Capcom Co. this week said Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 3 and Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox 360 will include a new Heroes Mode.

Heroes Mode is a four vs. four online competitive multiplayer mode with classic Resident Evil characters, including Leon S. Kennedy, Jill Valentine, Hunk, and Ada Wong.

The mode requires players to defeat the opposing team in addition to zombies and B.O.W. enemies.

Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City will be sold Mar. 20, 2012 to U.S. retail.

A PC version is said to follow the console release.

Developed by Capcom and Slant 6 Games, Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City is a third-person team-based shooter set between events in Resident Evil 2 and Resident Evil 3.

In the game, users take on the role of an Umbrella Security Services soldier to destroy all evidence of an outbreak and eliminate survivors.

The final game will include four-player co-op functionality and competitive online multiplayer modes between Umbrella Security Service, US Special Ops, and zombies and B.O.W enemies.

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