Detroit: Become Human made a very interesting and existential splash earlier this year when Quantic Dreams released their rebellious title exclusively to PlayStation 4 systems. Now that the studio has decided to branch out beyond exclusivity, PC players can get in on those hard choices as well. For those excited, the game finally has a release date for this platform! Detroit Become Human releases on PC on December 12nd!
Quantic Dream studio head David Cage has never shied away from shocking narratives, something that was very heavily seen in titles such as Detroit: Become Human, Heavy Rain, and Beyond Two Souls. His interactive brand of storytelling is unique, guttural, and oftentimes misunderstood. That definitely came into play with Detroit: Become Human, because this game did not shy away from the uncomfortable, especially in dealing with themes such as morality and what it means to be human.
We sat down with studio head David Cage earlier this year to talk about bringing these ports over to PC, including other hits like Heavy Rain and Beyond Two Souls. When we chatted about what bringing these experiences to life over on PC entailed and where or not there were any challenges, Cage replied:
"I wouldn't say it was difficult. The thing is, we didn't want to do a straight port and just have a PlayStation game on PC. We really wanted to re-design the controls, see how the game could work with a keyboard and a mouse, and we spent literally a year just working on re-designing the interface. We also wanted to improve the engine and make sure that it would run smoothly on all PCs, not just high-end PCs. And that people will see a real improvement, that it is a real PC game and not just a port straight from PlayStation, so we put a lot of effort and time and energy into doing this."
We're just a month away from when PC players can see exactly what this journey has to offer when Detroit: Become Human releases on PC on December 12th.