Dead Rising 4’s Upcoming Free DLC Includes Street Fighter Costumes, New Difficulty Modes

Still carving your way through Dead Rising 4‘s endless horde of zombies? If so, then boy, does Capcom have a delightful treat for you. From next week, January 30, players will be able to download a free slice of DLC for the Xbox One and Windows 10 title which, besides introducing new difficulty modes, also includes a collection of new costumes for Frank West to dress up in.

These aren’t just any old generic garments you can pull off the rack in the Willamette Mall, though. No, each of the five new costumes are all themed after iconic characters from Capcom’s Street Fighter series. Once you’ve downloaded the content, all you need to do is visit your nearest wardrobe and voila, pick your favorite! Zangief, Guile and M. Bison are included in the bundle, although we’re not sure what the other two are. Chun-Li and Ryu, perhaps?


As for the new difficulty options, Capcom says you’ll need to be much more aware of your surroundings when you attempt to tackle the challenge. Besides enemies doing more damage, Frank’s weapons will fall into disrepair much faster than usual and health items will restore less health. It’s not made entirely clear in the announcement what the differences are between the two new difficulties, but we imagine they’re both tweaked to be harder than the standard mode available in the base game. For those that have yet to give Dead Rising 4 any attention, Capcom’s offering a one-hour timed trial for all Xbox One owners, with any progress made during its duration able to be carried over to the full game should you decide to buy it.

Last but not least, German gamers will finally be available to download Dead Rising 4 digitally in the country as of January 31, the first time an entry in the series has ever been available in the territory. If you’re part of the new blood about to dive into the series for the first time, check out our review here.