The Console Versions Of Resident Evil 6 Have Officially Gone Gold; New ResidentEvil.Net Details Revealed

If you’ve been worried that the console versions of Resident Evil 6 may end up being delayed past their current October 2 release date, fear not. Capcom just announced that the much-anticipated survival horror game has officially gone gold on both Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, meaning that the above-mentioned retail date has essentially become concrete. That’s good news for those of us who can’t wait to assault the things that go bump in the digital night.

To complement the above-mentioned great news, the popular publisher has dished out more details regarding its web service. Acting as both a stat-tracking and social media website, it will allow gamers to showcase their skills, while giving them an opportunity to interact with other players through profile comparisons and social events.

Find out more below:

Last week Capcom announced Resident Evil.Net, the free online service that will enhance the Resident Evil 6 experience for players across the globe and today sees the official release of a video showcasing all of this service’s features:

· Comprehensive stat tracking
o Enemies killed
o Weapons used
o Medals earned
o And more
· Compare your game with those of friends and other Resident Evil 6 players around the world
· Link your status with Twitter & Facebook
o Share your latest achievements with friends
o Receive alerts when your high score has been beaten
· Free Smartphone App to launch alongside the service
o Will support iOS, Android and Windows devices
· Earn RE.Net points just by connecting to the service or entering events
o Exchange points for cool items including additional Mercenaries costumes or figures to place in your very own Resident Evil diorama
· Compete in regular organised events such as:
o Join fellow gamers to defeat a set number of enemies
o Aim for a high score in Mercenaries Mode
· Champion Belt events
o Compete in these special events to win the ultimate accolade, the Champion’s Belt
o Can only be held by one player at any time
o Players will need to defend their title or watch it fall to another player

The free Resident Evil.Net service will be available when Resident Evil 6 launches on October 2 – a date which is now 100% confirmed as the title has passed the gold master stage of development for X630 and PS3. A PC release will follow soon.

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