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Characters from the upcoming Project Resistance title

Tons of Details Revealed for the Multiplayer Resident Evil Title, Project Resistance

Along with the teaser trailer for the Project Resistance game, Capcom has pulled back the curtain and shown off tons of details for the new 4v1 multiplayer Resident Evil game. Along with the slew of new details also comes the official trailer for the game, showing off tons of gameplay and features for the new game.

Check out the newest trailer for the title below:

You may also check out the full overview of the game below along with a flurry of gameplay details on Project Resistance below via Capcom:

Today at Tokyo Game Show (TGS), Capcom unveiled a new type of survival horror set in the Resident Evil universe, Project Resistance (working title). This asymmetric online five-person multiplayer game combines both cooperative and competitive dynamics, with the opportunity for players to create their own survival horror experience. Four Survivors must work together to escape an insidious experiment and outsmart the twisted Mastermind behind the scenes. Capcom is developing Project Resistance in partnership with NeoBards Entertainment, utilizing the proprietary RE Engine known for high quality gameplay and remarkable visual fidelity in games such as Resident Evil 2 and Devil May Cry 5. It is currently being developed for the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system, the Xbox One family of devices including Xbox One X, and Steam.

In each four-versus-one match, one Mastermind player tracks the four Survivors through a network of security cameras, staying one step ahead at every turn to prevent their escape. The Mastermind plots a deadly course by wielding a strategic deck of cards to create dangerous obstacles for the Survivors, such as summoning vicious creatures, setting traps, manipulating the environment, and weaponizing security cameras. He or she can also directly control zombies in play. In addition, Mastermind players can even step into the trench coat of the towering, deadly Tyrant for the first time in franchise history. In turn, the Survivors must cooperatively work together as a team to fend off the Mastermind’s attacks and complete puzzle style mission objectives to escape the map before time runs out. Each Survivor possesses unique skills to help their team overcome the Mastermind’s challenges and survive the sinister experiment.

Mastermind (Strategy) vs. Survivors (Cooperation)

Welcome to Raccoon City, home of Umbrella and its world class biomedical research.
Capcom’s Project Resistance is a new one-versus-four asymmetric online survival horror experience set in the world of Resident Evil. Unleash your inner evil as a cunning Mastermind or join the fight as one of the resourceful Survivors desperately trying to escape every obstacle the Mastermind puts in their way!

Survivors will win if they manage to escape before time runs out. The Mastermind will win if they manage to prevent all survivors from escaping.

The Mastermind

They secretly kidnap young people for the purpose of data gathering.
By forcing these youths into desperate situations, the Mastermind aims to gather valuable research data on how the subjects respond to fear. The Mastermind will not face the Survivors directly. Instead, they observe through the security cameras, setting traps to prevent their escape.

Cameras

The Mastermind can observe the Survivors’ actions through the security cameras placed all around the facility.

Cards

The Mastermind can use cards to create all sorts of chaos including placing traps and vicious creatures on the map and weaponizing security cameras.

Creatures

The Mastermind can take direct control of zombies and the Tyrant to attack Survivors.

Survivors

A group of youths with different backgrounds who were captured by Umbrella for use in its experiments.

They only have one objective: escape. Survivors will need to use their unique skills effectively to cover each other and defeat the creatures together. Cooperation and coordination are vital to success.

Completing Stages

By completing objectives such as obtaining specific items, Survivors can advance to the next area.

Survivors will successfully escape once they complete the third area in a level.

Time Limits and Respawns

When a Survivor takes too much damage, they will start dying. They will not be able to move freely while in this state, but a nearby teammate can revive them. If they fail to get help in time, they will respawn, but lose a chunk of time.

Skills

Survivors each have their own special skills. Damage reduction, healing, melee attack, hacking—use your skills effectively and escape together.

There was also some insight on the characters players will be able to control when tasked with the survivor role. You can view a more in depth look at them at the game’s official website.

Capcom also announced that a closed beta period for the game which will run from October 4 – October 7 on the PS4 and Xbox One. You can find the sign-up here.

As for now there’s no release date for the new title but has been revealed that NeoBards Entertainment is the developer behind the game.

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