Dead or Alive 5 Last Round – PC Version Will Not Support Current-Gen “Soft Engine”

The first official details about the PC version of Dead or Alive 5 Last Round have just surfaced and according to them, the PC version will lack “Soft Engine” and will sport PS3-level quality effects. Not only that, but the official PC requirements have been revealed and the game requires at least an Intel i7 870 or better CPU.

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As we can see, while the PC version will support resolutions up to 4K, it will basically be a weird mix between the current-gen and the old-gen versions of the game. So while we’re going to enjoy the PS4-level shadow quality, we’ll have to stick with both the old ‘physics’ engine and the PS3-level quality effects. Oh, and online mode will be coming via a patch after 3 months of the game’s PC release.

So, well done Tecmo Koei. You just killed the PC version of Dead or Alive 5: Last Round. And for what is worth, here is a hint: you won’t win PC gamers’ trust by releasing an old-gen version of your fighting game. Just saying.

Here are the game’s PC requirements:

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
OS: Windows Vista / 7/8 / 8.1 (32bit / 64bit)
CPU: Core i7 870 or more
Memory: 2GB or more
Hard disk: 10.0GB or more of free space
Display: The display capable of displaying at 1280 × 720 pixels
Video Card: VRAM1GB more, more DirecX9.0c
Sound board: Sound board that supports more than DirectX 9.0c

RECOMMENDED REQUIREMENTS:
OS: Windows Vista / 7/8 / 8.1 (32bit / 64bit)
CPU: Core i7 2600 or more
Memory: More than 4GB
Hard disk: 10.0GB or more of free space
Display: 1920 × 1080 pixels or more, True Color viewable display
Video Card: VRAM1.5GB more, more DirecX9.0c
Sound board: Sound board that supports more than DirectX 9.0c