Why the Next Dead or Alive Xtreme Beach Volleyball Game Won't Leave Japan

By Julian Benson on at

This February Dead of Alive Xtreme 3 is due out for release in Japan. A spin-off series from the Dead or Alive fighting games, Xtreme transplants the action to a beach volley ball tournament, replacing the fighters' clothes with bikinis. Fans of the series asked developer Team Ninja on Facebook when the game would see a release outside of Japan.

According to Team Ninja (via NicheGamer), it won't:

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When pushed on why this was the case, Team Ninja said:

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Here's what we're missing out on:

So, if you want to bash virtual bums or check out Dead or Alive Xtreme 3's new suntanning system, then you're going to need to track down an import copy.