Dead or Alive 5: Last Round

Dead or Alive 5: Last Round News for Xbox One

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UPDATE: Team Ninja has said that it is working with Microsoft and Sony to try and rectify the issue.

"We've been investigating the issue reported at this moment and we are working closely with both 1st party platforms," Team Ninja said in a statement provided to VideoGamer.com. "We will let you know as soon as we have any updates. We apologies for any inconvenience players might have experienced."

ORIGINAL STORY: Multiple users have reported a serious crash bug with the Xbox One version of Dead or Alive 5: Last Round that causes the game to freeze, forcing it to be restarted.

A variety of users on Reddit and GameFAQs have each reported the issue, with the problem believed to affect the game's online and offline modes. The free trial of Last Round is also believed to be affected by the problem, as seen in the video below.

The issue is not thought to affect the PS4 version.

Temporarily disabling Throwdowns is said to have helped some players, although Koei Tecmo has yet to provide a more permanent solution. VideoGamer.com has contacted the publisher for comment.

Dead or Alive 5: Last Round launched in the US on Xbox One, PS4, Xbox 360 and PS3 yesterday, with a UK release due this Friday. A PC release is due to follow next month.

Source: reddit.com, gamefaqs.com

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This game sounds like a lazy port all round.

Crashing issues aside on Xbox One, which are inexcusable in my opinion, the game is little more than a 1080p rendered version of the 720p PS3/Xbox 360 version with little in the way of noticeable improvements beyond the higher resolution. Background textures are blurry and there is no anti-aliasing either.

Not only that but the game's DLC amounts to some $100 worth so unlike other PS4/Xbox One cross-gen re-releases no-one thought to just throw in all the DLC packs for free to make it a "definitive edition". I suspect part of the reason they didn't was because this game is also being released on the PS3 and 360 as well where the DLC still has to be bought. Sure, no-one is holding a gun to your head and demanding you buy it but I personally would find it annoying to buy a port of an old game (even if it is "tweaked") only to find that it has tons of DLC or a Season Pass available.

I have to question whether this game needed to be on the last gen consoles in the first place - haven't they already have two or three versions of Dead or Alive 5? If it hadn't then perhaps the PS4/Xbox One ports would have been enhanced more and included all of the DLC too to make it better value. Heck, I may have even bought it if that had been the case.
Posted 08:13 on 19 February 2015

Game Stats

Release Date: 20/02/2015
Developer: Team Ninja
Publisher: Koei Tecmo
Genre: Fighting
Rating: TBC
Site Rank: 2,611 1577
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