Resident Evil 6 will be available as a digital download in North America from Friday March 22nd, 2013, with European PC gamers able to purchase both the digital version and a disc based version from the same date.
Both the digital and retail versions of Resident Evil 6 PC will contain all the content found in the original console release plus receive any additions contained in any free title updates such as Ada Wong’s campaign being accessible from the outset and the challenging No Hope difficulty mode.
Furthermore the digital version will take full advantage of Steam functionality by supporting the following features:
- Cloud saving
- Steam Achievements
- Friends support
- Game overlay
- Leader boards
Capcom recommends PCs equipped with NVIDA GeForce graphics processors to deliver the best experience when playing Resident Evil 6 PC. Stand by for the first in-game assets from the PC version coming early next year.
Continuing its on-going commitment to listen to feedback from Resident Evil 6 players and, wherever possible improve the gameplay experience, Capcom is pleased to confirm that a second free title update for Resident Evil 6 will be available on January 22, 2013. This follows the first free update for the game which is available from today. This second free update will deliver 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
- Individual stages within chapters can be accessed at any time once completed
- 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.
- Some sections of the game have had their difficulty adjusted to provide an improved experience
Finally, Xbox 360 owners will be able to purchase Resident Evil 6 as a digital download when it releases as a Games On Demand title this holiday season.