Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City is a third-person multiplayer shooter coming later this year. The game will be a collaboration between Capcom and Slant 6 Games. RE: Operation Raccoon City will be a team-based shooter that will serve as a "reinterpretation" of Resident Evil 2 and RE: 3. Today Capcom announced the first official details as well as releasing several images from gaming magazines. Keep reading for more.
Resident Evil has sold over 45 million copies in its 15 years since launch. Capcom has decided it's time for the series to go in a new direction gameplay wise while still keeping the Resident Evil feel. The game will have feature "triple threat battles" which means you'll be fighting zombies, bio-organic weapons, other squads.
Here's the official plot:
It is September 1998 and the action centers once more on the ill-fated Raccoon City and the horrific consequences of the deadly T-virus outbreak from the Umbrella facility. With a cover up required, Umbrella orders an elite team into Raccoon City to destroy all evidence of the outbreak and eliminate any survivors. Hearing of this plan, the US Government dispatches its own special forces to uncover any evidence that exposes the cause of the viral infection and Umbrella’s actions. Players take on the role of an Umbrella Security Services soldier (U.S.S.), competing alone or in four player co-op in a battle against all the competing forces at play in Raccoon City.
Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City will be available this winter for the PS3, Xbox 360 and PC.
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