We’ve got to get Nemesis or Mr. X, proper?
The worlds of Avenue Fighter and Resident Evil have technically been clashing now for over 20 years with Jill Valentine’s inclusion on the Marvel vs. Capcom 2 roster, and if we’re fortunate, there could possibly be extra crossover potential lurking across the nook.
Capcom not too long ago revealed a 25th anniversary for Resident Evil promotion simply in time for Halloween promising chunk of bulletins, and a few new Avenue Fighter 5: Champion Version DLC costumes are pretty excessive on that record for making an look.
Presently the corporate has plans for 9 reveals in complete lasting by way of October 29.
The 2 bulletins that already passed off have not been very thrilling, nonetheless, with the primary merely being a Twitter giveaway for merchandise and an Oculus Quest 2 adopted by a reminder that Resident Evil four VR is launching on Oct. 21.
We consider Avenue Fighter DLC might properly be amongst these remaining seven for a couple of causes, particularly there’s already precedent for the crossover within the sport.
Again in 2018, Capcom launched three RE costumes into SF5 with Wesker Urien, Ada Kolin and Jill Cammy.
That also leaves a ton of iconic characters and monsters on the desk who would make nice additions together with Chris Redfield, Leon S. Kennedy, Claire Redfield, Mr. X, Nemesis and possibly even Girl Dimitrescu.
The builders additionally had a behavior of placing out particular Halloween costumes 12 months after 12 months, which hasn’t occurred but in Season 5 — though to be honest they did not have any for 2020 both.
Rumors / leaks from a couple of years prior instructed that Capcom was planning on including extra Resident Evil content material to the preventing sport with data for Nemesis, William Birkin and Leon allegedly existing within the title or on its servers.
None of that got here to fruition then, however with Resident Evil hovering to new highs since with remakes of RE2 and three, the discharge of Village, and RE7 being the primary within the legendary collection to cross 10 million copies offered, it will definitely make sense they’d need to have a good time the success much more proper now.
The one different facet of the anniversary marketing campaign that does give us pause although is that the web page at the moment solely exists on Capcom’s Japanese website for Biohazard. The English social pages and websites for RE do not seem to have talked about it in any respect but.
That would imply most or all of those upcoming reveals are going to cater particularly to the Japanese viewers, however Capcom definitely aren’t towards chilly dropping costume bulletins for SF5 like we simply noticed with Cyber Akuma.
It will be attention-grabbing to see what all they’ve in retailer for Resident Evil followers over the approaching weeks for certain.
All we are able to actually do proper now although is preserve an eye fixed out on the 21st, 22nd, 25th and 29th for extra Biohazard motion.