Resident Evil 5 and 6 for Switch launch October 29 [Update]

Two more legacy Resident Evil titles on the go.

Resident Evil 5 and 6

The Switch versions of Resident Evil 5 and Resident Evil 6 will launch on October 29, Capcom announced.

At this point, it is unknown whether the games will receive a physical release.

Both titles are currently available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC.

Here is an overview of each game:

Resident Evil 5 (Nintendo.com)

One of the most popular Resident Evil titles can now be played on the go, featuring Chris Redfield and his partner Sheva Alomar, as they venture to the heart of Africa to investigate an outbreak. Featuring single-player and co-op modes, this fully-loaded release includes all previously released DLC (Lost in Nightmares and Desperate Escape story expansions, Versus mode, extra figures and 4 costumes), No Mercy mode, as well as the new mode “The Mercenaries United” which combines the two fan-favorite modes, The Mercenaries and The Mercenaries Reunion for an even more intense experience.

Resident Evil 6 (Nintendo.com)

Blending action and survival horror, Resident Evil 6 is a dramatic horror experience that cannot be forgotten. The game spans across various areas of the globe starring multiple playable characters, including fan favorites and new faces. Jump into the fray either solo or up to 4-player co-op in 4 dramatic chapters of the campaign or head into one of multiple extra modes such as Survivor that pits up to 6-players against one another in a heated battle. This edition includes all DLC, along with two costumes per main character, originally unlockable exclusively through Residentevil.net, that are now unlockable through the game itself.

Update 12:25 p.m.: A newly-published Capcom Unity blog post reveals that Capcom will release a physical Resident Evil Triple Pack at retail in North America that includes Resident Evil 4 on a cartridge, as well as Resident Evil 5 and Resident Evil 6 as download vouchers for $59.99 on October 29.

Resident Evil Triple Pack

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