Resident Evil Spinoff Umbrella Corps Delayed to June
Capcom announced that Resident Evil spinoff Umbrella Corps will be delayed to June 21.
In a In a blog post yesterday, Capcom further detailed the character customization options in the new upcoming third-person multiplayer shooter Umbrella Corps.
"For the uninitiated, Umbrella Corps is a competitive, online third-person shooter set in the Resident Evil universe," the post reads. "Match types like One-Life Match and Multi-Mission Mode generally involve up to three-on-three shootouts that reward quick reflexes and steady aim. Zombies, infected canines, and other B.O.W.s will also swarm players if their Zombie Jammers take damage during a shootout, adding the tension of a looming threat to every battle."
Defeating teams and other threats will earn you points, which can then be used to unlock customizable options. These options are highlighted in a new accompanying trailer - but if you happen to prefer screenshots, we've got you taken care of below.
At the end of the post Capcom revealed that the game, which was originally expected to release in May, would be pushed to June 21 "so the development team can spend some extra time optimizing the game to bring you the best experience possible."
Umbrella Corps will hit PC and PlayStation 4 as a digital download, with a price tag of $29.99.
So it's come to this: We're using the term "Zombie Jammer" without the slightest trace of irony or eyerolling.
I don't know why but I feel this game could be one of those games that will get cancelled. I mean I completely forgotten about this game until now.
An RE spinoff, huh? Well, it could be interesting seeing events through the lives of someone within Umbrella, possibly blackmailed, betrayed, or just trying to suck up to Wesker for a promotion, maybe reveal some humanity and depth to Umbrella, maybe there was an attempt to use Las Plagas as legitimate medicine for restoring damaged organs, maybe a "mass infection" was a legitmimate attempt to force a human hivemind, preventing international nuclear war by any means neccesary. And the latest spinoff, REvelations, was the best thing to happen to the series ever since RE4, so my hopes for this are pretty much-
"For the uninitiated, Umbrella Corps is a competitive, online third-person shooter set in the Resident Evil universe,"
Pretty much in the gutter.