Resident Evil 6

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Resident Evil 6 PC Version Release Date Announced, Second Title Update Coming Soon
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Resident Evil 6 PC Version Release Date Announced, Second Title Update Coming Soon

Patience. A digital download for Resident Evil 6 PC isn't very far off.

Though a long time coming, PC gamers will finally get the chance to download their own version of Resident Evil 6 early into next year. At the same time, Capcom is continuing to add more content to the current console version in the next few weeks.

It has been confirmed that PC gamers can purchase the PC version of the game as a digital download on Friday, March 22 next year. It doesn’t matter if it’s a retail disc or a digital download, Resident Evil 6 will hold all of the same content within the console versions and then some. The Ada Wong campaign, “No Hope” difficulty mode, and all other free title updates will be included as well.

Through the use of Steam’s awesome functionalities, there are some clear advantages to purchasing a digital download:

-        Cloud saving

-        Steam Achievements

-        Friends support

-        Game overlay

-        Leader boards

To accommodate Resident Evil 6 to your PC, we have a couple lists of recommended specifications be added first. Here’s what gamers will want to have before purchasing the game:

Minimum Specs:

-         OS: Windows Vista®/XP, Windows 7, Windows 8

-         Processor: Intel® CoreTM2 Duo 2.4 Ghz or better, AMD AthlonTM X2 2.8 Ghz or better

-         Memory: 2 GB RAM

-         Hard Disk Space: 16 GB free hard drive space

-         Video Card: NVIDIA® GeForce® 8800GTS or better

-         DirectX®: 9.0c or greater

-         Sound: Standard audio device

 

Recommended Specs:

-         OS: Windows Vista®/XP, Windows 7, Windows 8

-         Processor: Intel® CoreTM 2 Quad 2.7 Ghz or better, AMD PhenomTM II X4 3 Ghz or better

-         Memory: 4 GB RAM

-         Hard Disk Space: 16 GB free hard drive space

-         Video Card: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 560 or better

-         DirectX®: 9.0c or greater

-         Sound: Standard audio device

*Capcom recommends PCs equipped with NVIDA GeForce graphics processors to deliver the best experience when playing Resident Evil 6 PC.

In addition to the PC version’s details, Capcom has continued their commitment to implement feedback from current Resident Evil 6 players into the game by announcing their second free title update. Available starting January 22nd, 2013, Xbox 360 players will be offered the brand new game mode: “Agent Hunt Mode”, along with some other features being implemented to the existing game. Here are some details on what you can expect to see from the update so far:

 Agent Hunt Mode:

-        Available without having to complete a campaign.

-        Selectable criteria for joining a session:

                - Stage selection

                - Region selection

-        Players can determine whether to join a session based on campaign player’s settings such as infinite ammo or friendly fire setting.

 

Stage Selection Changes:

-         Individual stages within chapters can be accessed at any time once completed.

 

General Changes:

-         QTE assist

- QTE assist is currently part of the Amateur difficulty level, and automatically completes QTEs for the player. With this update, players can optionally activate QTE assist on any difficulty level.

-         Adjustments

               - Some sections of the game have had their difficulty adjusted to provide an improved experience.

Also, Xbox 360 owners can be sure to find Resident Evil 6 for digital purchase on the “Games On Demand” browser very soon. Look for the PC version next year, along with this second title update, a little while after the holiday season dies out. Until then, Happy Holidays, zombie lovers!

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