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Mai Shiranui and Kula Diamond are now available in Dead or Alive 6 along with update Version 1.06

Dead or Alive has featured crossover characters from everything from Virtua Fighter to Halo, and Koei Tecmo is continuing that tradition with its latest title where the two latest fighters are ready to take into the field of battle.

Mai Shiranui and Kula Diamond from SNK's King of Fighters series are now available in Dead or Alive 6 as DLC characters along with the new Version 1.06 update that adds some more quality of life improvements and balance changes.

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Dead or Alive 6 to add ability to purchase individual costumes for characters for PC leaving only western PlayStation 4 owners on the outside

Dead or Alive 6 is only three and a half months old and currently has a handful of big costume DLC packs which some players will apparently soon be able to buy piecemeal or à la carte.

Koei Tecmo recently announced on Twitter that the developers will soon be implementing a feature that will allow users on PC to purchase DLC costumes individually outside of the bundles — something that players who use only a few characters will probably appreciate greatly.

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Koei Tecmo showcases almost an hour of new footage for the King of Fighters crossover characters Mai and Kula for Dead or Alive 6

Dead or Alive 6's first batch of crossover DLC is coming in just a few days in the form of the King of Fighters' Mai Shiranui and Kula Diamond, but you won't need to wait until Tuesday to see them fully in action.

Koei Tecmo teamed up with Japanese publisher Dengeki Online to showcase around an hour of Mai and Kula in the 3D fighter including their move sets, costume / accessory choices and more.

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New footage and details about Mai and Kula Diamond in Dead or Alive 6 tell more of what they can do in the 3D fighting title

Dead or Alive 6 is seeing the inclusion of two King of Fighters series guest characters very soon. Mai Shiranui and Kula Diamond are joining the fight next week, and a trailer showcasing both aired at the Taipai Major fighting game tournament last weekend.

The official Dead or Alive 6 Twitter account has since shared a bit more footage of the two female fighters on their account today. We get another quick glimpse at both, but this time with quick details about some of the specifics of their gameplay.

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Taipei Major 2019 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

Taipei Major 2019 is taking place this weekend, obviously in Taipei, Taiwan, and it's a huge event for several different games, most notably Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition.

Some of the fierce competitors who will be competing at this event are Rohto|Tokido, Mouz|Problem X, CYG|Daigo, THY|Chikurin, CYG|Fuudo, UYU|LowHigh, YOG|Machabo, Liquid|Nemo, FD|Haitani, Victrix|Momochi, FAV|Sako, FD|Fujimura, RZR|Xian, UYU|Jeondding, Liquid|John Takeuchi, CYG|GamerBee, DNG|Itabashi Zangief, Yamasa|Nobi, UYU|NL, Trashbox, CherryBerryMango, RB|Bonchan, FD|Johnny, Talon|HotDog29, MVP|Pekos, GRPT|MOV, E.T., Mago, DouyuTV|Xiao Hai, Yamasa|Take, CO|Dogura, Verloren, RRQ|Moke, ZJZ, BC|Kazunoko, CoolKid93, COOASGAMES|Noroma, PG|Shen Chan, FAV|Ryuusei, Fate|Ulsan, EQNX|Dimeback, Chuan, iG|Jiewa, Humanbomb, RB|Tanukana, Yang Mian and Yamasa|Yuu, though there are countless more participating as well.

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Kula Diamond and Mai Shiranui trailer for Dead or Alive 6 — characters set to be released on June 18th

This weekend, we saw a riveting top 8 in Dead or Alive 6 at Taipai Major, which was part of the Dead or Alive World Championship tour.

After the finals concluded, we were treated to something extra in the form of a new trailer, featuring two guest characters from SNK's King of Fighters series.

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Electric Clash results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

There's a one-day event taking place Concord, Ontario, Canada.

Some of the notable competitors set to fight out are JDCR, RB|Anakin, EQNX|Joey Fury, Disrupt|Shadow20z, PG|Speedkicks, ITS|Mak, Disrupt|Joonya20z and GetGosu|Abel del Maestro, though there are many more as well.

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Newegg currently has games like Dead or Alive 6 and Jump Force on sale for 50 percent off their original price this weekend

Memorial Day weekend is upon us in the United States which means a time for remembering fallen service members, a three day weekend for some and some decent tech deals around the web if you know where to look.

Newegg is currently running a special two-day sale for the occasion which allows customers to buy certain video games, PC software and peripherals for 50 percent off including some selections that fighting game fans should find enticing.

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BAM 11 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

This weekend, we have BAM — Battle Arena Melbourne — 11 taking place, and it's of course happening in Melbourne, Australia.

Some of the players set to compete at this event are THY|Chikurin, Rangchu, RZR|Xian, UYU|OilKing, JDCR, DNG|Itabashi Zangief, PBE|Doujin, RB|Bonchan, Liquid|John Takeuchi, Yamasa|Take, Yamasa|Nobi, COOASGAMES|Noroma, CYG|GamerBee, Mago, EQNX|Dimeback, Fate|Ulsan, iG|Jiewa, Rise|K-Brad, ALUS|Yang Mian, Yamasa|Yuu, YOG|Machabo, SIN|Brandon and Somniac though there are obviously many more.

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Dead or Alive 6 Core Fighters crosses 1 million downloads and Team Ninja is rewarding players to celebrate; update Version 1.05 released

Dead or Alive 6 has been on the market officially for two and a half months now with its free-to-play version releasing shortly thereafter, and it appears that additional downloadable title is doing pretty well in the eyes of Team Ninja.

Koei Tecmo announced today that Dead or Alive 6 Core Fighters has crossed over 1 million downloads across all platforms, and the developers are going to be giving out free Player Points to everyone as a celebration. On top of that, the Version 1.05 update is now available for the game which adds new lobby functions, adjusted balance and the second set of DLC pirate costumes.

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KVO x TSB 2019 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

This week, we're seeing a long-running and heavily populated tournament taking place in Osaka, Japan.

KVO x TSB has been running for many years, and it's back again in 2019. Some of the notable players attending include CO|Go1, Omito, CO|Dogura, Nage, Samitto, CO|Fenrich, GW|Zackray, PAG|LostSoul, Tomo, THY|Chikurin, Zadi, 1UP|PepperySplash, Fumo, PG|BNBBN, BjornSonofBear, FF|ElvenShadow, Supernoon, GGWP|Souji, though that doesn't even begin to cover how many amazing competitors are set to fight it out this weekend.

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Update: PlayStation and Steams' Golden Week Sales brings big discounts to games like Dragon Ball FighterZ, Soul Calibur 6, UNIST and their DLC

Update: Steam is running their own Golden Week Sale for PC players alongside Sony including a number of big fighting game titles which you can check out for both platforms after the jump.

Golden Week celebrations are getting set to kick off around Japan as per tradition, but people in the United States can also take advantage of the holidays by way of video game sales.

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Dead or Alive 6 update Version 1.04 adds balance changes, leaderboard, pirate costumes and an option to cover up parts of revealing outfits

Dead or Alive 6 has been seeing a steady stream of updates since it was first released at the beginning of March adding in new features, reworked unlocking mechanics and of course more costumes.

The Version 1.04 update for DOA6 is now available to download across PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC platforms bringing with it online leaderboards, game balance changes, pirate-themed costumes and a new 'Exposure Minimization' option among other additions / changes.

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Dead or Alive 6 shipped over 350,000 units in its first month on the market, 40 percent less than its predecessor during the same period

Dead or Alive 6 was first revealed to the world around a little less than a year ago, and now it's already been on store shelves for almost two months with numerous updates having been implemented while more are still on their way.

Koei Tecmo recently released their financial earnings report for the period ending on March 31, 2019 where the company revealed a minor growth in income overall, a noticeable drop in game sales and Dead or Alive 6's first month shipments topping 350,000 units worldwide — though that doesn't live up to its predecessor from before.

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The Mixup 2019 results

Updated with final results: The Mixup 2019 is starting up now, and it's a Capcom Pro Tour premier and Tekken World Tour Master event, with a very stacked lineup taking place in Lyon, France.

Notable players scheduled to compete this weekend include: Rohto|Tokido, Rec|Punk, CYG|Fuudo, CYG|Daigo Umehara, Fudoh|Fujimura, RZR|Xian, Liquid|Nemo, Mouz|Problem X, GO|Luffy, Victrix|Momochi, FAV|Sako, DNG|Itabashi Zangief, NASR|AngryBird, Liquid|John Takeuchi, GRPT|MOV, UYU|NL, MyWalltet|Verloren, UYU|Oil King, CAG|Dogura, NVD|Phenom, RRQ|Moke, Mago, RISE|K-Brad, EG|Ricki Ortiz, Talon|HotDog29, Takamura, WE-R1|Trashbox, Fnatic|Shakz, Fnatic|Akainu, ROX|Knee, UYU|LowHigh, ROX|Chanel, PG|Speedkicks, Rangchu, among many others.

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April Annihilation 2019 results

Updated with final results: April Annihilation 2019 is taking place in Cherry Hill, New Jersey this weekend, and is Capcom Pro Tour ranking event. Big E is running the show once again, so we know we're in for a lot of hype.

Some of the notable players in attendance include REC|Punk, Mouz|Problem X, FOX|NuckleDu, RISE|Smug, The Cool Kid93, TGS|CeroBlast, RB|Snake Eyez, END|Shine, Terrence, SB|Doomsnake, TGS|ElChakotay, Nephew, UYU|Kami, Ranmasama, EG|NYChrisG, EG|Ricki Ortiz, THG|Ludovic, Kreymore, and Linkorz.

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Online lobbies are now available in Dead or Alive 6 with update Version 1.03b

Update: Patch Version 1.03b is now live for Dead or Alive 6 which adds in online lobby functionality for up to 16 players. You can find the patch notes for Ver. 1.03a and 1.03b after the jump.

Dead or Alive 6 saw a delay before its initial set release date of Valentine's Day to the first day of March to receive some extra polish, but players have been waiting for a month past that release now to play online with their friends or others outside of ranked matches.

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