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LA Noire Case List: How Many Missions Are There and How Long to Beat?

LA Noire is full of unusual cases to investigate, and with the release of the remaster we get to experience them all with much-enhanced graphics. To complete the game, you’ll have to solve 26 cases spread across five desks. The remaster includes all the cases that were DLC for the original release as well, so its the most complete edition available. Below we’ve compiled a list of all the cases in LA Noire, and we’ve pointed out which ones were DLC that you might have missed if you played the original 2011 release.

LA Noire Case List: Patrol Desk

The Patrol Desk deals with a hodgepodge of cases, and you’ll get a chance to prove you have what it takes to be a detective.

  • Upon Reflection
  • Armed and Dangerous
  • Warrants Outstanding
  • Buyer Beware

LA Noire Case List: Traffic Desk

This is your first assignment as a plainclothes detective. The Traffic Desk deals with crimes involving automobiles such as thefts or vehicular homicides.

  • The Driver’s Seat
  • The Consul’s Car (Previously only available on PS3 and PC)
  • A Marriage Made in Heaven
  • A Slip of the Tongue (Pre-order DLC for the original release)
  • The Fallen Idol

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LA Noire Case List: Homicide Desk

When you make homicide, you’re an up and coming detective. You’ll have to investigate and solve crimes related to murder here.

  • The Red Lipstick Murder
  • The Golden Butterfly
  • The Silk Stocking Murder
  • The White Shoe Slaying
  • The Studio Secretary Murder
  • The Quarter Moon Murders

LA Noire Case List: Vice Desk

The Vice Desk deals with drugs, pornography, and prostitution. Will you have what it takes to stay on the up-and-up?

  • The Black Caesar
  • Reefer Madness (Previously DLC)
  • The Set Up
  • The Naked City (Pre-order DLC for the original release)
  • Manifest Destiny

LA Noire Case List: Arson Desk

This is the last desk in LA Noire. Here you’ll have to investigate crimes relating to fire.

  • The Gas Man
  • A Walk in Elysian Fields
  • House of Sticks
  • A Polite Invitation
  • Nicholson Electroplating (Previously DLC)
  • A Different Kind of War

How Long Does it Take to Beat LA Noire?

To complete all 26 cases, you’ll have to dedicate a decent chunk of time. LA Noire takes around 20 hours to beat, more if you finish the optional Street Crime segments.

For more info on LA Noire and other great games, check our guide section.