Kane & Lynch 2 demo now live on all platforms, will ship with SteamWorks

By Patrick Garratt, Monday, 26 July 2010 18:27 GMT

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Square just said the Kane & Lynch 2 demo is now live for PC, 360 and PS3.

The tester’s up for all three systems in the US and Europe. It was already live on the EU PS Store.

The press release is below. The game itself releases on August 17 in North America, August 20 in Europe and August 26 in Japan.

In addition, Valve’s confirmed the game will ship with SteamWorks, meaning the PC version will come complete with auto-updating, matchmaking, Steam Achievements, stats, leaderboards. You can pre-order from Steam now at a 10 percent discount.

IO Interactive, a part of Square Enix® Europe, is pleased to confirm that the Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days™ demo is now live on the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows PC in North America and throughout Europe and other PAL territories.

“The response to the exclusive demo has been overwhelming,” said Niels Jørgensen, general manager of IO Interactive. “Everyone needs to try Kane & Lynch 2 as it’s clear that the unique visual style, gritty story and refreshing multiplayer modes are delivering a sense of tension and excitement not found in other games.”

Experience 48 hours of hell with two of gaming’s most notorious criminals in Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days. Kane and Lynch face the consequences when a simple job gone wrong sets off a desperate and frantic struggle to escape the entire Shanghai underworld. Ground-breaking art direction, relentless action gameplay and innovative multiplayer redefine the action shooter experience and positions Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days as the standout shooter of 2010.

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