Resi 5 'Versus' modes announced

Two competitive MP modes as premium DLC.

As we suspected, Capcom has announced two new, premium DLC multiplayer modes for Resident Evil 5, available in a single pack called 'Versus'.

The main kerfuffle about the two new modes is that they'll be competitive rather than co-operative, although only one will be directly so.

Slayer's Rule will see players taking out Majinis for points. Majinis being the latest strain of infected rather than the lovely Madge Bishop-inspired cocktail which they could and should be. Straightforward enough really - the biggest killer of the match gets the crown.

Survivor's Rule is less traditional, pitting players against each other in a shocking lack of non-infected solidarity. There'll be up to four players in each round, with the game's two protagonists available, as well as other 'secret' choices.

Both gametypes will support both one-on-one and two-on-two team matches, but there's been no mention of free-for-all three or four player games.

Pricing runs at 400 Microsoft Points (GBP 3.40/EUR 4.80) on Xbox Live, and GBP 3.99/EUR 4.99 on PSN. The Versus pack should be available a "few weeks" after the game's release on Friday, but if that sort of wishy-washy calendar organisation simply isn't enough for you, take a look at the shots we've just posted, if you like.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. For more information, go here.

Jump to comments (28)

About the author

Dan Pearson

Dan Pearson

Contributor

Related

You may also enjoy...

Comments (28)

Comments for this article are now closed. Thanks for taking part!

Hide low-scoring comments
Order
Threading