Capcom Co. this week said Resident Evil 6 will be released to Sony Corp.’s Playstation 3 and Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox 360 Nov. 20, 2012.

A PC SKU will be sold after the console release.

Resident Evil 6 will include a single-player and co-op campaign mode to include Leon S. Kennedy and Chris Redfield, in addition to new characters in a global dramatic horror crisis.

In a multi-story arc, Leon S. Kennedy confronts an infected President of the United States, while Chris Redfield arrives in China under the threat of a bioterrorist attack.

“Resident Evil 6 represents a giant stride forward in the evolution of the series,” commented Katsuhiko Ichii, Head of R&D and Global Marketing.

“The development team, led by Hiroyuki Kobayashi, is working tirelessly to deliver the most impressive Resident Evil title ever both in terms of scope and production values. We are all genuinely excited by the title and cannot wait to share it with the world.”

Pre-order customers will receive an exclusive map that will function with various modes in the game.

The Resident Evil video game franchise has sold more than 47 million copies worldwide to date. The live action movies have grossed more than $525 million in global markets.

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