Japanese developer SWERY has confirmed his adventure game, D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die – Season One –, will be headed to Steam starting June 5 2015. This announcement follows the game’s digital Xbox One exclusive release during September 2014, with publishing roles apparently shifting from Microsoft Studios to Playism. There is currently no confirmation if this shift could result in further ports to other consoles.
A recent post on the game’s Steam page lists a number of changes including (but not limited to): Basic controls from Kinect being entirely removed and revisions made so the game can be played with just the mouse, the inclusion of all Xbox One downloadable content (With items such as costumes now acquirable in-game), faster loading times, Steam features (Achievements, Trading Cards etc), 60fps support and more.
For those not familiar with D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die, check out its official synopsis below:
This is the story of a man with a very strange fate.
His name is David Young – formerly with the Boston PD Narcotics Unit, now a private detective. He possesses the supernatural ability to “dive” into the world of the past by touching left-behind items called “mementos.” Two years ago, Young’s wife was killed by an unknown assailant, and Young suffered a blow to the head that cost him his memory. His wife’s final words: “Look for D.”
D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die – A new mystery adventure game from SWERY, the mind behind Deadly Premonition. This unsettling tale unfolds through a series of episodes as the hero pursues his wife’s murderer and dives into the past. Season One includes the Prologue, Episode 1, and Episode 2.
Enter the crazy world of D4, meet its cast of quirky characters and watch as the gripping tale unfolds.