Dead Rising 3 coming to PC on September 5

Dead Rising 3 will shamble onto PC on September 5, optimized to run at 30fps.


Zombie killers on PC have anxiously been waiting for Capcom to release Dead Rising 3 on their platform of choice since it was announced shortly before E3. Today, Capcom has officially given a release date to the former Xbox One exclusive. PC players can pick up their modded rakes and battery-powered shovels and start mowing down the undead on September 5.

Capcom went into more detail regarding what the PC version will contain on a recent Steam announcement post. The post mentions that the game is optimized to run at 30 frames per second, but is expected to run beyond that, depending on a user's hardware setup. Those looking to see how the game runs beyond 30fps can check out footage that the studio has provided, which can be found here and here.

"We can't guarantee that there won't be issues, and obviously depending on your rig you may see different results," the post added. "Rest assured the beefier your gaming machine, the smoother your zombie killing experience will be."

For those keeping up with the Steam Summer Sale, Dead Rising 3's pre-order listing is currently slashed by 25% for the next two days.

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