Koei Tecmo has announced a new demo, post-launch DLC characters, and more for Dead or Alive 6.
The game is getting a “Deluxe Demo,” Mai Shiranui from The King of Fighters (plus new costumes), and a new World Championship tournament – news confirmed at EVO Japan 2019.
Here’s a rundown on the new information:
The Deluxe Demo will be exclusive to PlayStation®PLUS subscribers through the PlayStation®Store, and Xbox Live Gold members through the Microsoft Store. The demo will be playable on February 22, 2019 and will run through February 24, 2019 in North America. The DEAD OR ALIVE 6 Deluxe Demo will consist of online ranked and lobby matches, as well as Free Training, Tutorial, Command Training, Combo Challenge, and an introduction to Story mode. The demo will feature all 24 characters available at launch – all hairstyles and glasses will be available for each of the playable characters.
Downloadable Content: Mai Shiranui, A Second The King of Fighters Guest, and Costumes
In addition, a collaboration with SNK’s THE KING OF FIGHTERS XIV was confirmed. Mai Shiranui joins the battle this June as a guest character alongside another KING OF FIGHTERS combatant who has yet to be announced. The fighters will be sold separately, but both will also be included in Season Pass 1. DOA6’s Season Pass 1 will be available for purchase beginning March 1, 2019 and will also include 62 new costumes: DOA6 Happy Wedding Costumes Vol. 1 and 2, DOA6 New Costumes set Vol. 1 and 2, and additional character costumes for the two SNK fighters. Season Pass 1 bonuses will also feature new NiCO and Nyotengu costumes. All Season Pass 1 content will be made available between March and June 2019.
Dead or Alive World Championship
Team NINJA also revealed the first information on the upcoming DEAD OR ALIVE World Championship. Qualifiers will be held in North America, Europe, and Asia; with each region’s top players competing at the Grand Finals in Japan. Qualifiers and Grand Finals total prize will be equivalent to 10 Million Yen (JPY).
Dead or Alive 6 is launching for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on March 1st.
Editor’s Note: Featured image is Mai Shiranui in her King of Fighters XIV render. Her model in Dead or Alive 6 will likely be different.