Lords of Shadow 2 PC version "almost like next-gen"

Konami producer Dave Cox says Windows version of upcoming action game would stand up well next to PS4 or Xbox One games.

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The PC version of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 is closer to resembling an Xbox One or PlayStation 4 game than an Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3 game, Konami producer Dave Cox said during a recent roundtable interview session attended by GameSpot.

"The PC version is almost like a next-gen version," Cox said. "The limitations of the [Xbox 360 and PS3]...we can push that back. We designed the game engine for next-gen in mind. We knew that this would be the last game we did on current-gen, so in many ways the PC version is almost like a test run for us."

Lords of Shadow 2 developer Mercury Steam is right now working on a new, non-Castlevania game for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4, but not the Wii U. It has been suggested that this project, labelled "completely different" than Castlevania, is a new Contra game, but that is not confirmed.

For more on Lords of Shadow 2, which launches on February 25 for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC, check out GameSpot's just-published preview.

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