First Details for Dead or Alive Xtreme 3: Scarlet – PS4 Version has Content Censored, Switch Version is Complete

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After yesterday’s announcement, the official Dead or Alive Xtreme 3: Scarlet website has updated with information on the key differences between the PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch versions.

There have been concerns about what changes could befall the franchise with Sony’s new policies towards lewd content – now we’ve learned content has indeed been changed or censored.

On PlayStation 4, three items called the Jet Black Fan, Gold Fan, and Softening Gel will be censored. In addition, while DLC costumes are free if you had bought them in previous versions of the game (on PlayStation 4), the list does note that “some [are] excluded”.

The fans causes hair and breasts to react, with the Jet Black Fan hitting with such a strong gust it managed to blow the girl’s clothes off – within reason. The list does note “Loosening occurs through activity”. The Softening Gel increases the “bounciness” of the jiggle physics.

Other games in the series also had other skincare products that changed properties (including increasing bust and butt size), however these are not mentioned in the list.

Meanwhile the Switch edition is noted to have those items, and uses a variation of the Soft Engine that utilizes “Soft 4D” with the HD Rumble of the Joy-Cons to knock off parts of the girl’s clothes. However, the Switch version will not be getting any DLC in the standard edition of the game; though it will be “Compatible with the Free-to-Play Version due out at a later date”.

Finally, the Switch edition will run at 900p and 30 fps when docked (720p in handheld mode), while the PlayStation 4 version will be running at 1080p at 60 fps.

Dead or Alive Xtreme 3: Scarlet is coming to PlayStation 4 and Switch on March 20th, 2019 in Japan. So what do you all think? Sound off in the comments below!

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Ryan Pearson


Taking his first steps onto Route 1 and never stopping, Ryan has had a love of RPGs since a young age. Now he's learning to appreciate a wider pallet of genres and challenges.

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