Aug 21st, 2012

A new video for Resident Evil 6’s new online service aptly named Resident is now available for your viewing pleasure. It runs through just about every facet the service has to offer and how it will improve your experience.

Features of the Resident service include the following:

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

Resident Evil 6 will be available on PS3 and Xbox 360 on October 2, 2012. That is when Resident will be available as well, and will be a completely free service. Everything will become avaible on PC sometime after the console releases. We’ll keep the info coming as long as Capcom sends the press releases.