RE5 DLC Released Tomorrow!

#1 Posted by Wesker (567 posts) -

From an unnamed source:

Hi Resident Evil Fans!

We are happy to announce that the wait for new Resident Evil 5 content is almost over! The new online multiplayer Versus mode will be available to download on Xbox LIVE and PlayStation Network beginning tomorrow, Tuesday, April 7, 2009. For 400 Microsoft Points on Xbox LIVE, or $4.99 on the PlayStation Network, Resident Evil fans will be able to go up against each other for the most terrifying Versus mode to date. 

Versus allows up to four players to match wits in online battles across two very different game types. Slayer’s Rule is a point-based game that challenges players to kill Majinis. In Survivor’s Rule, players hunt the most dangerous game, each other! Players can begin the hunt as Chris, Sheva or other secret characters, and choose from either one-on-one or two-versus-two team matches for either of the two gameplay styles.

#2 Posted by crunchUK (6052 posts) -

oh ffs

#3 Posted by ShadowKiller (914 posts) -

I'm interested in how this is going to turn out. It could be an epic fail though.

#4 Posted by zymase (167 posts) -

Competitive Majini killing sounds entertaining, but should be free.  Pass.

#5 Posted by TooWalrus (13319 posts) -

Can I use my hand cannon?

#6 Posted by LordAndrew (14588 posts) -

Ugh. Five dollars for a versus mode that probably wouldn't work all that well with RE5's controls? Should be free.

#7 Posted by brukaoru (5134 posts) -

Not getting it unless it's free. Capcom can make up all the excuses they want, this should have been free.

#8 Posted by Vinchenzo (6466 posts) -

New achievements? Fuck. Yes.

#9 Edited by Karmum (11515 posts) -
brukaoru said:
"Not getting it unless it's free. Capcom can make up all the excuses they want, this should have been free."
It is not. A mode they want us to buy, that should have been in the original release? No thanks!
#10 Edited by HistoryInRust (6569 posts) -

Dude. Person v. Person battles are completely counter to the game's control system.

Also, people are going to abuse the hell out Wesker.  I don't even care.  Maybe the Majini-killing thing might be fun, but bleh.

#11 Posted by RHCPfan24 (8663 posts) -

I don't see this working honestly. They should have just upgraded Mercenaries and throw in new maps and characters. I would pay for that.

#12 Edited by Dolphin_Butter (1984 posts) -

Seriously though, I'll be picking it up as soon as I can.

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