If a game has a dog in it, or anything that even remotely resembles a dog, fans want to pet it. If you're putting a game out with a dog or dog-like creature, you better make sure it can be pet!
Capcom clearly knows this is important, as they put out a video specifically confirming that you can pet your Palamute. As a matter of fact, you can do a lot more than just pet! Check out some of the other tricks you can pull off in the video above.