After Resident Evil: Revelations 2 was leaked and then confirmed by Sony, Capcom has been quiet on the details about the game other than leaks revealing that it would feature the return of the long missing Claire Redfield. That is until today when they revealed not only what the storyline of the game will be but also the fact that they are planning on releasing the game in an episodic format.
The game will be released as a series of weekly episodic downloads, with four episodes being released over the course of four weeks with each episode costing $5.99. The complete season, which will include “additional game content” will be priced at $24.99. After the episodic version of the game is released, Capcom is planning on giving the game a full retail release which will include even more gameplay content and will cost $39.99.
To go along with these announcements the story synopsis, a debut trailer, and screenshots from the game were released and can be found below:
The beginning of the Resident Evil: Revelations 2 tale sees fan favorite Claire Redfield make a dramatic return to the horrors that haunted her in the past . Survivor of the Raccoon City incident depicted in previous Resident Evil games, Claire now works for the anti-bioterrorism organization Terra Save.
Moira Burton, new recruit and daughter of Resident Evil legend Barry Burton, is attending her welcome party for Terra Save when unknown armed forces storm the office. Claire and Moira are knocked unconscious and awaken later to find themselves in a dark and abandoned detention facility. Working together, they must find out who took them and to what sinister end.
With the terrifying Afflicted enemies waiting around every dark corner, players will need to use their ammo and weapon supply wisely, in classic survival horror style. Will Claire and Moira make it out alive and discover what’s led to them being taken to this remote island? Who else will they come across? A story of twists and turns will have players guessing the next step at every turn.