Resident Evil 6 Arriving On PC In March Via Steam

By Prarthito Maity | Dec 19, 2012 09:20 AM EST

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Finally some good news for all PC gamers. Per reports, Capcom has announced that the popular zombie shooter ‘Resident Evil 6’ will be releasing for the PC via Steam next year – March 22 to be more precise.

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As of now, it has been stated that the PC version is set to include all the DLC for the game that is currently available, along with the “No Hope” difficulty level. Purchasing the game via Steam will grant users access to Cloud saving, Steam Achievements, friend support, game overlay, and leaderboards. However, a physical copy of the game can also be obtained at retail.

The news of the game’s PC availability has arrived alongside the information that it will also include all the DLCs for the game that is currently available. Capcom has also revealed a new set of updates that make “small tweaks to the game and comes just one day before three new multiplayer modes arrive as DLC.”

The current list of updates includes:

  • Unlocking Ada's campaign from the start (gamers need not finish the others for access)
  • Optional co-op partner for Ada's campaign (human controlled) unlocked
  • More camera functionality included – zoom in and out per the player’s wish
  • “No Hope” difficulty mode unlocked

Moreover, there will also be a second title update on Jan. 22, adding the following adjustments:

  • Agent Hunt mode unlocked from the beginning
  • Agent Hunt selectable criteria before starting match (stage, region, settings like infinite ammo or friendly fire)
  • Stage selection within chapters
  • QTE assist – The option to automatically complete most QTE events

“We can also announce the PC release date for RE6, which will hit North America as a download on March 22, 2013 (there will be a physical release as well in Europe). It will land with all console content as well as any future content that arrive as free title updates (such as the No Hope mode),” the page adds.

Check out the minimum and maximum specs for PC below:

Minimum Specs

OS: Windows Vista/XP, Windows 7, Windows 8
Processor: Intel CoreTM2 Duo 2.4 Ghz or better, AMD AthlonTM X2 2.8 Ghz or better
Memory: 2 GB RAM
Hard Disk Space: 16 GB free hard drive space
Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce 8800GTS or better
DirectX: 9.0c or greater
Sound: Standard audio device

Recommended Specs

OS: Windows Vista/XP, Windows 7, Windows 8
Processor: Intel CoreTM 2 Quad 2.7 Ghz or better, AMD PhenomTM II X4 3 Ghz or better
Memory: 4 GB RAM
Hard Disk Space: 16 GB free hard drive space
Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 or better
DirectX: 9.0c or greater
Sound: Standard audio device

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