First Screenshots from the PC Version of Max Payne 3

Posted on February 23 2012, 10:49am | Author: R* Q | Filed Under: Games

Launching on May 29th in North America and June 1st in Europe, the PC version of Max Payne 3 will feature gloriously increased resolution and graphical detail in both the epic story and the explosive multiplayer modes.

Today, check out the debut selection of screens from the PC release below – and look for many more to come, including as part of the first hands-on previews of Max Payne 3 hitting next week. And stay tuned for more detailed information including special graphics hardware support and enhancements – as well as system specs to be announced a bit closer to game release.

Click each image below to open it in full high-definition or view via the screens section of the official Max Payne 3 website.

Muzzle flash as Max dual-wields a silenced PT92 and Micro 9mm.

Max prepares to enter the favelas.

Max in a tense showdown with a member of a shadowy paramilitary group known as the Crachá Preto.

  • THEThompsonon March 12 2012, 12:39pmReplyFlag
    • JohannGeisseron March 3 2012, 2:04pmReplyFlag
      it looks amazing , thanks rockstar for made the pc version better than the consoles
      • theuppalsaabon March 1 2012, 12:55amReplyFlag
        rOCkstaR Games verY best _______:))))
        than Others AM ONlY upGraded mY pC foR rockstar Games____!!
        waitinG for gta V release date_

        • R* Yon February 29 2012, 1:28pmReplyFlag
          Thanks all

          Look for more news on the PC version closer to the release of the game, including system specifications and other technical details, for now enjoy the HD screens...
          • VBProjecton February 29 2012, 9:25amReplyFlag
            Steam DRM may restrict you by IP address and may not allow you to play games in other country. Wooop wooop another "awesomness" from "amazing" Steam exclusivity.
            • ILikeVideo-Gameson February 27 2012, 4:10pmReplyFlag
              Hmm, so this where all the PC guys hang out....
              • huckleberrypieon February 27 2012, 2:34amReplyFlag
                As for DRM, R* should make it fair but not too intimidating for legitimate users. Of course the devs spent years refining this, and with multiplayer support a DRM scheme is a must. But like what I've said it shouldn't be too much of a burden for users, like in Gameshield preventing gamers from taking snaps off the game using Fraps.

                And I'm hoping for a better job at porting it to PC, too.
                • Artyshoon February 26 2012, 7:01pmReplyFlag

                  looks good ^ , i do not see the horrible blur as in L.A. Noire or AA as in GTA IV, it's rather reassuring, I hope that we can run the game at 60 FPS and it will not be throttled to 30 FPS ??? & an optimization which will be with the height of the R * logo :p

                  my 2500k, 8 GB, GTX 570 wait MP3 (not a digital audio compression -.-' )

                  ... don't forget to relax once in a while in order to make good job ! & sry for bad joke
                  • duk_leonon February 26 2012, 8:57amReplyFlag
                    Those are some beautiful PC screens !

                    Is there any plan to release a PC-specific gameplay video ?

                    • como92on February 25 2012, 10:44pmReplyFlag
                      Those are some beautiful graphics, it sucks my PC would have a heart attack trying to install the game haha
                      • TheIvanehon February 25 2012, 7:18amReplyFlag
                        @Darknitepulse: Max Payne 3 will perform well on PC. I'm sure Rockstar Toronto is doing an amazing job with the game.
                        • R* Zon February 25 2012, 7:09amReplyFlag
                          By 'hands-on preview' we mean that gaming magazines and websites will start to report about their recent play time with Max Payne 3. Hope that clears things up for you.
                          • Darknitepulseon February 25 2012, 5:52amReplyFlag
                            Max payne 3 going to fail terribly on pc.pc gamers never forgive.
                            • gladiador1511on February 24 2012, 9:39pmReplyFlag
                              what do you mean by first hands on preview ,what does it mean(that you are going to show us a part of Max Payne 3 or what)
                              • hell0artyon February 24 2012, 5:27pmReplyFlag
                                I found materials too much glossy, especially rag t-shirt and plants couldnt be so, hope this thing will be fixed at release.
                                On other hand, details and design are awesome, gj!
                                • art1373on February 24 2012, 3:46pmReplyFlag
                                  Thank you R* for releasing this game with
                                  this high quality. For pc
                                  • VBProjecton February 24 2012, 1:52pmReplyFlag
                                    Woop woop Steam is sooooo perfect. And threads like this - dozens every week in "Help" section.
                                    Another reason for games not to be Steam exclusive. Not everyone is OK with always online Steam DRM.

                                    ***So in your view, Steam is the same as Origin and GFWL?***
                                    Yes. Same bulky useless clients.
                                    ***but in this day and age, for Multi Player, a form of DRM is required***
                                    No. I've seen games these days with good MP and without clients. BFBC2, GRID, Far Cry 2, Shift 2, NFS HP, heck - all EA games until Origin.

                                    Remedy, Double Fine, Tripwire etc. they don't have their own system. They aren't so big as R*.
                                    R* has SC which connects 7 games on 5 platforms. They won't be ditching it that just to please some hardcore Steam fans. Maximum what you'll get - Steamworks and 600 achievements.

                                    I'm ending speculations and waiting for official word from R*.
                                    • WhatMakesUsHumanon February 24 2012, 1:15pmReplyFlag
                                      @R* Gotcha, I'm sorry if I troubled you in any way, it's just that I know it must be hard for you to keep track of all the comments in all the articles you post here, so I thought that maybe you didn't see my question. Again, I'm really, really sorry, the last thing I want is to bother you.
                                      • Kanden95on February 24 2012, 1:13pmReplyFlag
                                        Hey Rockstar! I currently have the Special Edition of Max Payne 3 ordered for the PS3, but I wanted to know if the PC Version will have Steamworks, because I'd rather play this game on PC than on PS3, but it should have Steamworks, becuase that's a selling point for me.
                                        • SirMD91on February 24 2012, 12:04pmReplyFlag
                                          Thx R* for the answer, I will pre-order this game, I wanted the special edition but it's a shame that in Brazil we don't have this version available :S

                                          Will be a playable demo in xbox live before the release date?

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