Resident Evil 3 is available now!

Apr 03, 2020
2020 Apr 03
Kellen Haney

The wait is over, and it’s time to begin your escape from the streets of Raccoon City. For Jill Valentine, it may very well be her last time wandering the streets of the place she once called home – her last escape. Resident Evil 3 is available now for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam, with Resident Evil Resistance, an asymmetrical multiplayer game set in the Resident Evil universe, included!

Taking place concurrently with the events of Resident Evil 2, Jill Valentine has little choice but to venture out into a city in chaos in order to seek a way out. She’ll have more than just shambling zombies to deal with, however, as it’s quickly revealed that a terrifying creature, known as Nemesis, is after her, with one goal in mind – ensuring Jill never sees daylight again.

Taking cues from the original Resident Evil 3: Nemesis while building upon the re-imagined Raccoon City introduced in last year’s Resident Evil 2, RE3 explores a vibrant city and various locales as Jill Valentine’s skills as a police officer and member of S.T.A.R.S. are put to the test. Jill’s elite training creates a bit more of a focus on action compared to RE2, and you’ll have a few more options when dealing with enemies such as the useful dodge maneuver that can help you get out of the way of attacks. With just the right timing, a “perfect” dodge can help you turn the tables on approaching enemies, as well!

True to survival horror tradition, you’ll need to manage your items and ammunition carefully if you want to make it through all the horrors that Raccoon City has in store with the terrifying Nemesis chasing you throughout.

That’s not all that’s available starting today; Resident Evil Resistance, an asymmetrical multiplayer game set in the Resident Evil universe, is also included with Resident Evil 3! Pitting four Survivors against a maniacal Mastermind, it’s up to the team of four to make their way through a series of deadly experiments filled with traps, creatures, and familiar bioweapons – like the Tyrant – from the Resident Evil universe. There’s a bit of a twist to this game, though: a real live player is taking the role of a Mastermind, populating their own house of horrors to stop the Survivors at every opportunity.

As a Survivor, you’ll have a familiar third-person perspective as well as several different characters to choose from. Each survivor has their own unique skills that are key to their own survival, as well as the overall success of the team. As a Mastermind, you’ll be behind the cameras, placing all sorts of traps and monsters to wear down the Survivors with the goal of running down the clock before they can escape. While the Survivors are an all-new cast, Jill Valentine will be added as a Survivor in a future update, so be sure to keep an eye out on Resident Evil social channels for the latest news! You’ll also see some familiar faces among the Masterminds, such as Umbrella researcher Annette Birkin and the master of fear, Alex Wesker.

Resident Evil Resistance is included with Resident Evil 3, available now for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam!