Capcom's European Product Manager Dominic Matthews has announced that beginning today Resident Evil 5 Gold Edition is available for the PlayStation 3 entertainment system.
To quote: I wanted to give you all the heads up that Resident Evil 5 Gold Edition is available from today for PlayStation 3.
With such a lot of new content being released recently for Resident Evil 5, we've decided to bring everything together into one great value pack.
Resident Evil 5 Gold Edition truly is the ultimate Resident Evil 5 collection. The pack includes the multi-million selling Resident Evil 5 plus all downloadable content that has been released for the game to date.
The pack includes:
- Resident Evil 5 - the original horror masterpiece
- New Episode: Lost in Nightmares
- New Episode: Desperate Escape
- The Mercenaries Reunion
- 4 New Costumes
- Versus Mode
First up is Lost in Nightmares, which takes Chris Redfield and Jill Valentine to the infamous Spencer Mansion - but this time in glorious High Definition. Previously only seen in a Resident Evil 5 cut scene, Lost in Nightmares tells the story of when Chris and Jill enter the mansion and end up face to face with terror. Packed with puzzles and infused with its characteristic atmosphere, Lost in Nightmares takes Resident Evil 5 back to some of its heritage.
Unlike the puzzle based Lost in Nightmares, Desperate Escape, the second additional episode, is a full throttle battle against unrelenting waves of enemies. Desperate Escape tells the story of when BSAA agent Josh Stone and Jill fight together to escape the Tricell facility through hordes of Majini.
Mercenaries Reunion gives you the opportunity to play Mercenaries mode with some real classic Resident Evil characters. First off you can play as Josh Stone from Desperate Escape and Excella from Resident Evil 5. You can also play as rookie S.T.A.R.S. member Rebecca Chambers and the legendary Barry Burton.
In Versus Mode you can lead your favourite RE5 characters into the horror online. Compete for points by taking on the Majini or fight against other players in Slayers mode. You can fight alone or in a team of up to 4.
In addition to all of the above you get 4 fetching new costumes for Sheva and Chris which can be used throughout the game's various modes.
Resident Evil 5 Gold Edition is a great value pack for those new to the game or those just wanting to get the biggest and best Resident Evil 5 experience. To find out more visit the Resident Evil 5 Gold Edition Web site.
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