Dead Rising 4 Hits Steam This March

Posted on 22 Feb 2017 by
Phil Scott

Capcom has announced the official release date of the zombie action game Dead Rising 4 for PC on the Steam platform. Dead Rising 4 launched early December last year for Xbox One and Windows with a catch. For fans who hadn’t upgraded to Windows 10, or felt opposed to Microsoft UWP store platform, the game was out of reach.

Now, with Dead Rising 4 is coming to Steam, PC players will have a choice. In just a few weeks, on March 14th you can face the hordes of hungry zombies, returning as Frank West to Willamette, Colorado after the outbreak of a mysterious plague disturbs the local festivities.

The game received generally positive reviews with some minor complaints about technical hitch ups and fans criticism of gameplay inferiority compared to previous entries in the series. Ranging from discontent with the absence of the protagonists original voice actor, to a superfluous amount of health making the game too easy as well as complaints about a lacking choice of weapons and vehicles compared to the previous installments.

At launch Microsoft noted that on PC the game will remain a Windows 10 exclusive for 90 days post launch. On the console side PS4 gamers will need to quell their excitement for longer as Xbox One exclusivity deal will last a full year, expiring this December.

The Steam port comes out March 14th, roughly four months after the December 2016 launch. If you pre-order now you get it at 20% discount and receive the X-Fists Exo Suit Weapon as a pre-order bonus.

Here are the PC system requirements:

Dead Rising 4 minimum system requirements

CPU: Intel i5-2400 / AMD FX 6300
GPU: GTX 760 (2 GB) / HD 7850 (2 GB)
DX: DirectX 11
OS: Windows 10
Storage: 50GB

Dead Rising 4 recommended system requirements

CPU: Intel i7-3770 / AMD FX 8350
GTX 970 (4 GB) / R9 290 (4 GB)
DirectX 11
OS: Windows 10
Storage: 50GB

Official Press Release

Dead Rising 4 will be infecting PC’s across retail in Europe and as a global Steam digital download on 14th March, 2017. Check out the zombie apocalypse in action in the brand new PC gameplay trailer available now on the press site.

Dead Rising 4 welcomes players to the seasonal festivities of Willamette, Colorado amidst a mysterious outbreak that is spreading across the Willamette Memorial Megaplex Mall and surrounding town. Photojournalist Frank West returns 16 years after the events of Dead Rising, this time around with his brand new state of the art camera to capture those zombie selfies. With intense action and an unmatched level of weapon and character customisation, Dead Rising 4, delivers a heart pounding experience as players explore, scavenge and fight to survive in an open world sandbox on the brink of the next zombie apocalypse.

The digital Steam release is available to pre-order from today at a special zombie-tastic 20% off and includes the X-Fists Exo Suit Weapon. After launch the game will then become £39.99 / €59.99. For retail pricing please check with individual European retailers.


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