True Crime: Hong Kong thrusts players into the role of undercover detective Wei Shen as he infiltrates one of Hong Kong’s largest and most dangerous Triad organizations. With orders to “do whatever it takes to become one of them,” players will engage in fast-paced martial arts combat, explosive gunfights, high-octane action driving, and acrobatic free-running chases as they navigate True Crime’s treacherous Hong Kong criminal underworld.
Inspired by classic Hollywood and Asian cinema style action thrillers, True Crime’s story unfolds as Wei’s reputation and influence grows within the Triad organization, and he becomes deeply torn between the lines of right and wrong. In order to keep his cover and continue ascending the gang’s ranks, Wei must balance his moral duty as a cop against the plethora of illegal activity he commits, including theft, extortion, drug running, smuggling guns, shaking down informants, kidnapping, human trafficking and more.
To stay alive, Wei must think like them, fight like them, and kill like them…
- Undercover, Killer Cop – Wei Shen is not just another thug, but rather a highly trained, bad-ass undercover detective from Hong Kong’s Triad Bureau on a mission to topple one of the city’s biggest Triad organizations. Gamers assume the role of Wei as he engages in a variety of illegal activity to keep his cover and rise through the Triad ranks, using his mastery of martial arts, devastating weaponry, fast driving, and on-foot agility to defeat anyone that stands between him and his objective. Along the way, players will unlock countless ways to defeat rival thugs as they upgrade Wei’s vicious hand-to-hand combat skills and weapons arsenal to become the ultimate undercover killer cop.
- Open–world Hong Kong – True Crime is the first open-world game set in an Asian city, providing a refreshingly new, exotic experience for the genre. The historic, constant struggle between the Hong Kong Triads and HKPD provides the narrative backdrop for the game’s main story and various, branching side missions (or cases); and the East meets West paradox particular to Hong Kong will be experienced via a mix of eclectic architecture, bustling night markets, labyrinthine alleys and diverse neighborhoods; all set against a lush and vibrant palette of neon, lights and color and an ambient soundscape unique to the city.