Dead Rising 4's Holiday Yule Log Video Shows Body Parts Roasting on a Fire

Yule log, Dead Rising style.

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Microsoft put out a new promotional video today for Dead Rising 4, but don't expect to see any gameplay. It's a 21-minute "Yule Log" video that you can put on in the background to get into the holiday spirit.

There is a twist with this one, however, as there are body parts roasting on the fire instead of logs of wood. At various times, someone steps into the frame to add more body parts and stoke the fire with a barbed-wire baseball bat adorned with Christmas lights. Have a look:

This video might be odd, but it fits in with Dead Rising 4's holiday theme. The game's announcement trailer at E3 used the famous Christmas song "Jingle Bell Rock," while the story is set during the holiday period.

Dead Rising 4 launches for Xbox One and Windows 10 PC on December 6; it's a timed exclusive, which means it could come to PS4 and Steam in the future. The game's DLC offerings will include an 18-hole mini golf course that supports up to four players online and holiday-themed weapons.

In other news about Dead Rising 4, publisher Capcom confirmed this month that the game's campaign will not have cooperative multiplayer, though there is a co-op solution.

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