Sleeping Dogs from United Front Games and Square Enix is to be given an extra graphical lick of paint for its release on PC, Square Enix has announced.

The high-resolution texture pack updates the game to a new level, bringing improved detail and crisp clear rendering to everything from city skyscrapers to crumbling ancient temples.

Another layer of depth is added for gamers running at higher resolutions using increased small object detail to render smaller items of the world from a far greater distance to give a greater sense of scale and detail.

Advanced PC Features

  • Nvidia 3D Support
  • Nvidia Multi Screen Monitor Support
  • AMD EyeFinity Multi-Monitor Gold Status Support
  • Window and Full Screen Mode Support
  • Benchmark Mode

DirectX11 Specific Features

  • Contact hardening shadows
  • HD-AO
  • Use of Direct Compute

Performance Enhancements

  • Enhanced Performance on Dual Core and Quad Core Processors
  • Enhanced Performance on Nvidia SLi
  • Enhanced Performance on AMD Crossfire

Mouse, Keyboard, and Controller Support

  • Xbox360 Controller Support
  • Keyboard and Mouse Support including Key Remapping
  • Auto Pad, Mouse and Keyboard Switching

Advanced PC Graphic Features

  • Increased Small Object Detail
  • High Resolution Texture Support
  • High Resolution Shadows
  • High Quality Shadow Filters
  • Soft Particles
  • High Quality SSAO (Screen Space Ambient Occlusion)
  • High Quality Motion Blur
  • Super Sample Anti-Aliasing

Steamworks Features Supported

  • DLC Support
  • Achievements
  • Auto Patching
  • Pre-Download
  • Store Save Games to the Cloud
  • Player to Player Chat

Minimum requirements

  • OS: Windows Vista or Windows 7
  • Processor: Core 2 Duo 2.0 GHz or Althon X2 2.4 GHz
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Graphic card: DirectX 10 or 11 compatible Nvidia or AMD ATI card, ATI Radeon 3870 or higher, Nvidia GeForce 8800 GT or higher.
  • Graphics card memory: 512 MB
  • Sound card: DirectX compatible sound card
  • Hard drive: 15 GB

Recommended system requirements

  • OS: Windows 7 64-bit
  • Processor: Quad-core Intel or AMD CPU
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Graphics card: DirectX 11 Nvidia or AMD ATI card, Nvidia GeForce GTX 560 or ATI Radeon 6950.
  • Graphics card memory: 1 GB
  • Sound card: DirectX compatible sound card
  • Hard drive: 15 GB

Sleeping Dogs will be released August 17 for Xbox 360, PS3, PC.