Resident Evil 6 is about to get a whole lot bigger!
As you know E3 was last week and there was a fair bit of coverage about Capcom’s upcoming action horror title Resident Evil 6, detailing and showing gameplay, both single and two player co-op mode.
Over at Co-Optimus, they got hands-on preview of the title on the show floor, where they got a chance to speak to a Capcom representative who confirmed that Resident Evil 6 will feature both Single player, Two player online or local co-op and each campaign you will play as either Jack and Sherry, Chris and Piers, and Leon and Helena who will all at some point crossover in each campaign. At this point if players have switched the game to “Open” to the public or you have it set to “Private” players can then invite friends or use the games AI, but you can then play that particular section of it in four player co-op!
Check out what they said here:
We also had a chance to chat with a Capcom representative who explained how the three campaigns in Resident Evil 6 will intertwine with each other throughout the game. Even though the demo levels were entirely two player co-op, he mentioned that there will be a chance for four player co-op when the teams meet up in the story.
When characters cross paths, other players from other networked RE6 games may take control of your fellow main characters. Players will be able to choose if they want to allow players to enter their game or not. While it was NOT explained to us in detail, I would assume that it will be similar to how co-op functioned in Dead Rising 2. If you leave your game “open,” other players can join you at any time. If you set your game to “private,” you can either invite friends or use AI controlled partners.
Resident Evil 6 just got a whole lot bigger with this being the first major Resident Evil title in the main story canon that actually features four player co-op (this excludes Slant Six Games’s Resident Evil: Operation Racoon City which was a spin-off).
I for one cannot wait for Resident Evil 6 to come out and as you all know we here at Entertainment Cocktail friggin’ love the Resident Evil series, roll on October 2nd 2012!