Max Payne 3 release dates announced

Rockstar Games announced the release dates for Max Payne 3.  The highly anticipated shooter actually has four distinct release dates depending on location and platform.

Max Payne 3 is expected to launch on Xbox 360 and PS3 on May 15, 2012 in North America, with a global release scheduled for May 18, 2012.  PC users will have to wait until May 29, 2012 in North America before its global PC release on June 1, 2012.

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.”