Capcom and Valve have confirmed with us that a new ‘Resident Evil 6’ and ‘Left 4 Dead 2’ crossover project is now being developed. Here are the new details.
The crossover project between these two publishers will see characters from Left 4 Dead 2 “featured exclusively in the forthcoming PC version of Resident Evil 6” according to a press-release sent to us from Capcom. Also confirmed is that enemies from Resident Evil 6 will invade the PC version of Left 4 Dead 2. All content will be made available completely free for fans of either game to access and play.
According to Capcom, “Owners of Resident Evil 6 PC will be able to select one of four survivors from Left 4 Dead 2’s iconic cast (Coach, Nick, Ellis and Rochelle) when playing the PC exclusive mode, The Mercenaries No Mercy.
Each of these characters will have a special customized weapon load-out created just for use in Resident Evil 6. In addition to the four survivors, two of the infamous Special Infected zombies from the Left 4 Dead franchise (the Witch and Mini Tank) will also make a cameo appearance in this mode. “Relentlessly attacking players regardless of whether a character from Left 4 Dead 2 or Resident Evil 6 is chosen” states Capcom. This new and exclusive content will automatically be downloaded in the background to all owners of the PC version of Resident Evil 6 from April 5.
Making the leap to the PC version of Left 4 Dead 2 will be some of Resident Evil 6’s most fearsome enemies – Lepotitsa, Napad and Ogroman. All three characters were brought to life in Left 4 Dead 2 by Valve’s renowned developers using its Steam Workshop tools. Owners of the PC version of Left 4 Dead 2 will be able to face a new deadly challenge when Resident Evil 6 characters infect Valve’s classic zombie title this spring.
Commenting on the crossover project, Chet Faliszek from Valve stated: “We’re huge Resident Evil fans, so when the opportunity arose to work directly with Capcom to combine L4D2 and RE6, we jumped at it.”
Resident Evil 6 Producer Yoshiaki Hirabayashi added: “The Resident Evil 6 team really enjoyed working on this crossover, and we’re confident that our fans will have a great time with it too! We hope you enjoy this unique content.”
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