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Resident Evil 5 Versus DLC available from tomorrow

16:0406/04/2009Posted by David Scammell2 Comments

Capcom has announced that the new online multiplayer Versus mode for Resident Evil 5 will be available to download on Xbox LIVE and PlayStation Network from tomorrow, Tuesday 7th April.

For 400 Microsoft Points on Xbox LIVE, or $4.99/€4.99/£3.99 on the PlayStation Network, Resident Evil fans will be able to go up against each other in “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. Now it might just be us, but doesn’t that sound an awful lot like Resi 5’s standard Mercenaries mode?

Survivor’s Rule is more of your standard deathmatch, where players get to duke it out amongst 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.

Resident Evil 5’s Versus DLC caused controversy when it was announced on the eve of Resi 5’s launch, only for Capcom to create further uproar by revealing that the mode would only cost 160 MS Points in Japan.

But with Resident Evil 5’s infamously clunky control system to contend with, will it actually be any good?

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  • not required apparently said:

    Racist Capcom… making it cost 160 points in Japan.

  • Dylan said:

    I wish I had known that the downloadable content was being released already! I just bought Microsoft points yesterday and bought two themes and another game. If I had known it was going to be released the following day, I never would have spent it. I’m going have to get it soon.

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