Dead Rising 3 Coming to PC - Update

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Dead Rising 3 Coming to PC - Update

Could Dead Rising 3 be making its way to the PC?

Update: Capcom has confirmed via Twitter that Dead Rising 3 is indeed coming to PC. It said the title would hit the platform "this summer". You can check out the official PC trailer to the right.

Original Story: Those super sleuths over at NeoGAF have dug something rather interesting out of the latest Steam Database update. It's an entry for what they believe to be Dead Rising 3, and unlike those Halo entries we saw a while back, this one comes accompanied by an official header image, hosted on Valve's servers.

Furthermore, industry insider Shinobi602 previously Tweeted that "Some good stuff [is] coming soon for Dead Rising 3 fans." Of course, we've seen no official word from Capcom as of yet, but this looks pretty legit - considering that as well as the header image, the entry also has large and small icon images in the database.

While Dead Rising 2, a multi-platform title, is currently on the Steam database, the original title is still exclusive to the Xbox 360, and not available anywhere else. If Dead Rising 3 makes it way to Steam, despite also being an "Xbox exclusive", perhaps we'll see the original (and best) Dead Rising too?

Dead Rising 3 is one of Xbox One's more powerful exclusive titles, so having it available on the PC as well is sure to hurt its potential sales.

Source: NeoGAF

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For a second, I thought you meant Dead SPACE 3, and was thrilled at the thought of EA caving and finally selling their games on Steam again.

Reality is disappointing, but not too disappointing. Dead Rising has always been a hoot to play, and I can't wait to get my hands on this one.

Let me guess, the game didn't make it's 5 million sales Microsoft promised?......

.... Yeah I know, any lower and the fruit would be on the ground.

Better keep that GFWL shit away. Better keep those "mega textures" away too.

Oh who am I kidding? It will have no less than 2 layers of DRM, and an extra sign in to XBL for good measure, and the textures will be from a ps2 game.

Microsoft claims it will support you, but then they knee you in the balls. They said they wanted to support PC gamers, and gave us GFWL. They said they wanted to support consoles, and gave them DRM.

Microsoft is the creepy guy at a bar that says he likes you, but then gives you herpes and never calls again.

Ultratwinkie:
Better keep that GFWL shit away. Better keep those "mega textures" away too.

Oh who am I kidding? It will have no less than 2 layers of DRM, and an extra sign in to XBL for good measure, and the textures will be from a ps2 game.

GFWL is dead , let it go, the consumers won for a change.

Dead rising 3 on Pc will mean for me that I won't have to reward microsoft for it's terrible practices to play the one game that actually looked interesting on the system, now if they could just release a wired version of the new Xbox one controller with improved D-pad I'll be golden.

Soulrender95:

Ultratwinkie:
Better keep that GFWL shit away. Better keep those "mega textures" away too.

Oh who am I kidding? It will have no less than 2 layers of DRM, and an extra sign in to XBL for good measure, and the textures will be from a ps2 game.

GFWL is dead , let it go, the consumers won for a change.

Dead rising 3 on Pc will mean for me that I won't have to reward microsoft for it's terrible practices to play the one game that actually looked interesting on the system, now if they could just release a wired version of the new Xbox one controller with improved D-pad I'll be golden.

That's what they want you to think. Microsoft will make it come back, they hate digital distribution that they don't or can't control. Why do you think they hired that guy who helped make steam? The one that quit in a huff? Because they want GFWL to be rebuilt with all its old crap. Presumably with the built in windows store.

Microsoft was always known for trying to strong arm competition. They don't and won't play fair. Never trust them at their word.

Their goes my only reason to buy the Xbox-One. YAY!

**also, the small and large icons are the wrong way around** :)

Leviano:
Their goes my only reason to buy the Xbox-One. YAY!

**also, the small and large icons are the wrong way around** :)

Same here. Dead Rising 3 was the only thing that had me even vaguely thinking about an XBone.

As for the guy who got the warning above, I take it you've never heard the phrase "Embrace. Extend. Extinguish."? It's been used to describe Microsoft's strategy for dealing with tech they don't or can't control. It's why ActiveX controls exist in the first place (they wanted something akin to Java but that they had control over and only IE would legitimately support), it's why IE was effectively the only browser on windows for a time (they repeatedly broke or simply ignored what the HTML specs said so that pages would either work with IE or work with other browsers, but not both -- there used to be some Javascript hacks you would use to load the IE page vs the anyone else page, if you really cared about a few percent of users -- this is why Google got in the browser market to begin with, they wanted browsers that adhere to standards because it makes their development costs vastly cheaper and Google had a lot more eyes on it than Opera or the Mozilla Foundation).

Steven Bogos:
LE SHNARP!

Wait, what? You can get warnings Bogos? Hmmm, thought you were immune.

Anyways, I played the ever loving shit out of the first one and proudly mega manned my way through several playthroughs but did not really get into the second one on the 360. If this comes out for Steam then I might give it a spin down the road.

That game looks like shit to be honest. It probably didn't sell enough and now they're porting it to PC. Not interested.

Well if they want anyone to play it, it can't remain an Xbone exclusive. Even the WiiU is likely to overtake it in sales by now...

My greatest problem with Dead Rising 3 is that they took away the timer which was my favorite feature of the first one, it was like, one of the only three games I've ever played with timers that used timers right, and I played A LOT of games with timers.

Hopefully there's an option to switch on the timer without using "Nightmare Mode", I think that's what they called it. I don't think I can handle a timer AND a horde of hard to kill meat-eaters at the same time.

Otherwise, good, I heard this game was fun.

Saulkar:

Steven Bogos:
LE SHNARP!

Wait, what? You can get warnings Bogos? Hmmm, thought you were immune.

Anyways, I played the ever loving shit out of the first one and proudly mega manned my way through several playthroughs but did not really get into the second one on the 360. If this comes out for Steam then I might give it a spin down the road.

His name isn't in gold so he is as vulnerable as the rest of us.

OT: I still wont get it despite is loss of exclusivity. Capcom should have never made this deal in the first place especially considering how DR2 and Its spin off were made multiplatform. They had exposed the brand to many users at that point and it was stupid and shortsighted of them to make it single platform again.

Well of this is true, then I was correct in that Dead Rising 3 was just a timed exclusive that Microsoft was marketing as being always exclusive to the Xbox One. If true, it'll be good for DR fans who don't own an Xbox One or those who don't wanna have to buy one. But another problem arises if true, and it's whether DLC will be timed exclusively as well, which is never fun.

If this is true, then cool, good for PC gamers. Granted I can't imagine what playing a Dead Rising game would be like on PC and frankly I don't want to. I'm happy with the version I got eight months ago.

Steven Bogos:
perhaps we'll see the original (and best) Dead Rising too?

Oo, that's a bold statement. Meh, most people didn't play the first one anyway.

Looks like this is real.


Dead Rising 3 looks like it has already served it's purpose as the big launch title so this makes sense.

And so it's offical. I remember when the game was announced, it was destined to ba a "timed exclusivity for one year" before launching on PC. I don't know why anybody should be surprised... Oh yeah, microsoft was in need of exclusives games for the X1 so they stepped back and said it was one.
So, it was a lie ?

In fact i don't care, i prefer State of Decay if i want to play a TP survival zombie game.

Steven Bogos:
While Dead Rising 2, a multi-platform title, is currently on the Steam database, the original title is still exclusive to the Xbox 360, and not available anywhere else.

XBox One, n'est ce pas?

And I'm still waiting on Red Dead Redemption and GTA V, among others, so I'll believe it when I see it. It's hard to believe Microsoft is really rooting for another backtrack related to the XB1.

I hope this is real, because it's good news.

Meaning that the stranglehold xBox has over their games is not real.

Meaning I can freaking get KI on PC so I can get a PS4 like I wanted.

http://store.steampowered.com/app/265550/?cc=us

It's official now.

Callate:

Steven Bogos:
While Dead Rising 2, a multi-platform title, is currently on the Steam database, the original title is still exclusive to the Xbox 360, and not available anywhere else.

XBox One, n'est ce pas?

Original title. As in "Dead Rising 1" - which is indeed 360 exclusive.

Bindal:

Original title. As in "Dead Rising 1" - which is indeed 360 exclusive.

Ah, you're right, I misread. My error.

If they don't screw up the port, then it could be a hit on the PC.

it's now official:
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/dead-rising-3-coming-to-pc-this-summer-system-specs-revealed/1100-6420128/

I can only say that any word coming from Microsoft about exclusivity must be taken with caution.

Glaice:
If they don't screw up the port, then it could be a hit on the PC.

Well, with the exception of GfWL, the port of Dead Rising 2 wasn't bad as far as I could tell. Had some issues with detecting anything that wasn't an official 360 gamepad (including not being able to detect third-party controller), so I am confident that it won't be horrible (like, say, Watchdogs)

Steven Bogos:
Dead Rising 3 is one of Xbox One's more powerful exclusive titles, so having it available on the PC as well is sure to hurt its potential sales.

It just shows that M$ is not even willing to have true exclusives anymore, just pretending. 'Time limited' is just another way to say 'not exclusive for long'. So much for X-Bone sales this Summer.

just one less reason to get an Xbox One, it'll be on Steam right? which also means mods right?...this is going to be awesome

On the steam store page it says it needs at LEAST a Radeon hd 7870/gtx 570? Holy shit that's demanding! I thought my 7850 would last at least 2 or 3 years but I guess not D: is this game just super poorly optimized or do you all think that it's really THAT demanding?

Azaraxzealot:
On the steam store page it says it needs at LEAST a Radeon hd 7870/gtx 570? Holy shit that's demanding! I thought my 7850 would last at least 2 or 3 years but I guess not D: is this game just super poorly optimized or do you all think that it's really THAT demanding?

Super poorly optimized. Badly designed engine basically. Instead of building the engine with all the graphical tricks in mind, they took a basic engine and started piling on the effects later on. So it runs like arse, has massive framerate dip issues and pop-in to the point where it affects gameplay.

Don't get me wrong, it looks good, great for screenshots. Great art assets, lots of neat effects. The engine just can't handle it.

The only really next-gen engine as far as I'm aware, which was built from the ground up with all the graphical tricks in mind... is the Cryengine... which was released in 2007. I wouldn't be surprised if Watch Dogs is running on the same engine as Assassins Creed IV.

Meh, Crapcom can keep their shitty DLC-infested ports away from the PC realm as far as I'm concerned. Besides, I was burned by Dead Rising 2; it looked like a lot of fun and the console crowd couldn't seem to stop slobbering all over themselves to praise it, but it turned out to be the most unfocused and restrictive "open world" game I've ever played.

Did they at least remove the stupid time limit for the third one? Jeebus, what a nut-punching fun killer that mechanic turned out to be.

didnt like part 2. the boss battles are ridicules, this stupid time limit made it even worse to actually explore and mess around with things.
not interested. thank you.

let me guess, DLC sold separately right?

tough i heard this game's DLC is crap regardless

So... now I have absolutely no reason at all to bother getting an Xbone, this was the one thing I wanted. And now I'll get it on PC...
Microsoft? If you want to just admit you fucked up, that's ok. We're here for you.

Is there some reason why Microsoft is completely incompetent in regards to exclusives? Just checked the Exclusives list for PS360 and Sony has 3 exclusives that aren't actually exclusives (Closure, Modnation racers, pixeljunk), Nintendo has just 2 (Tatsunoko, Your shape)...Microsoft has 21.

Funnily enough looking at the PS4/WiiU/Xbone list shows Sony having likely more non-exclusives than perhaps they've ever had even though the console hasn't been out that long (Indie ports seem to be the contributing factor due to Microsoft's stupidity, but I'm not sure those have ever been touted as exclusives).

Anyway, I'm personally unsure I'll even bother getting it for the PC as I found their ping ponging in regards to exclusivity disgraceful.

I'm admittedly pretty happy about this. The Dead Rising games have always been a bit of a guilty pleasure for me, since I'm generally tired of zombie media otherwise. I did actually want to play Dead Rising 3 quite a bit, despite the criticism, though not enough to drop the cash to get an XBone that'll likely just collect dust afterward.

Now the question is do I buy it on release, or do I wait for the usual October sale on horror-themed games on Steam?

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