Template:Navbar Skills packs are downloadable costumes which can be found in the Safe House bathroom Clothing Locker.
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 Dead Rising 2 costumes. These costumes can be used during Cooperative play.    Off the Record separates these four costume's parts and scatters them throughout Fortune City for Frank to find or for Frank to earn.
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, they are downloadable content.
All skill packs
Sale release date
Ninja Skills Pack
When Chuck wears just one piece of the outfit:
pass zombies unnoticed,
 new sword attacks,
thrown weapons (Nails, Plates, CDs, etc.) are thrown farther and inflict greater damage. [
] Verification needed
When Chuck wears the whole four piece outfit:
Special "Ninja-like animations".
November 2, 2010
Psychopath Skills Pack
1. Heavier damage from 10 psycho-related
2. Take less damage from enemies.
3. New mini-cutscenes on secondary weapon attacks such as with chainsaws, cleavers, and axes.  
 October 12, 2010
Soldier of Fortune Pack
increased shooting accuracy,
increased damage, and
better headshot accuracy.
 October 19, 2010
Sports Skills Pack
Increased Running Speed
Can be stacked with
Quickstep and in Dead Rising 2: Off the Record, triple stacked with the unlockable Protoman Blaster and Shield for a X3 speed boost.
Increased Power for all sports weapons
Increased damage from sports-themed weapons such as
Baseball Bats and Basketballs 
Weapons in the "Sports" category based on
Magazine (Sports). N ote: '
does affect other sports items in addition to these: Sports Fan Pack'
Baseball Bat, Battle Axe, Bowling Ball, Bowling Pin, Boxing Gloves, Broadsword, Dumbbell, Foam Hand, Football, Hockey Stick, Lance, Medicine Ball, MMA Gloves, Paddle, Training Sword, Wheelchair
With a football Chuck has a powerful running stiff-arm, a new charge/tackle attack, presumably meant to imitate a linebacker blitz.
Better Health Recovery
Chuck earns additional health whenever he consumes food or drink.
Chuck can drink unlimited alcohol without getting sick.
Increased Gambling Winnings
Gain additional money when gambling. It has not been confirmed whether or not this includes
 October 26, 2010
Cosplay Warrior Skills Pack
Off the Record)
Special "warrior" attacks using the Training Sword and shield.
 Prestige Points increases by 25%.
Every attack gives more Prestige Points. 
November 15, 2011
Cyborg Skills Pack
Off the Record)
Electricity Damage added to regular attacks - Discharge electricity and stun nearby zombies.
 Electric damage when Frank fights with his bare hands. Increased damage in melee attacks. 
 Increased electric damage and electrical effects when Frank fights with an electrical appliance. 
 October 25, 2011
Fire Fighter Skills Pack
Off the Record)
Immune to Fire Damage.
 Increased speed when carrying or assisting survivors. Survivors run faster when following Frank. 
 Frank can kick open doors. 
 Frank can blast zombies with a torrent of water when using a water gun.
 New attacks and increased durability with the fire axe.
 November 8, 2011
Barbecue Chef Skills Pack
Off the Record)
Gain more health from grilled food.
 Ketchup, mustard and mayonnaise become dangerous weapons.
Bonus when using explosives, with bigger explosions. 
 Bonus when using a chef’s knife as a weapon.
 New attacks with Chef Knife and Meat Cleaver.
 November 1, 2011
a b c d e f Magrino, Tom.
Dead Rising 2 DLC theme packs lurch out October 12, Gamespot, (October 6, 2010).
↑ 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".
↑ Gantayat, Anoop.
Your Dead Rising 2 Download Content Schedule Paradise Pack downloads kick off the week after release, Anriasang, (September 22, 2010).
Dead Rising 2 - Psycho Skills DLC Trailer, Youtube.
Dead Rising 2 High Stakes Edition, Capcom
↑ Bridge, Josh.
Dead Rising 2: Psycho, Ninja, Sports, Soldier DLC Coming soon to PSN, Playstation. Mr. Bridge is Senior Producer of Dead Rising 2.
↑ Actual boost calculation needed.
a b c Previously on the Best Buy website
Your Guide to Dead Rising 2 Pre-Order Bonuses, Capcom Unity, (August 10, 2010). ↑
a b CapcomUnityVideos,
DR2OTR: Cosplay Warrior Skills DLC Pack, You Tube.
Dead Rising 2: Off The Record – Warrior Skills!, Capcom-Europe, (July 21, 2011). ↑
a b c d
xbox.com, xbox.com. ↑
a b c CapcomUnityVideos,
Dead Rising 2 Off the Record Cyber Skills DLC Pack, You Tube ↑
a b c d e f g Spencer,
That’s Not A Terminator, That’s Cyborg Frank West, Siliconera, (August 24, 2011). ↑
a b c d CapcomUnityVideos,
DR2OTR: Fireman Skills DLC Pack, You Tube. ↑ a b c CapcomUnityVideos,
Dead Rising 2 Off the Record BBQ Chef DLC Available Now, You Tube.