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Detroit: Become Human

Rating Summary

Based on 137 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

79

Top Critic Average

73%

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Based on 137 critic reviews
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General Information

Available on:PlayStation 4May 25, 2018

Developers: Quantic Dream, SIEA

Genres: Interactive Story, RPG

Detroit is the site of a new industrial revolution in Detroit: Become Human, a game about life -- human life, artificial life, and everything in between -- from Quantic Dream, the makers of Heavy Rain and Beyond: Two Souls. THE WORLD OF DETROIT Detroit is a neo-noir thriller set in the near-future city of Detroit. Androids, who look exactly like human beings, have replaced humans in most tasks: they are workers, babysitters, gardeners, nurses, teachers, clerks. The story of Detroit starts with an unexplained incident that begins to affect the Androids. Some disappear without any explanation, others have unexpected behaviors and strangely show signs of emotions. The rumors of “deviant” androids start spreading, but no one seems to know what’s really happening… PLAY YOUR OWN STORY IN DETROIT Detroit is about playing the story. Through your actions and decisions you drive the story and face the consequences of your choices. You are in charge of the fate of these characters. You will become a “co-writer” who will have to make critical decisions that will impact the entire story and its world. As you play as all of the characters, you’ll see the story from different perspectives. You will need to weigh each decision, as actions made by one character may have consequences on others. You will also need to avoid putting the characters at risk, because they can all die, and like in Heavy Rain, the story will continue without them. CONNOR, THE DEVIANT HUNTER Connor is the second playable character announced. Connor is an advanced prototype assigned to police forces to help them investigate cases involving deviants. He is cold and analytical; he thinks fast and benefits from some surprising advanced features. He is very determined and nothing matters more to him than accomplishing the mission he was programmed for. BECOME HUMAN Detroit is about emotions, about dilemmas and making difficult decisions. Detroit is not just the story of androids becoming aware of themselves and their fight to be free, it is about a story that resonates at many levels in our world, about being free, about becoming who you are.

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Detroit: Become Human Reviews

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Eurogamer

No Recommendation / Blank
Eurogamer

Its big themes are glibly handled, though this is still Quantic Dream's most credible and satisfying interactive yarn by far.

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Detroit: Become Human is a poignantly pulpy interactive sci-fi drama where your choices can impact events to a greater and more satisfying degree than in most games of this type. Though I wish its story had been handled with a softer touch, especially considering the subtlety that can be conveyed through its tech and performances, its well-written and acted central trio were vital enough to me that I found myself feeling genuine distress when they were in danger and a sense of victory when they triumphed. Most importantly, Detroit offers a multitude of transparent branching paths that entice further playthroughs, and choices have a permanence that raise the stakes throughout.

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Metro GameCentral

GameCentral
6 / 10
Metro GameCentral

A considerable improvement on Quantic Dreams' previous work, and while the storytelling is still flawed its tale of abused androids feels very human.

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Recent News

Detroit: Become Human is coming to PC next month

Detroit: Become Human is coming to PC next month

Quantic Dream has announced that Detroit: Become Human is releasing for PC next month.

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Detroit: Become Human comes to PC via Epic Games Store on December 12

Detroit: Become Human comes to PC via Epic Games Store on December 12

Quantic Dream announced today that Detroit: Become Human will be coming to PC on December 12, and it will be available on Epic Games Store.

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Detroit: Become Human Enhanced PC Version Gets Release Date, Trailer - IGN

Detroit: Become Human Enhanced PC Version Gets Release Date, Trailer - IGN

Connor, Markus, and the other androids take their fight for freedom to PC, complete with enhanced visuals, next month.

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Quantic Dream Co-Founder Says You Can Expect "Different Genres" From The Studio in the Future

Quantic Dream Co-Founder Says You Can Expect "Different Genres" From The Studio in the Future

Co-founder Guillaume de Fondaumière gives hints about the studio's future at Gamescom.

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Quantic Dream hires exec to round up third-party developers

Quantic Dream hires exec to round up third-party developers

Quantic Dream has hired game veteran Sebastien Motte to help run third-party development relations as the company expands beyond PlayStation.

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Heavy Rain's free 45-minute demo is live on the Epic Games Store

Heavy Rain's free 45-minute demo is live on the Epic Games Store

Hunt for The Origami Killer across two chapters.

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Beyond: Two Souls and Heavy Rain launch this summer on the Epic Games Store

Beyond: Two Souls and Heavy Rain launch this summer on the Epic Games Store

A few months ago, Epic Games announced that former PlayStation 4 exclusives like Detroit: Become Human and Heavy Rain were coming to the Epic Games Store soon. Luckily, we now have concrete release dates and many are releasing this summer.

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Heavy Rain, Beyond: Two Souls, and Detroit: Become Human get release dates on PC

Heavy Rain, Beyond: Two Souls, and Detroit: Become Human get release dates on PC

And demos are coming too.

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Detroit: Become Human, Heavy Rain and Beyond: Two Souls will get free demos before release

Detroit: Become Human, Heavy Rain and Beyond: Two Souls will get free demos before release

All three games are now available for pre-purchase on the Epic Games Store.

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