Castlevania: Lords of Shadow coming to PC [Update]
posted on 06.05.13 at 10:55 AM EDT by (@salromano)
PC version adds new features, weapons, skills, and more.

The original Castlevania: Lords of Shadow is coming to PC in late August, Konami has announced.

Dubbed the “Ultimate Edition,” the PC version boasts a number of advantages over its previously released console counterparts, including:

  • New Features: The Ultimate Edition offers the original full game plus add-on content: Reverie and Resurrection. It also boasts enhanced 1080p HD graphics, runs at a solid 60 frames per second via recommended spec, and offers trophy integration through Steam with Cloud saving.
  • New Storyline: Players can immerse themselves in the brand-new Lords of Shadow storyline, meeting classic characters and experiencing tangential side stories.
  • New Weapons and Skills: Overcome obstacles using the Combat Cross multi-function weapon and hone platforming skills within this sprawling adventure. Swing across chasms, climb sheer walls, rappel down cliffs, grip and pull away obstacles.
  • New Titan Battles: Conquer behemoth enemies of terrifying size, where special attacks and cunning speed are required for advancement.
  • New Exploration: Explore gothic ruins, dark castles, barren forests and frozen wastelands. Discover a whole world to investigate with many routes and hidden secret places that contain items to aid Gabriel on his quest.

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow Ultimate Edition will launch via Steam in Europe on August 27 and at retail on August 30. A North American release date has yet to be confirmed. (Don’t worry. Konami’s U.S. announcements come out later in the day due to the time difference.)

Update: Konami’s U.S. division has confirmed the game will arrive on PC this summer in North America, but did not provide an exact release date.

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  • Locksus

    Nice, I missed the console version so I’ll try this one out.

  • Chaos Raiden

    Sucks that home console owners will not get Ultimate Edition. Of well, at least more people get to play this good game.

    • Solomon_Kano

      Based on the description here, we aren’t missing anything. It’s just a really late GOTY, basically. Apart from being in 1080p, it just has the DLC included.

  • Gigus

    I really liked Castlevania: LoS but it was so tedious when exploring the world and looking for additional items. I’m hoping this ultimate edition they’re releasing for the PC won’t suffer the same fate.

    • PrinceHeir

      that reminds me i need to finish Mirai Nikki!

      last 3 episodes left!

  • MrRobbyM

    Are you serious I just bid on Ebay for the PS3 limited edition gosh I hope I get outbid.

  • Sal Romano

    Update: North American release this summer.

  • LordKaiser

    What magic modders can do with this game? I can’t w8 to see what they will do.

  • Hidayat246

    Oh yeah thanks KONAMI