Max Payne 3 UK release date sees shooter hit stores

Rockstar's Max Payne 3 has gone on sale in the UK just days after touching down in the US

Rockstar games has launched its latest blockbuster game with Max Payne 3 hitting UK stores just days after it was released in the US

Having hit US stores earlier this week, developer Rockstar has made the long awaited Max Payne 3 gaming release available for purchase in the UK.

Following a spell of delays that saw the Bullet Time touting title miss its previously slated March launch with today’s May 18th UK release bringing to end months of slowly teased trailers, screenshots and feature leaks by the game’s publisher.

Available to purchase now from a selection of highstreet and online retailers, Max Payne 3 reignites the franchise’s intense gunplay features with the former NYC detective popping up in Sao Paulo, Brazil to face off against more fearsome foes.

“Max Payne 3 brings powerful storytelling back to the action-shooter genre,” said Sam Houser, Founder of Rockstar Games. “Rockstar Studios are delivering a game that’s both incredibly cinematic and very, very intense to play.”

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