Dead Rising and Dead Rising 2 coming to Xbox One and PC
We love zombies and the Dead Rising franchise, so knowing the entire collection is coming to the Xbox One, we’re overly excited. Dead Rising, Dead Rising 2, and Dead Rising 2: Off the Record are all coming to the Xbox One and PC.
When this happens, the Xbox One will be home to every game available in the Dead Rising franchise as Dead Rising 3 can only be played on the system and the next installment is exclusive for a period of time — probably an entire year.
The Dead Rising franchise has a very close relationship with Microsoft and the Xbox console. The first title in the series was an exclusive for the Xbox 360, and the third being a launch title for the Xbox One and still exclusive to this day.
Here’s what Capcom had to say in a statement to Eurogamer:
Capcom will be bringing Dead Rising to Xbox One, PS4 and PC. In addition, Dead Rising 2 and Dead Rising 2: Off the Record will make their way onto Xbox One and PS4. We will have more news to share soon.
What does this mean for the future of Dead Rising?
Well, we doubt any other game in the franchise will be fully exclusive to the Xbox in the future. We say this because since Phil Spencer became the head of Xbox, he has been slowly doing away with paying third-party developers for exclusive rights to their games or timed exclusive rights to DLC. It’s the reason why Call of Duty is no longer associated with the Xbox when it comes to timed exclusive content and announcements.
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