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Deus Ex: Human Revolution Augmented Edition, Steamworks & PC Support

The revolution may not be televised, but the human revolution will be digitized, as Eidos-Montreal announces plans to digitally distribute Deus Ex: Human Revolution through Steam, adding that the action/RPG prequel will support Steamworks features like auto-updating, Steam Achievements and the Steam Cloud upon its release this August. They also announce that in addition to the standard game, Steam will offer an "augmented edition," which will include a digital art book, a "making of" special, trailers, an animated storyboard of the CGI trailer, a motion graphic novel, the soundtrack, and a free download of the Deus Ex Game of the Year Edition. They say prepurchases are now being accepted, though a glance at the Deus Ex: Human Revolution on Steam Page shows this is premature, but when prepurchases are enabled, they will be at a discount for a limited time: The standard game will be $44.99 USD, and the Augmented Edition will be $53.99 USD. Eidos-Montreal also offers a few documents on PC-specific features: This article describes support for AMD Eyefinity, AMD HD3D technology, and DirectX 11, this tech Q&A discusses those elements in more depth, and this internal Q&A explores the challenges of making the Windows version of Human Revolution live up to the PC roots of the Deus Ex series, in spite of being a multiplatform game. Finally, these screenshots offer a couple of shots from the PC edition and one of the game in Eyefinity mode spread across three monitors.

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18. Re: Deus Ex: Human Revolution Augmented Edition, Steamworks & PC Support May 6, 2011, 16:47 Bumpy
 
PCGamer has just released an article on how the PC version 'feels'.
http://www.pcgamer.com/2011/05/06/how-deus-ex-human-revolution-feels-on-pc/

It's sounding good but needs work yet for our PC platform.

Mouse movement
Feels a little off right now: the horizontal sensitivity is way higher than the vertical sensitivity, and there isnít an option to adjust them individually. This may be because, as the saying goes, Console Gamers Canít Look Up. Personally I got used to this after about half an hour so itís not a persistent problem, and it seems like the kind of thing theyíre bound to tweak. Other than that, the responsiveness is good and it doesnít have that treacly sluggishness that some console ports do.

 
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