Sega announces Vanquish for PC, reveals 4k and unlocked framrates
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Sega has been throwing out teaser images for a little over a week now. Fans of the third-person action shooter Vanquish (2010) were first to pick up that this just may be the PC they’ve been longing for. Today, Sega has announced that the images were indeed for the PC release on Steam of Vanquish on May 25th for $19.99.
“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.”
If you recently purchased Bayonetta on PC, you will receive a 25% off discount if you pre-order Vanquish. Also, you will get the Digital Deluxe version if you pre-order prior to its release. This version includes the following:
- 5 track soundtrack sampler
- character and enemy avatars
- art book
- exclusive wallpapers.
Sega, also addressed concerns about frame rate in a quick Q & A that was found in the press release:
Q: What frame rate can the game run at?
A: VANQUISH will run at 60 FPS, but also includes unlocked framerates.
Q: What is the maximum resolution?
A: 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?
Q: Does Vanquish support keyboard and mouse controls?
A: Yes, VANQUISH will support keyboard and mouse controls.
Q: What languages is Vanquish PC available in?
A: 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.
Q: Is it exclusively available on Steam?
A: It is available on Steam, and it 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.