Following the release of the last DLC packages for Dead Or Alive 6, the developers at Team Ninja sent a message to the fans.
More DLC that isn't even included in their season pass and they have the balls to thank players? Shameless.
Fixed title: DOA Devs thank players for all the juicy money they gave them for ridiculous in-game purchases.
I hope there is a plan to rework this series' monetization issues. I love DOA, but they did a lot of damage with this entry. Pulling the plug on it right after releasing a new character is not a good look, imo.
They won't change s*** if the idiots are going to keep buying it. The Dead or Alive series used to be a series I would have been happy to recommend to people, but now it's just one big joke.
They did this themselves. 6 had no big improvements over 5 aside from minor gameplay differences, they took out way too much then expected their loyal whales to keep attached regardless. Then they added obnoxious systems that everyone hated twice with the costume system, then again with the greedy hair color changing system they decided to monetize. Doing all this while not only reselling the same characters as DLC and charging nearly $100 every 3 months, whales just left it. Not to mention, their constant flip flopping marketing pre release alienating their fanbase and potential buyers away. They need to move a few of their teams off DOA because it's clear they have no idea who they're trying to sell to. They tried pulling Venus Vacation tactics on the fighting game players when the whales were on Venus Vacation. Besides, this is a company who is too scared to release any of the tame volleyball games over here as if it will hurt their company. Does Tecmo koei not have any western branches or something? Because they seem to be in their own world.
[email protected]#k off Team Ninja, you destroyed the only surviving fighting series i liked.
Let’s be honest here, the only thing DOA is good for us the porn material.
It’s such a shame the game is well made and the combat is quite good but their DLC/MT prices ruin what could have been a solid entry into the franchise.
Didn't this game recieved backlash for how poorly managed the microtransactions were handled?
''Thank you for being cheap-DLC-buying idiots'' Team Ninja
Dead or Alive used to be amazing. After all the absolutely shameless DLC greed in 5 & 6, it's absolutely dead to me.
Godly gameplay....terribly weebed n virgined art style. Pass the graphics, production and lore to a Western team and let the JP devs just stick to the gameplay.
Dead Or Alive 5 was supported for like, what? 6 years? This game was only supported for 1, and they're already pulling the plug on it? This game was so fucking lazy it's absolutely unforgivable. And all the recycled skins and DLC characters, and aggressive microtransactions hurt it real bad. I hope they learned a valuable lesson. But if they ever make DOA7, I'm keeping my expectations low.
They treated this like a shameless cash cow, sent mixed messages afraid of feminists and SJWs during development, and ended with a product that neither old time fans or newcomers enjoyed, then the coup the grace are hair microtransactions and ridiculously expensive DLCs, a disaster after another. The problem here is not sexuality, just see Laura, Poison, etc on SFV or Ivy, Sophitia, etc on SC6 and those games are doing really well, is just being extremely disrespectful and greedy with your fans.
TRANSLATED "Later, Suckers!"
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