Neon-noir action sandbox police game, The Precinct is coming to PC and consoles on August 15th

Leamington Spa, UK – June 8, 2024 – Leading UK games publisher Kwalee and UK based studio, Fallen Tree Games, are pleased to announce the release date for the highly anticipated game, The Precinct.  The neon-noir action sandbox police will release on August 15, 2024 for PC via Steam and Epic Games Store, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S.

In The Precinct, players will play as rookie officer Nick Cordell Jr.As in 1980s America. Players must navigate warring gangs, urban decay, and police corruption in their quest to restore order to a troubled city. On the ground, that means patrolling and policing a city full of procedurally-generated crimes, from parking violations to bank heists, in an effort to keep citizens safe for one more day.

Watch the release date trailer below:

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The Precinct is coming to PC via Steam and Epic Games Store, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S on 15th August, 2024

About The Precinct

You are Officer Nick Cordell Jr. As a rookie beat cop fresh out of the Academy, you’re on the front line of defence for Averno’s citizens. Dive into a world of thrilling car chases, procedurally-generated crimes, and a healthy dose of 1980s noir as you protect the populace and solve the mystery of your father’s murder in the line of duty. 

Take to the Streets 

A love letter to classic cop movies, The Precinct combines police sim detail with action sandbox spectacle. Patrol the streets and respond to callouts to fight criminals petty and powerful. Choose your own tactics in thrilling chases and shootouts. Feel the shifting power struggles of Averno’s gangs in a living city full of procedurally generated crimes, from parking infractions to bank heists, street racing to drug deals. 

Hot Pursuit 

Speed through the city in intense car and helicopter chases and pursue your mark through twisting alleyways before bringing them to justice. There’s no need to be a lone wolf: You’ve got Averno’s Finest backing you up, with an in-depth support system that allows you to call in squad cars, roadblocks, spike strips, and more.

A Sleepless City 

Explore the ever-shifting criminal underbelly of Averno City. Deal with yuppies, bums, street vendors and furious taxi drivers from the Projects to the Financial District. Chase perps through neon-lit alleys, rain-soaked streets, and grand, decaying parklands, all subject to a day/night cycle and dynamic weather. This is the 1980s East Coast in all its neon-noir glory. 

About Kwalee

Kwalee is a multi-award-winning games publisher and developer based in Leamington Spa, UK, and has published a growing catalogue of PC and console titles including Eternal Hope, Scathe, Wildmender and ROBOBEAT along with upcoming titles The Precinct, The Spirit of the Samurai, Voidwrought, Hordes of Hunger and In Sink.

Founded by games industry icon and Codemasters co-founder David Darling CBE, who leads a fast-growing team of global gaming experts with studios in the UK, India, China and Portugal along with remote team members all over the world, Kwalee is on the lookout for high-quality games to publish on all platforms and encourages developers to get in touch.

Officially recognised as ‘Best Publisher’ (Mobile Games Awards 2022) and ‘Best Large Studio’ (TIGA Awards 2021), Kwalee is also an ambassador of not-for-profit organisation Women in Games and a regular supporter of the charity SpecialEffect.

About Fallen Tree Games

Fallen Tree Games is a renowned indie game development studio with a rich history of creating immersive and innovative gaming experiences. Founded in 2012, the studio was born out of the shared passion and vision of industry veterans Joe Moulding and Lewis Boadle. With a diverse portfolio of releases ranging from mobile puzzle series ‘Quell’ to epic open-world sandbox ‘American Fugitive’, the team is fully remote. Throughout their journey, Fallen Tree Games has consistently demonstrated their commitment to quality, creativity, and memorable player experiences. Their games have garnered numerous awards and nominations, earning them a loyal fanbase worldwide.