SAN MATEO, Calif. — Jan. 19, 2016 — Capcom, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, today announced the release of Resident Evil 0, which can be enjoyed in both physical and digital formats beginning today. Experience an introduction to the origin stories that started it all with Resident Evil Origins Collection, a physical disc product that contains remastered versions of both Resident Evil 0 and the critically-acclaimed Resident Evil. This retail release is available starting today across North America on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system for MSRP $39.99. The bundle will also be available at European retail from January 22 on these platforms as well as Windows PC. Resident Evil 0 is also available to purchase from today as a standalone digital download for $19.99 / €19.99 / £14.99 MSRP on Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system, and Windows PC.
Resident Evil 0 takes the fear-inducing atmosphere from the original 2002 release and transforms it with stunning new HD visuals, improved sound, widescreen support, an optional modernized control system and more. A prequel to the original Resident Evil, the title offers newcomers and series fans the chance to revisit the story of what really happened before the iconic Mansion Incident that was the catalyst for the entire Resident Evil saga.
New to this version of the game, Wesker Mode is unlocked when the main campaign is completed. In this mode, players can experience the game playing as Resident Evil’s infamous villain, Albert Wesker, wielding the powerful abilities he gained from the Uroboros virus in later games, alongside rookie cop Rebecca Chambers in an alternate costume.