Capcom’s today announced that Resident Evil 6 is in full development and scheduled for release on the Xbox 360 video game and PlayStation 3 on November 20, 2012 with a Windows PC version to follow.
Leon Kennedy and Chris Redfield will both be playable characters, while Ada Wong will also have a playable role. The game is thought to be set in China, although it’s also rumored that it’ll have multiple locations.
“Resident Evil 6 represents a giant stride forward in the evolution of the series,” said Capcom’s R&D and marketing head Katsuhiko Ichi.
“The development team, led by Hiroyuki Kobayashi, is working tirelessly to deliver the most impressive Resident Evil title ever both in terms of scope and production values. We are all genuinely excited by the title and cannot wait to share it with the world.”
Kobayashi 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.”
According to the publisher, this latest installment in the multi-million selling franchise is the most ambitious, immersive and feature rich title of the series to date and promises to be the dramatic horror experience of the year.
Check out the trailer below.