Dead or Alive 6 Release Date, Roster, Platforms, Trailer, Special Button - Everything We Know

Dead or Alive 6 Release Date, Roster, Platforms, Trailer, Special Button - Everything We Know

Dead or Alive 6 is officially on its way so we've pulled together everything you need to know about the game

Dead or Alive 6, the latest entry into the long running fighting game series has been announced. It looks to be a slightly different beast to its predecessor, with a new special move system which allows most attacks to be triggered with one button. We’ve pulled together all of the details we know so far and collected them in this Dead or Alive 6 Guide. We’ll give you the release date, what platforms it will release on, fighter roster, and more.

Dead or Alive 6 Release Date

Koei Tecmo and Team Ninja recently revealed Dead or Alive 6 alongside a trailer. The game is set to launch in early 2019. An exact date has yet to be announced, but more details on the game are expected on June 11.

What Platforms Will Dead or Alive 6 Come to

The Dead or Alive 6 reveal trailer states that the game will be coming to PS4, Xbox One, and PC. There has been no world on a Nintendo Switch version.

Dead or Alive 6 Special Button

A recent hands on by IGN revealed some new details about the game. Dead or Alive 6 features a new combat system that is designed to be friendly to series newcomers. One of the ways it does this is via the new special button. Hitting the special button allows players to string together powerful special combos, using just one button.

This all leads into the game’s new Break Gauge. It’s the first super meter of any kind to feature in the series and is filled up by landing hits and blocking attacks successfully.

Dead or Alive 6 Gameplay Details

While Dead or Alive 6 looks to continue the series’ fondness for over-the-top ninja action, there are some notable changes to the gameplay. We’ve gathered together the new features in the following list:

  • Break Blow and Break Hold are new special attacks that players can trigger when the Break Gauge is full.
  • Increased level of interaction with secondary characters in each stage
  • 4K-enhanced graphics
  • Characters react realistically to attacks, and will sweat and grimace as the fight goes on
  • New dynamic lighting in every stage
  • Online and Local Multiplayer
  • New in-depth Training Mode
  • Will include brand new characters

Dead or Alive Characters

Though the Dead or Alive 6 official roster has yet to be revealed, there are some confirmed characters that will be playable in the game. They are as follows:

  • Kasumi
  • Zack
  • Helena
  • Jann Lee
  • Hayate
  • Hayabusa

That’s everything we know so far about Dead or Alive 6. Stay tuned for more updates as we get them. More details are due to be revealed on June 11, so we will be updating this guide with all the new info.

Jake Green

Senior Guides Writer

Jake is a former freelance writer who now heads up guides for USG. He spends his days dreaming of an X-Files dating-sim and will play literally any game with monkeys in it. He has an unhealthy obsession with Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and would pretty much trade a kidney for Skate 4 at this point.

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