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Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director's Cut on PC, Xbox 360, and PS3 too

The many fine improvements of the Wii U's Director's Cut edition of Deus Ex: Human Revolution shall come to other platforms after all, in a reversal of an earlier decision. The reworked edition, which includes revamped boss battles and developer commentary, will be released for PC, Mac, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3 as well as Wii U "later this year."

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The many fine improvements of the Wii U's Director's Cut edition of Deus Ex: Human Revolution shall come to other platforms after all, Square Enix announced today, reversing its earlier decision. The reworked edition, which includes revamped boss battles and developer commentary, will launch for PC, Mac, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3 as well as Wii U "later this year."

"After our Director's Cut announcement we received an overwhelming response from the community asking us to bring this ultimate edition of Human Revolution to other platforms," Stéphane D'Astous, general manager of developer Eidos Montreal, said in the announcement. "We're thrilled to accommodate that request. We can now say with pleasure, 'You asked for this!'"

The Director's Cut brings improved graphics and AI, tweaks to combat, a major reworking of the widely disliked boss fights, the DLC integrated seamlessly, and eight hours of commentary.

If you have a Microsoft SmartGlass device or PlayStation Vita, those can work in the same way as the Wii U GamePad, letting you hack and navigate other menus by touch.

Check the official Director's Cut site for more.

From The Chatty

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    June 11, 2013 3:41 PM

    Alice O'Connor posted a new article, Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director's Cut on PC, Xbox 360, and PS3 too.

    The many fine improvements of the Wii U's Director's Cut edition of Deus Ex: Human Revolution shall come to other platforms after all, in a reversal of an earlier decision. The reworked edition, which includes revamped boss battles and developer commentary, will be released for PC, Mac, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3 as well as Wii U "later this year."

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      June 11, 2013 3:44 PM

      Yes. I will be purchasing this.

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      June 11, 2013 3:49 PM

      Incredible, I was not expecting this to actually happen. I will gladly pay for this.

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      June 11, 2013 3:50 PM

      Neat, never got far anyway. Hope it's an upgrade for existing Steam owners.

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      June 11, 2013 3:51 PM

      So are they going to sell an upgrade for anyone who already owns it on Steam, instead of having to buy the game twice?

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        June 11, 2013 3:55 PM

        It mostly likely be a DLC add-on that cost maybe 10-20 dollars. Once installed you can choose regular or Director's cut.

        Doubt it will be a free patch.

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        June 11, 2013 3:59 PM

        They said there were too many changes to incorporate the Director's Cut into the original versions of the game, so likely a separate purchase, but I'm guessing less expensive than new releases and with a discount for owners of the original as steam has been doing lately.

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          June 11, 2013 4:03 PM

          Okay. I really hope there's a discount, as I own the game and the standalone DLC, as well. Haven't gotten very far in it yet (still buying parts for my new PC), so I'll probably hold off until this drops.

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      June 11, 2013 3:55 PM

      I really hope they "upgrade" the endings as well.

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        June 11, 2013 4:06 PM

        unless they did so for the wiiu version you can probably spend your time hoping for something else

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        June 11, 2013 4:07 PM

        What's wrong with the endings? I thought they were good.

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          June 11, 2013 8:51 PM

          IMHO they were ok, I think they could've done a better job though. Something along the lines of the first two Deus Ex endings.

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            June 11, 2013 10:07 PM

            Let us never talk of the endings for Deus Ex: Invisible War ever again.

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              June 12, 2013 1:58 AM

              Because they were better than most games?

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            June 12, 2013 7:40 AM

            but they were equally awful.

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            June 12, 2013 10:09 PM

            Why do you think Deus Ex's ending was better? It was also just kind of a sudden CG cinematic and then roll credits. Human Revolution's was longer.

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      June 11, 2013 4:16 PM

      Well shit I just started playing this in my backlog. I'm literally on the first mission after meeting the boss at the helipad or whatever. Guess I should wait?

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        June 12, 2013 5:15 AM

        Nah. It's a great game with a few lame boss battles that aren't hard if you just google how to beat them. They all have a trick to them that isn't hard to pull off once you know what it is / they are. I wouldn't put off playing this game because of them.

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          June 12, 2013 6:46 AM

          Better GFX?

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            June 12, 2013 7:12 AM

            That's what I get for only reading the chatty summary. :<

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      June 11, 2013 4:17 PM

      I did ask for this.

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      June 11, 2013 4:45 PM

      GOOD

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      June 11, 2013 4:46 PM

      Did anyone actually think this would stay exclusive to wiiU?

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        June 12, 2013 6:47 AM

        No, because I knew the Wii U sales of this game would be in the shitter. If it had gone berzerk, as high or higher than the other versions, Ubisoft would have said "F you" to the rest of us. Because it was a Wii U game and sold like a Wii U game the time spent making these improvements now has to be justified and that means selling it to people who will buy it.

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          June 12, 2013 6:53 AM

          It's a Square Enix game.

          And if it's a full price re-release and not at a discount price for those who already own the non-director's cut, sales are going to be in the shitter anyway .

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      June 11, 2013 5:18 PM

      Is this worth waiting for if I haven't finished the game yet?

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        June 11, 2013 5:45 PM

        If you've made it to a boss fight and did not like it, then yes it's worth waiting for. If you made it to a boss fight and didn't mind, then keep playing.

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        June 11, 2013 7:44 PM

        The game is worth playing, because it's a damn good game. One of the best underrated games (not in reviews, but quality) this gen.

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      June 11, 2013 8:08 PM

      EXPLETIVE YES!

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      June 11, 2013 8:43 PM

      I already own the original with all DLC and pre-order content... but I will gladly buy this copy as well. Thanks for bringing this to PC. Hope the graphics are awesome.

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      June 11, 2013 10:43 PM

      I knew this would happen. Fantastic! Now let me buy it as a DLC.

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      June 12, 2013 5:11 AM

      Sounds like a game patch. Why would we have to pay for this?

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      June 12, 2013 5:59 AM

      Nice for people who didn't buy the game yet, but for others this should just be a regular patch.

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      June 12, 2013 7:10 AM

      is the wii u version already out? has anyone played the new boss battles? are they bad to the bone?

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      June 12, 2013 7:13 PM

      PS3 owners just got the original for free with Playstation Plus. Why would they buy the director's cut?