Saints Row: The Third – Remastered Heads to Steam May 22

Saints Row: The Third – Remastered

Deep Silver have confirmed the Steam release date for wacky open world crime action adventure Saints Row: The Third – Remastered.

As previously reported, players control one of the Third Street Saints. Once small time hoodlums, they are now a major criminal network and celebrities.

After a robbery on a Syndicate-owned bank goes south, you are now in charge of the gang after the death of Johnny Gat. Your goal is to wreck havoc and take over everything in the city of Steelport; taking everything from the Syndicate and the gangs under their thumb. The remastered edition boasts enhanced graphics, all three expansions, and over 30 pieces of DLC.

The announcement was surprisingly low key, with a Twitter user asking the game’s official Twitter account if the game would be coming to Steam. “Yes May 22” came the official reply. According to other Twitter users and SteamDB, the game’s Steam page has gone live today. It seems that sometimes when you ask, you do receive.

Saints Row: The Third – Remastered is available on Windows PC (via the Epic Games Store, May 22nd on Steam), PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Google Stadia.

You can find the full rundown (via Steam) below.

Saints Row®: The Third™ – Remastered gives you control of the Saints at the height of their power, and you live the life to show for it. This is your City. These are your rules.

Remastered with enhanced graphics, Steelport the original city of sin, has never looked so good as it drowns in sex, drugs and guns.

Years after taking Stilwater for their own, the Third Street Saints have evolved from street gang to household brand name, with Saints sneakers, Saints energy drinks and Johnny Gat bobblehead dolls all available at a store near you. The Saints are kings of Stilwater, but their celebrity status has not gone unnoticed. The Syndicate, a legendary criminal fraternity with pawns in play all over the globe, has turned its eye on the Saints and demands tribute.

Refusing to kneel to the Syndicate, you take the fight to Steelport, a once-proud metropolis reduced to a struggling city of sin under Syndicate control. Take a tank skydiving, call in a satellite-targeted airstrike on a Mexican wrestling gang, and fight against a highly-trained military force by your lonesome in the most outlandish gameplay scenarios ever seen.”

The Full Package, Remastered – With enhanced graphics, improved lighting, reworked environments, and visual effects, Steelport and The Third Street Saints have never looked so good.

City of Sin – Disrupt and dismantle the Syndicate stranglehold on weapons, cybercrime, and criminal rackets. Discover the secrets of Steelport, where there is action on every street corner, for better or, more likely, worse.

Weapons of Crass Destruction – It’s one thing to defeat your enemies. It’s another to humiliate them. Hover jets, human cannonball cars and outrageous melee weapons are all part of the fun.

Crazy Character Customisation – Create the most outlandish characters ever seen, from washed-up celebrities to maskless ninja pirates. Inside every sinner, there is a Saint. Who will you become?

Over The Top Co-op – Fly solo or play online with a homie. Give freefall skydiving a try, landing in your partner’s flaming pickup as you make a desperate run toward a heavily armed Syndicate base. Steelport is always more fun with a friend.

All DLC included – All three expansion mission packs and more than 30 pieces of DLC* from the original version.

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Ryan was a former Niche Gamer contributor.

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