Resident Evil 4, 5, and 6 Announced for the PS4 and Xbox One

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Resident Evil 4, 5, and 6 Announced for the PS4 and Xbox One

Japanese publisher Capcom has just announced that the last three mainline entries in the Resident Evil series, Resident Evil 4, 5, and 6 are coming to the PS4 and Xbox One.

This comes in the year of the series' 20th anniversary. Resident Evil 6 will be first, hitting the PS4 and Xbox One on March 29. No dates for Resident Evil 4 or Resident Evil 5 have been announced barring a fall and summer 2016 window respectively. An odd way to release the games as logic would dictate following series chronology. With a Resident Evil 2 remaster on the way and the original Resident Evil out last year, it's just a matter of time before we see Resident Evil 3 hitting PCs and current generation consoles.

(Also see: Resident Evil 0 HD Review)

At the moment though, it doesn't seem that Capcom is revealing what extra content to expect with the games. In the past we've seen Resident Evil 0 available with the excellent Wesker Mode that livened things up a bit. Hopefully there will be some additional content to go with these. The company hasn't confirmed if there will be a physical release either. Though we won't be surprised to see one with all three games after Resident Evil 4 is out similar to how Assassin's Creed Chronicles was on disc after Assassin's Creed Chronicles: Russia was available.

(Also see: Street Fighter and Resident Evil Will Be Available in India Officially)

While Capcom has been quiet on its plans for the survival horror franchise, aside from its high-definition ports of old games, this could lead to a brand new entry soon enough. Could E3 2016 play host to a Resident Evil 7 announcement? Only time will tell.


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