Death Stranding launches for PC later this week, and you may pre-load it on Steam proper now.
It launches on PC this Tuesday, July 14 – nonetheless, gamers on ResetEra just lately seen which you can already pre-load it, which means that it is going to be playable as quickly because it unlocks.
There’s extra data over on the Steam store, which helpfully breaks down how one can pre-load the game forward of launch.
“Exciting news,” reads the shop web page. “Those who pre-purchased on Steam can now pre-load Death Stranding before our scheduled launch at 7am PST / 3pm GMT / 11pm JP on July 14.”
You may also nonetheless place a pre-order for those who haven’t already, which means that buying the game on Steam will allow you to pre-load it prior to truly taking part in on Tuesday.
If you’re involved about whether or not or not you’ll have the ability to run it, listed below are the minimum and recommended specs for Death Stranding on PC. In phrases of efficiency, Nvidia just lately mentioned that RTX 20-series GPUs can run Death Stranding in 4K at 60fps – that is largely due to DLSS, which Alex conveniently and comprehensively defined in his primer on PC gaming’s greatest graphical revolution.
If you wish to go additional down that graphics gap, make sure you take a look at this piece on Minecraft’s use of ray tracing, which excellently demonstrates the potential for drastically improved visuals in games.
In associated information, evidently Kojima might be teasing Death Stranding 2, or at the very least one other game in the identical universe.
Also, let’s not neglect that those that buy Death Stranding on PC will obtain Half-Life: Alyx’s Gravity Gloves, in addition to some distinctive Headcrab headwear. Both gadgets really offer you tangible in-game bonuses versus being purely aesthetic, though it has but to be revealed what mentioned bonuses will entail.
On high of some distinctive Half-Life content material, Death Stranding will launch on PC with its robust photo mode intact.