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Resident Evil 6 with Steam Functionality is Coming Next Year

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Capcom announced that Resident Evil 6 for PC will be available in North America and Europe on March 22, 2013. However, it will be a download-only release in the US, while gamers in the European region can have it via download or on disc.

Resident Evil 6 on PC will include all content in the console, as well as the title updates. This means that the Ada Wong campaign and No Hope difficulty mode will be playable on the game’s desktop version. In addition, it will have a Steam functionality, which brings in cloud saving, Steam Achievements, friends support, Steam game overlay, and leaderboard.

The minimum and recommended specifications for the game are posted below.

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.

Moreover, Capcom recommends that PCs should be equipped with NVIDIA GeForce graphics processor in order to have “the best experience when playing Resident Evil 6 PC.” It was also reported that the first in-game assets from the PC version will be released early next year.

Capcom’s Second Free Update for Resident Evil 6

Aside from that, Capcom also released a title update for Resident Evil 6 on Xbox 360 recently. The same update for the game’s PlayStation 3 version will be available soon. In relation to this, there will also be an imminent second free update next year.

A game patch for Resident Evil 6 will be available via download on January 22, and it will provide the following enhancements:

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

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

General

  • 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

Resident Evil 6 is available on Xbox 360’s Games on Demand service this holiday season.

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