Capcom Co., Ltd. this week released the Resident Evil Resistance Open Beta to Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox One.
Concurrently, the company delayed the Open Beta for Sony Corp.’s PlayStation 4 and the PC due to technical issues.
The free download allows users to preview the new online multiplayer component.
Open Beta test operation times are between Mar. 27 to Apr. 3.
Resident Evil Resistance, to be included in Resident Evil 3, is a 4v1 multiplayer game in which four survivors cooperate to escape the Mastermind, a user who creates deadly obstacles and traps.
Each survivor wields unique skills including reduced damage, powered melee attacks, healing, and hacking.
Masterminds include Alex Wesker from Resident Evil Revelations 2, Ozwell Spencer, a founder of Umbrella Corp, Daniel Fabron, and Annette Birkin.
Maps include Casino and Abandoned Park.
The final game is developed in partnership with NeoBards Entertainment and utilizes the RE Engine.
Capcom released Resident Evil Outbreak, an online co-op survival horror title, in 2003.
In 2012 it released Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City, a third-person shooter that included a four-player co-op mode.