8814

@kennythomas26 

Seems almost all the new games are $69.99. Last year new games were only $59.99.

$70 for any game is a total rip-off. Which is why I just wait about a year or so till the game drops in price.


I wonder how long it will be till new games are $79.99? Only a matter of time. 

icecoldbox
icecoldbox

To give my support for the team who created the game ensuring that they make more. Great games like this very one

kennythomas26
kennythomas26

@Zombie8814  Yeah I was doing that for some time with certain games before this gen started, but with this gen the only games I was able to get on a decent sale was most of the sports games that came out like Madden 25 $30, NBA Live 14 for about $30 and 2K14 was $40 and I think I grabbed Lego Marvel Heroes for about $40 as well.


I did get my Xbox One back in May and I these new Systems have been out for basically 9 months now and not much has gone on sale, well store like Future Shop and Best Buy have sale's but they were mostly on games I already played and beat like Wolfenstein and the sports games.

seven7swords
seven7swords

@Zombie8814 Man, why are games so expensive in Canada and Australia? This ALMOST makes me glad I live in the United States....


....almost...

ArchoNils2
ArchoNils2

@Zombie8814 I love how guys here cry for games at this prices while in America they are probably the cheapest :P You don't want to see the prices in Europe or Australia.