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Dead or Alive 5 originally launched way back in March, and by all accounts it was a bit of a hamfisted port. In among all the other problems, there’s still one glaring issue - the multiplayer. Or lack of it, I should say.
If you’ve been keeping an eye for the long-delayed PC port of Dead or Alive 5, you might be best off holding onto your cash for a little while. Initial reports suggest this is exactly the sort of slapdash port we’d feared.
It's taken its merry time but Tecmo Koei's Dead or Alive series is finally making it to PC for the first time ever. Dead or Alive 5: Last Round contains all the features from the console-exclusive Dead or Alive 5: Ultimate, alongside additional characters, stages, costumes, and hair styles.
Team Ninja is attempting to lay down the lay for PC gamers ahead of its upcoming Dead or Alive 5: Last Round launch, with director Yohei Shimbori asking modders to be respectful of how they approach the title.
Koei Tecmo and Team Ninja have confirmed that the Dead or Alive franchise is finally coming to PC. Dead Or Alive 5: Last Round, as it's known, is already available for pre-order now from digital storefronts. There's also a tiered pre-purchase reward scheme that unlocks more and more costumes as more people purchase.
Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate is going to attempt to play both sides of the Free to Play debate, by launching the game for free or at retail at the same time.