Dead Rising 4 issues: game crashes, X-Fists DLC won’t download, and more

By: Madeleine Dean
3 minute read

Dead Rising 4 is now out, just in time for the holiday season. A mysterious outbreak has overcome the town of Willamette with dangerous and deadly predators. Frank West returns to investigate the source, but he’s got some competition. A  new breed of zombies is after the same evidence. Frank needs to outsmart them if he wants to survive.

Apart from this new story line, Dead Rising 4 also brings issues of its own. Capcom has already acknowledged some of them and is working to find a fix. In this article, we’re going to list the most common Dead Rising 4 bugs reported by gamers so that you won’t be taken by surprise if you experience some of them.

Dead Rising 4 reported bugs


1. Dead Rising 4 crashes on launch

Capcom informs gamers that many will experience a first-launch-only crash when they boot up for the first time. Fortunately, this crash won’t affect the rest of the gameplay experience. The game should run smoothly after the first boot up crash. However, some gamers report that Dead Rising 4 actually crashes several times before it runs properly.

Game needed to be launched 2 or 3 times before it would run for me at all it just went back to the desktop. But on the 3rd try it launched correctly. I use a Local Win 10 profile & sign into the App when it launches not at windows logon. After getting the prompt to associate the Game to my Xbox Live profile it worked fine so it might be related to that if you have not used a Windows Account logon to boot Win 10 up.


2. Dead Rising 4 X-Fists DLC won’t download

Capcom has already acknowledged this bug and is working on a fix.

X-Fists DLC will not download at all as you noted.


3. Dead Rising 4 crashes randomly

Apart from the first-launch-only crashes, Dead Rising 4 is also affected by random crashes. Players report that the game crashes after the 2nd cutscene ends. Also, Dead Rising 4 crashes after Frank enters Willamette shopping mall for the first time.

After the 2nd cutscene ends where Brad is talking to Frank in the classroom just before they get on the helicopter cutscene this 2nd cutscene crashed to the desktop without warning right near the very end. I just skipped this after reloading to continue.


4. Players can’t join online matches on Windows 10

Some gamers also report they can’t join their friends’ games. It appears that this bug is affecting Windows 10 players only.

My friend and i keep getting a “There was a problem joining the game please try again” error while trying to join eachother’s game. Also it seems we cannot find/join any matches either online using Windows 10.


These are the most common Dead Rising 4 issues reported by gamers. If you’ve encountered other bugs that we didn’t list in this article, use the comment section below to tell us more about your experience.

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