Those Dead or Alive 5 swimsuits are available for purchase now

You can buy those DOA 5 swimsuits now
We're sure there's a subset of the gaming population who didn't pre-order Dead or Alive 5 from GameStop or Amazon, only to burst into tears when they later realized that the swimsuit costumes were exclusive to those retailers. This one's for you.

The following Dead or Alive 5 swimsuit packs are now available for $3 or 240 MS Points via PSN and XBLM: Angels (white suits for Kasumi, Hitomi and Leifang), Devils (black for Ayane, Christie and Tina) and DOATEC Divas (bunny ears for Kokoro, Lisa and Helena).

For $5 (360 MS Points) grab the Player's Swimwear Pack 1 with bikini'd out Kasumi, Kokoro, Helena and Sarah; Pack 2 with Hitomi, Leifang, Mila and Pai charm; or Pack 3 for Ayane, Christie, Tina and Lisa. The Player's Swimwear Set includes all three Swimwear Packs for $13 (1040 MS Points).

Dry those tears. It'd be a shame to get these swimsuits wet.
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TEAM NINJA DELIVERS A BOUNTIFUL BEVY OF BEAUTIFUL BABES IN SIZZLING SWIMWEAR IN NEW DEAD OR ALIVE 5 DOWNLOADABLE COSTUME PACKS

Today Team NINJA released a cornucopia of downloadable content packs for DEAD OR ALIVE 5, the new generation of DEAD OR ALIVE combat now available at retailers worldwide on the PlayStation® 3 computer entertainment system and the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. Available now for download via the PlayStation®Store and Xbox LIVE® Marketplace for Xbox 360, these new packs let players plunge into the action with the lovely cast of daring DOA divas as they head from the beach to the boxing ring and beyond! The packs include:

Angels ($2.99 / 240 Microsoft Points) – Kasumi, Hitomi and Leifang look positively angelic with their bouncy bunny ears and sweet two-pieces.

Devils ($2.99 / 240 Microsoft Points) – Ayane, Christie and Tina are back in black...bikinis and bunny ears.

DOATEC Divas ($2.99 / 240 Microsoft Points) – Kokoro, Lisa and Helena mean business in their sensual swimsuits and sassy bunny ears.

Also available as a PlayStation® 3 exclusive download: Bunny Swimsuit Set ($7.99), which includes the Angels, Devils and DOATEC Divas sets at a special discount.

But that's not all! Team NINJA is also pleased to release even more beautiful beach outfits, including:

Player's Swimwear Pack 1 ($4.99 / 360 Microsoft Points) – Kasumi, Kokoro, Helena and Sarah bust out in breathtaking beachwear.

Player's Swimwear Pack 2 ($4.99 / 360 Microsoft Points) – Hitomi, Leifang, Mila and Pai charm and disarm all contenders in these outstanding ensembles.

Player's Swimwear Pack 3 ($4.99 / 360 Microsoft Points) – Ayane, Christie, Tina and Lisa slip into their pulchritudinous (and patriotic) best!

And for the savvy swimwear connoisseur who needs them all, the Player's Swimwear Set ($12.99 / 1040 Microsoft Points) includes all three Swimwear Packs at an unbeatable discount.

DEAD OR ALIVE 5 incorporates a wealth of martial arts fighting techniques into its distinctive fighting style to create a captivating new generation of DEAD OR ALIVE combat. Players will once again take on the roles of the legendary cast of DOA fighters in an action-packed brawler set in visually striking locations from around the world. The famed DEAD OR ALIVE hand-to-hand combat unfolds in new 3D stages that dynamically change as the fight progresses. The game's sterling cast includes not only stars from the DOA series but also select fighters from the iconic Virtua Fighter series.

DEAD OR ALIVE 5 was developed by Team NINJA and published by Tecmo Koei.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.