Developer Access games and SWERY’s murder-mystery title D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die, has done a daring deed by donning 1.3 Million downloads and detailing a delicate and dynamic game fans have been delighted to dabble in.

The game was offered as a free download back in January which could be the case for the game’s spike in downloads. Access games announced Friday that the game will receive a PC version that is 1080p at 60fps.

The PC version will have obvious changes such as the Kinect support being removed altogether, and the PC version’s ability to play the entire game with only the use of the mouse.

Changes from the Xbox One version

Basic controls using Kinect have been entirely removed, and revisions were made so that the game can be played using all controls with just the mouse.

Selection with the hand cursor
GRAB controls
PUSH controls
Changing direction
Changing stance
New mouse commands have replaced parts of the game that used Kinect gesture inputs.

New commands for common actions like drinking tequila or opening fortune cookies
New commands for special actions like beginning a dive or activating visions
New commands for gesture input that were used in cutscenes
New mouse commands have replaced parts that used synchronized Kinect inputs.

Sequences such as wiping a window or switchboard puzzles have been customized for mouse inputs.
Changing posture etc. has been replaced with mouse controls.
Commands for Synchro Stunts (QTE) using Kinect have been entirely removed, and all inputs have been re-implemented to function well with mouse inputs.

Actions performed by waving both arms widely or making repeated swipes have been replaced with new swipe inputs or commands.
New commands for gestures like swinging a bat
New commands for voice activated inputs
All downloadable content for the XboxOne version has been integrated into the game.

Revised so that collaboration costumes can now be acquired in game.
Revised so that downloadable facial hair can now be acquired in game.
Made adjustments to the parameters of each type of costume
Added a new “Today’s Free Costume Corner“ feature to Amanda’s shop
Renewed the user interface that accompanies the revised parts listed above.

The revised parts have all been renewed to a format suitable for mouse input.
Removed the mic input that accompanies the revised parts listed above.

Voice activated inputs during Synchro Stunts (QTE)
Choice inputs in conversations
Choice inputs in demos
Short-cut input in shops or closets
Short-cut input at the menu screen
Readjusted Synchro Stunt (QTE) evaluation mechanics.

Readjusted the parameters and placement of items.

Added settings for the PC version.

Screen resolution settings
Windowed / full-screen mode setting
V-sync ON / OFF setting
Dynamic shadowing ON / OFF setting
Subtitle language settings (EFIGSPJ)

Possible under recommended system specs
Faster loading times

Known bug fixes

Removed content specifically for the Xbox One version

Removed MELD compatibility
Removed leader board compatibility
Created contents specifically for the Steam version

Steam achievements
Trading cards
Profile backgrounds
Cloud saving

As detailed as the delicate list of changes delivers to be, D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die drives to deliver a direct and desirable experience despite the demanding differences between Xbox One and PC.


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