Free PC Demo Out Now For Former PS4/PS3 Exclusive Heavy Rain
It's available through the Epic Games Store.
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French studio Quantic Dream announced back in March that three of its critically acclaimed titles--Beyond: Two Souls, Detroit: Become Human, and Heavy Rain--will launch on PC thanks to an exclusive deal with the Epic Games Store. And ahead of each game's release, free demos would be made available as appetizers for the full experience. The first Quantic Dream title to receive its PC appetizer demo, Heavy Rain, is available now.
According to the company's official website, the free Heavy Rain demo gives you access to the first act. The demo will span two chapters as you embody two separate characters--FBI profiler Norman Jayden and private investigator Scott Shelby--and will take about 45 minutes to finish. Like the full game when it launches next month, the demo will run at 4K, 60 FPS with widescreen capabilities.
You can check out Heavy Rain's demo trailer below.
In an interview with GamesBeat, Quantic Dream boss Guillaume de Foundaumiere said that the studio wants to branch out of its exclusive relationship with Sony. "We will continue to work on PlayStation, which is a platform we love and that we know very well, but we will also consider other platforms as we want to make our creations accessible to as many gamers as possible worldwide, regardless of the platform," Foundaumiere said. "This is definitely a shift for us after 12 years developing exclusively for PlayStation. We are confident we can make a smooth transition [to multi-platform development] while keeping the high level of quality that we target for our games."
In our Heavy Rain review, we said, "No matter how your adventure plays out, Heavy Rain is a profoundly personal experience that should not be missed."
Heavy Rain releases on the Epic Games Store on June 24, 2019.
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