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SEGA ® Announce VANQUISH™ for PC

Pre-order details and release date revealed for best practice PC conversion exclusively for Steam

LONDON – May 10th, 2017 – SEGA Europe Ltd. are thrilled to announce that PlatinumGames’ revolutionary sci-fi action shooter VANQUISH™ will launch for PC, on Steam, on Thursday 25 th May, 2017 having undergone SEGA’s renowned best practice conversion treatment.

Pre-order VANQUISH on Steam and other SEGA approved retailers  to receive the Digital Deluxe Edition which includes a 5 track soundtrack sampler, character and enemy avatars, art book and exclusive wallpapers. Fans who already own Bayonetta™ on Steam or purchase it before 25 th May, 2017 will automatically get 25% off when they pre-order VANQUISH. However, you only have until the 25 th May, 2017 to secure the Digital Deluxe Edition via pre-ordering before it reverts to the Standard Edition.

Directed by Shinji Mikami, the creator of the Resident Evil™ series, VANQUISH is a sci-fi shooter of epic proportion. Take control of DARPA operative Sam Gideon, who has been assigned a mission to battle legions of future-tech enemies using a vast arsenal of weapons. VANQUISH boasts fluid and frenetic combat, spectacular melee moves, and intense speed, wrapped in a gripping story. VANQUISH is the latest best practice conversion from SEGA, and features a host of PC optimised options, including an unlocked framerate, 4k resolution support, extensive graphics options and full keyboard and mouse support.

“It was great to see the positive response from our community to the Bayonetta PC launch last month, and we are pleased that we are in a position to be able to announce VANQUISH, another of our highly requested back catalogue titles,” said John Clark, Senior Vice President of Commercial Publishing for SEGA Europe. “There’s more to come from SEGA in this space, so stay tuned for further announcements.”

Adding to the growing list of best practice conversions from SEGA’s back catalogue, VANQUISH joins Bayonetta, Typing of the Dead™, Valkyria Chronicles™ and the SEGA Mega Drive™ Classics Collection. Keep up to date with all the latest SEGA news on Facebook www.facebook.com/Sega and Twitter www.twitter.com/SEGA .

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Notes to editors:

FAQ:

  • What frame rate can the game run at?
VANQUISH will run at 60 FPS, but also includes unlocked framerates, so if you have the hardware, you can crank it to 144 FPS.

 

  • What is the maximum resolution?
VANQUISH has enhanced PC graphics options with unlocked resolutions up to 4K, anti-aliasing, anisotropic filtering, SSAO lighting, scalable texture and shadow quality, and more.
  • Does Vanquish support keyboard and mouse controls?
Yes, VANQUISH will support keyboard and mouse controls.

 

  • What languages is Vanquish PC available in? 
VANQUISH is available with voice overs in the following languages – English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Japanese. Players can choose any combination of languages and subtitles from the start menu.
  • Is it exclusively available on Steam?
It is available on steam, which can be purchased through your preferred online retailer. There is full Steam support with Steam Achievements, Steam Cloud Save, Trading Cards, Leader Boards, and Big Picture Mode.

About SEGA® Europe Ltd.

SEGA Europe Ltd. is the European Distribution arm of Tokyo, Japan-based SEGA Games Co., Ltd., a worldwide leader in interactive entertainment both inside and outside the home. The company develops and distributes interactive entertainment software products for a variety of hardware platforms including PC, wireless devices, and those manufactured by Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe. SEGA Europe’s website is located at www.sega.co.uk .

About PlatinumGames Inc.

PlatinumGames Inc. is an independent entertainment developer based in Osaka, Japan, dedicated to making high-quality, next-generation games for a variety of hardware platforms. Under the slogan “To set the world standard in player satisfaction,” PlatinumGames works hard to deliver fresh surprises and new experiences to gamers all over the world. Official website:  www.platinumgames.com .

 

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