Square Enix rebooted the legendary Tomb Raider video game series with a new game named only as Tomb Raider. The game was released as the fifth installment in the Tomb Raider franchise, it highlighted the reconstructed origins of Lara Croft, the lead character of the series. As a next-gen port, Square Enix announced Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition Launch Trailer Released - Shows New Next-Gen Enhancements And Upgrades
Tomb Raider was released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on 5th March 2013. Crystal Dynamics, the developer of the game, totally renovated Lara Croft with Tress FX hair technology and real-time skin, dirt and wounds effects. Carrying the success of Tomb Raider reboot, Crystal Dynamics announced next-gen port of the game named it as Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition.
Announced in December 2013 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One , Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition is an enhanced and updated version of the 2013's original reboot game, it has been "re-built specifically for next gen consoles". Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition would features a re-built character of Lara Croft and visually dynamic new game environments. Below you can watch the North American Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition Launch Trailer.
Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition launch trailer shows the visual enhancements of the game, upgraded game features a number of new realistic effects. Crystal Dynamics has crafted a new face and head of Lara Croft for next-gen and the Tress FX technology provides smooth and realistic hair and grass motion. New blood, wounds, sweat and mud effect make the Definitive Edition look more enhanced and redefined.
World of Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition is made more lively with upgrades in environmental resolution. Texture resolution of the game has been upgraded four times. The environment of the game would response to the changes occuring around it, for example, the grass would move smoothly as the characters moves through it and rain drops would be clearly visible in the searchlight beams.
Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition is priced at $59.99. The bundle will include all the DLCs of the original game, six outfits for Lara Croft, Dark House comic (digital version), developer videos and mini art book. Special art book with never-before released concept art would be given to those who pre-order the title. The game would be released on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on 28th January 2014.