Microsoft Corp. last week said Capcom Co.’s Dead Rising 2: Case Zero DLC ranked as the No. 1 Xbox Live Arcade title for the Xbox 360 in the latest purchase data.
For the week of Aug. 30, Dead Rising 2: Case Zero ranked No. 1 based on full versions purchased. Case Zero ranked as the No. 5 Xbox Live title based on usage in the same period.
Capcom this week said download sales for the Dead Rising 2: Case Zero DLC for Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox 360 has broken all sale records in the Xbox Live division in a one-week period.
The company said Dead Rising 2: Case Zero holds the best week one unit sales in the history of all content distributed to Xbox Live Arcade.
The Case Zero DLC, released Aug. 31, introduces Dead Rising 2 protagonist Chuck Greene in the zombie-run town of Still Creek.
The title allows users to carry character attributes collected in Case Zero to the final game.
Dead Rising 2: Case Zero sells at 400 Microsoft Points.
Dead Rising 2 will be sold in a standard SKU and Zombrex Edition SKU.
The Zombrex Edition will include a Steelbook Case, Dead Rising 2 Game Disc, 24-Minute Making Of Featurette, Zombrex “Syringe” pen, Zombrex “Prescription” notepad, Zombrex “Safety” card, Zombrex “Prospectus” Sales Brochure
and Dead Rising 2 Hardback Artbook at $79.99.
The Xbox 360 SKU will add the 83-Minute Zombrex Dead Rising Sun Motion Picture.
Dead Rising 2 will include customizable weapons, including combining nails to a bat or screws to the inside of a bucket. New weapons can add custom zombie kill animations.
In addition, the two-player online co-op functionality will allow users to split up and complete multiple objectives.
In Dead Rising 2, Chuck Greene is a contestant in the TV show Terror is Reality, in which four members compete in a series of zombie killing challenges.
Dead Rising 2 will allow up to four players to go head-to-head online to determine the ultimate zombie slayer.
The final game will be set in Fortune City, America’s entertainment playground.
The title is in development at Canada-based Blue Castle Games with a number of members of the original Dead Rising team. Capcom global head of research and development Keiji Inafune will produce.
Dead Rising was released for Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox 360 in 2006.
A port for Nintendo Co.’s Wii called Dead Rising: Chop Till You Drop was released in Feb. 2009.
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