Resident Evil 6 rumors have been flying around a lot lately—from voice actor listings to a viral graffiti ad campaign. The "No Hope Left" campaign eventually counted down to a reveal, and Resident Evil 6 is officially headed to Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on November 20.
The announcement trailer:
From Capcom's press release:
It has been ten years since the Raccoon City incident and the President of the United States has decided to reveal the truth behind what took place in the belief that it will curb the current resurgence in bioterrorist activity. Due to be by the President’s side is his personal friend and Raccoon City survivor, Leon S. Kennedy, but when the venue suffers a bioterrorist attack, Leon is forced to face a President transformed beyond recognition and make his hardest ever decision. At the same time, Bioterrorism Security Assessment Alliance member Chris Redfield arrives in China, itself under threat of a bioterrorist attack. With no country safe from these attacks and the ensuing outbreaks, the entire world’s population is united by a common fear that there is no hope left.
In a first for the franchise, Resident Evil 6 sees series favorites Leon and Chris come together to face this unprecedented threat. They will be joined by new characters, each with their own unique perspective and involvement, in this relentless dramatic horror experience enacted on a global scale.
Hiroyuki Kobayashi, Resident Evil 6's executive producer, added: “From the outset the team’s intention was to create an experience that delivers a gripping storyline, tense single-player and co-op action all set against a constant theme of horror. We are calling this fusion dramatic horror and are confident it will resonate with both existing fans of the series as well as newcomers.”
An IGN reader added fuel to the rumor mill fire just hours prior to Capcom's reveal. The GameStop employee spotted a retail poster which outed both the logo and release date for Resident Evil 6. Here's the first official art:
A Windows PC version of RE6 is set to follow sometime after the console releases.
Is this what you were hoping for from Resident Evil 6?