L.A. Noire Announced For Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Playstation 4, and VR

Rockstar has announced today that L.A. Noire, the 1940s detective game of 2011, will be getting a new release for Xbox One, Playstation 4, Nintendo Switch on November 14th.

The re-released version of the crime thriller will come with the full original game as well as all of the additional expansion content included in one complete package for the new generation of consoles. For the specifics of each version, see Rockstar’s details below:

L.A. Noire for the Nintendo Switch features the complete original game and all additional downloadable content, with specific enhancements including a Joy-Con mode with gyroscopic, gesture-based controls, HD rumble and new wide and over-the-shoulder camera angles, plus contextual touch screen controls for portable detective work.

L.A. Noire for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One delivers the complete original game and all additional downloadable content with a range of technical enhancements for greater visual fidelity and authenticity, including enhanced lighting and clouds, new cinematic camera angles, high resolution textures and more. Plays natively in 1080p for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles, and stunning 4K for PlayStation 4 Pro and Xbox One X, these versions capture the grit and grime of the City of Angels like never before.

An additional version of the game, dubbed “L.A. Noire: The VR Case Files” will be releasing for the HTC Vive on the same day, marking Rockstar’s first foray into the Virtual Reality market. The experience will feature 7 of the original cases from the game re-imagined for VR.

The release of L.A. Noire on the Nintendo Switch marks the first Rockstar game to be released on a Nintendo console since 2009’s Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars, and makes for an exciting AAA game to be able to take on the go. As for the Xbox One and Playstation 4, it will be interesting to see how the game will look with its enhanced visual fidelity in tow.


L.A. Noire released to a great deal of attention and high critical acclaim in 2011 based on its unique facial capture technology and gameplay mechanics and will make for a welcome addition to each console’s lineup when Detective Cole Phelps makes his return in just two short months.


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