With just one day to go before Dead Rising 3 receives its first major downloadable content add-on in Operation Broken Eagle, Capcom Vancouver has released a large update for the open-world zombie epic. Providing numerous fixes, the file stands as an important download for those who wish to either continue the mayhem in their own personal save files, or enlist for combat within Broken Eagle‘s new mission parameters.
The new update brings with it stability fixes and important pre-release files for the game’s latter expansion packs, which have yet to receive release dates. However, its most notable change comes in the form of an impulse trigger response mechanic, which gives trigger-happy players a notification as to when their guns are about to become useless, due to a lack of lead or what have you.
For those who are interested in reading exactly what this file carries, Xbox Wire has published a list and a related interview. We’ve extrapolated said list, and have it for you here:
Content for DLC episodes 3 and 4 added as part of this CU.
Various Stability Fixes.
Various Performance Improvements.
Online Stability improvements.
Added a progress bar to main menu while installer is running.
Fixed an issue which could allow the user to overwrite their save file during streaming install while the game is booted.
Fix for missing English VUI command in Multiplayer menu.
Some improvements to item pickups.
Fixed a reproducible issue where the player could get out of the world.
Fixed an issue where music wasn’t present during the streaming install.
Fixed some mission scripting issues.
Fixed an issue which could cause some co-op players to not progress blueprint collection achievements correctly.
Fixed an issue where the UI was not updating properly.
Fixed an issue which caused glass textures to appear low-res.
Fixed an issue which could cause shadows to render incorrectly.
Fixed a texture issue with the Golden SledgeSaw weapon.
SmartGlass stability fix.
As you can see, quite a few fixes were lumped together into what is apparently a thirteen gigabyte patch. As such, those who are interested in playing the game’s first story-based DLC tomorrow will have to plan ahead, or risk waiting a while after downloading said add-on.
Read on for more information regarding Dead Rising 3, as well as its upcoming DLC, above-mentioned update, Season Pass and reached milestones.
“Dead Rising 3” Title Update Releases Today in Advance of ‘Operation Broken Eagle’ DLC Launch
Improvements to campaign and co-op gameplay as well as new impulse trigger functionality pave the way for tomorrow’s launch of the first “Dead Rising 3” DLC Episode
Capcom Vancouver released a new title update today for “Dead Rising 3” in advance of tomorrow’s launch of the game’s first DLC episode, ‘Operation Broken Eagle.’ The update introduces a host of improvements to single-player and co-op gameplay, including a variety of performance and stability upgrades, and fixes for issues related to achievements, UI updates, SmartGlass and more. Additionally, it adds a new impulse trigger feature that notifies players when they are running low on ammo.
Players eager to jump straight into the DLC Episode tomorrow are encouraged to download and install the title update today. For a full list of title update fixes and an in-depth Q&A with “Dead Rising 3” Executive Producer Josh Bridge, visit the Xbox Wire post.
Launching tomorrow, ‘Operation Broken Eagle’ is the first episode in the “Untold Stories of Los Perdidos” DLC series. This single-player episode puts you in control of Spec Ops Commander Adam Kane on a mission that challenges everything he believes and sets him out to capture the missing President of the United States. ‘Operation Broken Eagle’ will cost $9.99 (USD) and features a new mission, five new weapons, one new combo weapon, one new vehicle, a new clothing outfit, plus additional Gamerscore and the ability to carry experience points back to “Dead Rising 3.”
Since the game launched last November, “Dead Rising 3” players have killed more than 16 billion zombies – more than twice the world population of people – and have logged more than 14 million hours of gameplay. With stats like these, it should be no surprise that “Dead Rising 3” is now the third best-selling Xbox One title and the fifth best-selling title across next-generation platforms.
Zombie-hungry fans looking for a way to play even more “Dead Rising 3” can obtain the “Dead Rising 3” Season Pass, which includes ‘Operation Broken Eagle’ and the three additional upcoming content packs for $29.99 (USD) – a 25% discount compared to purchasing them individually. Each episode will feature new gameplay, playable characters, missions, weapons, and more.
About “Dead Rising 3”
Developed exclusively for Xbox One, “Dead Rising 3” is the third installment in the celebrated franchise and introduces a blockbuster open-world action game that will define a new generation of zombie-slaying mayhem. With intense action and an unmatched level of weapon and character customization, “Dead Rising 3” delivers a heart-pounding experience unlike any other as you fight for survival in a massive open world teeming with thousands of undead.
Capcom is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment for game consoles, PCs, handheld and wireless devices. Founded in 1983, the company has created hundreds of games, including best-selling franchises Resident Evil™, Street Fighter™, Mega Man™ and Devil May Cry™. Capcom maintains operations in the U.S., U.K., France, Germany, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Korea, with corporate headquarters located in Osaka, Japan. More information about Capcom and its products can be found at www.capcom.com or www.capcom-unity.com.