Lara is now raiding tombs on PCs

Rise of the Tomb Raider for Windows 10 launched today.

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By Jurjen Katsman / Studio Head at Nixxes Software BV

It's an exciting day today, and a day we've been working towards for quite a while now. After a successful release on Xbox One and Xbox 360 back in November 2015, the critically acclaimed Rise of the Tomb Raider is now available for Windows 10 in the Windows Store.

Rise of the Tomb Raider on Windows 10 delivers the most gorgeous visuals ever in the Tomb Raider franchise, utilizing the latest graphics rendering techniques. Very high resolution textures, NVIDIA HBAO+ ambient occlusion, global illumination lighting, high levels of anisotropic filtering, and displacement mapped tessellation all come together to show the power of high end gaming enabled Windows 10 PCs at their best to make Lara Croft and the perilous environment she explores come to life like never before.

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Being on Windows 10, we can fully leverage all of the Xbox Live features, including achievements, leaderboards, Xbox Live cloud-saves, and Game-DVR. The game also works fully with your Xbox One controller, in addition to the standard support for mouse and keyboard. And unique to Windows 10, the game Live Tile on your Start Menu will keep you informed of your progress in the game, and from there you can jump back in to continue the adventure.

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As studio head of Nixxes Software BV, developing the PC version together with Crystal Dynamics, I'm proud to have been part of the ride to bring Rise of the Tomb Raider to Windows 10, and to be built using the Universal Windows Platform. The passion and support of everyone at Microsoft who worked alongside with us to make this happen has been truly spectacular. Now it is up to you, the player, to take control of Lara and experience her latest adventure. Enjoy!

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To celebrate the launch of Rise of the Tomb Raider, the Windows Store is offering a 10% discount on the game and the Remnant Resistance Pack for free if you purchase by February 3, 2016. For more information on Rise of the Tomb Raider, please visit, or head over to the Windows Store to pick up your copy and learn the minimum PC specifications required to download and play this game on Windows 10.

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