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Dead Rising 2 Pre-Order Bonuses are additional digital content that one can obtain when ordering Dead Rising 2 and Dead Rising 2: Off the Record.

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The pre-order outfits were available in October 2010 as Paradise Packs. The outfits included the:

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For the Xbox 360, offered an "Xbox LIVE avatar, featuring Chuck Greene’s iconic yellow motocross jacket, jeans and one of the new combo weapons--the super slicer." They were never delivered.[1]

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For the PlayStation 3, offered "a Dead Rising 2 Theme [screen] featuring Chuck Greene wielding his signature Paddle Saw on the zombie infested strip in Fortune City."

Although PlayStation users got their pre-order bonus immediately, there was a two-week delay for Xbox 360 customers receiving their Avatar. Amazon gave waiting customers a $10 Video Games credit.[2]

Post release sales bids[]

Dead Rising 2 downloadable content began to appear on eBay after the games release. One Dead Rising 2 Sports Fan Skills Downloadable Pack code was selling at $26 with hours left.[3]

Amazon T-shirt[]

Although not a pre-order bonus, offers a Dead Rising 2 T-shirt with the purchase of the game.[4]

Skill Packs[]

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Skills packs are downloadable costumes that can be found in the Safe House restroom clothing locker.

For Dead Rising 2, the Ninja, Psychopath, Solider of Fortune, and Sports costumes were first offered as pre-order bonuses. After October 12, 2010, a player could purchase these costumes. These costumes can be used during co-op.[5][6][7] Off the Record separates these four costumes' parts and scatters them throughout Fortune City for Frank to find or unlock.

For Off the Record, the Cosplay Warrior costume was announced as a pre-order bonus on July 21, 2011. The Cyborg, Fire Fighter, and Barbecue Chef were not offered as pre-order bonuses and are only available as DLC.

All skill packs
Image Name Abilities Sale release date
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Ninja Skills Pack
  • Pass through zombies undetected[5]
  • New sword attacks
  • Thrown weapons (nails, plates, CDs, etc.) are thrown at a faster rate
  • Special ninja-like animations
November 2, 2010
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Psychopath Skills Pack October 12, 2010
Dead rising Soldier of Fortune Skills Pack bust
Soldier of Fortune Pack
  • Double ammo for firearms
  • Increased shooting accuracy
  • Increased firearm damage
  • Better headshot accuracy[5]
October 19, 2010
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Sports Fan Skills Pack October 26, 2010
Off the Record exclusive
Image Name Abilities Sale release date
Dead rising Cosplay Warrior Skills Pack bust Cosplay Warrior Skills Pack November 15, 2011[14]
Dead rising Cyborg Skills Pack mug Cyborg Skills Pack
  • Electricity damage added to regular attacks[15] - discharge electricity and stun nearby zombies.
  • Electric damage when Frank fights with his bare hands.[16] Increased damage in melee attacks.[15]
  • Increased electric damage and electrical effects when Frank fights with an electrical appliance[16][15]
October 25, 2011[14]
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  • Immune to fire damage[17]
  • Increased speed when carrying or assisting survivors.[17] Survivors run faster when following Frank.[16]
  • Frank can kick open doors.[17][16]
  • Frank can blast zombies with a torrent of water when using a water gun.[16]
  • New attacks and increased durability with the fire axe[17]
November 8, 2011[14]
Dead rising Barbecue Chef Skills Pack bust Barbecue Chef Skills Pack November 1, 2011[14]

Off the Record[]

Dead rising frank with Chuck Greene's Motorcyle Jacket (2)

Chuck Greene's Motorcyle Jacket

Dead rising frank with Chuck Greene's Motorcyle Jacket

Chuck Greene's Motorcyle Jacket


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  1. J.C. Fletcher, Amazon trades canceled Dead Rising 2 Avatar clothes for half off Marvel vs. Capcom 3, 'Joystiq, (November 3, 2010).
  2. Amazon Apologizes For “Dead Rising 2″ Pre-Order Delays, Platform Nation, (October 11, 2010).
  3. East, Oliver. Dead Rising 2 DLC Racking Up Money On eBay, Just Push Start, (October 1, 2010).
  4. Dead Rising 2 with Exclusive T-Shirt (Xbox 360),
  5. a b c d Magrino, Tom. Dead Rising 2 DLC theme packs lurch out October 12, Gamespot, (October 6, 2010).
  6. Hill, Jeremy. Dead Rising 2 DLC brings more costumes,Gamertell (September 23, 2010). Note that this article has incorrect dates and incorrectly states that when not acquired as a pre-order bonus, "the costumes don't give Chuck any additional abilities".
  7. Gantayat, Anoop. Your Dead Rising 2 Download Content Schedule Paradise Pack downloads kick off the week after release, Anriasang, (September 22, 2010).
  8. Dead Rising 2 - Psycho Skills DLC Trailer, YouTube.
  9. Dead Rising 2 High Stakes Edition, Capcom
  10. Bridge, Josh. Dead Rising 2: Psycho, Ninja, Sports, Soldier DLC Coming soon to PSN, Playstation. Mr. Bridge is Senior Producer of Dead Rising 2.
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  12. a b CapcomUnityVideos, DR2OTR: Cosplay Warrior Skills DLC Pack, YouTube.
  13. Dead Rising 2: Off The Record – Warrior Skills!, Capcom-Europe, (July 21, 2011).
  14. a b c d,
  15. a b c CapcomUnityVideos, Dead Rising 2 Off the Record Cyber Skills DLC Pack, YouTube
  16. a b c d e f g Spencer, That's Not A Terminator, That's Cyborg Frank West, Siliconera, (August 24, 2011).
  17. a b c d CapcomUnityVideos, DR2OTR: Fireman Skills DLC Pack, YouTube.
  18. a b c CapcomUnityVideos, Dead Rising 2 Off the Record BBQ Chef DLC Available Now, YouTube.
  19. World of Capcom - Panels - Comic-Con 2011, (July 23, 2011)
  20. Lance .....and we're all going mad!!, Tape It Or Die, (September 3, 2010).

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